Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c) color information

Hex color #847c8c is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c), in brand logos, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

#847c8c is made up of (132, 124, 140) in RGB colorspace and (5.71, 11.43, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8682636 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #847c8c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #847c8c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #847c8c luma #128.08
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(132, 124, 140) Adobe RGB (130.00, 126.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(52%, 49%, 55%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray
rgba rgba(132.0, 124.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 4.21, -5.31)
cmyk cmyk(5.71, 11.43, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 5.15, -6.45)
hsv hsv(270.00, 6.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 8.25, 308.61)
hsb hsb(270.00, 10.91, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 2.81, -9.98)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

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" #847c8c while the second is the "compliment" #848c7c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #847c8c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #848c7c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

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 #847c8c

When you combine pure white with this color, #847c8c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #847c8c

Darker shades are produced by blending #847c8c with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)'s Tones

Tones of #847c8c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #847c8c

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 #847c8c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#847c8c → #848c7c
#847c8c → #a8a3ae
#847c8c → #ffffff
#847c8c → #8c7c8c
#847c8c → #4f4a54
#847c8c → #7c7c8c

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c) in different environments

Seeing #847c8c 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 #847c8c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c)

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

#847c8cmight 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 #847c8c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#847c8c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #847c8c

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 #847c8c
Java new Color(132, 124, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 132, 124, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:132 green:124 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(132f, 124f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:132, green:124, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c7c84
Python Color('#847c8c')

Base Conversions of hex color #847c8c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #847c8c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8682636 while the individual RGB conversions are: 132, 124, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000100 01111100 10001100
Hex 84 7c 8c
Octal 204 174 214
Decimal 132 124 140

#847c8c Icons

If you're considering using #847c8c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6256 Serious Gray (#847c8c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #847c8c 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 #847c8c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #847c8c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #847c8c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #847c8c background.
This text is hex color #847c8c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #847c8c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #847c8c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #847c8c and white (#ffffff) background.