Faux-Charcoal (#33374e) color information

Hex color #33374e should not to be confused with "Charcoal" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Charcoal (#33374e), in media, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very dark gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Charcoal (#33374e)

#33374e is made up of (51, 55, 78) in RGB colorspace and (34.62, 29.49, 0.00, 69.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3356494 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #33374e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #33374e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #33374e luma #56.35
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(51, 55, 78) Adobe RGB (53.00, 59.00, 79.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(20%, 22%, 31%) Closest named color Charcoal
rgba rgba(51.0, 55.0, 78.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 1.80, -11.22)
cmyk cmyk(34.62, 29.49, 0.00, 69.41) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 2.92, -15.37)
hsv hsv(229.09, 21.57, 25.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 15.64, 280.76)
hsb hsb(229.09, 35.48, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -4.93, -18.23)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Charcoal (#33374e)

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" #33374e and the second color is called the "compliment" #4f4933.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Charcoal (#33374e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #33374e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4f4933.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Charcoal (#33374e)

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-Charcoal (#33374e)

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-Charcoal (#33374e)

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 shades of #33374e

When you combine pure white with this color, #33374e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #33374e

Darker shades are produced by blending #33374e with black

Tones of #33374e

Tones of #33374e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #33374e

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 #33374e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#33374e → #4f4933
#33374e → #707383
#33374e → #ffffff
#33374e → #3b334f
#33374e → #1e212e
#33374e → #33464f

Faux-Charcoal (#33374e) in different environments

Seeing #33374e 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 #33374e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Charcoal (#33374e)

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

#33374emight 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 #33374e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#33374e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #33374e

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 #33374e
Java new Color(51, 55, 78);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 55, 78);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:51 green:55 blue:78 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(51f, 55f, 78f);
Swift UIColor(red:51, green:55, blue:78, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4e3733
Python Color('#33374e')

Base Conversions of hex color #33374e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #33374e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3356494 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 55, 78.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110011 00110111 01001110
Hex 33 37 4e
Octal 63 67 116
Decimal 51 55 78

#33374e Icons

If you're considering using #33374e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Charcoal (#33374e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #33374e 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 #33374e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #33374e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #33374e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #33374e background.
This text is hex color #33374e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #33374e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #33374e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #33374e and white (#ffffff) background.