Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecf) color information

Hex color #004ecf may be mistaken for "Absolute Zero" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Absolute Zero (#004ecf), in advertising materials, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecf)

#004ecf is made up of (0, 78, 207) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 62.32, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20175 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #004ecf to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #004ecf luma #69.18
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 207) Adobe RGB (45.00, 79.00, 202.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 81%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -95.62)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 62.32, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -71.14)
hsv hsv(217.04, 100.00, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 78.00, 294.21)
hsb hsb(217.04, 100.00, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -17.24, -101.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #004ecf and the second color is called the "compliment" #ce7f00.

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

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #004ecf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ce7f00.

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

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

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

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

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

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

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

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 #004ecf

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

Darker shades of #004ecf

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

Tones of #004ecf

Tones are produced by blending #004ecf with gray

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ecf) 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 #004ecf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004ecf → #ce7f00
#004ecf → #4c83dd
#004ecf → #ffffff
#004ecf → #1800ce
#004ecf → #002e7c
#004ecf → #00b6ce

How #004ecf looks in different atmospheres

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

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

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

#004ecfmight 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.

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

#004ecf 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 #004ecf
Java new Color(0, 78, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cf4e00
Python Color('#004ecf')

Base Conversions of hex color #004ecf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004ecf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20175 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 11001111
Hex 00 4e cf
Octal 0 116 317
Decimal 0 78 207

Icons incorporating the color #004ecf

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

Color #004ecf on different backgrounds

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