Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef) color information

#00a6ef is the hex color code that looks similar to "Vivid cerulean" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. This color isn't popular for cars. SocialBro, Dealhack, and Microsoft are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of #00a6ef

#00a6ef is made up of (0, 166, 239) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 30.54, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 42735 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099ff. White should be used ontop of #00a6ef to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a6ef. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a6ef luma #124.45
Websafe hex #0099ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 166, 239) Adobe RGB (92.00, 163.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 65%, 94%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 166.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (57.45, -7.47, -54.73)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 30.54, 0.00, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (64.16, -8.91, -47.38)
hsv hsv(198.51, 100.00, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.16, 48.21, 259.35)
hsb hsb(198.51, 100.00, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (64.16, -41.76, -75.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

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" #00a6ef and the second color is called the "compliment" #ef4700.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00a6ef is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ef4700.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

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-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00a6ef with white

Darker variations of #00a6ef

When you combine pure black with this color, #00a6ef, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #00a6ef

Tones of #00a6ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#00a6ef 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 #00a6ef as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a6ef → #ef4700
#00a6ef → #4cc0f3
#00a6ef → #ffffff
#00a6ef → #002fef
#00a6ef → #00638f
#00a6ef → #00efbf

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef) in different environments

Seeing #00a6ef 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 #00a6ef could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00a6ef

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

#00a6efmight 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-Vivid cerulean (#00a6ef)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a6ef. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Dealhack
Microsoft
SocialBro

#00a6ef 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 #00a6ef
Java new Color(0, 166, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 166, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:166 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 166f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:166, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efa600
Python Color('#00a6ef')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a6ef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a6ef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 42735 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 166, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10100110 11101111
Hex 00 a6 ef
Octal 0 246 357
Decimal 0 166 239

Icons incorporating the color #00a6ef

If you're considering using #00a6ef in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #00a6ef on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a6ef 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 #00a6ef on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a6ef on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a6ef background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a6ef background.
This text is hex color #00a6ef on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a6ef on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a6ef and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a6ef and white (#ffffff) background.