Faux-Outer Space (#40465b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #40465b, is a variation of "Outer Space" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very dark gray". When people spot this color, Outer Space (#40465b), in designs, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Warby Parker is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #40465b

#40465b is made up of (64, 70, 91) in RGB colorspace and (29.67, 23.08, 0.00, 64.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4212315 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333366. White should be used ontop of #40465b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #40465b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #40465b luma #70.51
Websafe hex #333366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(64, 70, 91) Adobe RGB (66.00, 70.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 27%, 36%) Closest named color Outer Space
rgba rgba(64.0, 70.0, 91.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 2.20, -11.23)
cmyk cmyk(29.67, 23.08, 0.00, 64.31) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 3.34, -14.85)
hsv hsv(229.09, 18.03, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 15.22, 282.68)
hsb hsb(229.09, 30.56, 36.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, -4.51, -19.02)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Outer Space (#40465b)

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" #40465b and the second color is called the "compliment" #5b563f.

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-Outer Space (#40465b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #40465b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5b563f.

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 (#40465b)

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-Outer Space (#40465b)

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 (#40465b)

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 shades of #40465b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #40465b with white

Darker shades of #40465b

Darker shades are produced by blending #40465b with black

Tones of #40465b

Tones are produced by blending #40465b with gray

Gradients including #40465b

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 #40465b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#40465b → #5b563f
#40465b → #797d8c
#40465b → #ffffff
#40465b → #483f5b
#40465b → #262a36
#40465b → #3f525b

How #40465b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #40465b 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 #40465b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #40465b

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

#40465bmight 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 #40465b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#40465b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #40465b

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 #40465b
Java new Color(64, 70, 91);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 64, 70, 91);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:64 green:70 blue:91 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(64f, 70f, 91f);
Swift UIColor(red:64, green:70, blue:91, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5b4640
Python Color('#40465b')

Base Conversions of hex color #40465b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #40465b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4212315 while the individual RGB conversions are: 64, 70, 91.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000000 01000110 01011011
Hex 40 46 5b
Octal 100 106 133
Decimal 64 70 91

#40465b Icons

If you're considering using #40465b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Outer Space (#40465b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #40465b 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 #40465b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #40465b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #40465b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #40465b background.
This text is hex color #40465b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #40465b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #40465b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #40465b and white (#ffffff) background.