Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d) color information

Hex color #6e678d should not to be confused with "Dark blue-gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark blue-gray (#6e678d), in media, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

#6e678d is made up of (110, 103, 141) in RGB colorspace and (21.99, 26.95, 0.00, 44.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7235469 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #6e678d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6e678d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6e678d luma #109.28
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(110, 103, 141) Adobe RGB (107.00, 103.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(43%, 40%, 55%) Closest named color Dark blue-gray
rgba rgba(110.0, 103.0, 141.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 8.16, -16.96)
cmyk cmyk(21.99, 26.95, 0.00, 44.71) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 10.41, -19.38)
hsv hsv(252.00, 15.79, 47.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 22.00, 298.24)
hsb hsb(252.00, 27.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 0.54, -29.12)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

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" #6e678d while the second is the "compliment" #848c66.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #6e678d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #848c66.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

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-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

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-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

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 #6e678d

When you combine pure white with this color, #6e678d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #6e678d

Darker shades are produced by blending #6e678d with black

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)'s Tones

Tones of #6e678d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #6e678d

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 #6e678d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6e678d → #848c66
#6e678d → #9994af
#6e678d → #ffffff
#6e678d → #80668c
#6e678d → #423d54
#6e678d → #66718c

Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d) in different environments

Seeing #6e678d 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 #6e678d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark blue-gray (#6e678d)

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

#6e678dmight 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 #6e678d

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#6e678d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #6e678d

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 #6e678d
Java new Color(110, 103, 141);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 110, 103, 141);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:110 green:103 blue:141 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(110f, 103f, 141f);
Swift UIColor(red:110, green:103, blue:141, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8d676e
Python Color('#6e678d')

Base Conversions of hex color #6e678d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6e678d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7235469 while the individual RGB conversions are: 110, 103, 141.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01101110 01100111 10001101
Hex 6e 67 8d
Octal 156 147 215
Decimal 110 103 141

Icons incorporating the color #6e678d

If you're considering using #6e678d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #6e678d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6e678d 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 #6e678d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6e678d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6e678d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6e678d background.
This text is hex color #6e678d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6e678d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6e678d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6e678d and white (#ffffff) background.