Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c) color information

Hex color #87807c is related to "Rocket metallic" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Rocket metallic (#87807c), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for health care. Scouts UK is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

#87807c is made up of (135, 128, 124) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 5.19, 8.15, 47.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8880252 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #87807c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #87807c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #87807c luma #129.51
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(135, 128, 124) Adobe RGB (130.00, 128.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 50%, 49%) Closest named color Rocket metallic
rgba rgba(135.0, 128.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 0.35, 2.57)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 5.19, 8.15, 47.06) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 0.43, 3.38)
hsv hsv(15.00, 4.08, 51.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 3.41, 82.75)
hsb hsb(15.00, 7.55, 53.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 2.53, 4.55)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

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" #87807c while the second is the "compliment" #7c8487.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #87807c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7c8487.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #87807c, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #87807c, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #87807c, tones are produced.

#87807c in 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 #87807c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#87807c → #7c8487
#87807c → #aba6a3
#87807c → #ffffff
#87807c → #87847c
#87807c → #514c4a
#87807c → #877c7f

#87807c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #87807c 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 #87807c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

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

#87807cmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Rocket metallic (#87807c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#87807c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#87807c in programming

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 #87807c
Java new Color(135, 128, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 135, 128, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:135 green:128 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(135f, 128f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:135, green:128, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c8087
Python Color('#87807c')

Base Conversions of hex color #87807c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #87807c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8880252 while the individual RGB conversions are: 135, 128, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000111 10000000 01111100
Hex 87 80 7c
Octal 207 200 174
Decimal 135 128 124

Icons incorporating the color #87807c

If you're considering using #87807c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #87807c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #87807c 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 #87807c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #87807c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #87807c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #87807c background.
This text is hex color #87807c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #87807c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #87807c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #87807c and white (#ffffff) background.