[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8f8a91, is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado". It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91), in designs, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care. Cunard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Blackberry are just some of the companies that use this color.

#8f8a91 Breakdown

#8f8a91 is made up of (143, 138, 145) in RGB colorspace and (1.38, 4.83, 0.00, 43.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9407121 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #8f8a91 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8f8a91. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8f8a91 luma #140.15
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(143, 138, 145) Adobe RGB (137.00, 138.00, 145.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(56%, 54%, 57%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado
rgba rgba(143.0, 138.0, 145.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, 1.02, -3.25)
cmyk cmyk(1.38, 4.83, 0.00, 43.14) CIE-L*ab (58.04, 1.23, -3.92)
hsv hsv(280.00, 3.37, 55.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 4.11, 287.42)
hsb hsb(280.00, 5.26, 57.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, -0.75, -5.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)

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" #8f8a91 while the second is the "compliment" #8c9189.

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 #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8f8a91 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8c9189.

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)

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 shades of #8f8a91

Lighter shades of #8f8a91 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #8f8a91 with black

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #8f8a91, tones are produced.

Gradients including #8f8a91

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 #8f8a91 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8f8a91 → #8c9189
#8f8a91 → #b0adb2
#8f8a91 → #ffffff
#8f8a91 → #918990
#8f8a91 → #555257
#8f8a91 → #8a8991

#8f8a91 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #8f8a91 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 #8f8a91 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8f8a91 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.

#8f8a91might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #8f8a91

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8f8a91. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Blackberry
iOS
Cunard
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Programming Language Syntax for #8f8a91

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 #8f8a91
Java new Color(143, 138, 145);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 143, 138, 145);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:143 green:138 blue:145 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(143f, 138f, 145f);
Swift UIColor(red:143, green:138, blue:145, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $918a8f
Python Color('#8f8a91')

Base Conversions of hex color #8f8a91

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8f8a91. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9407121 while the individual RGB conversions are: 143, 138, 145.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001111 10001010 10010001
Hex 8f 8a 91
Octal 217 212 221
Decimal 143 138 145

#8f8a91 Icons

If you're considering using #8f8a91 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9156 Gris Morado (#8f8a91) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8f8a91 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 #8f8a91 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8f8a91 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8f8a91 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8f8a91 background.
This text is hex color #8f8a91 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8f8a91 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8f8a91 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8f8a91 and white (#ffffff) background.