Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4f2d3e, almost matches the color named "Dark puce" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark puce (#4f2d3e), in branding, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #4f2d3e

#4f2d3e is made up of (79, 45, 62) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 43.04, 21.52, 69.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5188926 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663333. White should be used ontop of #4f2d3e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4f2d3e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4f2d3e luma #57.04
Websafe hex #663333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(79, 45, 62) Adobe RGB (72.00, 51.00, 63.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(31%, 18%, 24%) Closest named color Dark puce
rgba rgba(79.0, 45.0, 62.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 10.86, -1.98)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 43.04, 21.52, 69.02) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 16.35, -3.22)
hsv hsv(332.31, 26.53, 24.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 16.66, 348.86)
hsb hsb(332.31, 41.94, 31.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, 16.05, -5.64)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

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" #4f2d3e while the second is the "compliment" #2d4f3f.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4f2d3e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2d4f3f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

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 Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

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 Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

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.

Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4f2d3e with white

Darker variations of #4f2d3e

When you combine pure black with this color, #4f2d3e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)'s Tones

Tones of #4f2d3e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#4f2d3e 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 #4f2d3e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4f2d3e → #2d4f3f
#4f2d3e → #836c77
#4f2d3e → #ffffff
#4f2d3e → #4f2f2d
#4f2d3e → #2f1b25
#4f2d3e → #4f2d4d

Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e) in different environments

Seeing #4f2d3e 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 #4f2d3e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4f2d3e

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

#4f2d3emight 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 Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#4f2d3e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4f2d3e 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 #4f2d3e
Java new Color(79, 45, 62);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 79, 45, 62);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:79 green:45 blue:62 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(79f, 45f, 62f);
Swift UIColor(red:79, green:45, blue:62, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3e2d4f
Python Color('#4f2d3e')

Base Conversions of hex color #4f2d3e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4f2d3e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5188926 while the individual RGB conversions are: 79, 45, 62.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001111 00101101 00111110
Hex 4f 2d 3e
Octal 117 55 76
Decimal 79 45 62

#4f2d3e Icons

If you're considering using #4f2d3e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark puce (#4f2d3e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4f2d3e 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 #4f2d3e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4f2d3e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4f2d3e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4f2d3e background.
This text is hex color #4f2d3e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4f2d3e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4f2d3e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4f2d3e and white (#ffffff) background.