Faux-Dark blue (#05008f) color information

#05008f is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Dark blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, Dark blue (#05008f), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with cars.

#05008f Breakdown

#05008f is made up of (5, 0, 143) in RGB colorspace and (96.50, 100.00, 0.00, 43.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 327823 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #05008f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #05008f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #05008f luma #17.65
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(5, 0, 143) Adobe RGB (12.00, 0.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(2%, 0%, 56%) Closest named color Dark blue
rgba rgba(5.0, 0.0, 143.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 39.74, -103.71)
cmyk cmyk(96.50, 100.00, 0.00, 43.92) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 51.63, -69.79)
hsv hsv(242.14, 100.00, 28.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 86.81, 306.49)
hsb hsb(242.14, 100.00, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -4.20, -62.22)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

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" #05008f while the second is the "compliment" #8a8e00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #05008f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8a8e00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

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.

Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #05008f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #05008f

When you combine pure black with this color, #05008f, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #05008f with gray

#05008f in 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 #05008f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#05008f → #8a8e00
#05008f → #504cb0
#05008f → #ffffff
#05008f → #4c008e
#05008f → #030055
#05008f → #00428e

How #05008f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #05008f 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 #05008f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#05008f 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.

#05008fmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Dark blue (#05008f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#05008f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#05008f in programming

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 #05008f
Java new Color(5, 0, 143);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 5, 0, 143);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:5 green:0 blue:143 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(5f, 0f, 143f);
Swift UIColor(red:5, green:0, blue:143, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8f0005
Python Color('#05008f')

Base Conversions of hex color #05008f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #05008f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 327823 while the individual RGB conversions are: 5, 0, 143.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00000101 00000000 10001111
Hex 05 00 8f
Octal 5 0 217
Decimal 5 0 143

Icons incorporating the color #05008f

If you're considering using #05008f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #05008f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #05008f 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 #05008f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #05008f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #05008f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #05008f background.
This text is hex color #05008f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #05008f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #05008f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #05008f and white (#ffffff) background.