Faux-Prussian blue (#002f4f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #002f4f, greatly resembles "Prussian 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, Prussian blue (#002f4f), used in advertisements, 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. Arriva Danmark and Arriva are two brands that use this color.

#002f4f Breakdown

#002f4f is made up of (0, 47, 79) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 40.51, 0.00, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12111 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #002f4f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #002f4f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #002f4f luma #36.52
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 47, 79) Adobe RGB (0.00, 59.00, 80.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 18%, 31%) Closest named color Prussian blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 47.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, -8.91, -16.83)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 40.51, 0.00, 69.02) CIE-L*ab (20.04, -17.32, -21.62)
hsv hsv(205.16, 100.00, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 27.70, 231.30)
hsb hsb(205.16, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -22.19, -22.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

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" #002f4f while the second is the "compliment" #4f2000.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #002f4f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4f2000.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

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-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

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-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

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-Prussian blue (#002f4f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #002f4f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #002f4f

When you combine pure black with this color, #002f4f, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Prussian blue (#002f4f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #002f4f with gray

#002f4f 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 #002f4f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#002f4f → #4f2000
#002f4f → #4c6d83
#002f4f → #ffffff
#002f4f → #00064f
#002f4f → #001c2f
#002f4f → #004f48

How #002f4f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #002f4f 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 #002f4f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#002f4f 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.

#002f4fmight 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-Prussian blue (#002f4f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#002f4f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Arriva Danmark
Arriva

#002f4f 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 #002f4f
Java new Color(0, 47, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 47, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:47 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 47f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:47, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4f2f00
Python Color('#002f4f')

Base Conversions of hex color #002f4f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #002f4f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12111 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 47, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00101111 01001111
Hex 00 2f 4f
Octal 0 57 117
Decimal 0 47 79

Icons incorporating the color #002f4f

If you're considering using #002f4f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #002f4f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #002f4f 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 #002f4f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #002f4f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #002f4f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #002f4f background.
This text is hex color #002f4f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #002f4f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #002f4f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #002f4f and white (#ffffff) background.