Faux-Onyx (#382f3f) color information

#382f3f is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Onyx" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Onyx (#382f3f), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Gumtree uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

#382f3f is made up of (56, 47, 63) in RGB colorspace and (11.11, 25.40, 0.00, 75.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3682111 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #382f3f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #382f3f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #382f3f luma #51.45
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(56, 47, 63) Adobe RGB (64.00, 43.00, 64.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(22%, 18%, 25%) Closest named color Onyx
rgba rgba(56.0, 47.0, 63.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 12.03, -6.16)
cmyk cmyk(11.11, 25.40, 0.00, 75.29) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 18.56, -9.48)
hsv hsv(274.29, 16.28, 21.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 20.84, 332.94)
hsb hsb(274.29, 28.00, 25.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 13.59, -12.11)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

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" #382f3f while the second is the "compliment" #353f2d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #382f3f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #353f2d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

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-Onyx (#382f3f)

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 #382f3f

When you combine pure white with this color, #382f3f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #382f3f

Darker shades are produced by blending #382f3f with black

Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)'s Tones

Tones of #382f3f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #382f3f

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 #382f3f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#382f3f → #353f2d
#382f3f → #736d78
#382f3f → #ffffff
#382f3f → #3f2d3e
#382f3f → #211c25
#382f3f → #2f2d3f

Faux-Onyx (#382f3f) in different environments

Seeing #382f3f 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 #382f3f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Onyx (#382f3f)

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

#382f3fmight 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 #382f3f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#382f3f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #382f3f

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 #382f3f
Java new Color(56, 47, 63);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 56, 47, 63);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:56 green:47 blue:63 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(56f, 47f, 63f);
Swift UIColor(red:56, green:47, blue:63, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3f2f38
Python Color('#382f3f')

Base Conversions of hex color #382f3f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #382f3f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3682111 while the individual RGB conversions are: 56, 47, 63.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111000 00101111 00111111
Hex 38 2f 3f
Octal 70 57 77
Decimal 56 47 63

Icons incorporating the color #382f3f

If you're considering using #382f3f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #382f3f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #382f3f 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 #382f3f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #382f3f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #382f3f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #382f3f background.
This text is hex color #382f3f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #382f3f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #382f3f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #382f3f and white (#ffffff) background.