Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37) color information

#262a37 is the hex color code that is very close to "Gunmetal" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Gunmetal (#262a37), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Khan Academy, Unity, and InVision are three companies making use of this color.

#262a37 Breakdown

#262a37 is made up of (38, 42, 55) in RGB colorspace and (30.91, 23.64, 0.00, 78.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2501175 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #262a37 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #262a37. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #262a37 luma #42.23
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(38, 42, 55) Adobe RGB (39.00, 43.00, 58.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(15%, 16%, 22%) Closest named color Gunmetal
rgba rgba(38.0, 42.0, 55.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -7.93)
cmyk cmyk(30.91, 23.64, 0.00, 78.43) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -12.20)
hsv hsv(231.43, 18.92, 18.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 12.42, 280.77)
hsb hsb(231.43, 31.82, 22.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -3.23, -11.93)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37)

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" #262a37 and the second color is called the "compliment" #383526.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #262a37 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #383526.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37)

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-Gunmetal (#262a37)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37)

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 #262a37

Lighter shades of #262a37 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #262a37

Darker shades of #262a37 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #262a37

Tones of #262a37 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37) 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 #262a37 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#262a37 → #383526
#262a37 → #676973
#262a37 → #ffffff
#262a37 → #2c2638
#262a37 → #161921
#262a37 → #263138

Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37) in different environments

Seeing #262a37 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 #262a37 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#262a37 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.

#262a37might 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.

#262a37 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#262a37. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Khan Academy
Unity
InVision

#262a37 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 #262a37
Java new Color(38, 42, 55);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 38, 42, 55);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:38 green:42 blue:55 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(38f, 42f, 55f);
Swift UIColor(red:38, green:42, blue:55, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $372a26
Python Color('#262a37')

Base Conversions of hex color #262a37

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #262a37. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2501175 while the individual RGB conversions are: 38, 42, 55.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00100110 00101010 00110111
Hex 26 2a 37
Octal 46 52 67
Decimal 38 42 55

#262a37 Icons

If you're considering using #262a37 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Gunmetal (#262a37) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #262a37 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 #262a37 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #262a37 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #262a37 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #262a37 background.
This text is hex color #262a37 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #262a37 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #262a37 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #262a37 and white (#ffffff) background.