Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599) color information

The hexidecimal color, #76a599, is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #76a599

#76a599 is made up of (118, 165, 153) in RGB colorspace and (28.48, 0.00, 7.27, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7775641 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #76a599 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #76a599. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #76a599 luma #149.43
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(118, 165, 153) Adobe RGB (134.00, 163.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(46%, 65%, 60%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed
rgba rgba(118.0, 165.0, 153.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (57.45, -13.78, 1.00)
cmyk cmyk(28.48, 0.00, 7.27, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (64.16, -16.84, 1.20)
hsv hsv(164.23, 21.35, 55.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.16, 16.88, 175.92)
hsb hsb(164.23, 29.23, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (64.16, -21.35, 4.46)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599)

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" #76a599 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a57582.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #76a599 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a57582.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #76a599

Lighter shades are produced by blending #76a599 with white

Darker shades of #76a599

Darker shades are produced by blending #76a599 with black

Tones of #76a599

Tones are produced by blending #76a599 with gray

Gradients including #76a599

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 #76a599 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#76a599 → #a57582
#76a599 → #9fc0b7
#76a599 → #ffffff
#76a599 → #759aa5
#76a599 → #46635b
#76a599 → #75a580

How #76a599 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #76a599 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 #76a599 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #76a599

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

#76a599might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #76a599

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#76a599. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #76a599

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 #76a599
Java new Color(118, 165, 153);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 118, 165, 153);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:118 green:165 blue:153 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(118f, 165f, 153f);
Swift UIColor(red:118, green:165, blue:153, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $99a576
Python Color('#76a599')

Base Conversions of hex color #76a599

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #76a599. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7775641 while the individual RGB conversions are: 118, 165, 153.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110110 10100101 10011001
Hex 76 a5 99
Octal 166 245 231
Decimal 118 165 153

#76a599 Icons

If you're considering using #76a599 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6472 Composed (#76a599) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #76a599 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 #76a599 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #76a599 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #76a599 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #76a599 background.
This text is hex color #76a599 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #76a599 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #76a599 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #76a599 and white (#ffffff) background.