Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #7f798c, is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c), in designs, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #7f798c

#7f798c is made up of (127, 121, 140) in RGB colorspace and (9.29, 13.57, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8354188 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #7f798c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f798c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f798c luma #124.82
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 121, 140) Adobe RGB (122.00, 121.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 47%, 55%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray
rgba rgba(127.0, 121.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 4.02, -8.57)
cmyk cmyk(9.29, 13.57, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 4.99, -10.22)
hsv hsv(262.50, 8.16, 51.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 11.37, 296.02)
hsb hsb(262.50, 14.55, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 0.12, -15.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c)

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" #7f798c and the second color is called the "compliment" #848c77.

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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7f798c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #848c77.

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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c)

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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c)

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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c)

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 #7f798c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #7f798c with white

Darker shades of #7f798c

Darker shades are produced by blending #7f798c with black

Tones of #7f798c

Tones are produced by blending #7f798c with gray

Gradients including #7f798c

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 #7f798c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f798c → #848c77
#7f798c → #a5a1ae
#7f798c → #ffffff
#7f798c → #89778c
#7f798c → #4c4854
#7f798c → #777a8c

How #7f798c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7f798c 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 #7f798c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #7f798c

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

#7f798cmight 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 #7f798c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7f798c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #7f798c

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 #7f798c
Java new Color(127, 121, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 121, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:121 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 121f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:121, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c797f
Python Color('#7f798c')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f798c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f798c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8354188 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 121, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 01111001 10001100
Hex 7f 79 8c
Octal 177 171 214
Decimal 127 121 140

#7f798c Icons

If you're considering using #7f798c 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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f798c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f798c 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 #7f798c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f798c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f798c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f798c background.
This text is hex color #7f798c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f798c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f798c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f798c and white (#ffffff) background.