Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b) color information

#31514b is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Dark slate gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark slate gray (#31514b), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#31514b Breakdown

#31514b is made up of (49, 81, 75) in RGB colorspace and (39.51, 0.00, 7.41, 68.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3232075 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336633. White should be used ontop of #31514b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #31514b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #31514b luma #70.67
Websafe hex #336633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(49, 81, 75) Adobe RGB (55.00, 84.00, 78.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(19%, 32%, 29%) Closest named color Dark slate gray
rgba rgba(49.0, 81.0, 75.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -11.33, -0.88)
cmyk cmyk(39.51, 0.00, 7.41, 68.24) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -18.72, -1.34)
hsv hsv(166.18, 25.49, 25.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 18.77, 184.09)
hsb hsb(166.18, 40.63, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -20.09, 0.75)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b)

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" #31514b and the second color is called the "compliment" #513038.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #31514b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #513038.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b)

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 Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b)

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 Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b)

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 variations of #31514b

Lighter shades of #31514b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #31514b

Darker shades of #31514b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #31514b

Tones of #31514b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b) 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 #31514b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#31514b → #513038
#31514b → #6e8581
#31514b → #ffffff
#31514b → #304851
#31514b → #1d302d
#31514b → #305139

Faux-Dark slate gray (#31514b) in different environments

Seeing #31514b 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 #31514b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#31514b popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#31514bmight 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.

#31514b popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#31514b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#31514b in coding

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 #31514b
Java new Color(49, 81, 75);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 49, 81, 75);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:49 green:81 blue:75 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(49f, 81f, 75f);
Swift UIColor(red:49, green:81, blue:75, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4b5131
Python Color('#31514b')

Base Conversions of hex color #31514b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #31514b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3232075 while the individual RGB conversions are: 49, 81, 75.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110001 01010001 01001011
Hex 31 51 4b
Octal 61 121 113
Decimal 49 81 75

Icons incorporating the color #31514b

If you're considering using #31514b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #31514b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #31514b 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 #31514b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #31514b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #31514b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #31514b background.
This text is hex color #31514b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #31514b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #31514b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #31514b and white (#ffffff) background.