Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f) color information

Hex color #867b8f is a variation of "Taupe gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Taupe gray (#867b8f), in marketing and promotions, 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-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

#867b8f is made up of (134, 123, 143) in RGB colorspace and (6.29, 13.99, 0.00, 43.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8813455 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #867b8f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #867b8f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #867b8f luma #128.43
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(134, 123, 143) Adobe RGB (131.00, 121.00, 141.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 48%, 56%) Closest named color Taupe gray
rgba rgba(134.0, 123.0, 143.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 8.07, -8.24)
cmyk cmyk(6.29, 13.99, 0.00, 43.92) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 9.80, -9.80)
hsv hsv(277.50, 8.33, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 13.86, 315.00)
hsb hsb(277.50, 14.29, 56.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, 6.68, -15.54)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

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" #867b8f while the second is the "compliment" #828e7a.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #867b8f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #828e7a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

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-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

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-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

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 #867b8f

When you combine pure white with this color, #867b8f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #867b8f

Darker shades of #867b8f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #867b8f with gray

Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f) 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 #867b8f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#867b8f → #828e7a
#867b8f → #aaa2b0
#867b8f → #ffffff
#867b8f → #8e7a8c
#867b8f → #504955
#867b8f → #7c7a8e

How #867b8f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #867b8f 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 #867b8f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f)

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

#867b8fmight 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.

#867b8f 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#867b8f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#867b8f 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 #867b8f
Java new Color(134, 123, 143);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 134, 123, 143);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:134 green:123 blue:143 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(134f, 123f, 143f);
Swift UIColor(red:134, green:123, blue:143, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8f7b86
Python Color('#867b8f')

Base Conversions of hex color #867b8f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #867b8f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8813455 while the individual RGB conversions are: 134, 123, 143.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000110 01111011 10001111
Hex 86 7b 8f
Octal 206 173 217
Decimal 134 123 143

#867b8f Icons

If you're considering using #867b8f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Taupe gray (#867b8f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #867b8f 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 #867b8f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #867b8f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #867b8f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #867b8f background.
This text is hex color #867b8f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #867b8f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #867b8f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #867b8f and white (#ffffff) background.