2020 Colors
A comprehensive guide to hex color #2e4453

About hex color #2e4453 - near-Charcoal

Hex color #2e4453 should not to be confused with "Charcoal". It's described as "gray". When people spot the color gray in marketing, they might associate it with: being clean, glamorous, sincere, travel, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Postmates, Tumblr, and 13 others are using a color close to Charcoal in their branding. (Explore brands using Charcoal).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #2e4453 is created using 18% red, 26.7% green, and 32.5% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 44.6% cyan, 18.1% magenta, 0% yellow, and 67.5% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
18%
 
26.7%
 
32.5%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
44.6%
 
18.1%
 
0%
67.5%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#2e4453 is made up of R: 46, G: 68, B: 83 in RGB colorspace and C: 44.58, M:18.07, Y:0, K:67.45 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3032147 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. Its closest named color is "Charcoal". White should be used ontop of #2e4453 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2e4453. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2e4453
Websafe hex #333366
rgb 46, 68, 83
rgb percent (%) 17.97%, 26.56%, 32.42%
rgba R: 46, G: 68, B: 83, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 44.58, M:18.07, Y:0, K:67.45
hsv 204.32, 28.68, 25.29
hsb 204.32, 44.58, 32.55
luma 63.049
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 56, 70, 83
Closest named color Charcoal
Hunter-Lab 23.11, -2.51, -8.39
CIE-L*ab 27.68, -4.04, -11.69
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 27.68, 12.37, 250.92
CIE-L*uv 27.68, -9.94, -13.77°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #2e4453. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #2e4453 and the second color is called the "compliment" #533c2e.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#533c2e
#2e4453

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2e4453 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #533c2e.

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

#534f2e
#2e4453
#532e31

Triadic

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

Design Tip: Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

#44532e
#2e4453
#532e44

Tetradic

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

#2e533c
#533c2e
#532e44
#2e4453

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#2e534f
#2e4453
#2e3153

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #2e4453: "sleek".
 

Please note that 2020 Colours will receive commission for purchases made through the affiliate links above. This page's Amazon links are paid advertisements and are not endoresements or reviews of the product.

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #2e4453 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #2e4453 with black #000000.

#090d10
#0d1418
#121b21
#172229
#1b2831
#202f3a
#243642
#293d4a

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #2e4453 with white #FFFFFF.

#576975
#6c7c86
#818e97
#96a1a9
#abb4ba
#c0c6cb
#d5d9dc
#eaeced

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #2e4453 with gray #808080.

#6f7477
#676e72
#5f686e
#576269
#4e5c65
#465660
#3e505c
#364a57

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 #2e4453 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #2e4453 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 #2e4453 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #2e4453 appears as #2a4459 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #394252 when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #2e4453

#2e4453 might 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.

Charcoal
Dark slate gray
Japanese indigo
Outer Space
Jacarta
Deep koamaru
Outer space (Crayola)
Police blue

Furthest named colors to #2e4453

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #2e4453. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Snow
Tooth
Milk
Ivory
Ghost white

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #2e4453, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Avast uses the color #2d364c

#2d364c
#6534ac
#ff7800
 

Clemson University uses the color #3a4958

#3a4958
#109dc0
#522d80
#566127
#562e19
#685c53
#86898c
#a25016
#b5c327
#d4c99e
#f66733
#f9e498

USPS uses the color #333366

#218748
#333366
#e71921
 

Yo uses the color #34495e

#34495e
#16a085
#1abc9c
#2980b9
#2ecc71
#3498db
#8e44ad
#9b59b6
#e74c3c
#f1c40f
  

Help Scout uses the color #394956

#394956
#3197d6
#d6dde3
 

SoapUI uses the color #4a494d

#4a494d
#6cb33f
  

Wake Forest University uses the color #443e67

#000000
#375669
#456525
#511536
#625750
#443e67
#3d3c1d
#59786c
#82231c
#9e7e38
  

WordPress.com uses the color #2e4453

#005082
#2e4453
#0087be
#00aadc
#3d596d
#4ab866
#4f748e
#668eaa
#78dcfa
#87a6bc
#a8bece
#d54e21
#d94f4f
#e9eff3
#e9eff3
#f0821e
#f0b849
#f3f6f8
  

Delectable uses the color #334858

#334858
#94938f
#a3a7a6
#cd595a
#dbc5b0
#f8dfc2
#f9ebdf
 

Postmates uses the color #36454f

#000000
#36454f
  

Emma uses the color #314855

#314855
#5cc3e8
#79ceb8
#e95f5c
#ffdb00
   

Tumblr uses the color #35465c

#35465c
   

Vue.js uses the color #35495e

#35495e
#42b883
  

Nexar uses the color #44355b

#44355b
#221e22
#31263e
#ee5622
#fbb040
   

Dropbox uses the color #3d464d

#3d464d
#007ee5
#47525d
#7b8994
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #2e4453
Java new Color(46, 68, 83)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 46, 68, 83);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.1804 green:0.2667 blue:0.3255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.1804f, 0.2667f, 0.3255f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.1804, green:0.2667, blue:0.3255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $53442E
Python Color('#2e4453')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2e4453. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3032147 while the individual RGB conversions are: 46, 68, 83.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001011100100010001010011
Hex2e4453
Octal56104123
Decimal466883

If you're considering using #2e4453 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2e4453 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #2e4453 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #2e4453 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2e4453 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2e4453 background.

This text is hex color #2e4453 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #2e4453 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2e4453 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2e4453 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #2e4453.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
© 2019 — 2020 Colors banack Support