Faux-Granite gray (#666868) color information

#666868 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Granite gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Granite gray (#666868), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Hulu, Oxford University Press, and University at Buffalo are just some of the companies that use this color.

#666868 Breakdown

#666868 is made up of (102, 104, 104) in RGB colorspace and (1.92, 0.00, 0.00, 59.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711400 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #666868 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #666868. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #666868 luma #103.30
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 104, 104) Adobe RGB (102.00, 105.00, 103.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 41%, 41%) Closest named color Granite gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 104.0, 104.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, -1.49, 0.40)
cmyk cmyk(1.92, 0.00, 0.00, 59.22) CIE-L*ab (44.23, -2.01, 0.56)
hsv hsv(180.02, 1.23, 40.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 2.09, 164.43)
hsb hsb(180.02, 2.44, 41.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -2.19, 1.04)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Granite gray (#666868)

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" #666868 and the second color is called the "compliment" #686666.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Granite gray (#666868)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #666868 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #686666.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#666868)

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 (#666868)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Granite gray (#666868)

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.

Lighter variations of #666868

Lighter shades of #666868 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #666868

Darker shades of #666868 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #666868

Tones of #666868 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Granite gray (#666868) 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 #666868 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#666868 → #686666
#666868 → #939595
#666868 → #ffffff
#666868 → #666768
#666868 → #3d3e3e
#666868 → #666867

Faux-Granite gray (#666868) in different environments

Seeing #666868 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 #666868 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#666868 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.

#666868might 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.

#666868 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#666868. 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

#666868 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 #666868
Java new Color(102, 104, 104);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 104, 104);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:104 blue:104 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 104f, 104f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:104, blue:104, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $686866
Python Color('#666868')

Base Conversions of hex color #666868

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #666868. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711400 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 104, 104.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01101000 01101000
Hex 66 68 68
Octal 146 150 150
Decimal 102 104 104

#666868 Icons

If you're considering using #666868 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Granite gray (#666868) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #666868 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 #666868 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #666868 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #666868 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #666868 background.
This text is hex color #666868 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #666868 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #666868 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #666868 and white (#ffffff) background.