Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981) color information

Hex color #7b8981 is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981), in designs, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

#7b8981 is made up of (123, 137, 129) in RGB colorspace and (10.22, 0.00, 5.84, 46.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8096129 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #7b8981 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7b8981. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7b8981 luma #131.77
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(123, 137, 129) Adobe RGB (125.00, 137.00, 130.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(48%, 54%, 51%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas
rgba rgba(123.0, 137.0, 129.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, -6.70, 1.42)
cmyk cmyk(10.22, 0.00, 5.84, 46.27) CIE-L*ab (56.09, -8.45, 1.82)
hsv hsv(150.02, 6.12, 51.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 8.64, 167.85)
hsb hsb(150.02, 11.11, 54.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, -9.94, 3.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

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" #7b8981 while the second is the "compliment" #897a82.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7b8981 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #897a82.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

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 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

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 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

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 shades of #7b8981

When you combine pure white with this color, #7b8981, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #7b8981

Darker shades are produced by blending #7b8981 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)'s Tones

Tones of #7b8981 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #7b8981

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 #7b8981 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7b8981 → #897a82
#7b8981 → #a2aca6
#7b8981 → #ffffff
#7b8981 → #7a8989
#7b8981 → #49524d
#7b8981 → #7a897a

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981) in different environments

Seeing #7b8981 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 #7b8981 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6214 Underseas (#7b8981)

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

#7b8981might 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 #7b8981

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7b8981. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #7b8981

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 #7b8981
Java new Color(123, 137, 129);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 123, 137, 129);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:123 green:137 blue:129 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(123f, 137f, 129f);
Swift UIColor(red:123, green:137, blue:129, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $81897b
Python Color('#7b8981')

Base Conversions of hex color #7b8981

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7b8981. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8096129 while the individual RGB conversions are: 123, 137, 129.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111011 10001001 10000001
Hex 7b 89 81
Octal 173 211 201
Decimal 123 137 129

Icons incorporating the color #7b8981

If you're considering using #7b8981 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7b8981 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7b8981 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 #7b8981 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7b8981 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7b8981 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7b8981 background.
This text is hex color #7b8981 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7b8981 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7b8981 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7b8981 and white (#ffffff) background.