Faux-Roman silver (#7f809b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #7f809b, is close to the color named "Roman silver" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Roman silver (#7f809b), in advertisements, 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 #7f809b

#7f809b is made up of (127, 128, 155) in RGB colorspace and (18.06, 17.42, 0.00, 39.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8355995 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #669999. White should be used ontop of #7f809b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f809b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f809b luma #130.62
Websafe hex #669999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 128, 155) Adobe RGB (125.00, 126.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 50%, 61%) Closest named color Roman silver
rgba rgba(127.0, 128.0, 155.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 4.21, -13.19)
cmyk cmyk(18.06, 17.42, 0.00, 39.22) 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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Compliments of #Faux-Roman silver (#7f809b)

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" #7f809b and the second color is called the "compliment" #9b9b7f.

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-Roman silver (#7f809b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7f809b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b9b7f.

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 (#7f809b)

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-Roman silver (#7f809b)

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 (#7f809b)

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 #7f809b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #7f809b with white

Darker shades of #7f809b

Darker shades are produced by blending #7f809b with black

Tones of #7f809b

Tones are produced by blending #7f809b with gray

Gradients including #7f809b

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 #7f809b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f809b → #9b9b7f
#7f809b → #a5a6b9
#7f809b → #ffffff
#7f809b → #8d7f9b
#7f809b → #4c4c5d
#7f809b → #7f8d9b

How #7f809b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7f809b 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 #7f809b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #7f809b

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

#7f809bmight 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 #7f809b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7f809b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #7f809b

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 #7f809b
Java new Color(127, 128, 155);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 128, 155);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:128 blue:155 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 128f, 155f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:128, blue:155, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9b807f
Python Color('#7f809b')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f809b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f809b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8355995 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 128, 155.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 10000000 10011011
Hex 7f 80 9b
Octal 177 200 233
Decimal 127 128 155

#7f809b Icons

If you're considering using #7f809b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Roman silver (#7f809b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f809b 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 #7f809b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f809b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f809b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f809b background.
This text is hex color #7f809b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f809b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f809b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f809b and white (#ffffff) background.