Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9f9fa3, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Opera, Bing, and Pac-12 are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

#9f9fa3 is made up of (159, 159, 163) in RGB colorspace and (2.45, 2.45, 0.00, 36.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10461091 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #9f9fa3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9f9fa3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9f9fa3 luma #159.29
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 159, 163) Adobe RGB (157.00, 155.00, 162.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 62%, 64%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray
rgba rgba(159.0, 159.0, 163.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (58.31, 2.13, -3.15)
cmyk cmyk(2.45, 2.45, 0.00, 36.08) CIE-L*ab (64.96, 2.45, -3.65)
hsv hsv(240.00, 2.70, 63.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (64.96, 4.40, 303.87)
hsb hsb(240.00, 3.13, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (64.96, 1.06, -5.74)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

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" #9f9fa3 while the second is the "compliment" #a3a39e.

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 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9f9fa3 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a3a39e.

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 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

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 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

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 variations of #9f9fa3

When you combine pure white with this color, #9f9fa3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #9f9fa3

Darker shades of #9f9fa3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9f9fa3 with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3) 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 #9f9fa3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9f9fa3 → #a3a39e
#9f9fa3 → #bbbbbe
#9f9fa3 → #ffffff
#9f9fa3 → #a09ea3
#9f9fa3 → #5f5f61
#9f9fa3 → #9ea0a3

How #9f9fa3 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9f9fa3 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 #9f9fa3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3)

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

#9f9fa3might 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.

#9f9fa3 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#9f9fa3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
Blackberry
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American Red Cross
Opera
Bing

#9f9fa3 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 #9f9fa3
Java new Color(159, 159, 163);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 159, 163);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:159 blue:163 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 159f, 163f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:159, blue:163, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a39f9f
Python Color('#9f9fa3')

Base Conversions of hex color #9f9fa3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9f9fa3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10461091 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 159, 163.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 10011111 10100011
Hex 9f 9f a3
Octal 237 237 243
Decimal 159 159 163

#9f9fa3 Icons

If you're considering using #9f9fa3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7073 Network Gray (#9f9fa3) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9f9fa3 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 #9f9fa3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9f9fa3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9f9fa3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9f9fa3 background.
This text is hex color #9f9fa3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9f9fa3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9f9fa3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9f9fa3 and white (#ffffff) background.