Faux-Umber (#56553f) color information

#56553f is the hex color code that looks similar to "Umber" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Umber (#56553f), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#56553f Breakdown

#56553f is made up of (86, 85, 63) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.16, 26.74, 66.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5657919 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666633. White should be used ontop of #56553f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #56553f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #56553f luma #82.73
Websafe hex #666633 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(86, 85, 63) Adobe RGB (86.00, 87.00, 66.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(34%, 33%, 25%) Closest named color Umber
rgba rgba(86.0, 85.0, 63.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, -3.35, 7.80)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.16, 26.74, 66.27) CIE-L*ab (35.98, -4.95, 13.52)
hsv hsv(53.33, 15.25, 29.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 14.40, 110.11)
hsb hsb(53.33, 26.47, 34.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, 0.43, 16.26)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Umber (#56553f)

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" #56553f and the second color is called the "compliment" #3f4256.

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-Umber (#56553f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #56553f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3f4256.

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-Umber (#56553f)

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-Umber (#56553f)

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-Umber (#56553f)

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 shades of #56553f

Lighter shades of #56553f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Umber (#56553f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #56553f with black

Tones of #56553f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #56553f, tones are produced.

Gradients including #56553f

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 #56553f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#56553f → #3f4256
#56553f → #888878
#56553f → #ffffff
#56553f → #4d563f
#56553f → #333325
#56553f → #56483f

#56553f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #56553f 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 #56553f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#56553f popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#56553fmight 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 #56553f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#56553f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #56553f

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 #56553f
Java new Color(86, 85, 63);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 86, 85, 63);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:86 green:85 blue:63 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(86f, 85f, 63f);
Swift UIColor(red:86, green:85, blue:63, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3f5556
Python Color('#56553f')

Base Conversions of hex color #56553f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #56553f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5657919 while the individual RGB conversions are: 86, 85, 63.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010110 01010101 00111111
Hex 56 55 3f
Octal 126 125 77
Decimal 86 85 63

Icons incorporating the color #56553f

If you're considering using #56553f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #56553f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #56553f 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 #56553f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #56553f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #56553f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #56553f background.
This text is hex color #56553f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #56553f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #56553f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #56553f and white (#ffffff) background.