Faux-Bondi blue (#00a8ba) color information

#00a8ba is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Bondi blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Bondi blue (#00a8ba), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#00a8ba Breakdown

#00a8ba is made up of (0, 168, 186) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 9.68, 0.00, 27.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43194 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a8ba to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a8ba. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a8ba luma #119.63
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 168, 186) Adobe RGB (95.00, 168.00, 183.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 66%, 73%) Closest named color Bondi blue
rgba rgba(0.0, 168.0, 186.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (56.57, -23.77, -17.59)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 9.68, 0.00, 27.06) CIE-L*ab (63.34, -30.42, -18.52)
hsv hsv(185.75, 100.00, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (63.34, 35.61, 211.33)
hsb hsb(185.75, 100.00, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (63.34, -47.43, -24.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bondi blue (#00a8ba)

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" #00a8ba while the second is the "compliment" #ba0f00.

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 (#00a8ba)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a8ba is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ba0f00.

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 (#00a8ba)

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 (#00a8ba)

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 (#00a8ba)

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-Bondi blue (#00a8ba)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #00a8ba can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #00a8ba

When you combine pure black with this color, #00a8ba, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Bondi blue (#00a8ba)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #00a8ba with gray

#00a8ba 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 #00a8ba as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a8ba → #ba0f00
#00a8ba → #4cc2ce
#00a8ba → #ffffff
#00a8ba → #004dba
#00a8ba → #00646f
#00a8ba → #00ba6c

How #00a8ba looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a8ba 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 #00a8ba could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#00a8ba 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.

#00a8bamight 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 (#00a8ba)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a8ba. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#00a8ba 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 #00a8ba
Java new Color(0, 168, 186);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 168, 186);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:168 blue:186 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 168f, 186f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:168, blue:186, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $baa800
Python Color('#00a8ba')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a8ba

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a8ba. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43194 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 168, 186.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101000 10111010
Hex 00 a8 ba
Octal 0 250 272
Decimal 0 168 186

#00a8ba Icons

If you're considering using #00a8ba in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bondi blue (#00a8ba) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a8ba 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 #00a8ba on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a8ba on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a8ba background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a8ba background.
This text is hex color #00a8ba on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a8ba on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a8ba and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a8ba and white (#ffffff) background.