Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e) color information

#00537e is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Dark cerulean" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Dark cerulean (#00537e), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars. WordPress.com and Pandora use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

#00537e is made up of (0, 83, 126) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 34.13, 0.00, 50.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 21374 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006666. White should be used ontop of #00537e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00537e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00537e luma #62.96
Websafe hex #006666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 83, 126) Adobe RGB (48.00, 86.00, 124.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 33%, 49%) Closest named color Dark cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 83.0, 126.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, -3.87, -26.75)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 34.13, 0.00, 50.59) CIE-L*ab (33.98, -5.86, -29.38)
hsv hsv(199.59, 100.00, 24.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 29.96, 258.72)
hsb hsb(199.59, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, -22.30, -39.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

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" #00537e and the second color is called the "compliment" #7c2700.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00537e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c2700.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

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-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

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-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

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 #00537e

When you combine pure white with this color, #00537e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #00537e

Darker shades are produced by blending #00537e with black

Tones of #00537e

Tones of #00537e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #00537e

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 #00537e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00537e → #7c2700
#00537e → #4c86a4
#00537e → #ffffff
#00537e → #00167c
#00537e → #00314b
#00537e → #007c66

Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e) in different environments

Seeing #00537e 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 #00537e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark cerulean (#00537e)

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

#00537emight 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 #00537e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00537e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #00537e

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 #00537e
Java new Color(0, 83, 126);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 83, 126);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:83 blue:126 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 83f, 126f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:83, blue:126, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7e5300
Python Color('#00537e')

Base Conversions of hex color #00537e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00537e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 21374 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 83, 126.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010011 01111110
Hex 00 53 7e
Octal 0 123 176
Decimal 0 83 126

Icons incorporating the color #00537e

If you're considering using #00537e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00537e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00537e 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 #00537e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00537e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00537e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00537e background.
This text is hex color #00537e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00537e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00537e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00537e and white (#ffffff) background.