Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e) color information

Hex color #4c8d8e is a variation of "Steel Teal" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Steel Teal (#4c8d8e), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

#4c8d8e is made up of (76, 141, 142) in RGB colorspace and (46.48, 0.70, 0.00, 44.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5016974 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #339999. White should be used ontop of #4c8d8e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4c8d8e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4c8d8e luma #121.54
Websafe hex #339999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(76, 141, 142) Adobe RGB (98.00, 138.00, 141.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(30%, 55%, 56%) Closest named color Steel Teal
rgba rgba(76.0, 141.0, 142.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, -15.12, -6.62)
cmyk cmyk(46.48, 0.70, 0.00, 44.31) CIE-L*ab (54.03, -20.13, -7.94)
hsv hsv(182.31, 30.23, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 21.64, 201.53)
hsb hsb(182.31, 46.43, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -28.91, -8.51)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

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" #4c8d8e and the second color is called the "compliment" #8e4e4c.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #4c8d8e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8e4e4c.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #4c8d8e

When you combine pure white with this color, #4c8d8e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #4c8d8e

Darker shades of #4c8d8e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #4c8d8e

Tones are produced by blending #4c8d8e with gray

Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e) 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 #4c8d8e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4c8d8e → #8e4e4c
#4c8d8e → #81afaf
#4c8d8e → #ffffff
#4c8d8e → #4c6b8e
#4c8d8e → #2d5455
#4c8d8e → #4c8e6f

How #4c8d8e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #4c8d8e 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 #4c8d8e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Steel Teal (#4c8d8e)

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

#4c8d8emight 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.

#4c8d8e 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#4c8d8e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4c8d8e 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 #4c8d8e
Java new Color(76, 141, 142);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 76, 141, 142);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:76 green:141 blue:142 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(76f, 141f, 142f);
Swift UIColor(red:76, green:141, blue:142, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8e8d4c
Python Color('#4c8d8e')

Base Conversions of hex color #4c8d8e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4c8d8e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5016974 while the individual RGB conversions are: 76, 141, 142.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001100 10001101 10001110
Hex 4c 8d 8e
Octal 114 215 216
Decimal 76 141 142

Icons incorporating the color #4c8d8e

If you're considering using #4c8d8e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #4c8d8e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4c8d8e 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 #4c8d8e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4c8d8e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4c8d8e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4c8d8e background.
This text is hex color #4c8d8e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4c8d8e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4c8d8e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4c8d8e and white (#ffffff) background.