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A comprehensive guide to hex color #333f48

About hex color #333f48 - near-Charcoal

Hex color #333f48 is close to the color named "Charcoal". It's categorized as "gray". When humans think of gray in ads, the following may come to mind: being transparent, modern or futuristic, graceful, technology, and accessibility. The color typically isn't associated with agriculture. Portfolium, XY Gaming, and 39 others are using a color close to Charcoal in their branding. (Explore brands using Charcoal).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #333f48 is created using 20% red, 24.7% green, and 28.2% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 29.2% cyan, 12.5% magenta, 0% yellow, and 71.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
20%
 
24.7%
 
28.2%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
29.2%
 
12.5%
 
0%
71.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#333f48 is made up of R: 51, G: 63, B: 72 in RGB colorspace and C: 29.17, M:12.5, Y:0, K:71.76 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3358536 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. Its closest named color is "Charcoal". White should be used ontop of #333f48 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #333f48. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #333f48
Websafe hex #333333
rgb 51, 63, 72
rgb percent (%) 19.92%, 24.61%, 28.13%
rgba R: 51, G: 63, B: 72, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 29.17, M:12.5, Y:0, K:71.76
hsv 205.71, 17.07, 24.12
hsb 205.71, 29.17, 28.24
luma 60.366
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 58, 65, 73
Closest named color Charcoal
Hunter-Lab 21.74, -1.5, -4.73
CIE-L*ab 25.94, -2.45, -7.1
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 25.94, 7.51, 250.96
CIE-L*uv 25.94, -5.91, -7.97°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #333f48. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #333f48 and the second color is called the "compliment" #483b33.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#483b33
#333f48

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #333f48 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #483b33.

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

#484633
#333f48
#483334

Triadic

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

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

#3f4833
#333f48
#48333f

Tetradic

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

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

#33483b
#483b33
#48333f
#333f48

Analagous

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.

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

#334846
#333f48
#333448

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #333f48: "glamorous".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #333f48 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #333f48 with black #000000.

#0a0c0e
#0f1215
#14191c
#191f24
#1e252b
#232c32
#283239
#2d3840

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #333f48 with white #FFFFFF.

#5b656c
#70787e
#848b91
#999fa3
#adb2b5
#c1c5c8
#d6d8da
#eaebec

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #333f48 with gray #808080.

#707374
#686c6f
#616669
#595f64
#51595e
#4a5258
#424c53
#3a454d

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 #333f48 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #333f48 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 #333f48 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #333f48 appears as #3d3d41 when in northern sky daylight and as #293f55 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #333f48

#333f48 might 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.

Charcoal
Japanese indigo
Onyx
Outer space (Crayola)
Dark slate gray
Outer Space
Black olive
Gunmetal

Furthest named colors to #333f48

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #333f48. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Snow
Tooth
Milk
Ivory
Ghost white

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #333f48, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Dell uses the color #444444

#444444
#0085c3
#009bbb
#5482ab
#6e2585
#71c6c1
#7ab800
#b7295a
#ce1126
#dc5034
#eeeeee
#f2af00

WooCommerce uses the color #3c3c3c

#3c3c3c
#71b02f
#96588a
 

EPAM uses the color #464547

#464547
#39c2d7
#8e244d
#a3c644
#b22746
   

Zomato uses the color #2d2d2d

#2d2d2d
#cb202d
#f4f4f2
 

Ubuntu uses the color #333333

#333333
#2c001e
#5e2750
#77216f
#aea79f
#dd4814
  

Dribbble uses the color #444444

#444444
#00b6e3
#8aba56
#9ba5a8
#ea4c89
#ff8833
  

Evernote uses the color #3b4446

#3b4446
#166a8f
#2dbe60
#2facb2
#525e61
#7b868a
#7b868a
#aeb6b8
#d7dcdd
#eff2f3
  

University of Texas uses the color #333f48

#333f48
#005f86
#382f2d
#43695b
#bf5700
#d6d2c4
#f2a900
 

More4 uses the color #333c41

#333c41
#0081b4
#00af3e
#29245c
#39a6dd
#85b7e2
#91be3e
#949483
#96cbb3
#9f1f5c
#dde2e0
#e5352b
#e990ab
#eb0973
#ef9020
#f47b7b
#ffd616
   

