Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #595b5f, looks similar to "Davy's grey" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Davy's grey (#595b5f), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. SugarCRM, MailChimp, and Easy Jet are the companies in our database using this color.

#595b5f Breakdown

#595b5f is made up of (89, 91, 95) in RGB colorspace and (6.32, 4.21, 0.00, 62.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5856095 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #595b5f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #595b5f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #595b5f luma #90.76
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 91, 95) Adobe RGB (90.00, 95.00, 94.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 36%, 37%) Closest named color Davy's grey
rgba rgba(89.0, 91.0, 95.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, -2.49, -0.04)
cmyk cmyk(6.32, 4.21, 0.00, 62.75) CIE-L*ab (39.58, -3.53, -0.06)
hsv hsv(210.00, 2.78, 36.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 3.53, 180.97)
hsb hsb(210.00, 5.41, 37.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, -4.25, 0.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f)

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" #595b5f while the second is the "compliment" #5e5b59.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #595b5f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5e5b59.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f)

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-Davy's grey (#595b5f)

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-Davy's grey (#595b5f)

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.

Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #595b5f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #595b5f

When you combine pure black with this color, #595b5f, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Davy's grey (#595b5f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #595b5f with gray

#595b5f 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 #595b5f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#595b5f → #5e5b59
#595b5f → #8a8c8f
#595b5f → #ffffff
#595b5f → #59595e
#595b5f → #353639
#595b5f → #595e5e

How #595b5f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #595b5f 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 #595b5f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#595b5f 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.

#595b5fmight 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 (#595b5f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#595b5f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

SugarCRM
MailChimp
Easy Jet

#595b5f 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 #595b5f
Java new Color(89, 91, 95);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 91, 95);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:91 blue:95 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 91f, 95f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:91, blue:95, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5f5b59
Python Color('#595b5f')

Base Conversions of hex color #595b5f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #595b5f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5856095 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 91, 95.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 01011011 01011111
Hex 59 5b 5f
Octal 131 133 137
Decimal 89 91 95

Icons incorporating the color #595b5f

If you're considering using #595b5f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #595b5f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #595b5f 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 #595b5f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #595b5f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #595b5f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #595b5f background.
This text is hex color #595b5f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #595b5f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #595b5f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #595b5f and white (#ffffff) background.