Gunmetal (#2a3439) color information

The hexidecimal color, #2a3439, is named "Gunmetal". The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Gunmetal (#2a3439), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "very dark gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Shopify, The Next Web, and Mapbox are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of Gunmetal (#2a3439)

#2a3439 is made up of (42, 52, 57) in RGB colorspace and (26.32, 8.77, 0.00, 77.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2765881 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #2a3439 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2a3439. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2a3439 luma #49.52
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(42, 52, 57) Adobe RGB (52.00, 51.00, 57.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(16%, 20%, 22%) Closest named color Gunmetal
rgba rgba(42.0, 52.0, 57.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 1.56, -2.61)
cmyk cmyk(26.32, 8.77, 0.00, 77.65) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 2.65, -4.34)
hsv hsv(200.00, 15.79, 19.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 5.09, 301.41)
hsb hsb(200.00, 27.27, 22.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 0.56, -4.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Gunmetal (#2a3439)

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" #2a3439 and the second color is called the "compliment" #382d28.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Gunmetal (#2a3439)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2a3439 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #382d28.

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

Triadic Colors of Gunmetal (#2a3439)

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 Gunmetal (#2a3439)

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 Gunmetal (#2a3439)

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 #2a3439

When you combine pure white with this color, #2a3439, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #2a3439

Darker shades are produced by blending #2a3439 with black

Tones of #2a3439

Tones of #2a3439 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #2a3439

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 #2a3439 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2a3439 → #382d28
#2a3439 → #697074
#2a3439 → #ffffff
#2a3439 → #282b38
#2a3439 → #191f22
#2a3439 → #283835

Gunmetal (#2a3439) in different environments

Seeing #2a3439 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 #2a3439 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Gunmetal (#2a3439)

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

#2a3439might 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 #2a3439

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2a3439. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Mapbox
Shopify
The Next Web

Programming Language Syntax for #2a3439

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 #2a3439
Java new Color(42, 52, 57);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 42, 52, 57);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:42 green:52 blue:57 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(42f, 52f, 57f);
Swift UIColor(red:42, green:52, blue:57, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $39342a
Python Color('#2a3439')

Base Conversions of hex color #2a3439

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2a3439. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2765881 while the individual RGB conversions are: 42, 52, 57.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101010 00110100 00111001
Hex 2a 34 39
Octal 52 64 71
Decimal 42 52 57

Icons incorporating the color #2a3439

If you're considering using #2a3439 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2a3439 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2a3439 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 #2a3439 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2a3439 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2a3439 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2a3439 background.
This text is hex color #2a3439 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2a3439 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2a3439 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2a3439 and white (#ffffff) background.