Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e) color information

#16779e is the hex color code that is very close to "Metallic Seaweed" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Metallic Seaweed (#16779e), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#16779e Breakdown

#16779e is made up of (22, 119, 158) in RGB colorspace and (86.08, 24.68, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1472414 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #006699. White should be used ontop of #16779e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #16779e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #16779e luma #94.29
Websafe hex #006699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(22, 119, 158) Adobe RGB (68.00, 119.00, 156.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(9%, 47%, 62%) Closest named color Metallic Seaweed
rgba rgba(22.0, 119.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, -10.01, -27.06)
cmyk cmyk(86.08, 24.68, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (46.97, -13.83, -28.43)
hsv hsv(196.98, 74.65, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 31.62, 244.06)
hsb hsb(196.98, 85.48, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, -32.11, -40.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)

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" #16779e while the second is the "compliment" #9e3a16.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #16779e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e3a16.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)

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 #16779e

Lighter shades of #16779e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #16779e

Darker shades of #16779e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e)'s Tones

Tones of #16779e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e) 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 #16779e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#16779e → #9e3a16
#16779e → #5b9fbb
#16779e → #ffffff
#16779e → #16369e
#16779e → #0d475e
#16779e → #169e7e

Faux-Metallic Seaweed (#16779e) in different environments

Seeing #16779e 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 #16779e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#16779e 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.

#16779emight 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.

#16779e 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#16779e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#16779e 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 #16779e
Java new Color(22, 119, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 22, 119, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:22 green:119 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(22f, 119f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:22, green:119, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e7716
Python Color('#16779e')

Base Conversions of hex color #16779e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #16779e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1472414 while the individual RGB conversions are: 22, 119, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010110 01110111 10011110
Hex 16 77 9e
Octal 26 167 236
Decimal 22 119 158

Icons incorporating the color #16779e

If you're considering using #16779e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #16779e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #16779e 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 #16779e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #16779e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #16779e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #16779e background.
This text is hex color #16779e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #16779e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #16779e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #16779e and white (#ffffff) background.