Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259) color information

#4c5259 is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Davy's grey" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Davy's grey (#4c5259), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Dropbox, Gravit, and Fancy have ties to this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

#4c5259 is made up of (76, 82, 89) in RGB colorspace and (14.61, 7.87, 0.00, 65.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5001817 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #336666. White should be used ontop of #4c5259 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c5259. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c5259 luma #80.92
Websafe hex #336666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 82, 89) Adobe RGB (81.00, 80.00, 91.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 32%, 35%) Closest named color Davy's grey
rgba rgba(76.0, 82.0, 89.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 2.54, -4.98)
cmyk cmyk(14.61, 7.87, 0.00, 65.10) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 3.68, -6.97)
hsv hsv(216.00, 7.69, 32.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 7.88, 297.83)
hsb hsb(216.00, 14.29, 35.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 0.41, -9.34)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

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" #4c5259 and the second color is called the "compliment" #59544c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4c5259 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #59544c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

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-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

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-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

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 #4c5259

When you combine pure white with this color, #4c5259, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #4c5259

Darker shades are produced by blending #4c5259 with black

Tones of #4c5259

Tones of #4c5259 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #4c5259

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 #4c5259 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c5259 → #59544c
#4c5259 → #81858a
#4c5259 → #ffffff
#4c5259 → #4d4c59
#4c5259 → #2d3135
#4c5259 → #4c5759

Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259) in different environments

Seeing #4c5259 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 #4c5259 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Davy's grey (#4c5259)

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

#4c5259might 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 #4c5259

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4c5259. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Dropbox
Gravit
Fancy
Realex Payments
Treehouse

Programming Language Syntax for #4c5259

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 #4c5259
Java new Color(76, 82, 89);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 82, 89);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:82 blue:89 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 82f, 89f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:82, blue:89, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $59524c
Python Color('#4c5259')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c5259

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c5259. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5001817 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 82, 89.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 01010010 01011001
Hex 4c 52 59
Octal 114 122 131
Decimal 76 82 89

Icons incorporating the color #4c5259

If you're considering using #4c5259 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4c5259 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c5259 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 #4c5259 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c5259 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c5259 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c5259 background.
This text is hex color #4c5259 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c5259 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c5259 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c5259 and white (#ffffff) background.