Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e) color information

#00508e is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Medium electric blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Medium electric blue (#00508e), in branding, 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. University of Victoria, StubHub, and Pac-12 are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

#00508e is made up of (0, 80, 142) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 43.66, 0.00, 44.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20622 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #00508e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00508e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00508e luma #63.01
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 80, 142) Adobe RGB (48.00, 83.00, 140.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 31%, 56%) Closest named color Medium electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 80.0, 142.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 2.54, -39.81)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 43.66, 0.00, 44.31) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 3.68, -39.47)
hsv hsv(206.79, 100.00, 28.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 39.64, 275.33)
hsb hsb(206.79, 100.00, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -19.76, -54.71)
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Compliments of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

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" #00508e while the second is the "compliment" #8e3d00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00508e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8e3d00.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #00508e

When you combine pure white with this color, #00508e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #00508e

Darker shades are produced by blending #00508e with black

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)'s Tones

Tones of #00508e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #00508e

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 #00508e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00508e → #8e3d00
#00508e → #4c84af
#00508e → #ffffff
#00508e → #00098e
#00508e → #003055
#00508e → #008e85

Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e) in different environments

Seeing #00508e 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 #00508e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e)

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

#00508emight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #00508e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00508e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University of Dayton
University of Victoria

Programming Language Syntax for #00508e

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 #00508e
Java new Color(0, 80, 142);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 80, 142);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:80 blue:142 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 80f, 142f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:80, blue:142, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8e5000
Python Color('#00508e')

Base Conversions of hex color #00508e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00508e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20622 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 80, 142.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010000 10001110
Hex 00 50 8e
Octal 0 120 216
Decimal 0 80 142

#00508e Icons

If you're considering using #00508e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium electric blue (#00508e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00508e 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 #00508e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00508e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00508e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00508e background.
This text is hex color #00508e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00508e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00508e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00508e and white (#ffffff) background.