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A comprehensive guide to hex color #766a65

About hex color #766a65 - near-Dark silver

Hex color #766a65 may be mistaken for "Dark silver". It's categorized as "gray". When people from western culture see gray in ads, they may think of some of the following attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, elegant, the home, and accessibility. It's rarely tied to health care. University of Washington, Case-Mate, and Crowne Plaza are using a color close to Dark silver in their branding. (Explore brands using Dark silver).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #766a65 is created using 46.3% red, 41.6% green, and 39.6% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 10.2% magenta, 14.4% yellow, and 53.7% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
46.3%
 
41.6%
 
39.6%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
10.2%
 
14.4%
53.7%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#766a65 is made up of R: 118, G: 106, B: 101 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:10.17, Y:14.41, K:53.73 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7760485 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. Its closest named color is "Dark silver". White should be used ontop of #766a65 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #766a65. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #766a65
Websafe hex #666666
rgb 118, 106, 101
rgb percent (%) 46.09%, 41.41%, 39.45%
rgba R: 118, G: 106, B: 101, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:10.17, Y:14.41, K:53.73
hsv 17.65, 7.76, 42.94
hsb 17.65, 14.41, 46.27
luma 108.917
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 114, 106, 101
Closest named color Dark silver
Hunter-Lab 38.86, 2.91, 3.17
CIE-L*ab 45.77, 3.8, 4.51
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 45.77, 5.9, 49.93
CIE-L*uv 45.77, 7.43, 5.27°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #766a65. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #766a65 and the second color is called the "compliment" #647175.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#647175
#766a65

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #766a65 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #647175.

Design Tip: 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.

#646875
#766a65
#647572

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Design Tip: Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

#696475
#766a65
#647569

Tetradic

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

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

#756471
#647175
#647569
#766a65

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#756468
#766a65
#757264

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #766a65: "modern or futuristic".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #766a65 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #766a65 with black #000000.

#171514
#231f1e
#2f2a28
#3b3532
#463f3c
#524a46
#5e5450
#6a5f5a

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #766a65 with white #FFFFFF.

#918783
#9f9693
#aca5a2
#bab4b2
#c8c3c1
#d5d2d0
#e3e1e0
#f1f0ef

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #766a65 with gray #808080.

#7e7b7a
#7d7977
#7c7775
#7b7572
#7a726f
#79706d
#786e6a
#776c67

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 #766a65 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #766a65 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 #766a65 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #766a65 appears as #826758 when in northern sky daylight and as #5c6d88 when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #766a65

#766a65 might 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.

Dark silver
Dim gray
Deep Taupe
Granite gray
Nickel
Old lavender
Sonic silver
Pastel brown

Furthest named colors to #766a65

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #766a65. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

White
Baby powder
Lotion
Snow
Tooth
Milk
Azure mist
Ghost white

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #766a65, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Crowne Plaza uses the color #766a65

#766a65
#00c6d7
#830051
#cf0072
#d9e506
#ff7900
  

University of Washington uses the color #85754d

#85754d
#4b2e83
#b7a57a
 

Puma uses the color #696965

#000000
#696965
#44403f
#ae946d
#ba2026
   

Case-Mate uses the color #84754e

#000000
#84754e
#a6192e
#decba5
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #766a65
Java new Color(118, 106, 101)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 118, 106, 101);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.4627 green:0.4157 blue:0.3961 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.4627f, 0.4157f, 0.3961f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.4627, green:0.4157, blue:0.3961, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $656A76
Python Color('#766a65')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #766a65. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7760485 while the individual RGB conversions are: 118, 106, 101.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary011101100110101001100101
Hex766a65
Octal166152145
Decimal118106101

If you're considering using #766a65 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #766a65 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #766a65 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #766a65 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #766a65 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #766a65 background.

This text is hex color #766a65 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #766a65 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #766a65 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #766a65 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #766a65.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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