Faux-Midnight blue (#005288) color information

The hexidecimal color, #005288, greatly resembles "Midnight blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Midnight blue (#005288), used in media, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with clothing. Pandora and Blackberry are two brands that use this color.

#005288 Breakdown

#005288 is made up of (0, 82, 136) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 39.71, 0.00, 46.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 21128 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #005288 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #005288. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #005288 luma #63.50
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 82, 136) Adobe RGB (38.00, 86.00, 132.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 32%, 53%) Closest named color Midnight blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 82.0, 136.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, -3.87, -33.28)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 39.71, 0.00, 46.67) CIE-L*ab (33.98, -5.86, -34.64)
hsv hsv(203.77, 100.00, 26.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 35.13, 260.40)
hsb hsb(203.77, 100.00, 53.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -25.24, -47.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Midnight blue (#005288)

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" #005288 and the second color is called the "compliment" #873300.

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-Midnight blue (#005288)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #005288 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #873300.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#005288)

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-Midnight blue (#005288)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Midnight blue (#005288)

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-Midnight blue (#005288)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #005288 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #005288

When you combine pure black with this color, #005288, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #005288

Tones are produced by blending #005288 with gray

#005288 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 #005288 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#005288 → #873300
#005288 → #4c85ab
#005288 → #ffffff
#005288 → #000f87
#005288 → #003151
#005288 → #008777

How #005288 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #005288 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 #005288 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#005288 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.

#005288might 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-Midnight blue (#005288)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#005288. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blackberry
Pandora

#005288 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 #005288
Java new Color(0, 82, 136);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 82, 136);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:82 blue:136 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 82f, 136f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:82, blue:136, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $885200
Python Color('#005288')

Base Conversions of hex color #005288

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #005288. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 21128 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 82, 136.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010010 10001000
Hex 00 52 88
Octal 0 122 210
Decimal 0 82 136

Icons incorporating the color #005288

If you're considering using #005288 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #005288 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #005288 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 #005288 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #005288 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #005288 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #005288 background.
This text is hex color #005288 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #005288 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #005288 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #005288 and white (#ffffff) background.