Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666797) color information

#666797 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Dark blue-gray" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Dark blue-gray (#666797), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#666797 Breakdown

#666797 is made up of (102, 103, 151) in RGB colorspace and (32.45, 31.79, 0.00, 40.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711191 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #666797 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #666797. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #666797 luma #108.02
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 103, 151) Adobe RGB (103.00, 104.00, 147.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 40%, 59%) Closest named color Dark blue-gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 103.0, 151.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 8.16, -23.32)
cmyk cmyk(32.45, 31.79, 0.00, 40.78) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 10.41, -25.31)
hsv hsv(240.00, 19.19, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 27.37, 292.36)
hsb hsb(240.00, 32.20, 59.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, -3.69, -38.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666797)

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" #666797 while the second is the "compliment" #969666.

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-Dark blue-gray (#666797)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #666797 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #969666.

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 (#666797)

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-Dark blue-gray (#666797)

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 (#666797)

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 shades of #666797

Lighter shades of #666797 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666797)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #666797 with black

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666797)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #666797, tones are produced.

Gradients including #666797

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 #666797 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#666797 → #969666
#666797 → #9394b6
#666797 → #ffffff
#666797 → #7e6696
#666797 → #3d3d5a
#666797 → #667e96

#666797 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #666797 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 #666797 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#666797 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.

#666797might 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 #666797

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#666797. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #666797

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 #666797
Java new Color(102, 103, 151);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 103, 151);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:103 blue:151 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 103f, 151f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:103, blue:151, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $976766
Python Color('#666797')

Base Conversions of hex color #666797

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #666797. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711191 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 103, 151.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01100111 10010111
Hex 66 67 97
Octal 146 147 227
Decimal 102 103 151

#666797 Icons

If you're considering using #666797 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark blue-gray (#666797) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #666797 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 #666797 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #666797 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #666797 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #666797 background.
This text is hex color #666797 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #666797 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #666797 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #666797 and white (#ffffff) background.