[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d) color information

#7a848d is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud". The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Nest, Gogo, and NZXT are three companies using this color in their branding.

#7a848d Breakdown

#7a848d is made up of (122, 132, 141) in RGB colorspace and (13.48, 6.38, 0.00, 44.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8029325 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #7a848d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7a848d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7a848d luma #129.90
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(122, 132, 141) Adobe RGB (123.00, 133.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(48%, 52%, 55%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud
rgba rgba(122.0, 132.0, 141.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, -3.25, -3.80)
cmyk cmyk(13.48, 6.38, 0.00, 44.71) CIE-L*ab (55.07, -4.07, -4.64)
hsv hsv(205.71, 7.22, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 6.17, 228.74)
hsb hsb(205.71, 12.73, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, -8.00, -5.97)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)

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" #7a848d while the second is the "compliment" #8c817a.

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

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7a848d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8c817a.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)

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 #7a848d

Lighter shades of #7a848d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #7a848d

Darker shades of #7a848d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d)'s Tones

Tones of #7a848d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d) 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 #7a848d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7a848d → #8c817a
#7a848d → #a1a8af
#7a848d → #ffffff
#7a848d → #7a7b8c
#7a848d → #494f54
#7a848d → #7a8c8a

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6249 Storm Cloud (#7a848d) in different environments

Seeing #7a848d 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 #7a848d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#7a848d 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.

#7a848dmight 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.

#7a848d 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#7a848d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Nest
Gogo
NZXT
Evernote

#7a848d 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 #7a848d
Java new Color(122, 132, 141);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 122, 132, 141);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:122 green:132 blue:141 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(122f, 132f, 141f);
Swift UIColor(red:122, green:132, blue:141, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8d847a
Python Color('#7a848d')

Base Conversions of hex color #7a848d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7a848d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8029325 while the individual RGB conversions are: 122, 132, 141.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111010 10000100 10001101
Hex 7a 84 8d
Octal 172 204 215
Decimal 122 132 141

Icons incorporating the color #7a848d

If you're considering using #7a848d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7a848d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7a848d 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 #7a848d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7a848d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7a848d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7a848d background.
This text is hex color #7a848d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7a848d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7a848d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7a848d and white (#ffffff) background.