Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b) color information

#759e8b is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b), in advertisements, 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.

#759e8b Breakdown

#759e8b is made up of (117, 158, 139) in RGB colorspace and (25.95, 0.00, 12.03, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7708299 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #759e8b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #759e8b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #759e8b luma #143.44
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(117, 158, 139) Adobe RGB (128.00, 157.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(46%, 62%, 55%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina
rgba rgba(117.0, 158.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (54.77, -14.95, 4.12)
cmyk cmyk(25.95, 0.00, 12.03, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (61.65, -18.69, 5.21)
hsv hsv(153.77, 17.39, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (61.65, 19.40, 164.42)
hsb hsb(153.77, 25.81, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (61.65, -21.41, 10.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)

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" #759e8b while the second is the "compliment" #9e7587.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #759e8b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e7587.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)

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 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)

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 #759e8b

Lighter shades of #759e8b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #759e8b

Darker shades of #759e8b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b)'s Tones

Tones of #759e8b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b) 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 #759e8b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#759e8b → #9e7587
#759e8b → #9ebbad
#759e8b → #ffffff
#759e8b → #759c9e
#759e8b → #465e53
#759e8b → #759e77

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9041 Parisian Patina (#759e8b) in different environments

Seeing #759e8b 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 #759e8b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#759e8b 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.

#759e8bmight 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.

#759e8b 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#759e8b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#759e8b 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 #759e8b
Java new Color(117, 158, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 117, 158, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:117 green:158 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(117f, 158f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:117, green:158, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8b9e75
Python Color('#759e8b')

Base Conversions of hex color #759e8b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #759e8b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7708299 while the individual RGB conversions are: 117, 158, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110101 10011110 10001011
Hex 75 9e 8b
Octal 165 236 213
Decimal 117 158 139

Icons incorporating the color #759e8b

If you're considering using #759e8b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #759e8b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #759e8b 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 #759e8b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #759e8b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #759e8b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #759e8b background.
This text is hex color #759e8b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #759e8b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #759e8b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #759e8b and white (#ffffff) background.