Faux-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b) color information

#004f6b is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Dark imperial blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark imperial blue (#004f6b), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "very dark gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#004f6b Breakdown

#004f6b is made up of (0, 79, 107) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 26.17, 0.00, 58.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20331 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #004f6b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004f6b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004f6b luma #58.46
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 107) Adobe RGB (33.00, 85.00, 106.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 42%) Closest named color Dark imperial blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 107.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -11.33, -17.17)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 26.17, 0.00, 58.04) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -18.72, -20.87)
hsv hsv(195.71, 100.00, 21.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 28.04, 228.11)
hsb hsb(195.71, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -28.45, -25.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

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" #004f6b while the second is the "compliment" #6b1a00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #004f6b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #6b1a00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

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-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

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-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

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-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #004f6b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #004f6b

When you combine pure black with this color, #004f6b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004f6b with gray

#004f6b 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 #004f6b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004f6b → #6b1a00
#004f6b → #4c8397
#004f6b → #ffffff
#004f6b → #001a6b
#004f6b → #002f40
#004f6b → #006b50

How #004f6b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004f6b 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 #004f6b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#004f6b 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.

#004f6bmight 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-Dark imperial blue (#004f6b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004f6b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#004f6b 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 #004f6b
Java new Color(0, 79, 107);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 107);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:107 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 107f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:107, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6b4f00
Python Color('#004f6b')

Base Conversions of hex color #004f6b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004f6b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20331 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 107.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 01101011
Hex 00 4f 6b
Octal 0 117 153
Decimal 0 79 107

Icons incorporating the color #004f6b

If you're considering using #004f6b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #004f6b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004f6b 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 #004f6b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004f6b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004f6b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004f6b background.
This text is hex color #004f6b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004f6b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004f6b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004f6b and white (#ffffff) background.