Faux-New Car (#3340cc) color information

#3340cc is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "New Car" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark blue". When people spot this color, New Car (#3340cc), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: water, offices, self-expression, energy, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for cars.

#3340cc Breakdown

#3340cc is made up of (51, 64, 204) in RGB colorspace and (75.00, 68.63, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3358924 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #3333cc. White should be used ontop of #3340cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3340cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3340cc luma #75.87
Websafe hex #3333cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(51, 64, 204) Adobe RGB (56.00, 69.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(20%, 25%, 80%) Closest named color New Car
rgba rgba(51.0, 64.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 32.92, -98.92)
cmyk cmyk(75.00, 68.63, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 39.99, -72.50)
hsv hsv(235.00, 60.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 82.80, 298.88)
hsb hsb(235.00, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, -11.44, -101.77)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-New Car (#3340cc)

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" #3340cc while the second is the "compliment" #ccbf33.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-New Car (#3340cc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3340cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ccbf33.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-New Car (#3340cc)

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-New Car (#3340cc)

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-New Car (#3340cc)

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-New Car (#3340cc)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #3340cc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #3340cc

When you combine pure black with this color, #3340cc, darker shades are produced.

Faux-New Car (#3340cc)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3340cc with gray

#3340cc 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 #3340cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3340cc → #ccbf33
#3340cc → #7079db
#3340cc → #ffffff
#3340cc → #7233cc
#3340cc → #1e267a
#3340cc → #338ccc

How #3340cc looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #3340cc 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 #3340cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#3340cc 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.

#3340ccmight 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-New Car (#3340cc)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3340cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#3340cc 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 #3340cc
Java new Color(51, 64, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 64, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:51 green:64 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(51f, 64f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:51, green:64, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc4033
Python Color('#3340cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #3340cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3340cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3358924 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 64, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110011 01000000 11001100
Hex 33 40 cc
Octal 63 100 314
Decimal 51 64 204

Icons incorporating the color #3340cc

If you're considering using #3340cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3340cc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3340cc 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 #3340cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3340cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3340cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3340cc background.
This text is hex color #3340cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3340cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3340cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3340cc and white (#ffffff) background.