Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3) color information

Hex color #120aa3 almost matches the color named "Neon blue" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Neon blue (#120aa3), in branding, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "dark blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3)

#120aa3 is made up of (18, 10, 163) in RGB colorspace and (88.96, 93.87, 0.00, 36.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1182371 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000099. White should be used ontop of #120aa3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #120aa3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #120aa3 luma #29.67
Websafe hex #000099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(18, 10, 163) Adobe RGB (24.00, 18.00, 159.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(7%, 4%, 64%) Closest named color Neon blue
rgba rgba(18.0, 10.0, 163.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 43.43, -112.80)
cmyk cmyk(88.96, 93.87, 0.00, 36.08) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 54.22, -74.86)
hsv hsv(243.00, 88.24, 34.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 92.43, 305.92)
hsb hsb(243.00, 93.75, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -5.08, -77.22)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3)

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" #120aa3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #9ba30a.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #120aa3 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9ba30a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3)

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-Neon blue (#120aa3)

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-Neon blue (#120aa3)

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 #120aa3

When you combine pure white with this color, #120aa3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #120aa3

Darker shades are produced by blending #120aa3 with black

Tones of #120aa3

Tones of #120aa3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #120aa3

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 #120aa3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#120aa3 → #9ba30a
#120aa3 → #5953be
#120aa3 → #ffffff
#120aa3 → #5e0aa3
#120aa3 → #0a0661
#120aa3 → #0a4fa3

Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3) in different environments

Seeing #120aa3 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 #120aa3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3)

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

#120aa3might 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 #120aa3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#120aa3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #120aa3

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 #120aa3
Java new Color(18, 10, 163);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 18, 10, 163);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:18 green:10 blue:163 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(18f, 10f, 163f);
Swift UIColor(red:18, green:10, blue:163, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a30a12
Python Color('#120aa3')

Base Conversions of hex color #120aa3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #120aa3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1182371 while the individual RGB conversions are: 18, 10, 163.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010010 00001010 10100011
Hex 12 0a a3
Octal 22 12 243
Decimal 18 10 163

#120aa3 Icons

If you're considering using #120aa3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Neon blue (#120aa3) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #120aa3 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 #120aa3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #120aa3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #120aa3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #120aa3 background.
This text is hex color #120aa3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #120aa3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #120aa3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #120aa3 and white (#ffffff) background.