Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #00a8e4, may be mistaken for "Vivid cerulean" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light blue". When people spot this color, Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4), in branding, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing. Sony, Samsung, and Polariod are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #00a8e4

#00a8e4 is made up of (0, 168, 228) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 26.32, 0.00, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43236 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00a8e4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a8e4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a8e4 luma #124.38
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 168, 228) Adobe RGB (94.00, 168.00, 224.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 66%, 89%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 168.0, 228.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, -13.42, -43.27)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 26.32, 0.00, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (64.96, -16.28, -39.36)
hsv hsv(195.51, 100.00, 44.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 42.59, 247.53)
hsb hsb(195.51, 100.00, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -44.56, -60.77)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4)

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" #00a8e4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e23800.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a8e4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e23800.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4)

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-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4)

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.

Lighter shades of #00a8e4

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00a8e4 with white

Darker shades of #00a8e4

Darker shades are produced by blending #00a8e4 with black

Tones of #00a8e4

Tones are produced by blending #00a8e4 with gray

Gradients including #00a8e4

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 #00a8e4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a8e4 → #e23800
#00a8e4 → #4cc2ec
#00a8e4 → #ffffff
#00a8e4 → #0038e2
#00a8e4 → #006488
#00a8e4 → #00e2aa

How #00a8e4 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #00a8e4 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 #00a8e4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #00a8e4

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

#00a8e4might 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 #00a8e4

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a8e4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
Polariod
AT&T
Adobe
LastPass
Sony

Programming Language Syntax for #00a8e4

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 #00a8e4
Java new Color(0, 168, 228);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 168, 228);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:168 blue:228 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 168f, 228f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:168, blue:228, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e4a800
Python Color('#00a8e4')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a8e4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a8e4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43236 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 168, 228.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101000 11100100
Hex 00 a8 e4
Octal 0 250 344
Decimal 0 168 228

#00a8e4 Icons

If you're considering using #00a8e4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8e4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a8e4 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 #00a8e4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a8e4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a8e4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a8e4 background.
This text is hex color #00a8e4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a8e4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a8e4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a8e4 and white (#ffffff) background.