Dark lava (#483c32) color information

#483c32 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "Dark lava". This color is described as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark lava (#483c32), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "very dark gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #483c32

#483c32 is made up of (72, 60, 50) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 16.67, 30.56, 71.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4734002 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #483c32 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #483c32. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #483c32 luma #62.40
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(72, 60, 50) Adobe RGB (71.00, 63.00, 56.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(28%, 24%, 20%) Closest named color Dark lava
rgba rgba(72.0, 60.0, 50.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 2.01, 3.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 16.67, 30.56, 71.76) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 3.15, 7.19)
hsv hsv(30.00, 16.67, 24.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 7.85, 66.34)
hsb hsb(30.00, 28.57, 28.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 6.80, 7.23)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Dark lava (#483c32)

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" #483c32 and the second color is called the "compliment" #333d47.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Dark lava (#483c32)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #483c32 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #333d47.

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

Triadic Colors of Dark lava (#483c32)

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 Dark lava (#483c32)

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 Dark lava (#483c32)

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.

Dark lava (#483c32)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #483c32 with white

Darker variations of #483c32

When you combine pure black with this color, #483c32, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #483c32

Tones of #483c32 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#483c32 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 #483c32 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#483c32 → #333d47
#483c32 → #7e766f
#483c32 → #ffffff
#483c32 → #474733
#483c32 → #2b241e
#483c32 → #473333

Dark lava (#483c32) in different environments

Seeing #483c32 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 #483c32 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #483c32

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

#483c32might 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 Dark lava (#483c32)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#483c32. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#483c32 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 #483c32
Java new Color(72, 60, 50);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 72, 60, 50);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:72 green:60 blue:50 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(72f, 60f, 50f);
Swift UIColor(red:72, green:60, blue:50, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $323c48
Python Color('#483c32')

Base Conversions of hex color #483c32

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #483c32. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4734002 while the individual RGB conversions are: 72, 60, 50.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001000 00111100 00110010
Hex 48 3c 32
Octal 110 74 62
Decimal 72 60 50

#483c32 Icons

If you're considering using #483c32 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Dark lava (#483c32) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #483c32 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 #483c32 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #483c32 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #483c32 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #483c32 background.
This text is hex color #483c32 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #483c32 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #483c32 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #483c32 and white (#ffffff) background.