Dark cyan (#008b8b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #008b8b, is synonymous with "Dark cyan". The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark cyan (#008b8b), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#008b8b Breakdown

#008b8b is made up of (0, 139, 139) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 0.00, 0.00, 45.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 35723 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #009999. White should be used ontop of #008b8b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #008b8b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #008b8b luma #97.30
Websafe hex #009999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 139, 139) Adobe RGB (76.00, 141.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 55%, 55%) Closest named color Dark cyan
rgba rgba(0.0, 139.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, -23.58, -6.90)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 0.00, 0.00, 45.49) CIE-L*ab (52.95, -33.14, -8.30)
hsv hsv(180.02, 100.00, 27.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 34.16, 194.06)
hsb hsb(180.02, 100.00, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, -42.85, -7.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Dark cyan (#008b8b)

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" #008b8b while the second is the "compliment" #8c0000.

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

Split Compliments of #Dark cyan (#008b8b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #008b8b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c0000.

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

Triadic Colors of Dark cyan (#008b8b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Dark cyan (#008b8b)

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 Dark cyan (#008b8b)

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.

Dark cyan (#008b8b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #008b8b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #008b8b

When you combine pure black with this color, #008b8b, darker shades are produced.

Dark cyan (#008b8b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #008b8b with gray

#008b8b 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 #008b8b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#008b8b → #8c0000
#008b8b → #4cadad
#008b8b → #ffffff
#008b8b → #00468c
#008b8b → #005353
#008b8b → #008c46

How #008b8b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #008b8b 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 #008b8b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#008b8b 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.

#008b8bmight 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 Dark cyan (#008b8b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#008b8b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#008b8b 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 #008b8b
Java new Color(0, 139, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 139, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:139 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 139f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:139, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8b8b00
Python Color('#008b8b')

Base Conversions of hex color #008b8b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #008b8b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 35723 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 139, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10001011 10001011
Hex 00 8b 8b
Octal 0 213 213
Decimal 0 139 139

Icons incorporating the color #008b8b

If you're considering using #008b8b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #008b8b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #008b8b 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 #008b8b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #008b8b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #008b8b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #008b8b background.
This text is hex color #008b8b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #008b8b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #008b8b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #008b8b and white (#ffffff) background.