Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #004ecd, should not to be confused with "Absolute Zero" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Absolute Zero (#004ecd), in designs, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for clothing.

Breakdown of #004ecd

#004ecd is made up of (0, 78, 205) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 61.95, 0.00, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20173 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #004ecd to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #004ecd luma #68.95
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 205) Adobe RGB (51.00, 79.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 80%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 205.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -91.73)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 61.95, 0.00, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -69.29)
hsv hsv(216.75, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 76.31, 294.78)
hsb hsb(216.75, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -15.82, -99.41)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #004ecd and the second color is called the "compliment" #cc7a00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #004ecd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cc7a00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

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

Lighter shades are produced by blending #004ecd with white

Darker variations of #004ecd

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

Tones of #004ecd

Tones of #004ecd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

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

#004ecd → #cc7a00
#004ecd → #4c83dc
#004ecd → #ffffff
#004ecd → #1400cc
#004ecd → #002e7b
#004ecd → #00b7cc

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecd) in different environments

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

Named colors and Paints related to #004ecd

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

#004ecdmight 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 (#004ecd)

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

#004ecd 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 #004ecd
Java new Color(0, 78, 205);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 205);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:205 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 205f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:205, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cd4e00
Python Color('#004ecd')

Base Conversions of hex color #004ecd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004ecd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20173 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 205.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 11001101
Hex 00 4e cd
Octal 0 116 315
Decimal 0 78 205

Icons incorporating the color #004ecd

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

Color #004ecd on different backgrounds

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