Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #5aa49d, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d), in media, 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 #5aa49d

#5aa49d is made up of (90, 164, 157) in RGB colorspace and (45.12, 0.00, 4.27, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5940381 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #5aa49d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #5aa49d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #5aa49d luma #140.92
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(90, 164, 157) Adobe RGB (113.00, 163.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 64%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet
rgba rgba(90.0, 164.0, 157.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, -21.05, -3.59)
cmyk cmyk(45.12, 0.00, 4.27, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (62.51, -26.82, -4.21)
hsv hsv(175.89, 29.29, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 27.15, 188.92)
hsb hsb(175.89, 45.31, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, -35.96, -2.08)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

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" #5aa49d and the second color is called the "compliment" #a3595f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #5aa49d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a3595f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #5aa49d with white

Darker variations of #5aa49d

When you combine pure black with this color, #5aa49d, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #5aa49d

Tones of #5aa49d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#5aa49d 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 #5aa49d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#5aa49d → #a3595f
#5aa49d → #8bbfba
#5aa49d → #ffffff
#5aa49d → #5984a3
#5aa49d → #36625e
#5aa49d → #59a378

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d) in different environments

Seeing #5aa49d 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 #5aa49d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #5aa49d

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

#5aa49dmight 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 6760 Rivulet (#5aa49d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#5aa49d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#5aa49d 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 #5aa49d
Java new Color(90, 164, 157);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 90, 164, 157);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:90 green:164 blue:157 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(90f, 164f, 157f);
Swift UIColor(red:90, green:164, blue:157, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9da45a
Python Color('#5aa49d')

Base Conversions of hex color #5aa49d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #5aa49d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5940381 while the individual RGB conversions are: 90, 164, 157.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011010 10100100 10011101
Hex 5a a4 9d
Octal 132 244 235
Decimal 90 164 157

Icons incorporating the color #5aa49d

If you're considering using #5aa49d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #5aa49d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #5aa49d 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 #5aa49d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #5aa49d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #5aa49d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #5aa49d background.
This text is hex color #5aa49d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #5aa49d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #5aa49d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #5aa49d and white (#ffffff) background.