Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f) color information

#7f7d7f is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Gray (HTML/CSS gray)" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Oracle uses this color in their branding.

#7f7d7f Breakdown

#7f7d7f is made up of (127, 125, 127) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.57, 0.00, 50.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8355199 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #7f7d7f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f7d7f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f7d7f luma #125.70
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 125, 127) Adobe RGB (126.00, 125.00, 126.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 49%, 50%) Closest named color Gray (HTML/CSS gray)
rgba rgba(127.0, 125.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 0.16, -0.18)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.57, 0.00, 50.20) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 0.20, -0.23)
hsv hsv(300.00, 1.01, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 0.30, 311.01)
hsb hsb(300.00, 2.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, 0.12, -0.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f)

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" #7f7d7f and the second color is called the "compliment" #7c7f7c.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7f7d7f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7c7f7c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f)

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 #7f7d7f

Lighter shades of #7f7d7f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #7f7d7f

Darker shades of #7f7d7f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #7f7d7f

Tones of #7f7d7f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f) 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 #7f7d7f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f7d7f → #7c7f7c
#7f7d7f → #a5a4a5
#7f7d7f → #ffffff
#7f7d7f → #7f7c7e
#7f7d7f → #4c4b4c
#7f7d7f → #7e7c7f

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f) in different environments

Seeing #7f7d7f 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 #7f7d7f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#7f7d7f 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.

#7f7d7fmight 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.

#7f7d7f 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#7f7d7f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#7f7d7f 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 #7f7d7f
Java new Color(127, 125, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 125, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:125 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 125f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:125, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f7d7f
Python Color('#7f7d7f')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f7d7f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f7d7f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8355199 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 125, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 01111101 01111111
Hex 7f 7d 7f
Octal 177 175 177
Decimal 127 125 127

#7f7d7f Icons

If you're considering using #7f7d7f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#7f7d7f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f7d7f 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 #7f7d7f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f7d7f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f7d7f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f7d7f background.
This text is hex color #7f7d7f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f7d7f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f7d7f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f7d7f and white (#ffffff) background.