Faux-Oxford blue (#00274d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00274d, looks similar to "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 (#00274d), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "very dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Pac-12 and University of Michigan are two brands that use this color.

#00274d Breakdown

#00274d is made up of (0, 39, 77) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 49.35, 0.00, 69.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10061 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #00274d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00274d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00274d luma #31.59
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 39, 77) Adobe RGB (24.00, 44.00, 76.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 15%, 30%) Closest named color Oxford blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 39.0, 77.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -20.99)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 49.35, 0.00, 69.80) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -25.83)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 15.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 25.93, 275.13)
hsb hsb(210.00, 100.00, 30.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -9.44, -25.91)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Oxford blue (#00274d)

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" #00274d while the second is the "compliment" #4c2600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Oxford blue (#00274d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00274d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4c2600.

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 (#00274d)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#00274d)

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 (#00274d)

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 (#00274d)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #00274d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #00274d

When you combine pure black with this color, #00274d, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Oxford blue (#00274d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00274d with gray

#00274d 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 #00274d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00274d → #4c2600
#00274d → #4c6782
#00274d → #ffffff
#00274d → #00004c
#00274d → #00172e
#00274d → #004c4c

How #00274d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00274d 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 #00274d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00274d 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.

#00274dmight 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 (#00274d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00274d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
University of Michigan

#00274d 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 #00274d
Java new Color(0, 39, 77);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 39, 77);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:39 blue:77 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 39f, 77f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:39, blue:77, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4d2700
Python Color('#00274d')

Base Conversions of hex color #00274d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00274d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10061 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 39, 77.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00100111 01001101
Hex 00 27 4d
Octal 0 47 115
Decimal 0 39 77

Icons incorporating the color #00274d

If you're considering using #00274d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00274d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00274d 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 #00274d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00274d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00274d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00274d background.
This text is hex color #00274d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00274d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00274d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00274d and white (#ffffff) background.