Faux-Black olive (#3a3a3a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3a3a3a, greatly resembles "Black olive" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Black olive (#3a3a3a), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Walgreens, MailChimp, and WooCommerce are the companies in our database using this color.

#3a3a3a Breakdown

#3a3a3a is made up of (58, 58, 58) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 77.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3815994 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #3a3a3a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3a3a3a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3a3a3a luma #57.94
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(58, 58, 58) Adobe RGB (60.00, 58.00, 63.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(23%, 23%, 23%) Closest named color Black olive
rgba rgba(58.0, 58.0, 58.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 1.80, -1.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 77.25) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 2.92, -3.22)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 23.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 4.35, 312.20)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 23.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, 1.44, -3.89)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

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" #3a3a3a and the second color is called the "compliment" #3a3a3a.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3a3a3a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3a3a3a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

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-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

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-Black olive (#3a3a3a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #3a3a3a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #3a3a3a

When you combine pure black with this color, #3a3a3a, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #3a3a3a

Tones are produced by blending #3a3a3a with gray

#3a3a3a 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 #3a3a3a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3a3a3a → #3a3a3a
#3a3a3a → #757575
#3a3a3a → #ffffff
#3a3a3a → #3a3a3a
#3a3a3a → #222222
#3a3a3a → #3a3a3a

How #3a3a3a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #3a3a3a 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 #3a3a3a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#3a3a3a 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.

#3a3a3amight 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-Black olive (#3a3a3a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3a3a3a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Walgreens
MailChimp
WooCommerce

#3a3a3a 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 #3a3a3a
Java new Color(58, 58, 58);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 58, 58, 58);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:58 green:58 blue:58 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(58f, 58f, 58f);
Swift UIColor(red:58, green:58, blue:58, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3a3a3a
Python Color('#3a3a3a')

Base Conversions of hex color #3a3a3a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3a3a3a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3815994 while the individual RGB conversions are: 58, 58, 58.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111010 00111010 00111010
Hex 3a 3a 3a
Octal 72 72 72
Decimal 58 58 58

Icons incorporating the color #3a3a3a

If you're considering using #3a3a3a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3a3a3a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3a3a3a 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 #3a3a3a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3a3a3a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3a3a3a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3a3a3a background.
This text is hex color #3a3a3a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3a3a3a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3a3a3a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3a3a3a and white (#ffffff) background.