Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb) color information

#005bbb is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Sapphire" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Sapphire (#005bbb), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with cars. Samsung and University at Buffalo use this color in their branding.

#005bbb Breakdown

#005bbb is made up of (0, 91, 187) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 51.34, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 23483 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0066cc. White should be used ontop of #005bbb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #005bbb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #005bbb luma #74.55
Websafe hex #0066cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 91, 187) Adobe RGB (57.00, 90.00, 182.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 36%, 73%) Closest named color Sapphire
rgba rgba(0.0, 91.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 13.91, -66.87)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 51.34, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 18.04, -56.39)
hsv hsv(210.41, 100.00, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 59.21, 287.74)
hsb hsb(210.41, 100.00, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -18.70, -82.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb)

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" #005bbb while the second is the "compliment" #ba5d00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #005bbb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ba5d00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb)

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-Sapphire (#005bbb)

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-Sapphire (#005bbb)

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 variations of #005bbb

Lighter shades of #005bbb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #005bbb

Darker shades of #005bbb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb)'s Tones

Tones of #005bbb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb) 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 #005bbb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#005bbb → #ba5d00
#005bbb → #4c8ccf
#005bbb → #ffffff
#005bbb → #0000ba
#005bbb → #003670
#005bbb → #00baba

Faux-Sapphire (#005bbb) in different environments

Seeing #005bbb 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 #005bbb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#005bbb 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.

#005bbbmight 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.

#005bbb 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#005bbb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
University at Buffalo

#005bbb 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 #005bbb
Java new Color(0, 91, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 91, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:91 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 91f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:91, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb5b00
Python Color('#005bbb')

Base Conversions of hex color #005bbb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #005bbb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 23483 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 91, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01011011 10111011
Hex 00 5b bb
Octal 0 133 273
Decimal 0 91 187

Icons incorporating the color #005bbb

If you're considering using #005bbb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #005bbb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #005bbb 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 #005bbb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #005bbb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #005bbb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #005bbb background.
This text is hex color #005bbb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #005bbb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #005bbb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #005bbb and white (#ffffff) background.