Faux-Granite gray (#616262) color information

#616262 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Granite gray" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Granite gray (#616262), used in branding, 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. Shazam, Pfizer, and Daimler are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #616262

#616262 is made up of (97, 98, 98) in RGB colorspace and (1.02, 0.00, 0.00, 61.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6382178 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #616262 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #616262. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #616262 luma #97.60
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(97, 98, 98) Adobe RGB (94.00, 99.00, 97.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(38%, 38%, 38%) Closest named color Granite gray
rgba rgba(97.0, 98.0, 98.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, -2.12, 0.12)
cmyk cmyk(1.02, 0.00, 0.00, 61.57) CIE-L*ab (41.22, -2.96, 0.17)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 38.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 2.96, 176.71)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 38.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, -3.50, 0.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Granite gray (#616262)

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" #616262 and the second color is called the "compliment" #606060.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Granite gray (#616262)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #616262 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #606060.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#616262)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#616262)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#616262)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Granite gray (#616262)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #616262 with white

Darker variations of #616262

When you combine pure black with this color, #616262, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #616262

Tones of #616262 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#616262 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 #616262 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#616262 → #606060
#616262 → #909191
#616262 → #ffffff
#616262 → #606060
#616262 → #3a3a3a
#616262 → #606060

Faux-Granite gray (#616262) in different environments

Seeing #616262 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 #616262 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #616262

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

#616262might 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-Granite gray (#616262)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#616262. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pfizer
Daimler
Shopify
Thomson Reuters
Wikipedia
Knight Foundation
Hulu
Oxford University Press
University at Buffalo
Python
Direct Energy
Shazam

#616262 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 #616262
Java new Color(97, 98, 98);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 97, 98, 98);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:97 green:98 blue:98 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(97f, 98f, 98f);
Swift UIColor(red:97, green:98, blue:98, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $626261
Python Color('#616262')

Base Conversions of hex color #616262

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #616262. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6382178 while the individual RGB conversions are: 97, 98, 98.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100001 01100010 01100010
Hex 61 62 62
Octal 141 142 142
Decimal 97 98 98

Icons incorporating the color #616262

If you're considering using #616262 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #616262 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #616262 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 #616262 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #616262 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #616262 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #616262 background.
This text is hex color #616262 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #616262 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #616262 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #616262 and white (#ffffff) background.