Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5) color information

Hex color #004eb5 is related to "Absolute Zero" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Absolute Zero (#004eb5), used in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with peace, offices, a sense of security or trust, finance, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

#004eb5 is made up of (0, 78, 181) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 56.91, 0.00, 29.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20149 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #004eb5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004eb5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004eb5 luma #66.24
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 181) Adobe RGB (42.00, 81.00, 177.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 71%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 181.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 14.78, -72.24)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 56.91, 0.00, 29.02) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 19.59, -59.35)
hsv hsv(213.80, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 62.50, 288.27)
hsb hsb(213.80, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, -19.30, -84.24)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #004eb5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b56300.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004eb5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b56300.

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-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

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-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

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.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #004eb5, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #004eb5, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #004eb5

When you combine pure gray with this color, #004eb5, tones are produced.

#004eb5 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 #004eb5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004eb5 → #b56300
#004eb5 → #4c83cb
#004eb5 → #ffffff
#004eb5 → #0900b5
#004eb5 → #002e6c
#004eb5 → #00acb5

#004eb5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #004eb5 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 #004eb5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

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

#004eb5might 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-Absolute Zero (#004eb5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004eb5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#004eb5 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 #004eb5
Java new Color(0, 78, 181);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 181);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:181 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 181f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:181, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b54e00
Python Color('#004eb5')

Base Conversions of hex color #004eb5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004eb5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20149 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 181.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 10110101
Hex 00 4e b5
Octal 0 116 265
Decimal 0 78 181

#004eb5 Icons

If you're considering using #004eb5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Absolute Zero (#004eb5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004eb5 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 #004eb5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004eb5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004eb5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004eb5 background.
This text is hex color #004eb5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004eb5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004eb5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004eb5 and white (#ffffff) background.