[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970) color information

#998970 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust". The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970), in media, 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.

#998970 Breakdown

#998970 is made up of (153, 137, 112) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 10.46, 26.80, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10062192 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999966. White should be used ontop of #998970 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #998970. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #998970 luma #138.82
Websafe hex #999966 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 137, 112) Adobe RGB (147.00, 137.00, 113.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 54%, 44%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust
rgba rgba(153.0, 137.0, 112.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.99, 1.02, 11.24)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 10.46, 26.80, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (58.04, 1.23, 15.89)
hsv hsv(37.50, 16.67, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (58.04, 15.94, 85.57)
hsb hsb(37.50, 26.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (58.04, 10.58, 20.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970)

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" #998970 and the second color is called the "compliment" #707f99.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #998970 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #707f99.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970)

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 #998970

Lighter shades of #998970 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #998970

Darker shades of #998970 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #998970

Tones of #998970 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970) 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 #998970 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#998970 → #707f99
#998970 → #b7ac9a
#998970 → #ffffff
#998970 → #949970
#998970 → #5b5243
#998970 → #997470

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970) in different environments

Seeing #998970 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 #998970 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#998970 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.

#998970might 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.

#998970 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#998970. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#998970 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 #998970
Java new Color(153, 137, 112);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 137, 112);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:137 blue:112 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 137f, 112f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:137, blue:112, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $708999
Python Color('#998970')

Base Conversions of hex color #998970

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #998970. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10062192 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 137, 112.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 10001001 01110000
Hex 99 89 70
Octal 231 211 160
Decimal 153 137 112

#998970 Icons

If you're considering using #998970 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6158 Sawdust (#998970) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #998970 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 #998970 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #998970 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #998970 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #998970 background.
This text is hex color #998970 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #998970 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #998970 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #998970 and white (#ffffff) background.