Faux-Slate gray (#73828c) color information

Hex color #73828c looks similar to "Slate gray" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Slate gray (#73828c), used in advertisements, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for health care. Ghost and Ninjas in Pyjamas are a couple of companies using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)

#73828c is made up of (115, 130, 140) in RGB colorspace and (17.86, 7.14, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7570060 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #73828c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #73828c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #73828c luma #126.52
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(115, 130, 140) Adobe RGB (119.00, 131.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 51%, 55%) Closest named color Slate gray
rgba rgba(115.0, 130.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, -3.52, -5.31)
cmyk cmyk(17.86, 7.14, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (54.03, -4.45, -6.45)
hsv hsv(204.00, 10.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 7.84, 235.40)
hsb hsb(204.00, 18.18, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -9.49, -8.51)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)

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" #73828c while the second is the "compliment" #8c7c72.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #73828c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c7c72.

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-Slate gray (#73828c)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Slate gray (#73828c)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)

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-Slate gray (#73828c)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #73828c, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #73828c, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #73828c, tones are produced.

#73828c 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 #73828c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#73828c → #8c7c72
#73828c → #9da7ae
#73828c → #ffffff
#73828c → #72758c
#73828c → #454e54
#73828c → #728c89

#73828c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #73828c 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 #73828c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Slate gray (#73828c)

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

#73828cmight 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-Slate gray (#73828c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#73828c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Ghost
Ninjas in Pyjamas

#73828c 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 #73828c
Java new Color(115, 130, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 115, 130, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:115 green:130 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(115f, 130f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:115, green:130, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c8273
Python Color('#73828c')

Base Conversions of hex color #73828c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #73828c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7570060 while the individual RGB conversions are: 115, 130, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110011 10000010 10001100
Hex 73 82 8c
Octal 163 202 214
Decimal 115 130 140

Icons incorporating the color #73828c

If you're considering using #73828c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #73828c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #73828c 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 #73828c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #73828c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #73828c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #73828c background.
This text is hex color #73828c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #73828c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #73828c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #73828c and white (#ffffff) background.