Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa) color information

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Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

#668eaa is made up of (102, 142, 170) in RGB colorspace and (40.00, 16.47, 0.00, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6721194 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #668eaa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #668eaa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #668eaa luma #133.06
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 142, 170) Adobe RGB (118.00, 139.00, 168.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 56%, 67%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda
rgba rgba(102.0, 142.0, 170.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -2.76, -18.20)
cmyk cmyk(40.00, 16.47, 0.00, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (57.08, -3.40, -19.60)
hsv hsv(204.44, 29.03, 53.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 19.89, 260.16)
hsb hsb(204.44, 40.30, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, -16.52, -28.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

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" #668eaa and the second color is called the "compliment" #aa8166.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #668eaa is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #aa8166.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #668eaa, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #668eaa, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #668eaa

When you combine pure gray with this color, #668eaa, tones are produced.

#668eaa 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 #668eaa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#668eaa → #aa8166
#668eaa → #93afc3
#668eaa → #ffffff
#668eaa → #666caa
#668eaa → #3d5566
#668eaa → #66aaa3

#668eaa in different lighting conditions

Seeing #668eaa 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 #668eaa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

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

#668eaamight 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#668eaa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#668eaa 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 #668eaa
Java new Color(102, 142, 170);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 142, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:142 blue:170 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 142f, 170f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:142, blue:170, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aa8e66
Python Color('#668eaa')

Base Conversions of hex color #668eaa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #668eaa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6721194 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 142, 170.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 10001110 10101010
Hex 66 8e aa
Octal 146 216 252
Decimal 102 142 170

#668eaa Icons

If you're considering using #668eaa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6529 Scanda (#668eaa) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #668eaa 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 #668eaa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #668eaa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #668eaa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #668eaa background.
This text is hex color #668eaa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #668eaa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #668eaa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #668eaa and white (#ffffff) background.