LastPass uses the color #333f48

#000000
#333f48
#00a3e0
#0c2340
#af0809
#d32d27
#d9e1e2
#ede04b

HootSuite uses the color #38322d

#38322d
#003265
#54493f
#71685f
#c6af92
#f7e8d5
#ffbd0a
 

Garuda uses the color #484848

#002561
#484848
#2f6f7e
 

Portfolium uses the color #333333

#333333
#0099ff
#17ad49
#fb0a2a

Discogs uses the color #333333

#000000
#333333
#f5df2e
 

Buffer uses the color #323b43

#323b43
#168eea
#59626a
#76b852
#ced7df
#ee4f4f
#eff3f6
#f4f7f9
#fff9ea
   

Gumtree uses the color #3b3141

#3b3141
#72ef36
#f0ece6
 

XY Gaming uses the color #333333

#333333
#3299cc
  

Virgin Money uses the color #333333

#333333
#7a3671
#a896a0
#a93c3b
#bd1d65
#cc0000
  

Lyft uses the color #333447

#352384
#333447
#f3f3f5
#ff00bf

Thomson Reuters uses the color #444444

#555555
#666666
#444444
#cccccc
#e9e9e9
#f7f7f7
#ff8000
 

Puma uses the color #44403f

#000000
#44403f
#696965
#ae946d
#ba2026
   

InVision uses the color #323a45

#323a45
#252b33
#2f7bbd
#8a959e
#d4d7da
#e9ebec
#ff3366
 

Shopify uses the color #2d3538

#2d3538
#479ccf
#666666
#96bf48
#f2f7fa
#f5f5f5
  

Node.js uses the color #333333

#215732
#333333
#44883e
#6cc24a

Gitter uses the color #3a3133

#3a3133
#46bc99
#ed1965
#f2f0ed
#f68d42
   

Boise State University uses the color #464646

#464646
#007dc3
#0169a4
#09347a
#3399cc
#b7b7b7
#f1632a
#f6f6f5

LinkedIn uses the color #313335

#000000
#313335
#0077b5
#00a0dc
#86888a
#8d6cab
#caccce
#dd5143
#e68523
   

Cloudflare uses the color #404041

#404041
#f38020
#faae40
 

MailChimp uses the color #373737

#373737
#239ab9
#52bad5
#5d5c5d
#6dc5dc
#b7b7b7
  

Walmart uses the color #444444

#007dc6
#222222
#444444
#76c143
#79b9e7
#e7f0f7
#f2f8fd
#f47421
#ffc120
   

Walgreens uses the color #35393d

#35393d
#2774a6
#489cd4
#e31837
#f37520
   

Sprout Social uses the color #364141

#364141
#0ca750
#2bb656
#59cb59
#75dd66
#f3f4f4
  

Plasso uses the color #2f3148

#2f3148
#6585ed
#98afc0
#f5756c

CNN uses the color #464646

#000000
#282828
#464646
#cc0000

Taiga uses the color #444444

#444444
#72a114
#879b89
#9dce0a
#b8b8b8
   

WordPress uses the color #464646

#464646
#21759b
#d54e21
 

Northwestern University uses the color #342f2e

#342f2e
#401f68
#4e2a84
#716c6b
#836eaa
#b6acd1
#bbb8b8
#d8d6d6
#e4e0ee
   

Epictions uses the color #404040

#404040
#01b5dd
#b0db64
#e6e6e6
#ff2052
   

Fitbit uses the color #343434

#343434
#4cc2c4
#f54785
 

famo.us uses the color #333333

#333333
#fa5c4f
  

Arch Linux uses the color #333333

#333333
#1793d1
  
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #333f48
Java new Color(51, 63, 72)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 51, 63, 72);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.2 green:0.2471 blue:0.2824 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.2f, 0.2471f, 0.2824f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.2, green:0.2471, blue:0.2824, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $483F33
Python Color('#333f48')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #333f48. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3358536 while the individual RGB conversions are: 51, 63, 72.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary001100110011111101001000
Hex333f48
Octal6377110
Decimal516372

If you're considering using #333f48 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #333f48 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #333f48 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #333f48 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #333f48 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #333f48 background.

This text is hex color #333f48 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #333f48 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #333f48 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #333f48 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #333f48.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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