Faux-Oxford blue (#00274f) color information

Hex color #00274f is very close to "Oxford blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Oxford blue (#00274f), in designs, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "very dark blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. University of Michigan, Pac-12, and University of Victoria use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #00274f

#00274f is made up of (0, 39, 79) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 50.63, 0.00, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10063 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #00274f to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #00274f luma #31.82
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 39, 79) Adobe RGB (15.00, 44.00, 80.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 15%, 31%) Closest named color Oxford blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 39.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -25.35)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 50.63, 0.00, 69.02) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -29.48)
hsv hsv(210.97, 100.00, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 29.57, 274.50)
hsb hsb(210.97, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -11.07, -29.58)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #00274f while the second is the "compliment" #4f2700.

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-Oxford blue (#00274f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00274f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4f2700.

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-Oxford blue (#00274f)

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-Oxford blue (#00274f)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Oxford blue (#00274f)

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 #00274f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00274f with white

Faux-Oxford blue (#00274f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00274f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

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

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00274f, tones are produced.

Faux-Oxford blue (#00274f) 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 #00274f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00274f → #4f2700
#00274f → #4c6783
#00274f → #ffffff
#00274f → #00004f
#00274f → #00172f
#00274f → #004f4f

#00274f in different lighting conditions

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

Named colors and Paints related to #00274f

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

#00274fmight 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.

#00274f 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#00274f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
University of Victoria
University of Michigan

#00274f 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 #00274f
Java new Color(0, 39, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 39, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:39 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 39f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:39, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4f2700
Python Color('#00274f')

Base Conversions of hex color #00274f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00274f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10063 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 39, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00100111 01001111
Hex 00 27 4f
Octal 0 47 117
Decimal 0 39 79

Icons incorporating the color #00274f

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

Color #00274f on different backgrounds

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