Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00506a, is related to "Dark imperial blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark imperial blue (#00506a), used in designs, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #00506a

#00506a is made up of (0, 80, 106) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 24.53, 0.00, 58.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20586 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #00506a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00506a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00506a luma #58.94
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 106) Adobe RGB (33.00, 85.00, 106.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 42%) Closest named color Dark imperial blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 106.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -11.33, -17.17)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 24.53, 0.00, 58.43) 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 (#00506a)

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" #00506a and the second color is called the "compliment" #6b1a00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00506a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #6b1a00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #00506a

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00506a with white

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00506a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #00506a

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00506a, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark imperial blue (#00506a) 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 #00506a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00506a → #6b1a00
#00506a → #4c8496
#00506a → #ffffff
#00506a → #001a6b
#00506a → #00303f
#00506a → #006b50

#00506a in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00506a 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 #00506a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00506a

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

#00506amight 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.

#00506a 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#00506a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00506a 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 #00506a
Java new Color(0, 80, 106);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 106);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:106 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 106f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:106, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6a5000
Python Color('#00506a')

Base Conversions of hex color #00506a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00506a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20586 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 106.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 01101010
Hex 00 50 6a
Octal 0 120 152
Decimal 0 80 106

Icons incorporating the color #00506a

If you're considering using #00506a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00506a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00506a 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 #00506a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00506a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00506a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00506a background.
This text is hex color #00506a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00506a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00506a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00506a and white (#ffffff) background.