Faux-Cafe noir (#523526) color information

The hexidecimal color, #523526, is very close to "Cafe noir" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Cafe noir (#523526), in designs, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Bower and Rochester Institute of Technology are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Cafe noir (#523526)

#523526 is made up of (82, 53, 38) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 35.37, 53.66, 67.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5387558 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663333. White should be used ontop of #523526 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #523526. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #523526 luma #59.92
Websafe hex #663333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(82, 53, 38) Adobe RGB (75.00, 63.00, 38.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(32%, 21%, 15%) Closest named color Cafe noir
rgba rgba(82.0, 53.0, 38.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 2.01, 9.48)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 35.37, 53.66, 67.84) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 3.15, 20.91)
hsv hsv(21.18, 36.17, 23.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 21.15, 81.43)
hsb hsb(21.18, 53.13, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 12.07, 19.09)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Cafe noir (#523526)

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" #523526 and the second color is called the "compliment" #264251.

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-Cafe noir (#523526)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #523526 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #264251.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Cafe noir (#523526)

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-Cafe noir (#523526)

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-Cafe noir (#523526)

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 #523526

When you combine pure white with this color, #523526, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #523526

Darker shades of #523526 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #523526

Tones are produced by blending #523526 with gray

Faux-Cafe noir (#523526) 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 #523526 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#523526 → #264251
#523526 → #857167
#523526 → #ffffff
#523526 → #514b26
#523526 → #311f16
#523526 → #51262c

How #523526 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #523526 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 #523526 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Cafe noir (#523526)

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

#523526might 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.

#523526 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#523526. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Rochester Institute of Technology
Bower

#523526 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 #523526
Java new Color(82, 53, 38);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 82, 53, 38);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:82 green:53 blue:38 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(82f, 53f, 38f);
Swift UIColor(red:82, green:53, blue:38, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $263552
Python Color('#523526')

Base Conversions of hex color #523526

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #523526. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5387558 while the individual RGB conversions are: 82, 53, 38.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010010 00110101 00100110
Hex 52 35 26
Octal 122 65 46
Decimal 82 53 38

Icons incorporating the color #523526

If you're considering using #523526 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #523526 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #523526 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 #523526 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #523526 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #523526 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #523526 background.
This text is hex color #523526 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #523526 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #523526 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #523526 and white (#ffffff) background.