Faux-Absolute Zero (#004fcb) color information

#004fcb is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Absolute Zero" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Absolute Zero (#004fcb), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars.

#004fcb Breakdown

#004fcb is made up of (0, 79, 203) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 61.08, 0.00, 20.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20427 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #004fcb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #004fcb luma #69.31
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 79, 203) Adobe RGB (51.00, 79.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 80%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 79.0, 203.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 25.78, -91.73)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 61.08, 0.00, 20.39) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 31.98, -69.29)
hsv hsv(216.75, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 76.31, 294.78)
hsb hsb(216.75, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -15.82, -99.41)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #004fcb and the second color is called the "compliment" #cc7a00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#004fcb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #004fcb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #cc7a00.

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 (#004fcb)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#004fcb)

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 (#004fcb)

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 (#004fcb)'s Lighter shades

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

Darker shades of #004fcb

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

Tones of #004fcb

Tones are produced by blending #004fcb with gray

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

#004fcb → #cc7a00
#004fcb → #4c83da
#004fcb → #ffffff
#004fcb → #1400cc
#004fcb → #002f79
#004fcb → #00b7cc

How #004fcb looks in different atmospheres

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

#004fcb 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.

#004fcbmight 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 (#004fcb)

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

#004fcb 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 #004fcb
Java new Color(0, 79, 203);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 79, 203);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:79 blue:203 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 79f, 203f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:79, blue:203, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cb4f00
Python Color('#004fcb')

Base Conversions of hex color #004fcb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #004fcb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20427 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 79, 203.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01001111 11001011
Hex 00 4f cb
Octal 0 117 313
Decimal 0 79 203

#004fcb Icons

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

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

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