Hooker's green (#49796b) color information

#49796b is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Hooker's green". It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Hooker's green (#49796b), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Hooker's green (#49796b)

#49796b is made up of (73, 121, 107) in RGB colorspace and (39.67, 0.00, 11.57, 52.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4815211 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336666. White should be used ontop of #49796b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #49796b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #49796b luma #104.95
Websafe hex #336666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(73, 121, 107) Adobe RGB (89.00, 120.00, 106.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 47%, 42%) Closest named color Hooker's green
rgba rgba(73.0, 121.0, 107.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, -14.54, 2.19)
cmyk cmyk(39.67, 0.00, 11.57, 52.55) CIE-L*ab (46.97, -20.61, 3.04)
hsv hsv(163.36, 23.68, 38.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 20.83, 171.61)
hsb hsb(163.36, 38.30, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, -23.11, 7.12)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Hooker's green (#49796b)

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" #49796b while the second is the "compliment" #774956.

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

Split Compliments of #Hooker's green (#49796b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #49796b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #774956.

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

Triadic Colors of Hooker's green (#49796b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Hooker's green (#49796b)

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 Hooker's green (#49796b)

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 #49796b

When you combine pure white with this color, #49796b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #49796b

Darker shades are produced by blending #49796b with black

Hooker's green (#49796b)'s Tones

Tones of #49796b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #49796b

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 #49796b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#49796b → #774956
#49796b → #7fa197
#49796b → #ffffff
#49796b → #496d77
#49796b → #2b4840
#49796b → #497753

Hooker's green (#49796b) in different environments

Seeing #49796b 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 #49796b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Hooker's green (#49796b)

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

#49796bmight 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 #49796b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#49796b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #49796b

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 #49796b
Java new Color(73, 121, 107);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 73, 121, 107);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:73 green:121 blue:107 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(73f, 121f, 107f);
Swift UIColor(red:73, green:121, blue:107, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6b7949
Python Color('#49796b')

Base Conversions of hex color #49796b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #49796b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4815211 while the individual RGB conversions are: 73, 121, 107.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001001 01111001 01101011
Hex 49 79 6b
Octal 111 171 153
Decimal 73 121 107

Icons incorporating the color #49796b

If you're considering using #49796b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #49796b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #49796b 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 #49796b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #49796b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #49796b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #49796b background.
This text is hex color #49796b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #49796b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #49796b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #49796b and white (#ffffff) background.