Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #004f9d, should not to be confused with "Medium electric blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium electric blue (#004f9d), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to clothing. World Organisation of the Scout Movement, Firefox, and Tesco are the companies in our database using this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

#004f9d is made up of (0, 79, 157) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 49.68, 0.00, 38.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20381 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #004f9d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #004f9d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #004f9d luma #64.11
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 157) Adobe RGB (47.00, 79.00, 153.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 62%) Closest named color Medium electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 157.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 8.95, -52.87)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 49.68, 0.00, 38.43) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 12.45, -48.17)
hsv hsv(210.00, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 49.75, 284.49)
hsb hsb(210.00, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -17.65, -67.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

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" #004f9d while the second is the "compliment" #9e4f00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004f9d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9e4f00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

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-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

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-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

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 #004f9d

When you combine pure white with this color, #004f9d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #004f9d

Darker shades of #004f9d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #004f9d with gray

Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d) 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 #004f9d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#004f9d → #9e4f00
#004f9d → #4c83ba
#004f9d → #ffffff
#004f9d → #00009e
#004f9d → #002f5e
#004f9d → #009e9e

How #004f9d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #004f9d 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 #004f9d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d)

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

#004f9dmight 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.

#004f9d 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#004f9d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Tesco
World Organisation of the Scout Movement
Firefox

#004f9d 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 #004f9d
Java new Color(0, 79, 157);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 157);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:157 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 157f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:157, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9d4f00
Python Color('#004f9d')

Base Conversions of hex color #004f9d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004f9d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20381 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 157.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 10011101
Hex 00 4f 9d
Octal 0 117 235
Decimal 0 79 157

#004f9d Icons

If you're considering using #004f9d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium electric blue (#004f9d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #004f9d 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 #004f9d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #004f9d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #004f9d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #004f9d background.
This text is hex color #004f9d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #004f9d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #004f9d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #004f9d and white (#ffffff) background.