Faux-Dim gray (#666878) color information

Hex color #666878 is very close to "Dim gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dim gray (#666878), in branding, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Dim gray (#666878)

#666878 is made up of (102, 104, 120) in RGB colorspace and (15.00, 13.33, 0.00, 52.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711416 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #666878 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #666878. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #666878 luma #105.11
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 104, 120) Adobe RGB (104.00, 103.00, 119.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 41%, 47%) Closest named color Dim gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 104.0, 120.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 3.36, -7.83)
cmyk cmyk(15.00, 13.33, 0.00, 52.94) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 4.43, -9.84)
hsv hsv(231.43, 8.05, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 10.79, 294.24)
hsb hsb(231.43, 14.89, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, -0.38, -14.19)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dim gray (#666878)

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" #666878 while the second is the "compliment" #777566.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dim gray (#666878)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #666878 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #777566.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dim gray (#666878)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#666878)

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 (#666878)

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 shades of #666878

When you combine pure white with this color, #666878, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #666878

Darker shades are produced by blending #666878 with black

Faux-Dim gray (#666878)'s Tones

Tones of #666878 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #666878

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 #666878 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#666878 → #777566
#666878 → #9395a0
#666878 → #ffffff
#666878 → #6c6677
#666878 → #3d3e48
#666878 → #667177

Faux-Dim gray (#666878) in different environments

Seeing #666878 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 #666878 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dim gray (#666878)

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

#666878might 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 #666878

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#666878. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #666878

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 #666878
Java new Color(102, 104, 120);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 104, 120);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:104 blue:120 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 104f, 120f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:104, blue:120, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $786866
Python Color('#666878')

Base Conversions of hex color #666878

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #666878. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711416 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 104, 120.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01101000 01111000
Hex 66 68 78
Octal 146 150 170
Decimal 102 104 120

#666878 Icons

If you're considering using #666878 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dim gray (#666878) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #666878 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 #666878 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #666878 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #666878 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #666878 background.
This text is hex color #666878 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #666878 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #666878 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #666878 and white (#ffffff) background.