Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55) color information

The hexidecimal color, #001e55, greatly resembles "Oxford blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Oxford blue (#001e55), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing. Windows, Duke University, and Sterling Hotels are the companies in our database using this color.

#001e55 Breakdown

#001e55 is made up of (0, 30, 85) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 64.71, 0.00, 66.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7765 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #001e55 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #001e55. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #001e55 luma #27.22
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 30, 85) Adobe RGB (0.00, 45.00, 85.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 12%, 33%) Closest named color Oxford blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 30.0, 85.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -29.70)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 64.71, 0.00, 66.67) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -32.83)
hsv hsv(218.18, 100.00, 16.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 32.91, 274.04)
hsb hsb(218.18, 100.00, 33.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -12.53, -32.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #001e55 and the second color is called the "compliment" #543500.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #001e55 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #543500.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Oxford blue (#001e55)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #001e55 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #001e55

When you combine pure black with this color, #001e55, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #001e55

Tones are produced by blending #001e55 with gray

#001e55 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 #001e55 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#001e55 → #543500
#001e55 → #4c6188
#001e55 → #ffffff
#001e55 → #0b0054
#001e55 → #001233
#001e55 → #004854

How #001e55 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #001e55 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 #001e55 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#001e55 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#001e55might 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 (#001e55)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#001e55. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Windows
Duke University
Sterling Hotels

#001e55 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 #001e55
Java new Color(0, 30, 85);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 30, 85);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:30 blue:85 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 30f, 85f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:30, blue:85, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $551e00
Python Color('#001e55')

Base Conversions of hex color #001e55

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #001e55. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7765 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 30, 85.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00011110 01010101
Hex 00 1e 55
Octal 0 36 125
Decimal 0 30 85

Icons incorporating the color #001e55

If you're considering using #001e55 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #001e55 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #001e55 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 #001e55 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #001e55 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #001e55 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #001e55 background.
This text is hex color #001e55 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #001e55 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #001e55 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #001e55 and white (#ffffff) background.