Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87) color information

#004f87 is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Midnight blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Midnight blue (#004f87), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars. Pandora, WordPress.com, and Blackberry are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

#004f87 is made up of (0, 79, 135) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 41.48, 0.00, 47.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20359 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #004f87 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004f87. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004f87 luma #61.63
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 135) Adobe RGB (44.00, 78.00, 132.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 53%) Closest named color Midnight blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 135.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 2.38, -38.11)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 41.48, 0.00, 47.06) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 3.52, -38.39)
hsv hsv(204.91, 100.00, 26.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 38.55, 275.24)
hsb hsb(204.91, 100.00, 53.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -18.88, -52.08)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

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" #004f87 while the second is the "compliment" #873600.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #004f87 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #873600.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

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-Midnight blue (#004f87)

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.

Lighter shades of #004f87

When you combine pure white with this color, #004f87, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #004f87

Darker shades are produced by blending #004f87 with black

Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)'s Tones

Tones of #004f87 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #004f87

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 #004f87 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004f87 → #873600
#004f87 → #4c83ab
#004f87 → #ffffff
#004f87 → #000d87
#004f87 → #002f51
#004f87 → #008779

Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87) in different environments

Seeing #004f87 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 #004f87 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Midnight blue (#004f87)

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

#004f87might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #004f87

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004f87. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #004f87

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 #004f87
Java new Color(0, 79, 135);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 135);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:135 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 135f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:135, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $874f00
Python Color('#004f87')

Base Conversions of hex color #004f87

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004f87. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20359 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 135.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 10000111
Hex 00 4f 87
Octal 0 117 207
Decimal 0 79 135

Icons incorporating the color #004f87

If you're considering using #004f87 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #004f87 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004f87 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 #004f87 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004f87 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004f87 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004f87 background.
This text is hex color #004f87 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004f87 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004f87 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004f87 and white (#ffffff) background.