Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #66858c, should not to be confused with "Steel Teal" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Steel Teal (#66858c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #66858c

#66858c is made up of (102, 133, 140) in RGB colorspace and (27.14, 5.00, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6718860 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #66858c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #66858c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #66858c luma #124.39
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 133, 140) Adobe RGB (115.00, 128.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 52%, 55%) Closest named color Steel Teal
rgba rgba(102.0, 133.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, -3.80, -6.90)
cmyk cmyk(27.14, 5.00, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (52.95, -4.84, -8.30)
hsv hsv(192.00, 15.79, 47.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 9.61, 239.75)
hsb hsb(192.00, 27.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, -11.03, -11.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)

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" #66858c and the second color is called the "compliment" #8c6d66.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #66858c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c6d66.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)

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-Steel Teal (#66858c)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)

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.

Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #66858c with white

Darker variations of #66858c

When you combine pure black with this color, #66858c, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #66858c

Tones of #66858c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#66858c in 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 #66858c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#66858c → #8c6d66
#66858c → #93a9ae
#66858c → #ffffff
#66858c → #66718c
#66858c → #3d4f54
#66858c → #668c80

Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c) in different environments

Seeing #66858c 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 #66858c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #66858c

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

#66858cmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Steel Teal (#66858c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#66858c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#66858c in programming

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 #66858c
Java new Color(102, 133, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 133, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:133 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 133f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:133, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c8566
Python Color('#66858c')

Base Conversions of hex color #66858c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #66858c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6718860 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 133, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 10000101 10001100
Hex 66 85 8c
Octal 146 205 214
Decimal 102 133 140

Icons incorporating the color #66858c

If you're considering using #66858c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #66858c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #66858c 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 #66858c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #66858c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #66858c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #66858c background.
This text is hex color #66858c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #66858c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #66858c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #66858c and white (#ffffff) background.