Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80) color information

#808e80 is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Dolphin gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dolphin gray (#808e80), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#808e80 Breakdown

#808e80 is made up of (128, 142, 128) in RGB colorspace and (9.86, 0.00, 9.86, 44.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8425088 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #808e80 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #808e80. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #808e80 luma #136.09
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(128, 142, 128) Adobe RGB (128.00, 144.00, 127.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 56%, 50%) Closest named color Dolphin gray
rgba rgba(128.0, 142.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, -9.65, 5.20)
cmyk cmyk(9.86, 0.00, 9.86, 44.31) CIE-L*ab (58.04, -12.13, 6.84)
hsv hsv(120.02, 6.38, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 13.93, 150.58)
hsb hsb(120.02, 10.71, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -12.09, 11.42)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80)

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" #808e80 while the second is the "compliment" #8e7f8e.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #808e80 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8e7f8e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80)

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-Dolphin gray (#808e80)

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.

Lighter variations of #808e80

Lighter shades of #808e80 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #808e80

Darker shades of #808e80 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80)'s Tones

Tones of #808e80 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80) 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 #808e80 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#808e80 → #8e7f8e
#808e80 → #a6afa6
#808e80 → #ffffff
#808e80 → #7f8e87
#808e80 → #4c554c
#808e80 → #878e7f

Faux-Dolphin gray (#808e80) in different environments

Seeing #808e80 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 #808e80 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#808e80 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.

#808e80might 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.

#808e80 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#808e80. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#808e80 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 #808e80
Java new Color(128, 142, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 128, 142, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:128 green:142 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(128f, 142f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:128, green:142, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $808e80
Python Color('#808e80')

Base Conversions of hex color #808e80

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #808e80. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8425088 while the individual RGB conversions are: 128, 142, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000000 10001110 10000000
Hex 80 8e 80
Octal 200 216 200
Decimal 128 142 128

Icons incorporating the color #808e80

If you're considering using #808e80 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #808e80 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #808e80 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 #808e80 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #808e80 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #808e80 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #808e80 background.
This text is hex color #808e80 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #808e80 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #808e80 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #808e80 and white (#ffffff) background.