Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f) color information

Hex color #2a232f should not to be confused with "Charleston green" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Charleston green (#2a232f), in designs, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Colors labeled as "very dark pink" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f)

#2a232f is made up of (42, 35, 47) in RGB colorspace and (10.64, 25.53, 0.00, 81.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2761519 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #2a232f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2a232f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2a232f luma #38.41
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(42, 35, 47) Adobe RGB (42.00, 42.00, 50.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(16%, 14%, 18%) Closest named color Charleston green
rgba rgba(42.0, 35.0, 47.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 1.27, -3.58)
cmyk cmyk(10.64, 25.53, 0.00, 81.57) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 2.32, -6.12)
hsv hsv(270.00, 12.50, 16.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 6.54, 290.76)
hsb hsb(270.00, 22.22, 18.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, -0.55, -5.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f)

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" #2a232f and the second color is called the "compliment" #282d23.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #2a232f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #282d23.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f)

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-Charleston green (#2a232f)

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-Charleston green (#2a232f)

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 shades of #2a232f

When you combine pure white with this color, #2a232f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #2a232f

Darker shades are produced by blending #2a232f with black

Tones of #2a232f

Tones of #2a232f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #2a232f

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 #2a232f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2a232f → #282d23
#2a232f → #69656d
#2a232f → #ffffff
#2a232f → #2d232d
#2a232f → #19151c
#2a232f → #23232d

Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f) in different environments

Seeing #2a232f 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 #2a232f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f)

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

#2a232fmight 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 #2a232f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2a232f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #2a232f

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 #2a232f
Java new Color(42, 35, 47);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 42, 35, 47);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:42 green:35 blue:47 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(42f, 35f, 47f);
Swift UIColor(red:42, green:35, blue:47, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2f232a
Python Color('#2a232f')

Base Conversions of hex color #2a232f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2a232f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2761519 while the individual RGB conversions are: 42, 35, 47.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101010 00100011 00101111
Hex 2a 23 2f
Octal 52 43 57
Decimal 42 35 47

#2a232f Icons

If you're considering using #2a232f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Charleston green (#2a232f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2a232f 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 #2a232f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2a232f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2a232f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2a232f background.
This text is hex color #2a232f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2a232f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2a232f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2a232f and white (#ffffff) background.