Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8c769f, looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri" 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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f), used in media, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #8c769f

#8c769f is made up of (140, 118, 159) in RGB colorspace and (11.95, 25.79, 0.00, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9205407 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #8c769f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8c769f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8c769f luma #129.09
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(140, 118, 159) Adobe RGB (131.00, 119.00, 155.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 46%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri
rgba rgba(140.0, 118.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 12.03, -16.30)
cmyk cmyk(11.95, 25.79, 0.00, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 14.38, -18.13)
hsv hsv(273.75, 17.39, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 23.14, 308.42)
hsb hsb(273.75, 25.81, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, 6.77, -28.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)

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" #8c769f while the second is the "compliment" #879e75.

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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8c769f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #879e75.

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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)

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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)

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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)

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 #8c769f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8c769f with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #8c769f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #8c769f, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f) 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 #8c769f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8c769f → #879e75
#8c769f → #ae9fbb
#8c769f → #ffffff
#8c769f → #9e759c
#8c769f → #54465f
#8c769f → #77759e

#8c769f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #8c769f 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 #8c769f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8c769f

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

#8c769fmight 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.

#8c769f 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#8c769f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8c769f 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 #8c769f
Java new Color(140, 118, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 140, 118, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:140 green:118 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(140f, 118f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:140, green:118, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f768c
Python Color('#8c769f')

Base Conversions of hex color #8c769f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8c769f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9205407 while the individual RGB conversions are: 140, 118, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001100 01110110 10011111
Hex 8c 76 9f
Octal 214 166 237
Decimal 140 118 159

#8c769f Icons

If you're considering using #8c769f 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 9069 Veri Berri (#8c769f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8c769f 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 #8c769f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8c769f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8c769f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8c769f background.
This text is hex color #8c769f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8c769f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8c769f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8c769f and white (#ffffff) background.