Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b) color information

Hex color #00507b almost matches the color named "Dark cerulean" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark cerulean (#00507b), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. American Red Cross is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #00507b

#00507b is made up of (0, 80, 123) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 34.96, 0.00, 51.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20603 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #00507b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00507b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00507b luma #60.86
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 123) Adobe RGB (37.00, 82.00, 121.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 48%) Closest named color Dark cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 123.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -4.48, -28.81)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 34.96, 0.00, 51.76) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -6.98, -31.26)
hsv hsv(201.25, 100.00, 24.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 32.03, 257.41)
hsb hsb(201.25, 100.00, 48.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -23.77, -41.31)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b)

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" #00507b while the second is the "compliment" #7a2a00.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00507b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7a2a00.

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 cerulean (#00507b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 cerulean (#00507b)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b)

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 #00507b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00507b with white

Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00507b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00507b, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b) 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 #00507b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00507b → #7a2a00
#00507b → #4c84a2
#00507b → #ffffff
#00507b → #00127a
#00507b → #003049
#00507b → #007a68

#00507b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #00507b 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 #00507b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00507b

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

#00507bmight 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.

#00507b 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#00507b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

American Red Cross

#00507b 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 #00507b
Java new Color(0, 80, 123);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:123 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 123f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:123, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7b5000
Python Color('#00507b')

Base Conversions of hex color #00507b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00507b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20603 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 123.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 01111011
Hex 00 50 7b
Octal 0 120 173
Decimal 0 80 123

#00507b Icons

If you're considering using #00507b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark cerulean (#00507b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00507b 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 #00507b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00507b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00507b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00507b background.
This text is hex color #00507b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00507b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00507b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00507b and white (#ffffff) background.