Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5) color information

Hex color #00a1b5 is a variation of "Bondi blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Bondi blue (#00a1b5), in branding, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

#00a1b5 is made up of (0, 161, 181) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 11.05, 0.00, 29.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 41397 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a1b5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a1b5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a1b5 luma #114.96
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 161, 181) Adobe RGB (89.00, 160.00, 178.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 63%, 71%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 161.0, 181.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -22.10, -18.78)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 11.05, 0.00, 29.02) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -28.68, -19.83)
hsv hsv(186.76, 100.00, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 34.87, 214.66)
hsb hsb(186.76, 100.00, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -45.70, -26.34)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

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" #00a1b5 while the second is the "compliment" #b51200.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a1b5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b51200.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

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 Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

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-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

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 variations of #00a1b5

When you combine pure white with this color, #00a1b5, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #00a1b5

Darker shades of #00a1b5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00a1b5 with gray

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5) 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 #00a1b5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a1b5 → #b51200
#00a1b5 → #4cbdcb
#00a1b5 → #ffffff
#00a1b5 → #0048b5
#00a1b5 → #00606c
#00a1b5 → #00b56c

How #00a1b5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a1b5 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 #00a1b5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5)

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

#00a1b5might 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.

#00a1b5 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#00a1b5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00a1b5 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 #00a1b5
Java new Color(0, 161, 181);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 161, 181);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:161 blue:181 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 161f, 181f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:161, blue:181, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b5a100
Python Color('#00a1b5')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a1b5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a1b5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 41397 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 161, 181.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100001 10110101
Hex 00 a1 b5
Octal 0 241 265
Decimal 0 161 181

#00a1b5 Icons

If you're considering using #00a1b5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1b5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a1b5 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 #00a1b5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a1b5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a1b5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a1b5 background.
This text is hex color #00a1b5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a1b5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a1b5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a1b5 and white (#ffffff) background.