Faux-Copper rose (#996668) color information

Hex color #996668 is related to "Copper rose" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Copper rose (#996668), used in brand logos, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Copper rose (#996668)

#996668 is made up of (153, 102, 104) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 33.33, 32.03, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10053224 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996666. White should be used ontop of #996668 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #996668. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #996668 luma #117.37
Websafe hex #996666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 102, 104) Adobe RGB (138.00, 101.00, 106.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 40%, 41%) Closest named color Copper rose
rgba rgba(153.0, 102.0, 104.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 16.90, 3.75)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 33.33, 32.03, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 20.41, 5.25)
hsv hsv(357.00, 20.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 21.07, 14.43)
hsb hsb(357.00, 33.33, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 31.27, 3.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Copper rose (#996668)

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" #996668 and the second color is called the "compliment" #669996.

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-Copper rose (#996668)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #996668 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #669996.

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-Copper rose (#996668)

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-Copper rose (#996668)

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-Copper rose (#996668)

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-Copper rose (#996668)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #996668, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Copper rose (#996668)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #996668, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #996668

When you combine pure gray with this color, #996668, tones are produced.

#996668 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 #996668 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#996668 → #669996
#996668 → #b79395
#996668 → #ffffff
#996668 → #997c66
#996668 → #5b3d3e
#996668 → #996682

#996668 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #996668 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 #996668 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Copper rose (#996668)

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

#996668might 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-Copper rose (#996668)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#996668. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#996668 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 #996668
Java new Color(153, 102, 104);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 102, 104);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:102 blue:104 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 102f, 104f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:102, blue:104, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $686699
Python Color('#996668')

Base Conversions of hex color #996668

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #996668. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10053224 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 102, 104.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 01100110 01101000
Hex 99 66 68
Octal 231 146 150
Decimal 153 102 104

#996668 Icons

If you're considering using #996668 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Copper rose (#996668) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #996668 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 #996668 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #996668 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #996668 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #996668 background.
This text is hex color #996668 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #996668 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #996668 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #996668 and white (#ffffff) background.