Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0) color information

#0051b0 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Cobalt blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Cobalt blue (#0051b0), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars. Continental AG uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

#0051b0 is made up of (0, 81, 176) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 53.98, 0.00, 30.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 20912 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #0051b0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0051b0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0051b0 luma #67.44
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 81, 176) Adobe RGB (51.00, 81.00, 171.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 69%) Closest named color Cobalt blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 81.0, 176.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 14.78, -66.09)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 53.98, 0.00, 30.98) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 19.59, -55.96)
hsv hsv(212.17, 100.00, 34.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 59.29, 289.29)
hsb hsb(212.17, 100.00, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, -16.88, -79.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

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" #0051b0 and the second color is called the "compliment" #af5d00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0051b0 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #af5d00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

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 #0051b0

When you combine pure white with this color, #0051b0, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #0051b0

Darker shades are produced by blending #0051b0 with black

Tones of #0051b0

Tones of #0051b0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #0051b0

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 #0051b0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0051b0 → #af5d00
#0051b0 → #4c85c7
#0051b0 → #ffffff
#0051b0 → #0500af
#0051b0 → #003069
#0051b0 → #00aaaf

Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0) in different environments

Seeing #0051b0 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 #0051b0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Cobalt blue (#0051b0)

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

#0051b0might 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 #0051b0

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#0051b0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Continental AG

Programming Language Syntax for #0051b0

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 #0051b0
Java new Color(0, 81, 176);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 81, 176);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:81 blue:176 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 81f, 176f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:81, blue:176, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b05100
Python Color('#0051b0')

Base Conversions of hex color #0051b0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0051b0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 20912 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 81, 176.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010001 10110000
Hex 00 51 b0
Octal 0 121 260
Decimal 0 81 176

Icons incorporating the color #0051b0

If you're considering using #0051b0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0051b0 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0051b0 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 #0051b0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0051b0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0051b0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0051b0 background.
This text is hex color #0051b0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0051b0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0051b0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0051b0 and white (#ffffff) background.