Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa) color information

Hex color #a49eaa almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with the home.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

#a49eaa is made up of (164, 158, 170) in RGB colorspace and (3.53, 7.06, 0.00, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10788522 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a49eaa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a49eaa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a49eaa luma #160.99
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(164, 158, 170) Adobe RGB (162.00, 155.00, 168.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 62%, 67%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet
rgba rgba(164.0, 158.0, 170.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, 5.31, -5.09)
cmyk cmyk(3.53, 7.06, 0.00, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (65.75, 6.02, -5.79)
hsv hsv(264.00, 7.04, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 8.35, 316.12)
hsb hsb(264.00, 7.46, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 4.58, -9.53)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

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" #a49eaa and the second color is called the "compliment" #a5aa9e.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a49eaa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a5aa9e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

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 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

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 shades of #a49eaa

When you combine pure white with this color, #a49eaa, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a49eaa

Darker shades are produced by blending #a49eaa with black

Tones of #a49eaa

Tones of #a49eaa can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a49eaa

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 #a49eaa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a49eaa → #a5aa9e
#a49eaa → #bfbbc3
#a49eaa → #ffffff
#a49eaa → #a99eaa
#a49eaa → #625e66
#a49eaa → #9e9faa

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa) in different environments

Seeing #a49eaa 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 #a49eaa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6549 Ash Violet (#a49eaa)

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

#a49eaamight 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 #a49eaa

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a49eaa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a49eaa

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 #a49eaa
Java new Color(164, 158, 170);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 164, 158, 170);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:164 green:158 blue:170 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(164f, 158f, 170f);
Swift UIColor(red:164, green:158, blue:170, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aa9ea4
Python Color('#a49eaa')

Base Conversions of hex color #a49eaa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a49eaa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10788522 while the individual RGB conversions are: 164, 158, 170.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100100 10011110 10101010
Hex a4 9e aa
Octal 244 236 252
Decimal 164 158 170

Icons incorporating the color #a49eaa

If you're considering using #a49eaa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a49eaa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a49eaa 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 #a49eaa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a49eaa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a49eaa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a49eaa background.
This text is hex color #a49eaa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a49eaa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a49eaa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a49eaa and white (#ffffff) background.