Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0) color information

#00a8f0 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Vivid cerulean" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people spot this color, Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0), in designs, 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. Massy Group, Steam, and Bower are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)

#00a8f0 is made up of (0, 168, 240) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 30.00, 0.00, 5.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43248 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099ff. White should be used ontop of #00a8f0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #00a8f0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #00a8f0 luma #125.74
Websafe hex #0099ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 168, 240) Adobe RGB (97.00, 165.00, 236.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 66%, 94%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 168.0, 240.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, -7.20, -52.77)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 30.00, 0.00, 5.88) CIE-L*ab (64.96, -8.54, -46.00)
hsv hsv(197.87, 100.00, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 46.79, 259.48)
hsb hsb(197.87, 100.00, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -40.56, -72.89)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)

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" #00a8f0 while the second is the "compliment" #ef4300.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #00a8f0 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ef4300.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)

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 (#00a8f0)

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 (#00a8f0)

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 #00a8f0

When you combine pure white with this color, #00a8f0, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #00a8f0

Darker shades are produced by blending #00a8f0 with black

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)'s Tones

Tones of #00a8f0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #00a8f0

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 #00a8f0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00a8f0 → #ef4300
#00a8f0 → #4cc2f4
#00a8f0 → #ffffff
#00a8f0 → #0033ef
#00a8f0 → #006490
#00a8f0 → #00efbb

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0) in different environments

Seeing #00a8f0 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 #00a8f0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0)

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

#00a8f0might 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 #00a8f0

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#00a8f0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Massy Group
Steam
Bower
SocialBro

Programming Language Syntax for #00a8f0

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 #00a8f0
Java new Color(0, 168, 240);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 168, 240);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:168 blue:240 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 168f, 240f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:168, blue:240, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f0a800
Python Color('#00a8f0')

Base Conversions of hex color #00a8f0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00a8f0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43248 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 168, 240.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101000 11110000
Hex 00 a8 f0
Octal 0 250 360
Decimal 0 168 240

#00a8f0 Icons

If you're considering using #00a8f0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00a8f0) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #00a8f0 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 #00a8f0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #00a8f0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #00a8f0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #00a8f0 background.
This text is hex color #00a8f0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #00a8f0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #00a8f0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #00a8f0 and white (#ffffff) background.