Faux-Dolphin gray (#81937c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #81937c, is close to the color named "Dolphin gray" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Dolphin gray (#81937c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #81937c

#81937c is made up of (129, 147, 124) in RGB colorspace and (12.24, 0.00, 15.65, 42.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8491900 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #81937c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #81937c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #81937c luma #138.87
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(129, 147, 124) Adobe RGB (133.00, 146.00, 124.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 58%, 49%) Closest named color Dolphin gray
rgba rgba(129.0, 147.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (51.96, -9.29, 7.58)
cmyk cmyk(12.24, 0.00, 15.65, 42.35) CIE-L*ab (58.97, -11.59, 10.15)
hsv hsv(106.69, 9.68, 53.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.97, 15.41, 138.79)
hsb hsb(106.69, 15.52, 58.00) CIE-L*uv (58.97, -9.76, 15.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dolphin gray (#81937c)

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" #81937c while the second is the "compliment" #8e7c93.

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 (#81937c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #81937c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #8e7c93.

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 (#81937c)

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 (#81937c)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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 (#81937c)

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 #81937c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #81937c with white

Darker shades of #81937c

Darker shades are produced by blending #81937c with black

Faux-Dolphin gray (#81937c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #81937c with gray

Gradients including #81937c

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 #81937c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#81937c → #8e7c93
#81937c → #a6b3a3
#81937c → #ffffff
#81937c → #7c9383
#81937c → #4d584a
#81937c → #8d937c

How #81937c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #81937c 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 #81937c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #81937c

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

#81937cmight 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 #81937c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#81937c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #81937c

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 #81937c
Java new Color(129, 147, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 129, 147, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:129 green:147 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(129f, 147f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:129, green:147, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c9381
Python Color('#81937c')

Base Conversions of hex color #81937c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #81937c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8491900 while the individual RGB conversions are: 129, 147, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000001 10010011 01111100
Hex 81 93 7c
Octal 201 223 174
Decimal 129 147 124

Icons incorporating the color #81937c

If you're considering using #81937c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #81937c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #81937c 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 #81937c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #81937c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #81937c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #81937c background.
This text is hex color #81937c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #81937c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #81937c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #81937c and white (#ffffff) background.