Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de) color information

#00a8de is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Vivid cerulean" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people spot this color, Vivid cerulean (#00a8de), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to cars. LastPass, Continental AG, and Samsung are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

#00a8de is made up of (0, 168, 222) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 24.32, 0.00, 12.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43230 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a8de to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a8de. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a8de luma #123.70
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 168, 222) Adobe RGB (93.00, 166.00, 219.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 66%, 87%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 168.0, 222.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (57.45, -13.78, -40.80)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 24.32, 0.00, 12.94) CIE-L*ab (64.16, -16.84, -37.63)
hsv hsv(194.48, 100.00, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.16, 41.23, 245.89)
hsb hsb(194.48, 100.00, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (64.16, -43.94, -57.67)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

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" #00a8de while the second is the "compliment" #dd3300.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a8de is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #dd3300.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

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-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

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-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

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.

Lighter shades of #00a8de

When you combine pure white with this color, #00a8de, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #00a8de

Darker shades are produced by blending #00a8de with black

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)'s Tones

Tones of #00a8de can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #00a8de

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 #00a8de as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a8de → #dd3300
#00a8de → #4cc2e7
#00a8de → #ffffff
#00a8de → #003bdd
#00a8de → #006485
#00a8de → #00dda2

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de) in different environments

Seeing #00a8de 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 #00a8de could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de)

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

#00a8demight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #00a8de

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a8de. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Continental AG

Programming Language Syntax for #00a8de

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 #00a8de
Java new Color(0, 168, 222);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 168, 222);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:168 blue:222 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 168f, 222f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:168, blue:222, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dea800
Python Color('#00a8de')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a8de

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a8de. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43230 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 168, 222.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101000 11011110
Hex 00 a8 de
Octal 0 250 336
Decimal 0 168 222

#00a8de Icons

If you're considering using #00a8de in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8de) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a8de 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 #00a8de on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a8de on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a8de background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a8de background.
This text is hex color #00a8de on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a8de on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a8de and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a8de and white (#ffffff) background.