Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9fa59f, almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Blackberry, Xavier University, and Bing have ties to this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

#9fa59f is made up of (159, 165, 159) in RGB colorspace and (3.64, 0.00, 3.64, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10462623 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #9fa59f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9fa59f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9fa59f luma #162.36
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 165, 159) Adobe RGB (159.00, 164.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 65%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray
rgba rgba(159.0, 165.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.83, -3.48, 2.31)
cmyk cmyk(3.64, 0.00, 3.64, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (67.28, -4.02, 2.77)
hsv hsv(120.02, 4.11, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (67.28, 4.88, 145.43)
hsb hsb(120.02, 4.62, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (67.28, -3.83, 4.68)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

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" #9fa59f and the second color is called the "compliment" #a59ea5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9fa59f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a59ea5.

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 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

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

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 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

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 #9fa59f

When you combine pure white with this color, #9fa59f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #9fa59f

Darker shades of #9fa59f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #9fa59f

Tones are produced by blending #9fa59f with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f) 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 #9fa59f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9fa59f → #a59ea5
#9fa59f → #bbc0bb
#9fa59f → #ffffff
#9fa59f → #9ea5a1
#9fa59f → #5f635f
#9fa59f → #a1a59e

How #9fa59f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9fa59f 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 #9fa59f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#9fa59f)

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

#9fa59fmight 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.

#9fa59f 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#9fa59f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
Blackberry
Xavier University
Bing

#9fa59f 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 #9fa59f
Java new Color(159, 165, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 165, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:165 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 165f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:165, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9fa59f
Python Color('#9fa59f')

Base Conversions of hex color #9fa59f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9fa59f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10462623 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 165, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 10100101 10011111
Hex 9f a5 9f
Octal 237 245 237
Decimal 159 165 159

Icons incorporating the color #9fa59f

If you're considering using #9fa59f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9fa59f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9fa59f 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 #9fa59f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9fa59f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9fa59f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9fa59f background.
This text is hex color #9fa59f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9fa59f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9fa59f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9fa59f and white (#ffffff) background.