Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50) color information

#001e50 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Oxford blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Oxford blue (#001e50), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. Shades of "very dark blue". typically aren't associated with cars. Windows and Sterling Hotels use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #001e50

#001e50 is made up of (0, 30, 80) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 62.50, 0.00, 68.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7760 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #001e50 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #001e50. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #001e50 luma #26.65
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 30, 80) Adobe RGB (15.00, 44.00, 80.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 12%, 31%) Closest named color Oxford blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 30.0, 80.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -25.35)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 62.50, 0.00, 68.63) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -29.48)
hsv hsv(216.77, 100.00, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 29.57, 274.50)
hsb hsb(216.77, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -11.07, -29.58)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #001e50 while the second is the "compliment" #4f2f00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #001e50 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4f2f00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #001e50 with white

Darker variations of #001e50

When you combine pure black with this color, #001e50, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)'s Tones

Tones of #001e50 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#001e50 in gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #001e50 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#001e50 → #4f2f00
#001e50 → #4c6184
#001e50 → #ffffff
#001e50 → #07004f
#001e50 → #001230
#001e50 → #00474f

Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50) in different environments

Seeing #001e50 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #001e50 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #001e50

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#001e50might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Oxford blue (#001e50)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#001e50. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Sterling Hotels

#001e50 in programming

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #001e50
Java new Color(0, 30, 80);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 30, 80);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:30 blue:80 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 30f, 80f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:30, blue:80, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $501e00
Python Color('#001e50')

Base Conversions of hex color #001e50

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #001e50. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7760 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 30, 80.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00011110 01010000
Hex 00 1e 50
Octal 0 36 120
Decimal 0 30 80

Icons incorporating the color #001e50

If you're considering using #001e50 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #001e50 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #001e50 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #001e50 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #001e50 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #001e50 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #001e50 background.
This text is hex color #001e50 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #001e50 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #001e50 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #001e50 and white (#ffffff) background.