Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f) color information

Hex color #2f4f4f is named "Dark slate gray". It's labeled as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f), used in brand logos, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Shades of "very dark gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

#2f4f4f is made up of (47, 79, 79) in RGB colorspace and (40.51, 0.00, 0.00, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3100495 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336666. White should be used ontop of #2f4f4f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #2f4f4f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #2f4f4f luma #69.35
Websafe hex #336666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(47, 79, 79) Adobe RGB (55.00, 84.00, 78.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(18%, 31%, 31%) Closest named color Dark slate gray
rgba rgba(47.0, 79.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -11.33, -0.88)
cmyk cmyk(40.51, 0.00, 0.00, 69.02) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -18.72, -1.34)
hsv hsv(180.02, 26.53, 24.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 18.77, 184.09)
hsb hsb(180.02, 41.94, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -20.09, 0.75)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

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" #2f4f4f and the second color is called the "compliment" #4f2d2d.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #2f4f4f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #4f2d2d.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #2f4f4f, lighter shades are produced.

Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #2f4f4f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #2f4f4f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #2f4f4f, tones are produced.

#2f4f4f 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 #2f4f4f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#2f4f4f → #4f2d2d
#2f4f4f → #6d8383
#2f4f4f → #ffffff
#2f4f4f → #2d3e4f
#2f4f4f → #1c2f2f
#2f4f4f → #2d4f3e

#2f4f4f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #2f4f4f 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 #2f4f4f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

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

#2f4f4fmight 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 Dark slate gray (#2f4f4f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#2f4f4f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#2f4f4f 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 #2f4f4f
Java new Color(47, 79, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 47, 79, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:47 green:79 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(47f, 79f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:47, green:79, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4f4f2f
Python Color('#2f4f4f')

Base Conversions of hex color #2f4f4f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #2f4f4f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3100495 while the individual RGB conversions are: 47, 79, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00101111 01001111 01001111
Hex 2f 4f 4f
Octal 57 117 117
Decimal 47 79 79

Icons incorporating the color #2f4f4f

If you're considering using #2f4f4f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #2f4f4f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #2f4f4f 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 #2f4f4f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #2f4f4f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #2f4f4f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #2f4f4f background.
This text is hex color #2f4f4f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #2f4f4f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #2f4f4f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #2f4f4f and white (#ffffff) background.