Faux-Dim gray (#66686e) color information

#66686e is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Dim gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dim gray (#66686e), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Dindr and Oktopost use this color in their branding.

#66686e Breakdown

#66686e is made up of (102, 104, 110) in RGB colorspace and (7.27, 5.45, 0.00, 56.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711406 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #66686e to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #66686e luma #103.98
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 104, 110) 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, 110.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, -1.49, -2.89)
cmyk cmyk(7.27, 5.45, 0.00, 56.86) 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 (#66686e)

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" #66686e and the second color is called the "compliment" #6d6b66.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dim gray (#66686e)

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

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

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

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-Dim gray (#66686e)

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-Dim gray (#66686e)

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 #66686e

Lighter shades of #66686e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #66686e

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

Tones of #66686e

Tones of #66686e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

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

#66686e → #6d6b66
#66686e → #939599
#66686e → #ffffff
#66686e → #67666d
#66686e → #3d3e42
#66686e → #666c6d

Faux-Dim gray (#66686e) in different environments

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

#66686e 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.

#66686emight 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.

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

Oktopost
Dindr

#66686e 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 #66686e
Java new Color(102, 104, 110);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 104, 110);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:104 blue:110 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 104f, 110f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:104, blue:110, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6e6866
Python Color('#66686e')

Base Conversions of hex color #66686e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #66686e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711406 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 104, 110.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01101000 01101110
Hex 66 68 6e
Octal 146 150 156
Decimal 102 104 110

#66686e Icons

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

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

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