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A comprehensive guide to hex color #05007b

About hex color #05007b - near-Navy blue

Hex color #05007b almost matches the color named "Navy blue". It's categorized as "blue". When people from western culture see blue in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: peace, offices, self-expression, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for cars. McDonald’s is using a color close to Navy blue in their branding. (Explore brands using Navy blue).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #05007b is created using 2% red, 0% green, and 48.2% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 95.9% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, and 51.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
2%
 
0%
 
48.2%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
95.9%
 
100%
 
0%
51.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#05007b is made up of R: 5, G: 0, B: 123 in RGB colorspace and C: 95.93, M:100, Y:0, K:51.76 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 327803 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000066. Its closest named color is "Navy blue". White should be used ontop of #05007b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #05007b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #05007b
Websafe hex #000066
rgb 5, 0, 123
rgb percent (%) 1.95%, 0%, 48.05%
rgba R: 5, G: 0, B: 123, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 95.93, M:100, Y:0, K:51.76
hsv 242.44, 100, 24.12
hsb 242.44, 100, 48.24
luma 15.394
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 11, 0, 120
Closest named color Navy blue
Hunter-Lab 12.09, 33.71, -87.76
CIE-L*ab 12.37, 46.23, -62.52
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 12.37, 77.76, 306.48
CIE-L*uv 12.37, -3.3, -49.51°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #05007b. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #05007b and the second color is called the "compliment" #767b00.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#767b00
#05007b

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #05007b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #767b00.

Design Tip: 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.

#397b00
#05007b
#7b4100

Triadic

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

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

#007b04
#05007b
#7b0400

Tetradic

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

Design Tip: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#00767b
#767b00
#7b0400
#05007b

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#00397b
#05007b
#41007b

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #05007b can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #05007b with black #000000.

#010018
#010024
#020031
#02003d
#030049
#030056
#040062
#04006e

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #05007b with white #FFFFFF.

#373395
#504ca2
#6966af
#827fbd
#9b99ca
#b4b2d7
#cdcce4
#e6e5f1

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #05007b with gray #808080.

#67667f
#5b597e
#4e4c7e
#42407d
#36337d
#29267c
#1d197c
#110c7b

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 #05007b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #05007b 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 #05007b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #05007b appears as #000280 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #001095 when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #05007b

#05007b might 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.

Navy blue
Dark blue
Dark imperial blue
Phthalo blue
Cadmium blue
Duke blue
Midnight blue
Resolution blue

Furthest named colors to #05007b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #05007b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Yellow
Baby powder
Lotion
Lemon glacier
Milk
Ivory
Snow

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #05007b, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

McDonald’s uses the color #05007b

#05007b
#2bb3f3
#47bc00
#865200
#9748a8
#bf0c0c
#e76a05
#ffc600
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #05007b
Java new Color(5, 0, 123)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 5, 0, 123);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.0196 green:0 blue:0.4824 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.0196f, 0f, 0.4824f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.0196, green:0, blue:0.4824, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7B0005
Python Color('#05007b')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #05007b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 327803 while the individual RGB conversions are: 5, 0, 123.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary000001010000000001111011
Hex05007b
Octal50173
Decimal50123

If you're considering using #05007b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #05007b colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #05007b on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #05007b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #05007b background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #05007b background.

This text is hex color #05007b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #05007b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #05007b and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #05007b and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #05007b.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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