Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b) color information

Hex color #00387b should not to be confused with "Catalina blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Catalina blue (#00387b), in media, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Carrefour, NS, and Booking.com use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #00387b

#00387b is made up of (0, 56, 123) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 54.47, 0.00, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14459 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003366. White should be used ontop of #00387b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00387b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00387b luma #46.77
Websafe hex #003366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 56, 123) Adobe RGB (37.00, 55.00, 119.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 22%, 48%) Closest named color Catalina blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 56.0, 123.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 10.86, -45.08)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 54.47, 0.00, 51.76) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 16.35, -43.36)
hsv hsv(212.50, 100.00, 24.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 46.34, 290.66)
hsb hsb(212.50, 100.00, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -10.43, -53.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b)

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" #00387b while the second is the "compliment" #7a4100.

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-Catalina blue (#00387b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00387b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7a4100.

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-Catalina blue (#00387b)

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-Catalina blue (#00387b)

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-Catalina blue (#00387b)

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 #00387b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00387b with white

Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00387b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00387b, tones are produced.

Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b) 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 #00387b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00387b → #7a4100
#00387b → #4c73a2
#00387b → #ffffff
#00387b → #04007a
#00387b → #002149
#00387b → #00767a

#00387b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00387b 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 #00387b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00387b

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

#00387bmight 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.

#00387b 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#00387b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

NS
Booking.com
Carrefour

#00387b 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 #00387b
Java new Color(0, 56, 123);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 56, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:56 blue:123 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 56f, 123f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:56, blue:123, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7b3800
Python Color('#00387b')

Base Conversions of hex color #00387b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00387b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14459 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 56, 123.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 00111000 01111011
Hex 00 38 7b
Octal 0 70 173
Decimal 0 56 123

#00387b Icons

If you're considering using #00387b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Catalina blue (#00387b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00387b 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 #00387b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00387b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00387b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00387b background.
This text is hex color #00387b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00387b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00387b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00387b and white (#ffffff) background.