Faux-Old lavender (#70657f) color information

#70657f is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Old lavender" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Old lavender (#70657f), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#70657f Breakdown

#70657f is made up of (112, 101, 127) in RGB colorspace and (11.81, 20.47, 0.00, 50.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7366015 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #70657f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #70657f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #70657f luma #107.13
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(112, 101, 127) Adobe RGB (106.00, 106.00, 125.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(44%, 40%, 50%) Closest named color Old lavender
rgba rgba(112.0, 101.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 3.48, -9.01)
cmyk cmyk(11.81, 20.47, 0.00, 50.20) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 4.54, -11.09)
hsv hsv(264.00, 11.11, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 11.98, 292.26)
hsb hsb(264.00, 20.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, -1.04, -16.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old lavender (#70657f)

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" #70657f while the second is the "compliment" #757f66.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Old lavender (#70657f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #70657f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #757f66.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Old lavender (#70657f)

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-Old lavender (#70657f)

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-Old lavender (#70657f)

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 variations of #70657f

Lighter shades of #70657f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #70657f

Darker shades of #70657f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Old lavender (#70657f)'s Tones

Tones of #70657f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Old lavender (#70657f) 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 #70657f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#70657f → #757f66
#70657f → #9a93a5
#70657f → #ffffff
#70657f → #7c667f
#70657f → #433c4c
#70657f → #66687f

Faux-Old lavender (#70657f) in different environments

Seeing #70657f 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 #70657f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#70657f popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#70657fmight 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.

#70657f popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#70657f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#70657f in coding

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 #70657f
Java new Color(112, 101, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 112, 101, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:112 green:101 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(112f, 101f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:112, green:101, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f6570
Python Color('#70657f')

Base Conversions of hex color #70657f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #70657f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7366015 while the individual RGB conversions are: 112, 101, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110000 01100101 01111111
Hex 70 65 7f
Octal 160 145 177
Decimal 112 101 127

Icons incorporating the color #70657f

If you're considering using #70657f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #70657f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #70657f 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 #70657f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #70657f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #70657f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #70657f background.
This text is hex color #70657f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #70657f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #70657f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #70657f and white (#ffffff) background.