Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a3cdc9, is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "light gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #a3cdc9

#a3cdc9 is made up of (163, 205, 201) in RGB colorspace and (20.49, 0.00, 1.95, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10735049 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. Black should be used ontop of #a3cdc9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a3cdc9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a3cdc9 luma #191.79
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(163, 205, 201) Adobe RGB (173.00, 203.00, 201.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 80%, 79%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh
rgba rgba(163.0, 205.0, 201.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.16, -12.90, -3.42)
cmyk cmyk(20.49, 0.00, 1.95, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (79.04, -14.27, -3.67)
hsv hsv(176.27, 28.57, 72.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.04, 14.73, 194.42)
hsb hsb(176.27, 20.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (79.04, -21.73, -3.20)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)

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" #a3cdc9 while the second is the "compliment" #cca3a5.

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 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a3cdc9 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #cca3a5.

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 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)

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 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)

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 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)

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 shades of #a3cdc9

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a3cdc9 with white

Darker shades of #a3cdc9

Darker shades are produced by blending #a3cdc9 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a3cdc9 with gray

Gradients including #a3cdc9

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 #a3cdc9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a3cdc9 → #cca3a5
#a3cdc9 → #bedcd9
#a3cdc9 → #000000
#a3cdc9 → #a3bacc
#a3cdc9 → #617b78
#a3cdc9 → #a3ccb4

How #a3cdc9 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a3cdc9 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 #a3cdc9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a3cdc9

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

#a3cdc9might 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 #a3cdc9

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a3cdc9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a3cdc9

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 #a3cdc9
Java new Color(163, 205, 201);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 163, 205, 201);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:205 blue:201 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(163f, 205f, 201f);
Swift UIColor(red:163, green:205, blue:201, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c9cda3
Python Color('#a3cdc9')

Base Conversions of hex color #a3cdc9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a3cdc9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10735049 while the individual RGB conversions are: 163, 205, 201.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100011 11001101 11001001
Hex a3 cd c9
Octal 243 315 311
Decimal 163 205 201

#a3cdc9 Icons

If you're considering using #a3cdc9 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 6751 Refresh (#a3cdc9) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #a3cdc9 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 #a3cdc9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a3cdc9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a3cdc9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a3cdc9 background.
This text is hex color #a3cdc9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a3cdc9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a3cdc9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a3cdc9 and white (#ffffff) background.