Faux-Honolulu blue (#0066b2) color information

Hex color #0066b2 almost matches the color named "Honolulu blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Honolulu blue (#0066b2), in advertisements, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Sherwin-Williams, Western Digital, and Burger King use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #0066b2

#0066b2 is made up of (0, 102, 178) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 42.70, 0.00, 30.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 26290 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #0066b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #0066b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #0066b2 luma #79.99
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 102, 178) Adobe RGB (59.00, 103.00, 174.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 40%, 70%) Closest named color Honolulu blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 102.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 3.24, -50.96)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 42.70, 0.00, 30.20) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 4.33, -46.55)
hsv hsv(205.71, 100.00, 35.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 46.75, 275.31)
hsb hsb(205.71, 100.00, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, -24.96, -69.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)

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" #0066b2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b24a00.

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-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #0066b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b24a00.

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-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)

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-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)

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-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)

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 #0066b2

Lighter shades are produced by blending #0066b2 with white

Faux-Honolulu blue (#0066b2)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #0066b2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #0066b2

When you combine pure gray with this color, #0066b2, tones are produced.

Faux-Honolulu blue (#0066b2) 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 #0066b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#0066b2 → #b24a00
#0066b2 → #4c93c9
#0066b2 → #ffffff
#0066b2 → #000eb2
#0066b2 → #003d6a
#0066b2 → #00b2a3

#0066b2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #0066b2 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 #0066b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #0066b2

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

#0066b2might 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.

#0066b2 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#0066b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Western Digital
Burger King
Sherwin-Williams

#0066b2 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 #0066b2
Java new Color(0, 102, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 102, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:102 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 102f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:102, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b26600
Python Color('#0066b2')

Base Conversions of hex color #0066b2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #0066b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 26290 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 102, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 01100110 10110010
Hex 00 66 b2
Octal 0 146 262
Decimal 0 102 178

Icons incorporating the color #0066b2

If you're considering using #0066b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #0066b2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #0066b2 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 #0066b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #0066b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #0066b2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #0066b2 background.
This text is hex color #0066b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #0066b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #0066b2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #0066b2 and white (#ffffff) background.