Faux-Outer Space (#424748) color information

#424748 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Outer Space" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Outer Space (#424748), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. WordPress, Taiga, and CNN have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #424748

#424748 is made up of (66, 71, 72) in RGB colorspace and (8.33, 1.39, 0.00, 71.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4343624 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #424748 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #424748. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #424748 luma #69.55
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(66, 71, 72) Adobe RGB (73.00, 69.00, 73.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(26%, 28%, 28%) Closest named color Outer Space
rgba rgba(66.0, 71.0, 72.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 2.20, -1.17)
cmyk cmyk(8.33, 1.39, 0.00, 71.76) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 3.34, -1.82)
hsv hsv(180.02, 3.70, 27.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 3.80, 331.41)
hsb hsb(180.02, 7.14, 28.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, 2.79, -2.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Outer Space (#424748)

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" #424748 and the second color is called the "compliment" #474242.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Outer Space (#424748)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #424748 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #474242.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Outer Space (#424748)

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 (#424748)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Outer Space (#424748)

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.

Faux-Outer Space (#424748)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #424748 with white

Darker variations of #424748

When you combine pure black with this color, #424748, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #424748

Tones of #424748 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#424748 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 #424748 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#424748 → #474242
#424748 → #7a7e7e
#424748 → #ffffff
#424748 → #424447
#424748 → #272a2b
#424748 → #424744

Faux-Outer Space (#424748) in different environments

Seeing #424748 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 #424748 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #424748

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

#424748might 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-Outer Space (#424748)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#424748. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Dropbox
WordPress
Taiga
CNN
Walmart
Boise State University
Thomson Reuters
Dribbble
EPAM
Dell

#424748 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 #424748
Java new Color(66, 71, 72);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 66, 71, 72);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:66 green:71 blue:72 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(66f, 71f, 72f);
Swift UIColor(red:66, green:71, blue:72, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $484742
Python Color('#424748')

Base Conversions of hex color #424748

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #424748. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4343624 while the individual RGB conversions are: 66, 71, 72.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000010 01000111 01001000
Hex 42 47 48
Octal 102 107 110
Decimal 66 71 72

Icons incorporating the color #424748

If you're considering using #424748 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #424748 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #424748 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 #424748 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #424748 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #424748 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #424748 background.
This text is hex color #424748 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #424748 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #424748 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #424748 and white (#ffffff) background.