Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00aadc) color information

Hex color #00aadc is very close to "Vivid cerulean" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Vivid cerulean (#00aadc), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. AT&T, Continental AG, and Samsung have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #00aadc

#00aadc is made up of (0, 170, 220) in RGB colorspace and (100.00, 22.73, 0.00, 13.73) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 43740 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #0099cc. White should be used ontop of #00aadc to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #00aadc luma #124.65
Websafe hex #0099cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(0, 170, 220) Adobe RGB (94.00, 169.00, 216.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(0%, 67%, 86%) Closest named color Vivid cerulean
rgba rgba(0.0, 170.0, 220.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, -16.53, -36.94)
cmyk cmyk(100.00, 22.73, 0.00, 13.73) CIE-L*ab (64.96, -20.29, -34.65)
hsv hsv(193.26, 100.00, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 40.15, 239.65)
hsb hsb(193.26, 100.00, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -45.95, -52.33)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #00aadc and the second color is called the "compliment" #db2f00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #00aadc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #db2f00.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

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

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

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

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

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

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #00aadc

Lighter shades are produced by blending #00aadc with white

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00aadc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #00aadc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #00aadc

When you combine pure gray with this color, #00aadc, tones are produced.

Faux-Vivid cerulean (#00aadc) 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 #00aadc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#00aadc → #db2f00
#00aadc → #4cc3e6
#00aadc → #ffffff
#00aadc → #003edb
#00aadc → #006684
#00aadc → #00db9d

#00aadc in different lighting conditions

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

Named colors and Paints related to #00aadc

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

#00aadcmight 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.

#00aadc popular opposites

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

Samsung
StudyBlue
WordPress.com
Stripe
Nest
AT&T
Continental AG

#00aadc in coding

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 #00aadc
Java new Color(0, 170, 220);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 0, 170, 220);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0 green:170 blue:220 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0f, 170f, 220f);
Swift UIColor(red:0, green:170, blue:220, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dcaa00
Python Color('#00aadc')

Base Conversions of hex color #00aadc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #00aadc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 43740 while the individual RGB conversions are: 0, 170, 220.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000000 10101010 11011100
Hex 00 aa dc
Octal 0 252 334
Decimal 0 170 220

Icons incorporating the color #00aadc

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

Color #00aadc on different backgrounds

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