Faux-Dim gray (#66696d) color information

Hex color #66696d almost matches the color named "Dim gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dim gray (#66696d), in branding, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to health care. Dindr and Oktopost are a couple of companies using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #66696d

#66696d is made up of (102, 105, 109) in RGB colorspace and (6.42, 3.67, 0.00, 57.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6711661 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #66696d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #66696d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #66696d luma #104.45
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 105, 109) Adobe RGB (100.00, 106.00, 110.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 41%, 43%) Closest named color Dim gray
rgba rgba(102.0, 105.0, 109.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, -1.49, -2.89)
cmyk cmyk(6.42, 3.67, 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 (#66696d)

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" #66696d and the second color is called the "compliment" #6d6b66.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dim gray (#66696d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #66696d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6d6b66.

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-Dim gray (#66696d)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Dim gray (#66696d)

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-Dim gray (#66696d)

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 variations of #66696d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #66696d with white

Faux-Dim gray (#66696d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #66696d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #66696d

When you combine pure gray with this color, #66696d, tones are produced.

Faux-Dim gray (#66696d) 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 #66696d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#66696d → #6d6b66
#66696d → #939698
#66696d → #ffffff
#66696d → #67666d
#66696d → #3d3f41
#66696d → #666c6d

#66696d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #66696d 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 #66696d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #66696d

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

#66696dmight 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.

#66696d 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#66696d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Oktopost
Dindr

#66696d 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 #66696d
Java new Color(102, 105, 109);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 105, 109);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:105 blue:109 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 105f, 109f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:105, blue:109, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6d6966
Python Color('#66696d')

Base Conversions of hex color #66696d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #66696d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6711661 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 105, 109.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 01101001 01101101
Hex 66 69 6d
Octal 146 151 155
Decimal 102 105 109

#66696d Icons

If you're considering using #66696d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dim gray (#66696d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #66696d 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 #66696d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #66696d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #66696d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #66696d background.
This text is hex color #66696d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #66696d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #66696d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #66696d and white (#ffffff) background.