Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a1bd, almost matches the color named "Bondi blue" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bondi blue (#00a1bd), in branding, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #00a1bd

#00a1bd is made up of (0, 161, 189) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 14.81, 0.00, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 41405 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a1bd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a1bd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a1bd luma #115.86
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 161, 189) Adobe RGB (92.00, 159.00, 185.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 63%, 74%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 161.0, 189.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -18.73, -23.35)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 14.81, 0.00, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -23.96, -23.95)
hsv hsv(188.92, 100.00, 37.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 33.88, 224.99)
hsb hsb(188.92, 100.00, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -42.89, -33.63)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

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" #00a1bd while the second is the "compliment" #bc1900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a1bd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #bc1900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

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-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

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.

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00a1bd with white

Darker variations of #00a1bd

When you combine pure black with this color, #00a1bd, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)'s Tones

Tones of #00a1bd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#00a1bd 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 #00a1bd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a1bd → #bc1900
#00a1bd → #4cbdd0
#00a1bd → #ffffff
#00a1bd → #0045bc
#00a1bd → #006071
#00a1bd → #00bc77

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd) in different environments

Seeing #00a1bd 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 #00a1bd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00a1bd

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

#00a1bdmight 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 Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a1bd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00a1bd 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 #00a1bd
Java new Color(0, 161, 189);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 161, 189);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:161 blue:189 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 161f, 189f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:161, blue:189, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bda100
Python Color('#00a1bd')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a1bd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a1bd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 41405 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 161, 189.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100001 10111101
Hex 00 a1 bd
Octal 0 241 275
Decimal 0 161 189

#00a1bd Icons

If you're considering using #00a1bd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bondi blue (#00a1bd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a1bd 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 #00a1bd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a1bd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a1bd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a1bd background.
This text is hex color #00a1bd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a1bd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a1bd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a1bd and white (#ffffff) background.