Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a1cd, is related to "Rich electric blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Rich electric blue (#00a1cd), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for clothing. Universität Hamburg is a brand that uses this color.

#00a1cd Breakdown

#00a1cd is made up of (0, 161, 205) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 21.46, 0.00, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 41421 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a1cd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a1cd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a1cd luma #117.67
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 161, 205) Adobe RGB (92.00, 159.00, 202.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 63%, 80%) Closest named color Rich electric blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 161.0, 205.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (54.77, -14.95, -32.98)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 21.46, 0.00, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (61.65, -18.69, -31.88)
hsv hsv(192.75, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (61.65, 36.95, 239.62)
hsb hsb(192.75, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (61.65, -41.99, -47.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)

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" #00a1cd while the second is the "compliment" #cc2800.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00a1cd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #cc2800.

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 (#00a1cd)

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-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)

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 Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)

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.

Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #00a1cd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #00a1cd

When you combine pure black with this color, #00a1cd, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00a1cd with gray

#00a1cd 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 #00a1cd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a1cd → #cc2800
#00a1cd → #4cbddc
#00a1cd → #ffffff
#00a1cd → #003dcc
#00a1cd → #00607b
#00a1cd → #00cc8e

How #00a1cd looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a1cd 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 #00a1cd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00a1cd 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.

#00a1cdmight 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-Rich electric blue (#00a1cd)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a1cd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#00a1cd 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 #00a1cd
Java new Color(0, 161, 205);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 161, 205);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:161 blue:205 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 161f, 205f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:161, blue:205, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cda100
Python Color('#00a1cd')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a1cd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a1cd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 41421 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 161, 205.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100001 11001101
Hex 00 a1 cd
Octal 0 241 315
Decimal 0 161 205

Icons incorporating the color #00a1cd

If you're considering using #00a1cd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00a1cd on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a1cd 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 #00a1cd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a1cd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a1cd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a1cd background.
This text is hex color #00a1cd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a1cd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a1cd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a1cd and white (#ffffff) background.