Mountbatten pink (#997a8d) color information

Hex color #997a8d is synonymous with "Mountbatten pink". It's labeled as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Mountbatten pink (#997a8d), used in media, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

#997a8d is made up of (153, 122, 141) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 20.26, 7.84, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10058381 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #997a8d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #997a8d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #997a8d luma #133.29
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 122, 141) Adobe RGB (144.00, 123.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 48%, 55%) Closest named color Mountbatten pink
rgba rgba(153.0, 122.0, 141.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (47.96, 11.87, -3.80)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 20.26, 7.84, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (55.07, 14.01, -4.64)
hsv hsv(325.00, 13.04, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (55.07, 14.76, 341.68)
hsb hsb(325.00, 20.00, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (55.07, 16.05, -8.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

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" #997a8d while the second is the "compliment" #7a9987.

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 #Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #997a8d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a9987.

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 Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

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 Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

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.

Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #997a8d, lighter shades are produced.

Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #997a8d, darker shades are produced.

Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #997a8d, tones are produced.

#997a8d in 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 #997a8d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#997a8d → #7a9987
#997a8d → #b7a1af
#997a8d → #ffffff
#997a8d → #997a7c
#997a8d → #5b4954
#997a8d → #967a99

#997a8d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #997a8d 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 #997a8d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

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

#997a8dmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Mountbatten pink (#997a8d)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#997a8d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#997a8d in programming

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 #997a8d
Java new Color(153, 122, 141);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 122, 141);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:122 blue:141 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 122f, 141f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:122, blue:141, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8d7a99
Python Color('#997a8d')

Base Conversions of hex color #997a8d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #997a8d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10058381 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 122, 141.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 01111010 10001101
Hex 99 7a 8d
Octal 231 172 215
Decimal 153 122 141

Icons incorporating the color #997a8d

If you're considering using #997a8d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #997a8d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #997a8d 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 #997a8d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #997a8d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #997a8d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #997a8d background.
This text is hex color #997a8d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #997a8d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #997a8d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #997a8d and white (#ffffff) background.