Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a) color information

#7f809a is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Roman silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Roman silver (#7f809a), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#7f809a Breakdown

#7f809a is made up of (127, 128, 154) in RGB colorspace and (17.53, 16.88, 0.00, 39.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8355994 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #7f809a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f809a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f809a luma #130.51
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 128, 154) Adobe RGB (126.00, 126.00, 150.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 50%, 60%) Closest named color Roman silver
rgba rgba(127.0, 128.0, 154.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 4.21, -11.87)
cmyk cmyk(17.53, 16.88, 0.00, 39.61) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 5.15, -13.61)
hsv hsv(240.00, 11.11, 55.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 14.55, 290.73)
hsb hsb(240.00, 16.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -1.91, -20.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)

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" #7f809a while the second is the "compliment" #99997f.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7f809a is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #99997f.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)

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-Roman silver (#7f809a)

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.

Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #7f809a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #7f809a

When you combine pure black with this color, #7f809a, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #7f809a with gray

#7f809a 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 #7f809a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f809a → #99997f
#7f809a → #a5a6b8
#7f809a → #ffffff
#7f809a → #8c7f99
#7f809a → #4c4c5c
#7f809a → #7f8c99

How #7f809a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7f809a 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 #7f809a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#7f809a 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.

#7f809amight 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-Roman silver (#7f809a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7f809a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7f809a 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 #7f809a
Java new Color(127, 128, 154);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 128, 154);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:128 blue:154 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 128f, 154f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:128, blue:154, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9a807f
Python Color('#7f809a')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f809a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f809a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8355994 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 128, 154.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 10000000 10011010
Hex 7f 80 9a
Octal 177 200 232
Decimal 127 128 154

#7f809a Icons

If you're considering using #7f809a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Roman silver (#7f809a) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f809a 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 #7f809a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f809a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f809a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f809a background.
This text is hex color #7f809a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f809a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f809a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f809a and white (#ffffff) background.