Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9) color information

Hex color #0056b9 is very close to "Absolute Zero" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Absolute Zero (#0056b9), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. University at Buffalo and Samsung are a couple of companies using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #0056b9

#0056b9 is made up of (0, 86, 185) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 53.51, 0.00, 27.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 22201 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #0056b9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0056b9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0056b9 luma #71.39
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 86, 185) Adobe RGB (46.00, 86.00, 182.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 34%, 73%) Closest named color Absolute Zero
rgba rgba(0.0, 86.0, 185.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 14.31, -72.26)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 53.51, 0.00, 27.45) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 18.75, -59.38)
hsv hsv(212.05, 100.00, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 62.27, 287.52)
hsb hsb(212.05, 100.00, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -20.16, -85.71)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)

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" #0056b9 and the second color is called the "compliment" #ba6300.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0056b9 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ba6300.

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-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)

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 #0056b9

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0056b9 with white

Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #0056b9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #0056b9

When you combine pure gray with this color, #0056b9, tones are produced.

Faux-Absolute Zero (#0056b9) 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 #0056b9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0056b9 → #ba6300
#0056b9 → #4c88ce
#0056b9 → #ffffff
#0056b9 → #0600ba
#0056b9 → #00336f
#0056b9 → #00b3ba

#0056b9 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #0056b9 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 #0056b9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0056b9

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

#0056b9might 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.

#0056b9 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#0056b9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
University at Buffalo

#0056b9 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 #0056b9
Java new Color(0, 86, 185);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 86, 185);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:86 blue:185 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 86f, 185f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:86, blue:185, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b95600
Python Color('#0056b9')

Base Conversions of hex color #0056b9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0056b9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 22201 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 86, 185.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01010110 10111001
Hex 00 56 b9
Octal 0 126 271
Decimal 0 86 185

Icons incorporating the color #0056b9

If you're considering using #0056b9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0056b9 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0056b9 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 #0056b9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0056b9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0056b9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0056b9 background.
This text is hex color #0056b9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0056b9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0056b9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0056b9 and white (#ffffff) background.