Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b) color information

Hex color #83768b is close to the color named "Gray (HTML/CSS gray)" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b), in advertisements, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

#83768b is made up of (131, 118, 139) in RGB colorspace and (5.76, 15.11, 0.00, 45.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8615563 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #83768b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #83768b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #83768b luma #124.14
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(131, 118, 139) Adobe RGB (124.00, 115.00, 139.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 46%, 55%) Closest named color Gray (HTML/CSS gray)
rgba rgba(131.0, 118.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 8.08, -10.33)
cmyk cmyk(5.76, 15.11, 0.00, 45.49) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 9.95, -12.21)
hsv hsv(273.33, 9.09, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 15.75, 309.18)
hsb hsb(273.33, 16.36, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 5.15, -18.94)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

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" #83768b while the second is the "compliment" #7f8c75.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #83768b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7f8c75.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

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-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

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-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

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 #83768b

When you combine pure white with this color, #83768b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #83768b

Darker shades of #83768b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #83768b with gray

Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b) 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 #83768b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#83768b → #7f8c75
#83768b → #a89fad
#83768b → #ffffff
#83768b → #8c758b
#83768b → #4e4653
#83768b → #76758c

How #83768b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #83768b 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 #83768b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b)

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

#83768bmight 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.

#83768b 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#83768b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#83768b 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 #83768b
Java new Color(131, 118, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 131, 118, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:131 green:118 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(131f, 118f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:131, green:118, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8b7683
Python Color('#83768b')

Base Conversions of hex color #83768b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #83768b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8615563 while the individual RGB conversions are: 131, 118, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000011 01110110 10001011
Hex 83 76 8b
Octal 203 166 213
Decimal 131 118 139

#83768b Icons

If you're considering using #83768b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Gray (HTML/CSS gray) (#83768b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #83768b 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 #83768b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #83768b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #83768b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #83768b background.
This text is hex color #83768b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #83768b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #83768b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #83768b and white (#ffffff) background.