Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2) color information

#a0b2b2 is the hex color code that is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#a0b2b2 Breakdown

#a0b2b2 is made up of (160, 178, 178) in RGB colorspace and (10.11, 0.00, 0.00, 30.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10531506 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a0b2b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a0b2b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a0b2b2 luma #172.44
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(160, 178, 178) Adobe RGB (165.00, 177.00, 178.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 70%, 70%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua
rgba rgba(160.0, 178.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (65.57, -5.17, -2.05)
cmyk cmyk(10.11, 0.00, 0.00, 30.20) CIE-L*ab (71.55, -5.85, -2.31)
hsv hsv(180.02, 10.45, 66.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (71.55, 6.29, 201.55)
hsb hsb(180.02, 10.00, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (71.55, -9.41, -2.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)

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" #a0b2b2 while the second is the "compliment" #b2a0a0.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a0b2b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b2a0a0.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #a0b2b2

Lighter shades of #a0b2b2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a0b2b2 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6220 Interesting Aqua (#a0b2b2)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a0b2b2, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a0b2b2

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 #a0b2b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a0b2b2 → #b2a0a0
#a0b2b2 → #bcc9c9
#a0b2b2 → #ffffff
#a0b2b2 → #a0a9b2
#a0b2b2 → #606a6a
#a0b2b2 → #a0b2a9

#a0b2b2 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a0b2b2 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 #a0b2b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a0b2b2 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.

#a0b2b2might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #a0b2b2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a0b2b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a0b2b2

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 #a0b2b2
Java new Color(160, 178, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 160, 178, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:160 green:178 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(160f, 178f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:160, green:178, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b2b2a0
Python Color('#a0b2b2')

Base Conversions of hex color #a0b2b2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a0b2b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10531506 while the individual RGB conversions are: 160, 178, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100000 10110010 10110010
Hex a0 b2 b2
Octal 240 262 262
Decimal 160 178 178

Icons incorporating the color #a0b2b2

If you're considering using #a0b2b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a0b2b2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a0b2b2 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 #a0b2b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a0b2b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a0b2b2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a0b2b2 background.
This text is hex color #a0b2b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a0b2b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a0b2b2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a0b2b2 and white (#ffffff) background.