Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #191b2c, looks similar to "Dark gunmetal" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark purple". When people from western culture see this color, Dark gunmetal (#191b2c), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #191b2c

#191b2c is made up of (25, 27, 44) in RGB colorspace and (43.18, 38.64, 0.00, 82.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1645356 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #003333. White should be used ontop of #191b2c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #191b2c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #191b2c luma #28.30
Websafe hex #003333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(25, 27, 44) Adobe RGB (28.00, 31.00, 42.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(10%, 11%, 17%) Closest named color Dark gunmetal
rgba rgba(25.0, 27.0, 44.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 0.90, -5.61)
cmyk cmyk(43.18, 38.64, 0.00, 82.75) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 1.84, -9.68)
hsv hsv(231.43, 25.93, 13.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 9.85, 280.76)
hsb hsb(231.43, 41.18, 17.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, -1.87, -6.93)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)

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" #191b2c and the second color is called the "compliment" #2b2819.

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.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #191b2c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2b2819.

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.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #191b2c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #191b2c with white

Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #191b2c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #191b2c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #191b2c, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c) 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 #191b2c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#191b2c → #2b2819
#191b2c → #5e5f6b
#191b2c → #ffffff
#191b2c → #1f192b
#191b2c → #0f101a
#191b2c → #19252b

#191b2c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #191b2c 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 #191b2c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #191b2c

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

#191b2cmight 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.

#191b2c 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#191b2c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#191b2c 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 #191b2c
Java new Color(25, 27, 44);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 25, 27, 44);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:25 green:27 blue:44 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(25f, 27f, 44f);
Swift UIColor(red:25, green:27, blue:44, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2c1b19
Python Color('#191b2c')

Base Conversions of hex color #191b2c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #191b2c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1645356 while the individual RGB conversions are: 25, 27, 44.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011001 00011011 00101100
Hex 19 1b 2c
Octal 31 33 54
Decimal 25 27 44

#191b2c Icons

If you're considering using #191b2c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark gunmetal (#191b2c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #191b2c 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 #191b2c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #191b2c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #191b2c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #191b2c background.
This text is hex color #191b2c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #191b2c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #191b2c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #191b2c and white (#ffffff) background.