Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333) color information

#2d3333 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Dark charcoal" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark charcoal (#2d3333), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Shopify, Discord, and LinkedIn are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of #2d3333

#2d3333 is made up of (45, 51, 51) in RGB colorspace and (11.76, 0.00, 0.00, 80.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 2962227 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #2d3333 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2d3333. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2d3333 luma #49.16
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(45, 51, 51) Adobe RGB (52.00, 51.00, 57.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 20%, 20%) Closest named color Dark charcoal
rgba rgba(45.0, 51.0, 51.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 1.56, -2.61)
cmyk cmyk(11.76, 0.00, 0.00, 80.00) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 2.65, -4.34)
hsv hsv(180.02, 5.26, 19.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 5.09, 301.41)
hsb hsb(180.02, 10.00, 20.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 0.56, -4.78)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

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" #2d3333 while the second is the "compliment" #332d2d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #2d3333 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #332d2d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

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-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

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-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #2d3333 with white

Darker variations of #2d3333

When you combine pure black with this color, #2d3333, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)'s Tones

Tones of #2d3333 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#2d3333 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 #2d3333 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2d3333 → #332d2d
#2d3333 → #6c7070
#2d3333 → #ffffff
#2d3333 → #2d3033
#2d3333 → #1b1e1e
#2d3333 → #2d3330

Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333) in different environments

Seeing #2d3333 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 #2d3333 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #2d3333

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

#2d3333might 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-Dark charcoal (#2d3333)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2d3333. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#2d3333 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 #2d3333
Java new Color(45, 51, 51);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 45, 51, 51);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:45 green:51 blue:51 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(45f, 51f, 51f);
Swift UIColor(red:45, green:51, blue:51, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $33332d
Python Color('#2d3333')

Base Conversions of hex color #2d3333

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2d3333. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 2962227 while the individual RGB conversions are: 45, 51, 51.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101101 00110011 00110011
Hex 2d 33 33
Octal 55 63 63
Decimal 45 51 51

#2d3333 Icons

If you're considering using #2d3333 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark charcoal (#2d3333) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2d3333 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 #2d3333 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2d3333 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2d3333 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2d3333 background.
This text is hex color #2d3333 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2d3333 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2d3333 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2d3333 and white (#ffffff) background.