Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #808d7d, is very close to "Dolphin gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dolphin gray (#808d7d), in designs, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. NBC is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

#808d7d is made up of (128, 141, 125) in RGB colorspace and (9.22, 0.00, 11.35, 44.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8424829 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #808d7d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #808d7d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #808d7d luma #135.16
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(128, 141, 125) Adobe RGB (130.00, 139.00, 125.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 55%, 49%) Closest named color Dolphin gray
rgba rgba(128.0, 141.0, 125.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, -6.39, 5.20)
cmyk cmyk(9.22, 0.00, 11.35, 44.71) CIE-L*ab (57.08, -7.99, 6.88)
hsv hsv(110.02, 6.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 10.54, 139.27)
hsb hsb(110.02, 10.91, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, -6.68, 10.76)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

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" #808d7d while the second is the "compliment" #897c8c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #808d7d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #897c8c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

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-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

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-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

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 variations of #808d7d

When you combine pure white with this color, #808d7d, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #808d7d

Darker shades of #808d7d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #808d7d with gray

Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d) 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 #808d7d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#808d7d → #897c8c
#808d7d → #a6afa4
#808d7d → #ffffff
#808d7d → #7c8c82
#808d7d → #4c544b
#808d7d → #878c7c

How #808d7d looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #808d7d 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 #808d7d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d)

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

#808d7dmight 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.

#808d7d 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#808d7d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#808d7d 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 #808d7d
Java new Color(128, 141, 125);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 128, 141, 125);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:128 green:141 blue:125 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(128f, 141f, 125f);
Swift UIColor(red:128, green:141, blue:125, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7d8d80
Python Color('#808d7d')

Base Conversions of hex color #808d7d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #808d7d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8424829 while the individual RGB conversions are: 128, 141, 125.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000000 10001101 01111101
Hex 80 8d 7d
Octal 200 215 175
Decimal 128 141 125

#808d7d Icons

If you're considering using #808d7d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dolphin gray (#808d7d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #808d7d 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 #808d7d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #808d7d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #808d7d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #808d7d background.
This text is hex color #808d7d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #808d7d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #808d7d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #808d7d and white (#ffffff) background.