Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #7f7f8f, almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #7f7f8f

#7f7f8f is made up of (127, 127, 143) in RGB colorspace and (11.19, 11.19, 0.00, 43.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8355727 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #7f7f8f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f7f8f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f7f8f luma #128.68
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 127, 143) Adobe RGB (124.00, 128.00, 141.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 50%, 56%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray
rgba rgba(127.0, 127.0, 143.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 0.35, -6.62)
cmyk cmyk(11.19, 11.19, 0.00, 43.92) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 0.43, -7.94)
hsv hsv(240.00, 6.38, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 7.95, 273.10)
hsb hsb(240.00, 10.71, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -4.26, -11.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

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" #7f7f8f and the second color is called the "compliment" #8e8e7f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7f7f8f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8e8e7f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

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 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #7f7f8f with white

Darker variations of #7f7f8f

When you combine pure black with this color, #7f7f8f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #7f7f8f

Tones of #7f7f8f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#7f7f8f in 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 #7f7f8f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f7f8f → #8e8e7f
#7f7f8f → #a5a5b0
#7f7f8f → #ffffff
#7f7f8f → #877f8e
#7f7f8f → #4c4c55
#7f7f8f → #7f878e

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f) in different environments

Seeing #7f7f8f 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 #7f7f8f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #7f7f8f

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

#7f7f8fmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#7f7f8f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7f7f8f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7f7f8f in programming

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 #7f7f8f
Java new Color(127, 127, 143);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 127, 143);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:127 blue:143 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 127f, 143f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:127, blue:143, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8f7f7f
Python Color('#7f7f8f')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f7f8f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f7f8f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8355727 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 127, 143.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 01111111 10001111
Hex 7f 7f 8f
Octal 177 177 217
Decimal 127 127 143

Icons incorporating the color #7f7f8f

If you're considering using #7f7f8f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7f7f8f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f7f8f 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 #7f7f8f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f7f8f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f7f8f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f7f8f background.
This text is hex color #7f7f8f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f7f8f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f7f8f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f7f8f and white (#ffffff) background.