Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78) color information

Hex color #004e78 almost matches the color named "Dark cerulean" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark cerulean (#004e78), in designs, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Arriva, Capital One, and Massy Group are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #004e78

#004e78 is made up of (0, 78, 120) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 35.00, 0.00, 52.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20088 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #004e78 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004e78. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004e78 luma #59.35
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 120) Adobe RGB (40.00, 81.00, 119.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 47%) Closest named color Dark cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 120.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -4.48, -26.48)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 35.00, 0.00, 52.94) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -6.98, -29.34)
hsv hsv(200.43, 100.00, 23.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 30.16, 256.62)
hsb hsb(200.43, 100.00, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -22.73, -38.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78)

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" #004e78 while the second is the "compliment" #772700.

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-Dark cerulean (#004e78)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004e78 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #772700.

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-Dark cerulean (#004e78)

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-Dark cerulean (#004e78)

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-Dark cerulean (#004e78)

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 #004e78

Lighter shades are produced by blending #004e78 with white

Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #004e78 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #004e78, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78) 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 #004e78 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004e78 → #772700
#004e78 → #4c83a0
#004e78 → #ffffff
#004e78 → #001377
#004e78 → #002e48
#004e78 → #007763

#004e78 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #004e78 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 #004e78 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #004e78

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

#004e78might 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.

#004e78 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#004e78. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Capital One
Massy Group
Arriva Danmark
American Red Cross
Arriva

#004e78 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 #004e78
Java new Color(0, 78, 120);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 120);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:120 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 120f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:120, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $784e00
Python Color('#004e78')

Base Conversions of hex color #004e78

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004e78. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20088 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 120.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 01111000
Hex 00 4e 78
Octal 0 116 170
Decimal 0 78 120

#004e78 Icons

If you're considering using #004e78 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark cerulean (#004e78) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004e78 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 #004e78 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004e78 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004e78 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004e78 background.
This text is hex color #004e78 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004e78 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004e78 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004e78 and white (#ffffff) background.