Faux-Space cadet (#262951) color information

The hexidecimal color, #262951, almost matches the color named "Space cadet" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Space cadet (#262951), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #262951

#262951 is made up of (38, 41, 81) in RGB colorspace and (53.09, 49.38, 0.00, 68.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2500945 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #262951 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #262951. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #262951 luma #44.58
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(38, 41, 81) Adobe RGB (40.00, 52.00, 80.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(15%, 16%, 32%) Closest named color Space cadet
rgba rgba(38.0, 41.0, 81.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 1.56, -16.83)
cmyk cmyk(53.09, 49.38, 0.00, 68.24) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 2.65, -21.62)
hsv hsv(236.47, 36.17, 23.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 21.78, 276.99)
hsb hsb(236.47, 53.13, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -8.12, -24.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Space cadet (#262951)

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" #262951 and the second color is called the "compliment" #514e26.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Space cadet (#262951)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #262951 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #514e26.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Space cadet (#262951)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Space cadet (#262951)

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-Space cadet (#262951)

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.

Faux-Space cadet (#262951)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #262951 with white

Darker variations of #262951

When you combine pure black with this color, #262951, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #262951

Tones of #262951 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#262951 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 #262951 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#262951 → #514e26
#262951 → #676985
#262951 → #ffffff
#262951 → #392651
#262951 → #161830
#262951 → #263e51

Faux-Space cadet (#262951) in different environments

Seeing #262951 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 #262951 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #262951

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

#262951might 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-Space cadet (#262951)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#262951. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#262951 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 #262951
Java new Color(38, 41, 81);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 38, 41, 81);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:38 green:41 blue:81 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(38f, 41f, 81f);
Swift UIColor(red:38, green:41, blue:81, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $512926
Python Color('#262951')

Base Conversions of hex color #262951

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #262951. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2500945 while the individual RGB conversions are: 38, 41, 81.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100110 00101001 01010001
Hex 26 29 51
Octal 46 51 121
Decimal 38 41 81

Icons incorporating the color #262951

If you're considering using #262951 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #262951 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #262951 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 #262951 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #262951 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #262951 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #262951 background.
This text is hex color #262951 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #262951 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #262951 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #262951 and white (#ffffff) background.