Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3f4c56, almost matches the color named "Outer Space" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Outer Space (#3f4c56), in media, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Universität Hamburg, Plaxo, and Warby Parker are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

#3f4c56 is made up of (63, 76, 86) in RGB colorspace and (26.74, 11.63, 0.00, 66.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4148310 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #3f4c56 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3f4c56. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3f4c56 luma #73.17
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(63, 76, 86) Adobe RGB (64.00, 80.00, 87.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 30%, 34%) Closest named color Outer Space
rgba rgba(63.0, 76.0, 86.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, -4.48, -5.53)
cmyk cmyk(26.74, 11.63, 0.00, 66.27) CIE-L*ab (31.81, -6.98, -7.81)
hsv hsv(206.67, 15.25, 29.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 10.47, 228.21)
hsb hsb(206.67, 26.47, 34.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, -11.42, -8.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

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" #3f4c56 while the second is the "compliment" #56493f.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #3f4c56 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #56493f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

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 Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

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 Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

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 variations of #3f4c56

When you combine pure white with this color, #3f4c56, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #3f4c56

Darker shades of #3f4c56 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3f4c56 with gray

Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56) 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 #3f4c56 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3f4c56 → #56493f
#3f4c56 → #788188
#3f4c56 → #ffffff
#3f4c56 → #3f4156
#3f4c56 → #252d33
#3f4c56 → #3f5655

How #3f4c56 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #3f4c56 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 #3f4c56 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56)

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

#3f4c56might 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.

#3f4c56 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3f4c56. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Universität Hamburg
Plaxo
Warby Parker
Clemson University

#3f4c56 in coding

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 #3f4c56
Java new Color(63, 76, 86);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 63, 76, 86);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:63 green:76 blue:86 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(63f, 76f, 86f);
Swift UIColor(red:63, green:76, blue:86, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $564c3f
Python Color('#3f4c56')

Base Conversions of hex color #3f4c56

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3f4c56. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4148310 while the individual RGB conversions are: 63, 76, 86.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111111 01001100 01010110
Hex 3f 4c 56
Octal 77 114 126
Decimal 63 76 86

#3f4c56 Icons

If you're considering using #3f4c56 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Outer Space (#3f4c56) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3f4c56 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 #3f4c56 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3f4c56 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3f4c56 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3f4c56 background.
This text is hex color #3f4c56 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3f4c56 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3f4c56 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3f4c56 and white (#ffffff) background.