Faux-Charleston green (#262729) color information

Hex color #262729 almost matches the color named "Charleston green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Charleston green (#262729), in media, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. This color isn't popular for technology. Stack Overflow, Shazam, and YouTube are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #262729

#262729 is made up of (38, 39, 41) in RGB colorspace and (7.32, 4.88, 0.00, 83.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2500393 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #262729 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #262729. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #262729 luma #38.89
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(38, 39, 41) Adobe RGB (46.00, 42.00, 41.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(15%, 15%, 16%) Closest named color Charleston green
rgba rgba(38.0, 39.0, 41.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, 0.77)
cmyk cmyk(7.32, 4.88, 0.00, 83.92) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, 1.52)
hsv hsv(240.00, 3.23, 15.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 2.77, 33.23)
hsb hsb(240.00, 6.25, 16.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, 2.55, 1.08)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Charleston green (#262729)

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" #262729 while the second is the "compliment" #282826.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Charleston green (#262729)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #262729 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #282826.

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-Charleston green (#262729)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Charleston green (#262729)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Charleston green (#262729)

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 #262729

Lighter shades are produced by blending #262729 with white

Faux-Charleston green (#262729)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #262729 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Charleston green (#262729)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #262729, tones are produced.

Faux-Charleston green (#262729) 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 #262729 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#262729 → #282826
#262729 → #676769
#262729 → #ffffff
#262729 → #272628
#262729 → #161718
#262729 → #262728

#262729 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #262729 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 #262729 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #262729

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

#262729might 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.

#262729 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#262729. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

YouTube
Ghost
SugarCRM
CNN
Discord
New York Post
Plex
Twitch
Stack Overflow
Shazam

#262729 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 #262729
Java new Color(38, 39, 41);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 38, 39, 41);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:38 green:39 blue:41 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(38f, 39f, 41f);
Swift UIColor(red:38, green:39, blue:41, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $292726
Python Color('#262729')

Base Conversions of hex color #262729

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #262729. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2500393 while the individual RGB conversions are: 38, 39, 41.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100110 00100111 00101001
Hex 26 27 29
Octal 46 47 51
Decimal 38 39 41

Icons incorporating the color #262729

If you're considering using #262729 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #262729 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #262729 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 #262729 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #262729 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #262729 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #262729 background.
This text is hex color #262729 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #262729 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #262729 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #262729 and white (#ffffff) background.