Faux-Raisin black (#222222) color information

The hexidecimal color, #222222, may be mistaken for "Raisin black" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very dark pink". When people spot this color, Raisin black (#222222), in media, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars. Ghost, Nexar, and Atos are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #222222

#222222 is made up of (34, 34, 34) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 86.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2236962 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #222222 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #222222. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #222222 luma #33.97
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(34, 34, 34) Adobe RGB (16.00, 51.00, 41.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(13%, 13%, 13%) Closest named color Raisin black
rgba rgba(34.0, 34.0, 34.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, -11.55, 0.77)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 86.67) CIE-L*ab (15.49, -26.16, 1.52)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 13.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 26.20, 176.67)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 13.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -18.07, 3.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Raisin black (#222222)

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" #222222 while the second is the "compliment" #212121.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Raisin black (#222222)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #222222 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #212121.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Raisin black (#222222)

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-Raisin black (#222222)

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-Raisin black (#222222)

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.

Lighter shades of #222222

Lighter shades are produced by blending #222222 with white

Darker shades of #222222

Darker shades are produced by blending #222222 with black

Faux-Raisin black (#222222)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #222222 with gray

Gradients including #222222

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 #222222 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#222222 → #212121
#222222 → #646464
#222222 → #ffffff
#222222 → #212121
#222222 → #141414
#222222 → #212121

How #222222 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #222222 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 #222222 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #222222

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

#222222might 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 #222222

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#222222. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Ghost
Nexar
Atos
Netflix
Temple
Walmart
New Balance
The Audience Awards
Virgin Media
Volvo
Squarespace
Livestream
Delicious
Hulu
charity: water
Soulcycle
Twitch
Stack Overflow
Lloyd’s
Shazam

Programming Language Syntax for #222222

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 #222222
Java new Color(34, 34, 34);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 34, 34, 34);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:34 green:34 blue:34 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(34f, 34f, 34f);
Swift UIColor(red:34, green:34, blue:34, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $222222
Python Color('#222222')

Base Conversions of hex color #222222

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #222222. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2236962 while the individual RGB conversions are: 34, 34, 34.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100010 00100010 00100010
Hex 22 22 22
Octal 42 42 42
Decimal 34 34 34

Icons incorporating the color #222222

If you're considering using #222222 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #222222 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #222222 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 #222222 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #222222 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #222222 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #222222 background.
This text is hex color #222222 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #222222 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #222222 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #222222 and white (#ffffff) background.