Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e) color information

Hex color #75879e greatly resembles "Light slate gray" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Light slate gray (#75879e), used in brand logos, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e)

#75879e is made up of (117, 135, 158) in RGB colorspace and (25.95, 14.56, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7702430 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #75879e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #75879e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #75879e luma #132.08
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(117, 135, 158) Adobe RGB (120.00, 136.00, 156.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(46%, 53%, 62%) Closest named color Light slate gray
rgba rgba(117.0, 135.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -3.00, -12.40)
cmyk cmyk(25.95, 14.56, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -3.73, -14.01)
hsv hsv(213.75, 17.39, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 14.50, 255.09)
hsb hsb(213.75, 25.81, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -13.31, -20.07)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e)

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" #75879e while the second is the "compliment" #9e8b75.

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-Light slate gray (#75879e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #75879e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e8b75.

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-Light slate gray (#75879e)

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-Light slate gray (#75879e)

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-Light slate gray (#75879e)

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-Light slate gray (#75879e)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #75879e, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #75879e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #75879e, tones are produced.

#75879e 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 #75879e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#75879e → #9e8b75
#75879e → #9eabbb
#75879e → #ffffff
#75879e → #77759e
#75879e → #46515e
#75879e → #759c9e

#75879e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #75879e 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 #75879e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light slate gray (#75879e)

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

#75879emight 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-Light slate gray (#75879e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#75879e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#75879e 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 #75879e
Java new Color(117, 135, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 117, 135, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:117 green:135 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(117f, 135f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:117, green:135, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e8775
Python Color('#75879e')

Base Conversions of hex color #75879e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #75879e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7702430 while the individual RGB conversions are: 117, 135, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110101 10000111 10011110
Hex 75 87 9e
Octal 165 207 236
Decimal 117 135 158

Icons incorporating the color #75879e

If you're considering using #75879e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #75879e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #75879e 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 #75879e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #75879e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #75879e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #75879e background.
This text is hex color #75879e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #75879e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #75879e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #75879e and white (#ffffff) background.