Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d) color information

Hex color #00233d is a variation of "Maastricht Blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark blue". When people spot this color, Maastricht Blue (#00233d), in branding, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "very dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Georgia Southern University is a company using this color, according to our database.

#00233d Breakdown

#00233d is made up of (0, 35, 61) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 42.62, 0.00, 76.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9021 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003333. White should be used ontop of #00233d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00233d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00233d luma #27.44
Websafe hex #003333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 35, 61) Adobe RGB (0.00, 52.00, 64.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 14%, 24%) Closest named color Maastricht Blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 35.0, 61.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, -11.55, -12.29)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 42.62, 0.00, 76.08) CIE-L*ab (15.49, -26.16, -17.33)
hsv hsv(205.00, 100.00, 12.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 31.38, 213.52)
hsb hsb(205.00, 100.00, 24.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -22.32, -15.51)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)

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" #00233d while the second is the "compliment" #3d1900.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00233d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3d1900.

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 Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)

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 Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)

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 shades of #00233d

Lighter shades of #00233d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #00233d with black

Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00233d, tones are produced.

Gradients including #00233d

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 #00233d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00233d → #3d1900
#00233d → #4c6577
#00233d → #ffffff
#00233d → #00053d
#00233d → #001524
#00233d → #003d38

#00233d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00233d 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 #00233d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00233d 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.

#00233dmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #00233d

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00233d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Georgia Southern University

Programming Language Syntax for #00233d

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 #00233d
Java new Color(0, 35, 61);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 35, 61);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:35 blue:61 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 35f, 61f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:35, blue:61, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3d2300
Python Color('#00233d')

Base Conversions of hex color #00233d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00233d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9021 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 35, 61.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00100011 00111101
Hex 00 23 3d
Octal 0 43 75
Decimal 0 35 61

#00233d Icons

If you're considering using #00233d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Maastricht Blue (#00233d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00233d 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 #00233d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00233d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00233d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00233d background.
This text is hex color #00233d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00233d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00233d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00233d and white (#ffffff) background.