Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8b9c90, is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone" 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 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90), used in advertising materials, 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.

Breakdown of #8b9c90

#8b9c90 is made up of (139, 156, 144) in RGB colorspace and (10.90, 0.00, 7.69, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9149584 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #8b9c90 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8b9c90. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8b9c90 luma #149.41
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(139, 156, 144) Adobe RGB (146.00, 152.00, 141.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 61%, 56%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone
rgba rgba(139.0, 156.0, 144.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, -4.77, 4.15)
cmyk cmyk(10.90, 0.00, 7.69, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (62.51, -5.70, 5.22)
hsv hsv(130.02, 7.14, 58.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 7.73, 137.52)
hsb hsb(130.02, 9.84, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, -4.66, 8.31)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)

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" #8b9c90 while the second is the "compliment" #9b8c99.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8b9c90 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9b8c99.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)

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.

Lighter variations of #8b9c90

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8b9c90 with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #8b9c90 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #8b9c90, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90) 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 #8b9c90 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8b9c90 → #9b8c99
#8b9c90 → #adb9b1
#8b9c90 → #ffffff
#8b9c90 → #8c9b96
#8b9c90 → #535d56
#8b9c90 → #919b8c

#8b9c90 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #8b9c90 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 #8b9c90 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8b9c90

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

#8b9c90might 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.

#8b9c90 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#8b9c90. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8b9c90 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 #8b9c90
Java new Color(139, 156, 144);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 139, 156, 144);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:139 green:156 blue:144 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(139f, 156f, 144f);
Swift UIColor(red:139, green:156, blue:144, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $909c8b
Python Color('#8b9c90')

Base Conversions of hex color #8b9c90

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8b9c90. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9149584 while the individual RGB conversions are: 139, 156, 144.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001011 10011100 10010000
Hex 8b 9c 90
Octal 213 234 220
Decimal 139 156 144

#8b9c90 Icons

If you're considering using #8b9c90 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 9133 Jasper Stone (#8b9c90) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8b9c90 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 #8b9c90 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8b9c90 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8b9c90 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8b9c90 background.
This text is hex color #8b9c90 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8b9c90 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8b9c90 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8b9c90 and white (#ffffff) background.