Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684) color information

Hex color #666684 looks similar to "Dark blue-gray" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark blue-gray (#666684), used in designs, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

#666684 is made up of (102, 102, 132) in RGB colorspace and (22.73, 22.73, 0.00, 48.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6710916 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #666684 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #666684. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #666684 luma #105.29
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 102, 132) Adobe RGB (99.00, 103.00, 130.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 40%, 52%) Closest named color Dark blue-gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 102.0, 132.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 3.36, -14.41)
cmyk cmyk(22.73, 22.73, 0.00, 48.24) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 4.43, -16.96)
hsv hsv(240.00, 13.04, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 17.53, 284.64)
hsb hsb(240.00, 23.08, 52.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -4.97, -24.53)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

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" #666684 and the second color is called the "compliment" #848466.

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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #666684 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #848466.

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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #666684, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #666684, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #666684

When you combine pure gray with this color, #666684, tones are produced.

#666684 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 #666684 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#666684 → #848466
#666684 → #9393a8
#666684 → #ffffff
#666684 → #756684
#666684 → #3d3d4f
#666684 → #667584

#666684 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #666684 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 #666684 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

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

#666684might 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-Dark blue-gray (#666684)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#666684. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#666684 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 #666684
Java new Color(102, 102, 132);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 102, 132);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:102 blue:132 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 102f, 132f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:102, blue:132, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $846666
Python Color('#666684')

Base Conversions of hex color #666684

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #666684. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6710916 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 102, 132.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01100110 10000100
Hex 66 66 84
Octal 146 146 204
Decimal 102 102 132

#666684 Icons

If you're considering using #666684 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666684) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #666684 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 #666684 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #666684 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #666684 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #666684 background.
This text is hex color #666684 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #666684 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #666684 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #666684 and white (#ffffff) background.