Charcoal (#36454f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #36454f, is synonymous with "Charcoal". This color is described as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Charcoal (#36454f), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Postmates is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #36454f

#36454f is made up of (54, 69, 79) in RGB colorspace and (31.65, 12.66, 0.00, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3556687 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #36454f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #36454f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #36454f luma #65.58
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(54, 69, 79) Adobe RGB (59.00, 75.00, 78.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(21%, 27%, 31%) Closest named color Charcoal
rgba rgba(54.0, 69.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, -5.20, -3.69)
cmyk cmyk(31.65, 12.66, 0.00, 69.02) CIE-L*ab (29.41, -8.40, -5.47)
hsv hsv(204.00, 19.23, 26.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 10.02, 213.07)
hsb hsb(204.00, 32.26, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -11.38, -5.57)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Charcoal (#36454f)

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" #36454f while the second is the "compliment" #4f3f35.

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

Split Compliments of #Charcoal (#36454f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #36454f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4f3f35.

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

Triadic Colors of Charcoal (#36454f)

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 Charcoal (#36454f)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Charcoal (#36454f)

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 #36454f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #36454f with white

Darker shades of #36454f

Darker shades are produced by blending #36454f with black

Charcoal (#36454f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #36454f with gray

Gradients including #36454f

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 #36454f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#36454f → #4f3f35
#36454f → #727c83
#36454f → #ffffff
#36454f → #35384f
#36454f → #20292f
#36454f → #354f4c

How #36454f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #36454f 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 #36454f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #36454f

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

#36454fmight 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 #36454f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#36454f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #36454f

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 #36454f
Java new Color(54, 69, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 54, 69, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:54 green:69 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(54f, 69f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:54, green:69, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4f4536
Python Color('#36454f')

Base Conversions of hex color #36454f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #36454f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3556687 while the individual RGB conversions are: 54, 69, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110110 01000101 01001111
Hex 36 45 4f
Octal 66 105 117
Decimal 54 69 79

#36454f Icons

If you're considering using #36454f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Charcoal (#36454f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #36454f 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 #36454f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #36454f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #36454f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #36454f background.
This text is hex color #36454f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #36454f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #36454f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #36454f and white (#ffffff) background.