Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4a3c3b, greatly resembles "Dark puce" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark puce (#4a3c3b), used in branding, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #4a3c3b

#4a3c3b is made up of (74, 60, 59) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 18.92, 20.27, 70.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4865083 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #4a3c3b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4a3c3b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4a3c3b luma #64.01
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(74, 60, 59) Adobe RGB (69.00, 64.00, 63.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 24%, 23%) Closest named color Dark puce
rgba rgba(74.0, 60.0, 59.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 2.01, 1.22)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 18.92, 20.27, 70.98) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 3.15, 2.06)
hsv hsv(10.00, 11.54, 26.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 3.76, 33.18)
hsb hsb(10.00, 20.69, 29.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 4.41, 1.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)

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" #4a3c3b and the second color is called the "compliment" #3a4749.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4a3c3b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3a4749.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #4a3c3b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4a3c3b with white

Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #4a3c3b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #4a3c3b

When you combine pure gray with this color, #4a3c3b, tones are produced.

Faux-Dark puce (#4a3c3b) 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 #4a3c3b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4a3c3b → #3a4749
#4a3c3b → #807675
#4a3c3b → #ffffff
#4a3c3b → #49443a
#4a3c3b → #2c2423
#4a3c3b → #493a3f

#4a3c3b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #4a3c3b 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 #4a3c3b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4a3c3b

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

#4a3c3bmight 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.

#4a3c3b popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4a3c3b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4a3c3b in coding

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 #4a3c3b
Java new Color(74, 60, 59);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 74, 60, 59);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:74 green:60 blue:59 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(74f, 60f, 59f);
Swift UIColor(red:74, green:60, blue:59, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3b3c4a
Python Color('#4a3c3b')

Base Conversions of hex color #4a3c3b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4a3c3b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4865083 while the individual RGB conversions are: 74, 60, 59.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001010 00111100 00111011
Hex 4a 3c 3b
Octal 112 74 73
Decimal 74 60 59

Icons incorporating the color #4a3c3b

If you're considering using #4a3c3b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4a3c3b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4a3c3b 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 #4a3c3b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4a3c3b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4a3c3b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4a3c3b background.
This text is hex color #4a3c3b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4a3c3b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4a3c3b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4a3c3b and white (#ffffff) background.