Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3) color information

#a4a1a3 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Quick Silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people spot this color, Quick Silver (#a4a1a3), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. American Red Cross, Bing, and Pac-12 are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

#a4a1a3 is made up of (164, 161, 163) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.83, 0.61, 35.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10789283 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a4a1a3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a4a1a3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a4a1a3 luma #161.96
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(164, 161, 163) Adobe RGB (159.00, 161.00, 162.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 63%, 64%) Closest named color Quick Silver
rgba rgba(164.0, 161.0, 163.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, -0.66, -0.82)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.83, 0.61, 35.69) CIE-L*ab (66.52, -0.75, -0.96)
hsv hsv(300.00, 1.37, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 1.22, 232.00)
hsb hsb(300.00, 1.56, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, -1.62, -1.28)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

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" #a4a1a3 while the second is the "compliment" #a0a3a0.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a4a1a3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a0a3a0.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

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-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

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 #a4a1a3

When you combine pure white with this color, #a4a1a3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a4a1a3

Darker shades are produced by blending #a4a1a3 with black

Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)'s Tones

Tones of #a4a1a3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a4a1a3

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 #a4a1a3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a4a1a3 → #a0a3a0
#a4a1a3 → #bfbdbe
#a4a1a3 → #ffffff
#a4a1a3 → #a3a0a1
#a4a1a3 → #626061
#a4a1a3 → #a1a0a3

Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3) in different environments

Seeing #a4a1a3 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 #a4a1a3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Quick Silver (#a4a1a3)

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

#a4a1a3might 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 #a4a1a3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a4a1a3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

American Red Cross

Programming Language Syntax for #a4a1a3

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 #a4a1a3
Java new Color(164, 161, 163);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 164, 161, 163);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:164 green:161 blue:163 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(164f, 161f, 163f);
Swift UIColor(red:164, green:161, blue:163, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a3a1a4
Python Color('#a4a1a3')

Base Conversions of hex color #a4a1a3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a4a1a3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10789283 while the individual RGB conversions are: 164, 161, 163.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100100 10100001 10100011
Hex a4 a1 a3
Octal 244 241 243
Decimal 164 161 163

Icons incorporating the color #a4a1a3

If you're considering using #a4a1a3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a4a1a3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a4a1a3 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 #a4a1a3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a4a1a3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a4a1a3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a4a1a3 background.
This text is hex color #a4a1a3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a4a1a3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a4a1a3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a4a1a3 and white (#ffffff) background.