Faux-Davy's grey (#595963) color information

Hex color #595963 greatly resembles "Davy's grey" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Davy's grey (#595963), used in brand logos, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)

#595963 is made up of (89, 89, 99) in RGB colorspace and (10.10, 10.10, 0.00, 61.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5855587 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #595963 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #595963. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #595963 luma #90.04
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 89, 99) Adobe RGB (91.00, 88.00, 98.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 35%, 39%) Closest named color Davy's grey
rgba rgba(89.0, 89.0, 99.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 2.84, -4.11)
cmyk cmyk(10.10, 10.10, 0.00, 61.18) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 3.96, -5.65)
hsv hsv(240.00, 5.41, 37.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 6.90, 305.03)
hsb hsb(240.00, 10.26, 39.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 1.56, -7.91)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)

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" #595963 while the second is the "compliment" #636359.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #595963 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #636359.

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-Davy's grey (#595963)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Davy's grey (#595963)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)

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.

Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #595963, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #595963, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #595963, tones are produced.

#595963 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 #595963 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#595963 → #636359
#595963 → #8a8a91
#595963 → #ffffff
#595963 → #5e5963
#595963 → #35353b
#595963 → #595e63

#595963 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #595963 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 #595963 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Davy's grey (#595963)

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

#595963might 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-Davy's grey (#595963)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#595963. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#595963 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 #595963
Java new Color(89, 89, 99);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 89, 99);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:89 blue:99 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 89f, 99f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:89, blue:99, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $635959
Python Color('#595963')

Base Conversions of hex color #595963

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #595963. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5855587 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 89, 99.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01011001 01100011
Hex 59 59 63
Octal 131 131 143
Decimal 89 89 99

#595963 Icons

If you're considering using #595963 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Davy's grey (#595963) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #595963 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 #595963 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #595963 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #595963 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #595963 background.
This text is hex color #595963 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #595963 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #595963 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #595963 and white (#ffffff) background.