Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a0c8, is a variation of "Rich electric blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Rich electric blue (#00a0c8), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #00a0c8

#00a0c8 is made up of (0, 160, 200) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 20.00, 0.00, 21.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 41160 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a0c8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a0c8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a0c8 luma #116.52
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 160, 200) Adobe RGB (92.00, 157.00, 196.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 63%, 78%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 160.0, 200.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -15.37, -30.21)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 20.00, 0.00, 21.57) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -19.38, -29.74)
hsv hsv(191.54, 100.00, 39.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 35.50, 236.91)
hsb hsb(191.54, 100.00, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -41.30, -43.74)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8)

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" #00a0c8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c62400.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a0c8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #c62400.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8)

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.

Lighter shades of #00a0c8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00a0c8 with white

Darker shades of #00a0c8

Darker shades are produced by blending #00a0c8 with black

Tones of #00a0c8

Tones are produced by blending #00a0c8 with gray

Gradients including #00a0c8

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 #00a0c8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a0c8 → #c62400
#00a0c8 → #4cbcd8
#00a0c8 → #ffffff
#00a0c8 → #003ec6
#00a0c8 → #006078
#00a0c8 → #00c687

How #00a0c8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a0c8 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 #00a0c8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00a0c8

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

#00a0c8might 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 #00a0c8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a0c8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #00a0c8

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 #00a0c8
Java new Color(0, 160, 200);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 160, 200);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:160 blue:200 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 160f, 200f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:160, blue:200, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c8a000
Python Color('#00a0c8')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a0c8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a0c8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 41160 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 160, 200.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100000 11001000
Hex 00 a0 c8
Octal 0 240 310
Decimal 0 160 200

#00a0c8 Icons

If you're considering using #00a0c8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a0c8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a0c8 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 #00a0c8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a0c8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a0c8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a0c8 background.
This text is hex color #00a0c8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a0c8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a0c8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a0c8 and white (#ffffff) background.