Faux-Midnight blue (#004f8d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #004f8d, greatly resembles "Midnight blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Midnight blue (#004f8d), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Pac-12, University of Dayton, and StubHub are the companies in our database using this color.

#004f8d Breakdown

#004f8d is made up of (0, 79, 141) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 43.97, 0.00, 44.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20365 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #004f8d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004f8d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004f8d luma #62.31
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 141) Adobe RGB (51.00, 82.00, 137.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 55%) Closest named color Midnight blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 141.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 2.54, -37.64)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 43.97, 0.00, 44.71) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 3.68, -37.90)
hsv hsv(206.18, 100.00, 27.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 38.08, 275.55)
hsb hsb(206.18, 100.00, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -18.78, -52.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

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" #004f8d while the second is the "compliment" #8c3c00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #004f8d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c3c00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

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-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

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-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

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-Midnight blue (#004f8d)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #004f8d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #004f8d

When you combine pure black with this color, #004f8d, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Midnight blue (#004f8d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004f8d with gray

#004f8d 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 #004f8d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004f8d → #8c3c00
#004f8d → #4c83af
#004f8d → #ffffff
#004f8d → #00098c
#004f8d → #002f54
#004f8d → #008c82

How #004f8d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004f8d 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 #004f8d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#004f8d 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.

#004f8dmight 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-Midnight blue (#004f8d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#004f8d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
University of Dayton
StubHub

#004f8d 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 #004f8d
Java new Color(0, 79, 141);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 141);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:141 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 141f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:141, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8d4f00
Python Color('#004f8d')

Base Conversions of hex color #004f8d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004f8d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20365 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 141.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 10001101
Hex 00 4f 8d
Octal 0 117 215
Decimal 0 79 141

Icons incorporating the color #004f8d

If you're considering using #004f8d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #004f8d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004f8d 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 #004f8d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004f8d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004f8d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004f8d background.
This text is hex color #004f8d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004f8d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004f8d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004f8d and white (#ffffff) background.