Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b) color information

#333d5b is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Charcoal" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Charcoal (#333d5b), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "very dark gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#333d5b Breakdown

#333d5b is made up of (51, 61, 91) in RGB colorspace and (43.96, 32.97, 0.00, 64.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3358043 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #333d5b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #333d5b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #333d5b luma #61.34
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(51, 61, 91) Adobe RGB (56.00, 65.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(20%, 24%, 36%) Closest named color Charcoal
rgba rgba(51.0, 61.0, 91.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 2.01, -15.30)
cmyk cmyk(43.96, 32.97, 0.00, 64.31) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 3.15, -19.47)
hsv hsv(225.00, 28.57, 28.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 19.72, 279.19)
hsb hsb(225.00, 44.44, 36.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, -7.25, -24.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)

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" #333d5b while the second is the "compliment" #5b5133.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #333d5b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5b5133.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)

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-Charcoal (#333d5b)

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-Charcoal (#333d5b)

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.

Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #333d5b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #333d5b

When you combine pure black with this color, #333d5b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #333d5b with gray

#333d5b 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 #333d5b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#333d5b → #5b5133
#333d5b → #70778c
#333d5b → #ffffff
#333d5b → #3d335b
#333d5b → #1e2436
#333d5b → #33515b

How #333d5b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #333d5b 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 #333d5b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#333d5b 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.

#333d5bmight 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 Faux-Charcoal (#333d5b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#333d5b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#333d5b 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 #333d5b
Java new Color(51, 61, 91);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 61, 91);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:51 green:61 blue:91 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(51f, 61f, 91f);
Swift UIColor(red:51, green:61, blue:91, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5b3d33
Python Color('#333d5b')

Base Conversions of hex color #333d5b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #333d5b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3358043 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 61, 91.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110011 00111101 01011011
Hex 33 3d 5b
Octal 63 75 133
Decimal 51 61 91

Icons incorporating the color #333d5b

If you're considering using #333d5b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #333d5b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #333d5b 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 #333d5b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #333d5b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #333d5b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #333d5b background.
This text is hex color #333d5b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #333d5b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #333d5b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #333d5b and white (#ffffff) background.