Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83) color information

#817f83 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Gray (HTML/CSS gray)" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Oracle and Sony use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

#817f83 is made up of (129, 127, 131) in RGB colorspace and (1.53, 3.05, 0.00, 48.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8486787 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #817f83 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #817f83. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #817f83 luma #127.92
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(129, 127, 131) Adobe RGB (129.00, 128.00, 128.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 50%, 51%) Closest named color Gray (HTML/CSS gray)
rgba rgba(129.0, 127.0, 131.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 0.35, -0.06)
cmyk cmyk(1.53, 3.05, 0.00, 48.63) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 0.43, -0.08)
hsv hsv(300.00, 1.01, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 0.44, 349.46)
hsb hsb(300.00, 1.96, 51.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 0.52, -0.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

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" #817f83 while the second is the "compliment" #7f827f.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #817f83 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7f827f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

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-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

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-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

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 shades of #817f83

When you combine pure white with this color, #817f83, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #817f83

Darker shades are produced by blending #817f83 with black

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)'s Tones

Tones of #817f83 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #817f83

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 #817f83 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#817f83 → #7f827f
#817f83 → #a6a5a8
#817f83 → #ffffff
#817f83 → #827f80
#817f83 → #4d4c4e
#817f83 → #807f82

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83) in different environments

Seeing #817f83 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 #817f83 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#817f83)

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

#817f83might 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 #817f83

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#817f83. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Oracle
Sony

Programming Language Syntax for #817f83

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 #817f83
Java new Color(129, 127, 131);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 129, 127, 131);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:129 green:127 blue:131 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(129f, 127f, 131f);
Swift UIColor(red:129, green:127, blue:131, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $837f81
Python Color('#817f83')

Base Conversions of hex color #817f83

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #817f83. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8486787 while the individual RGB conversions are: 129, 127, 131.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000001 01111111 10000011
Hex 81 7f 83
Octal 201 177 203
Decimal 129 127 131

Icons incorporating the color #817f83

If you're considering using #817f83 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #817f83 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #817f83 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 #817f83 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #817f83 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #817f83 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #817f83 background.
This text is hex color #817f83 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #817f83 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #817f83 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #817f83 and white (#ffffff) background.