Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f) color information

#3a6e8f is the hex color code that is a variation of "Teal blue" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Teal blue (#3a6e8f), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Residence Inn uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

#3a6e8f is made up of (58, 110, 143) in RGB colorspace and (59.44, 23.08, 0.00, 43.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3829391 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336699. White should be used ontop of #3a6e8f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3a6e8f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3a6e8f luma #98.07
Websafe hex #336699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(58, 110, 143) Adobe RGB (76.00, 110.00, 140.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(23%, 43%, 56%) Closest named color Teal blue
rgba rgba(58.0, 110.0, 143.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, -6.33, -20.99)
cmyk cmyk(59.44, 23.08, 0.00, 43.92) CIE-L*ab (44.23, -8.79, -23.33)
hsv hsv(203.64, 41.77, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 24.93, 249.36)
hsb hsb(203.64, 58.93, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -23.56, -32.53)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

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" #3a6e8f and the second color is called the "compliment" #8e5a3a.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #3a6e8f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8e5a3a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

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 #3a6e8f

When you combine pure white with this color, #3a6e8f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #3a6e8f

Darker shades are produced by blending #3a6e8f with black

Tones of #3a6e8f

Tones of #3a6e8f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #3a6e8f

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 #3a6e8f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3a6e8f → #8e5a3a
#3a6e8f → #7599b0
#3a6e8f → #ffffff
#3a6e8f → #3a448e
#3a6e8f → #224255
#3a6e8f → #3a8e84

Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f) in different environments

Seeing #3a6e8f 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 #3a6e8f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f)

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

#3a6e8fmight 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 #3a6e8f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3a6e8f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #3a6e8f

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 #3a6e8f
Java new Color(58, 110, 143);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 58, 110, 143);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:58 green:110 blue:143 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(58f, 110f, 143f);
Swift UIColor(red:58, green:110, blue:143, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8f6e3a
Python Color('#3a6e8f')

Base Conversions of hex color #3a6e8f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3a6e8f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3829391 while the individual RGB conversions are: 58, 110, 143.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111010 01101110 10001111
Hex 3a 6e 8f
Octal 72 156 217
Decimal 58 110 143

#3a6e8f Icons

If you're considering using #3a6e8f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Teal blue (#3a6e8f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3a6e8f 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 #3a6e8f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3a6e8f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3a6e8f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3a6e8f background.
This text is hex color #3a6e8f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3a6e8f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3a6e8f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3a6e8f and white (#ffffff) background.