Faux-Granite gray (#666769) color information

Hex color #666769 almost matches the color named "Granite gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Granite gray (#666769), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Shades of "dark gray". typically aren't associated with health care. Wikipedia, Knight Foundation, and Oktopost have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #666769

#666769 is made up of (102, 103, 105) in RGB colorspace and (2.86, 1.90, 0.00, 58.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711145 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #666769 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #666769. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #666769 luma #102.82
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 103, 105) Adobe RGB (104.00, 99.00, 104.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 40%, 41%) Closest named color Granite gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 103.0, 105.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 3.24, -1.44)
cmyk cmyk(2.86, 1.90, 0.00, 58.82) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 4.33, -1.98)
hsv hsv(240.00, 1.23, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 4.76, 335.43)
hsb hsb(240.00, 2.44, 41.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 4.28, -3.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Granite gray (#666769)

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" #666769 while the second is the "compliment" #686866.

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-Granite gray (#666769)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #666769 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #686866.

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-Granite gray (#666769)

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-Granite gray (#666769)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#666769)

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.

Lighter variations of #666769

Lighter shades are produced by blending #666769 with white

Faux-Granite gray (#666769)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #666769 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Granite gray (#666769)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #666769, tones are produced.

Faux-Granite gray (#666769) 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 #666769 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#666769 → #686866
#666769 → #939496
#666769 → #ffffff
#666769 → #676668
#666769 → #3d3d3f
#666769 → #666768

#666769 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #666769 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 #666769 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #666769

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

#666769might 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.

#666769 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#666769. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

#666769 in coding

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 #666769
Java new Color(102, 103, 105);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 103, 105);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:103 blue:105 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 103f, 105f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:103, blue:105, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $696766
Python Color('#666769')

Base Conversions of hex color #666769

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #666769. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711145 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 103, 105.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01100111 01101001
Hex 66 67 69
Octal 146 147 151
Decimal 102 103 105

Icons incorporating the color #666769

If you're considering using #666769 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #666769 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #666769 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 #666769 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #666769 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #666769 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #666769 background.
This text is hex color #666769 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #666769 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #666769 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #666769 and white (#ffffff) background.