Faux-Black coral (#59596b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #59596b, is close to the color named "Black coral" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark gray". When people spot this color, Black coral (#59596b), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #59596b

#59596b is made up of (89, 89, 107) in RGB colorspace and (16.82, 16.82, 0.00, 58.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5855595 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #59596b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #59596b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #59596b luma #90.95
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 89, 107) Adobe RGB (88.00, 88.00, 105.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 35%, 42%) Closest named color Black coral
rgba rgba(89.0, 89.0, 107.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 2.84, -8.01)
cmyk cmyk(16.82, 16.82, 0.00, 58.04) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 3.96, -10.46)
hsv hsv(240.00, 9.09, 38.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 11.18, 290.74)
hsb hsb(240.00, 16.67, 42.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, -1.34, -14.42)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Black coral (#59596b)

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" #59596b while the second is the "compliment" #6b6b59.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Black coral (#59596b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #59596b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6b6b59.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Black coral (#59596b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Black coral (#59596b)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Black coral (#59596b)

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 shades of #59596b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #59596b with white

Darker shades of #59596b

Darker shades are produced by blending #59596b with black

Faux-Black coral (#59596b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #59596b with gray

Gradients including #59596b

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 #59596b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#59596b → #6b6b59
#59596b → #8a8a97
#59596b → #ffffff
#59596b → #62596b
#59596b → #353540
#59596b → #59626b

How #59596b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #59596b 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 #59596b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #59596b

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

#59596bmight 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 #59596b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#59596b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #59596b

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 #59596b
Java new Color(89, 89, 107);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 89, 107);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:89 blue:107 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 89f, 107f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:89, blue:107, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6b5959
Python Color('#59596b')

Base Conversions of hex color #59596b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #59596b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5855595 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 89, 107.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01011001 01101011
Hex 59 59 6b
Octal 131 131 153
Decimal 89 89 107

#59596b Icons

If you're considering using #59596b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Black coral (#59596b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #59596b 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 #59596b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #59596b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #59596b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #59596b background.
This text is hex color #59596b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #59596b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #59596b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #59596b and white (#ffffff) background.