Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89) color information

The hexidecimal color, #004e89, should not to be confused with "Midnight blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Midnight blue (#004e89), in branding, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to clothing. University of Dayton and Blackberry are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

#004e89 is made up of (0, 78, 137) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 43.07, 0.00, 46.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20105 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #004e89 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004e89. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004e89 luma #61.27
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 137) Adobe RGB (40.00, 78.00, 135.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 54%) Closest named color Midnight blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 137.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 2.38, -40.44)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 43.07, 0.00, 46.27) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 3.52, -40.04)
hsv hsv(205.56, 100.00, 27.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 40.19, 275.02)
hsb hsb(205.56, 100.00, 54.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -19.89, -54.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

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" #004e89 while the second is the "compliment" #893900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004e89 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #893900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

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-Midnight blue (#004e89)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

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.

Lighter variations of #004e89

When you combine pure white with this color, #004e89, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #004e89

Darker shades of #004e89 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004e89 with gray

Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89) 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 #004e89 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004e89 → #893900
#004e89 → #4c83ac
#004e89 → #ffffff
#004e89 → #000b89
#004e89 → #002e52
#004e89 → #00897e

How #004e89 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004e89 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 #004e89 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89)

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

#004e89might 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.

#004e89 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#004e89. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of Dayton
Blackberry

#004e89 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 #004e89
Java new Color(0, 78, 137);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 137);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:137 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 137f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:137, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $894e00
Python Color('#004e89')

Base Conversions of hex color #004e89

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004e89. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20105 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 137.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 10001001
Hex 00 4e 89
Octal 0 116 211
Decimal 0 78 137

#004e89 Icons

If you're considering using #004e89 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Midnight blue (#004e89) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004e89 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 #004e89 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004e89 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004e89 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004e89 background.
This text is hex color #004e89 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004e89 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004e89 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004e89 and white (#ffffff) background.