Faux-Outer Space (#40414b) color information

#40414b is the hex color code that is a variation of "Outer Space" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Outer Space (#40414b), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "very dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Evernote and Dropbox use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Outer Space (#40414b)

#40414b is made up of (64, 65, 75) in RGB colorspace and (14.67, 13.33, 0.00, 70.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4211019 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #40414b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #40414b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #40414b luma #65.77
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(64, 65, 75) Adobe RGB (65.00, 64.00, 74.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 25%, 29%) Closest named color Outer Space
rgba rgba(64.0, 65.0, 75.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 2.01, -4.28)
cmyk cmyk(14.67, 13.33, 0.00, 70.59) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 3.15, -6.44)
hsv hsv(240.00, 7.41, 27.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 7.17, 296.06)
hsb hsb(240.00, 13.79, 29.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 0.06, -7.92)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Outer Space (#40414b)

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" #40414b and the second color is called the "compliment" #49493f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Outer Space (#40414b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #40414b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #49493f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Outer Space (#40414b)

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-Outer Space (#40414b)

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-Outer Space (#40414b)

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 #40414b

When you combine pure white with this color, #40414b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #40414b

Darker shades are produced by blending #40414b with black

Tones of #40414b

Tones of #40414b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #40414b

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 #40414b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#40414b → #49493f
#40414b → #797a81
#40414b → #ffffff
#40414b → #443f49
#40414b → #26272d
#40414b → #3f4449

Faux-Outer Space (#40414b) in different environments

Seeing #40414b 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 #40414b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Outer Space (#40414b)

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

#40414bmight 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 #40414b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#40414b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #40414b

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 #40414b
Java new Color(64, 65, 75);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 64, 65, 75);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:64 green:65 blue:75 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(64f, 65f, 75f);
Swift UIColor(red:64, green:65, blue:75, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4b4140
Python Color('#40414b')

Base Conversions of hex color #40414b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #40414b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4211019 while the individual RGB conversions are: 64, 65, 75.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000000 01000001 01001011
Hex 40 41 4b
Octal 100 101 113
Decimal 64 65 75

#40414b Icons

If you're considering using #40414b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Outer Space (#40414b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #40414b 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 #40414b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #40414b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #40414b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #40414b background.
This text is hex color #40414b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #40414b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #40414b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #40414b and white (#ffffff) background.