Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #7f7f9c, looks similar to "Roman silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Roman silver (#7f7f9c), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #7f7f9c

#7f7f9c is made up of (127, 127, 156) in RGB colorspace and (18.59, 18.59, 0.00, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8355740 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #7f7f9c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f7f9c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f7f9c luma #130.15
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 127, 156) Adobe RGB (125.00, 126.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 50%, 61%) Closest named color Roman silver
rgba rgba(127.0, 127.0, 156.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 4.21, -13.19)
cmyk cmyk(18.59, 18.59, 0.00, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 5.15, -14.95)
hsv hsv(240.00, 12.36, 55.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 15.81, 289.01)
hsb hsb(240.00, 18.03, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -2.81, -22.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)

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" #7f7f9c and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b9b7f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7f7f9c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9b9b7f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #7f7f9c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #7f7f9c with white

Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #7f7f9c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #7f7f9c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #7f7f9c, tones are produced.

Faux-Roman silver (#7f7f9c) 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 #7f7f9c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f7f9c → #9b9b7f
#7f7f9c → #a5a5b9
#7f7f9c → #ffffff
#7f7f9c → #8d7f9b
#7f7f9c → #4c4c5d
#7f7f9c → #7f8d9b

#7f7f9c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #7f7f9c 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 #7f7f9c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #7f7f9c

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

#7f7f9cmight 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.

#7f7f9c 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#7f7f9c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7f7f9c 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 #7f7f9c
Java new Color(127, 127, 156);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 127, 156);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:127 blue:156 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 127f, 156f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:127, blue:156, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9c7f7f
Python Color('#7f7f9c')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f7f9c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f7f9c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8355740 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 127, 156.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 01111111 10011100
Hex 7f 7f 9c
Octal 177 177 234
Decimal 127 127 156

Icons incorporating the color #7f7f9c

If you're considering using #7f7f9c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7f7f9c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f7f9c 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 #7f7f9c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f7f9c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f7f9c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f7f9c background.
This text is hex color #7f7f9c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f7f9c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f7f9c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f7f9c and white (#ffffff) background.