Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a) color information

The hexidecimal color, #97a19a, is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Opera is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #97a19a

#97a19a is made up of (151, 161, 154) in RGB colorspace and (6.21, 0.00, 4.35, 36.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9937306 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #97a19a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #97a19a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #97a19a luma #157.06
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(151, 161, 154) Adobe RGB (152.00, 159.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(59%, 63%, 60%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey
rgba rgba(151.0, 161.0, 154.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, -4.09, 2.13)
cmyk cmyk(6.21, 0.00, 4.35, 36.86) CIE-L*ab (64.96, -4.80, 2.59)
hsv hsv(135.02, 5.13, 61.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 5.45, 151.65)
hsb hsb(135.02, 6.35, 63.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, -4.97, 4.52)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)

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" #97a19a while the second is the "compliment" #a0969e.

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 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #97a19a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a0969e.

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 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)

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 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)

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.

Lighter shades of #97a19a

Lighter shades are produced by blending #97a19a with white

Darker shades of #97a19a

Darker shades are produced by blending #97a19a with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7660 Earl Grey (#97a19a)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #97a19a with gray

Gradients including #97a19a

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 #97a19a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#97a19a → #a0969e
#97a19a → #b6bdb8
#97a19a → #ffffff
#97a19a → #96a09e
#97a19a → #5a605c
#97a19a → #99a096

How #97a19a looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #97a19a 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 #97a19a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #97a19a

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

#97a19amight 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 #97a19a

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#97a19a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #97a19a

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 #97a19a
Java new Color(151, 161, 154);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 151, 161, 154);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:151 green:161 blue:154 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(151f, 161f, 154f);
Swift UIColor(red:151, green:161, blue:154, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9aa197
Python Color('#97a19a')

Base Conversions of hex color #97a19a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #97a19a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9937306 while the individual RGB conversions are: 151, 161, 154.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010111 10100001 10011010
Hex 97 a1 9a
Octal 227 241 232
Decimal 151 161 154

Icons incorporating the color #97a19a

If you're considering using #97a19a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #97a19a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #97a19a 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 #97a19a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #97a19a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #97a19a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #97a19a background.
This text is hex color #97a19a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #97a19a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #97a19a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #97a19a and white (#ffffff) background.