Faux-Spanish gray (#999898) color information

#999898 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Spanish gray" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Spanish gray (#999898), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Continental AG, Shazam, and Renaissance Hotels are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #999898

#999898 is made up of (153, 152, 152) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.65, 0.65, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10066072 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #999898 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #999898. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #999898 luma #152.15
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 152, 152) Adobe RGB (150.00, 153.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 60%, 60%) Closest named color Spanish gray
rgba rgba(153.0, 152.0, 152.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (56.57, -1.33, -0.17)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.65, 0.65, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (63.34, -1.56, -0.21)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (63.34, 1.57, 187.67)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (63.34, -2.24, -0.04)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

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" #999898 while the second is the "compliment" #999999.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #999898 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #999999.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

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.

Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #999898 with white

Darker variations of #999898

When you combine pure black with this color, #999898, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)'s Tones

Tones of #999898 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#999898 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 #999898 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#999898 → #999999
#999898 → #b7b6b6
#999898 → #ffffff
#999898 → #999999
#999898 → #5b5b5b
#999898 → #999999

Faux-Spanish gray (#999898) in different environments

Seeing #999898 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 #999898 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #999898

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

#999898might 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 Faux-Spanish gray (#999898)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#999898. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Renaissance Hotels
Fluid UI
United Way
SAP
World Organisation of the Scout Movement
Continental AG
Shazam

#999898 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 #999898
Java new Color(153, 152, 152);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 152, 152);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:152 blue:152 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 152f, 152f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:152, blue:152, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $989899
Python Color('#999898')

Base Conversions of hex color #999898

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #999898. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10066072 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 152, 152.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 10011000 10011000
Hex 99 98 98
Octal 231 230 230
Decimal 153 152 152

Icons incorporating the color #999898

If you're considering using #999898 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #999898 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #999898 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 #999898 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #999898 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #999898 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #999898 background.
This text is hex color #999898 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #999898 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #999898 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #999898 and white (#ffffff) background.