Nickel (#727472) color information

#727472 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "Nickel". The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Nickel (#727472), in brand logos, 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. Continental AG, Olympus, and Duolingo are three companies using this color in their branding.

#727472 Breakdown

#727472 is made up of (114, 116, 114) in RGB colorspace and (1.72, 0.00, 1.72, 54.51) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7500914 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #727472 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #727472. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #727472 luma #115.06
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(114, 116, 114) Adobe RGB (112.00, 114.00, 115.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 45%, 45%) Closest named color Nickel
rgba rgba(114.0, 116.0, 114.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, -0.69, -0.73)
cmyk cmyk(1.72, 0.00, 1.72, 54.51) CIE-L*ab (48.26, -0.91, -0.97)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 1.33, 226.83)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 45.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, -1.71, -1.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Nickel (#727472)

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" #727472 and the second color is called the "compliment" #727272.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Nickel (#727472)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #727472 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #727272.

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

Triadic Colors of Nickel (#727472)

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 Nickel (#727472)

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 Nickel (#727472)

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 #727472

Lighter shades of #727472 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #727472

Darker shades of #727472 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #727472

Tones of #727472 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Nickel (#727472) 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 #727472 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#727472 → #727272
#727472 → #9c9d9c
#727472 → #ffffff
#727472 → #727272
#727472 → #444544
#727472 → #727272

Nickel (#727472) in different environments

Seeing #727472 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 #727472 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#727472 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.

#727472might 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.

#727472 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#727472. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Texas A&M University
Microsoft Surface
University of North Carolina
Continental AG
Olympus
Duolingo

#727472 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 #727472
Java new Color(114, 116, 114);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 114, 116, 114);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:114 green:116 blue:114 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(114f, 116f, 114f);
Swift UIColor(red:114, green:116, blue:114, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $727472
Python Color('#727472')

Base Conversions of hex color #727472

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #727472. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7500914 while the individual RGB conversions are: 114, 116, 114.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110010 01110100 01110010
Hex 72 74 72
Octal 162 164 162
Decimal 114 116 114

Icons incorporating the color #727472

If you're considering using #727472 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #727472 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #727472 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 #727472 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #727472 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #727472 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #727472 background.
This text is hex color #727472 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #727472 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #727472 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #727472 and white (#ffffff) background.