Faux-Dim gray (#6b6675) color information

The hexidecimal color, #6b6675, almost matches the color named "Dim gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dim gray (#6b6675), in advertisements, 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 #6b6675

#6b6675 is made up of (107, 102, 117) in RGB colorspace and (8.55, 12.82, 0.00, 54.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7038581 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #6b6675 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6b6675. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6b6675 luma #105.09
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(107, 102, 117) Adobe RGB (105.00, 103.00, 116.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(42%, 40%, 46%) Closest named color Dim gray
rgba rgba(107.0, 102.0, 117.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 3.36, -6.18)
cmyk cmyk(8.55, 12.82, 0.00, 54.12) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 4.43, -7.91)
hsv hsv(260.00, 6.98, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 9.07, 299.25)
hsb hsb(260.00, 13.04, 46.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 0.83, -11.46)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dim gray (#6b6675)

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" #6b6675 and the second color is called the "compliment" #707566.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dim gray (#6b6675)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #6b6675 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #707566.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dim gray (#6b6675)

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 (#6b6675)

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-Dim gray (#6b6675)

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-Dim gray (#6b6675)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #6b6675 with white

Darker variations of #6b6675

When you combine pure black with this color, #6b6675, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #6b6675

Tones of #6b6675 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#6b6675 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 #6b6675 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6b6675 → #707566
#6b6675 → #97939e
#6b6675 → #ffffff
#6b6675 → #726675
#6b6675 → #403d46
#6b6675 → #666875

Faux-Dim gray (#6b6675) in different environments

Seeing #6b6675 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 #6b6675 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #6b6675

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

#6b6675might 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-Dim gray (#6b6675)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6b6675. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#6b6675 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 #6b6675
Java new Color(107, 102, 117);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 107, 102, 117);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:107 green:102 blue:117 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(107f, 102f, 117f);
Swift UIColor(red:107, green:102, blue:117, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $75666b
Python Color('#6b6675')

Base Conversions of hex color #6b6675

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6b6675. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7038581 while the individual RGB conversions are: 107, 102, 117.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101011 01100110 01110101
Hex 6b 66 75
Octal 153 146 165
Decimal 107 102 117

Icons incorporating the color #6b6675

If you're considering using #6b6675 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #6b6675 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6b6675 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 #6b6675 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6b6675 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6b6675 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6b6675 background.
This text is hex color #6b6675 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6b6675 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6b6675 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6b6675 and white (#ffffff) background.