Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0) color information

#004ed0 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Absolute Zero" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic blue". When people spot this color, Absolute Zero (#004ed0), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "generic blue" are rarely tied to cars.

#004ed0 Breakdown

#004ed0 is made up of (0, 78, 208) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 62.50, 0.00, 18.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20176 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #004ed0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004ed0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004ed0 luma #69.29
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 78, 208) Adobe RGB (38.00, 80.00, 205.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 82%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 78.0, 208.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -99.51)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 62.50, 0.00, 18.43) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -72.94)
hsv hsv(217.32, 100.00, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 79.64, 293.67)
hsb hsb(217.32, 100.00, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -18.62, -103.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)

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" #004ed0 while the second is the "compliment" #d18000.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004ed0 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d18000.

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 (#004ed0)

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-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)

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-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)

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.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #004ed0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #004ed0

When you combine pure black with this color, #004ed0, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004ed0 with gray

#004ed0 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 #004ed0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004ed0 → #d18000
#004ed0 → #4c83de
#004ed0 → #ffffff
#004ed0 → #1800d1
#004ed0 → #002e7c
#004ed0 → #00b8d1

How #004ed0 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004ed0 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 #004ed0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#004ed0 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#004ed0might 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 (#004ed0)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004ed0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#004ed0 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 #004ed0
Java new Color(0, 78, 208);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 78, 208);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:78 blue:208 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 78f, 208f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:78, blue:208, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d04e00
Python Color('#004ed0')

Base Conversions of hex color #004ed0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004ed0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20176 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 78, 208.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001110 11010000
Hex 00 4e d0
Octal 0 116 320
Decimal 0 78 208

#004ed0 Icons

If you're considering using #004ed0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Absolute Zero (#004ed0) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004ed0 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 #004ed0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004ed0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004ed0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004ed0 background.
This text is hex color #004ed0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004ed0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004ed0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004ed0 and white (#ffffff) background.