Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f) color information

#9f9f9f is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Pac-12, Blackberry, and Xavier University have ties to this color.

#9f9f9f Breakdown

#9f9f9f is made up of (159, 159, 159) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10461087 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #9f9f9f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9f9f9f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9f9f9f luma #158.84
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 159, 159) Adobe RGB (159.00, 155.00, 156.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 62%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete
rgba rgba(159.0, 159.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 2.13, 0.02)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 2.45, 0.03)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 62.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 2.45, 0.70)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 3.37, -0.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)

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" #9f9f9f while the second is the "compliment" #9e9e9e.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9f9f9f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e9e9e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)

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 #9f9f9f

Lighter shades of #9f9f9f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #9f9f9f

Darker shades of #9f9f9f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f)'s Tones

Tones of #9f9f9f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f) 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 #9f9f9f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9f9f9f → #9e9e9e
#9f9f9f → #bbbbbb
#9f9f9f → #ffffff
#9f9f9f → #9e9e9e
#9f9f9f → #5f5f5f
#9f9f9f → #9e9e9e

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7655 Stamped Concrete (#9f9f9f) in different environments

Seeing #9f9f9f 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 #9f9f9f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9f9f9f 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.

#9f9f9fmight 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.

#9f9f9f 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#9f9f9f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
Blackberry
Xavier University
American Red Cross
Opera
Bing

#9f9f9f 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 #9f9f9f
Java new Color(159, 159, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 159, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:159 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 159f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:159, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f9f9f
Python Color('#9f9f9f')

Base Conversions of hex color #9f9f9f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9f9f9f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10461087 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 159, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 10011111 10011111
Hex 9f 9f 9f
Octal 237 237 237
Decimal 159 159 159

Icons incorporating the color #9f9f9f

If you're considering using #9f9f9f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9f9f9f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9f9f9f 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 #9f9f9f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9f9f9f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9f9f9f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9f9f9f background.
This text is hex color #9f9f9f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9f9f9f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9f9f9f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9f9f9f and white (#ffffff) background.