Oxford blue (#002147) color information

#002147 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "Oxford blue". It's labeled as "very dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Oxford blue (#002147), in advertisements, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "very dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Firefox, UCSF, and Georgia Southern University are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #002147

#002147 is made up of (0, 33, 71) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 53.52, 0.00, 72.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8519 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003333. White should be used ontop of #002147 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #002147. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #002147 luma #27.39
Websafe hex #003333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 33, 71) Adobe RGB (30.00, 44.00, 70.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 13%, 28%) Closest named color Oxford blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 33.0, 71.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -16.64)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 53.52, 0.00, 72.16) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -21.82)
hsv hsv(212.14, 100.00, 14.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 21.94, 276.07)
hsb hsb(212.14, 100.00, 28.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -7.62, -21.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Oxford blue (#002147)

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" #002147 and the second color is called the "compliment" #472600.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Oxford blue (#002147)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #002147 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #472600.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Oxford blue (#002147)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Oxford blue (#002147)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Oxford blue (#002147)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #002147

Lighter shades are produced by blending #002147 with white

Oxford blue (#002147)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #002147 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #002147

When you combine pure gray with this color, #002147, tones are produced.

Oxford blue (#002147) 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 #002147 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#002147 → #472600
#002147 → #4c637e
#002147 → #ffffff
#002147 → #020047
#002147 → #00132a
#002147 → #004547

#002147 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #002147 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 #002147 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #002147

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

#002147might 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.

#002147 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#002147. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

UCSF
Georgia Southern University
Oxford University Press
Firefox

#002147 in coding

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 #002147
Java new Color(0, 33, 71);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 33, 71);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:33 blue:71 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 33f, 71f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:33, blue:71, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $472100
Python Color('#002147')

Base Conversions of hex color #002147

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #002147. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8519 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 33, 71.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00100001 01000111
Hex 00 21 47
Octal 0 41 107
Decimal 0 33 71

#002147 Icons

If you're considering using #002147 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Oxford blue (#002147) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #002147 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 #002147 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #002147 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #002147 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #002147 background.
This text is hex color #002147 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #002147 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #002147 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #002147 and white (#ffffff) background.