Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530) color information

The hexidecimal color, #303530, may be mistaken for "Dark charcoal" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Dark charcoal (#303530), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Shades of "very dark gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Portfolium, Ubuntu, and Arch Linux have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #303530

#303530 is made up of (48, 53, 48) in RGB colorspace and (9.43, 0.00, 9.43, 79.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3159344 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #303530 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #303530. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #303530 luma #50.89
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(48, 53, 48) Adobe RGB (55.00, 51.00, 50.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(19%, 21%, 19%) Closest named color Dark charcoal
rgba rgba(48.0, 53.0, 48.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 1.56, 0.95)
cmyk cmyk(9.43, 0.00, 9.43, 79.22) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 2.65, 1.74)
hsv hsv(120.02, 5.00, 20.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 3.17, 33.29)
hsb hsb(120.02, 9.52, 21.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 3.31, 1.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)

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" #303530 while the second is the "compliment" #353035.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #303530 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #353035.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #303530

Lighter shades are produced by blending #303530 with white

Darker shades of #303530

Darker shades are produced by blending #303530 with black

Faux-Dark charcoal (#303530)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #303530 with gray

Gradients including #303530

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 #303530 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#303530 → #353035
#303530 → #6e716e
#303530 → #ffffff
#303530 → #303533
#303530 → #1c1f1c
#303530 → #333530

How #303530 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #303530 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 #303530 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #303530

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

#303530might 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 #303530

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#303530. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Arch Linux
famo.us
Fitbit
LinkedIn
Node.js
Virgin Money
XY Gaming
Discogs
Portfolium
Ubuntu

Programming Language Syntax for #303530

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 #303530
Java new Color(48, 53, 48);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 48, 53, 48);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:48 green:53 blue:48 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(48f, 53f, 48f);
Swift UIColor(red:48, green:53, blue:48, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $303530
Python Color('#303530')

Base Conversions of hex color #303530

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #303530. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3159344 while the individual RGB conversions are: 48, 53, 48.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110000 00110101 00110000
Hex 30 35 30
Octal 60 65 60
Decimal 48 53 48

Icons incorporating the color #303530

If you're considering using #303530 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #303530 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #303530 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 #303530 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #303530 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #303530 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #303530 background.
This text is hex color #303530 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #303530 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #303530 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #303530 and white (#ffffff) background.