Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8a9695, looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Temple, Olark, and Gibson are the companies in our database using this color.

#8a9695 Breakdown

#8a9695 is made up of (138, 150, 149) in RGB colorspace and (8.00, 0.00, 0.67, 41.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9082517 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #8a9695 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8a9695. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8a9695 luma #146.15
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(138, 150, 149) Adobe RGB (142.00, 147.00, 146.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(54%, 59%, 58%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray
rgba rgba(138.0, 150.0, 149.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (53.85, -1.90, -0.48)
cmyk cmyk(8.00, 0.00, 0.67, 41.18) CIE-L*ab (60.78, -2.27, -0.59)
hsv hsv(168.02, 5.75, 56.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (60.78, 2.35, 194.57)
hsb hsb(168.02, 8.47, 59.00) CIE-L*uv (60.78, -3.39, -0.47)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

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" #8a9695 while the second is the "compliment" #96898c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8a9695 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #96898c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #8a9695 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #8a9695

When you combine pure black with this color, #8a9695, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #8a9695 with gray

#8a9695 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 #8a9695 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8a9695 → #96898c
#8a9695 → #adb5b4
#8a9695 → #ffffff
#8a9695 → #899296
#8a9695 → #525a59
#8a9695 → #89968d

How #8a9695 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8a9695 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 #8a9695 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8a9695 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#8a9695might 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8a9695. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Temple
Olark
Gibson

#8a9695 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 #8a9695
Java new Color(138, 150, 149);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 138, 150, 149);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:138 green:150 blue:149 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(138f, 150f, 149f);
Swift UIColor(red:138, green:150, blue:149, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $95968a
Python Color('#8a9695')

Base Conversions of hex color #8a9695

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8a9695. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9082517 while the individual RGB conversions are: 138, 150, 149.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001010 10010110 10010101
Hex 8a 96 95
Octal 212 226 225
Decimal 138 150 149

#8a9695 Icons

If you're considering using #8a9695 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 7664 Steely Gray (#8a9695) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8a9695 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 #8a9695 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8a9695 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8a9695 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8a9695 background.
This text is hex color #8a9695 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8a9695 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8a9695 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8a9695 and white (#ffffff) background.