Faux-Dim gray (#66686d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #66686d, should not to be confused with "Dim gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dim gray (#66686d), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Oktopost and Dindr are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

#66686d is made up of (102, 104, 109) in RGB colorspace and (6.42, 4.59, 0.00, 57.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711405 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #66686d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #66686d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #66686d luma #103.86
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 104, 109) Adobe RGB (100.00, 106.00, 110.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 41%, 43%) Closest named color Dim gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 104.0, 109.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, -1.49, -2.89)
cmyk cmyk(6.42, 4.59, 0.00, 57.25) CIE-L*ab (44.23, -2.01, -3.84)
hsv hsv(220.00, 3.61, 41.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 4.33, 242.37)
hsb hsb(220.00, 6.98, 43.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -4.63, -4.88)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

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" #66686d while the second is the "compliment" #6d6b66.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #66686d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6d6b66.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #66686d

When you combine pure white with this color, #66686d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #66686d

Darker shades of #66686d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #66686d with gray

Faux-Dim gray (#66686d) 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 #66686d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#66686d → #6d6b66
#66686d → #939598
#66686d → #ffffff
#66686d → #67666d
#66686d → #3d3e41
#66686d → #666c6d

How #66686d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #66686d 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 #66686d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dim gray (#66686d)

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

#66686dmight 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.

#66686d 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#66686d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Oktopost
Dindr

#66686d 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 #66686d
Java new Color(102, 104, 109);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 104, 109);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:104 blue:109 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 104f, 109f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:104, blue:109, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6d6866
Python Color('#66686d')

Base Conversions of hex color #66686d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #66686d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711405 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 104, 109.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01101000 01101101
Hex 66 68 6d
Octal 146 150 155
Decimal 102 104 109

#66686d Icons

If you're considering using #66686d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dim gray (#66686d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #66686d 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 #66686d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #66686d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #66686d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #66686d background.
This text is hex color #66686d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #66686d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #66686d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #66686d and white (#ffffff) background.