Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f) color information

#040a1f is the hex color code that is very close to "Chinese black" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Chinese black (#040a1f), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: serenity, coldness, self-expression, health care, and widely-used. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for cars. Uber uses this color in their branding.

#040a1f Breakdown

#040a1f is made up of (4, 10, 31) in RGB colorspace and (87.10, 67.74, 0.00, 87.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 264735 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000033. White should be used ontop of #040a1f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #040a1f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #040a1f luma #10.57
Websafe hex #000033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(4, 10, 31) Adobe RGB (0.00, 7.00, 32.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(2%, 4%, 12%) Closest named color Chinese black
rgba rgba(4.0, 10.0, 31.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, -615.69)
cmyk cmyk(87.10, 67.74, 0.00, 87.84) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, -14.30)
hsv hsv(228.00, 71.43, 7.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 14.30, 270.00)
hsb hsb(228.00, 83.33, 12.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f)

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" #040a1f and the second color is called the "compliment" #1e1905.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #040a1f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #1e1905.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f)

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-Chinese black (#040a1f)

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 variations of #040a1f

Lighter shades of #040a1f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #040a1f

Darker shades of #040a1f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #040a1f

Tones of #040a1f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f) 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 #040a1f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#040a1f → #1e1905
#040a1f → #4f5362
#040a1f → #ffffff
#040a1f → #0c051e
#040a1f → #020612
#040a1f → #05161e

Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f) in different environments

Seeing #040a1f 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 #040a1f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#040a1f 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.

#040a1fmight 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.

#040a1f 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#040a1f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#040a1f 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 #040a1f
Java new Color(4, 10, 31);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 4, 10, 31);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:4 green:10 blue:31 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(4f, 10f, 31f);
Swift UIColor(red:4, green:10, blue:31, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1f0a04
Python Color('#040a1f')

Base Conversions of hex color #040a1f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #040a1f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 264735 while the individual RGB conversions are: 4, 10, 31.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000100 00001010 00011111
Hex 04 0a 1f
Octal 4 12 37
Decimal 4 10 31

#040a1f Icons

If you're considering using #040a1f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Chinese black (#040a1f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #040a1f 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 #040a1f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #040a1f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #040a1f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #040a1f background.
This text is hex color #040a1f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #040a1f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #040a1f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #040a1f and white (#ffffff) background.