Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699) color information

#8e8699 is the hex color code that is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#8e8699 Breakdown

#8e8699 is made up of (142, 134, 153) in RGB colorspace and (7.19, 12.42, 0.00, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9340569 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #8e8699 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8e8699. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8e8699 luma #138.41
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(142, 134, 153) Adobe RGB (141.00, 131.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(56%, 53%, 60%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape
rgba rgba(142.0, 134.0, 153.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, 8.12, -8.35)
cmyk cmyk(7.19, 12.42, 0.00, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (57.08, 9.59, -9.69)
hsv hsv(265.71, 8.05, 56.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 13.63, 314.70)
hsb hsb(265.71, 11.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, 6.62, -15.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #8e8699 and the second color is called the "compliment" #919987.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8e8699 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #919987.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #8e8699

Lighter shades of #8e8699 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #8e8699

Darker shades of #8e8699 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #8e8699

Tones of #8e8699 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699) 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 #8e8699 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8e8699 → #919987
#8e8699 → #afaab7
#8e8699 → #ffffff
#8e8699 → #978799
#8e8699 → #55505b
#8e8699 → #878899

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699) in different environments

Seeing #8e8699 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 #8e8699 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8e8699 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.

#8e8699might 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.

#8e8699 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#8e8699. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8e8699 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 #8e8699
Java new Color(142, 134, 153);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 142, 134, 153);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:142 green:134 blue:153 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(142f, 134f, 153f);
Swift UIColor(red:142, green:134, blue:153, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $99868e
Python Color('#8e8699')

Base Conversions of hex color #8e8699

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8e8699. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9340569 while the individual RGB conversions are: 142, 134, 153.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001110 10000110 10011001
Hex 8e 86 99
Octal 216 206 231
Decimal 142 134 153

#8e8699 Icons

If you're considering using #8e8699 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 9074 Gentle Grape (#8e8699) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8e8699 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 #8e8699 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8e8699 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8e8699 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8e8699 background.
This text is hex color #8e8699 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8e8699 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8e8699 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8e8699 and white (#ffffff) background.