Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0) color information

#a5a4a0 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Bing, Pac-12, and Blackberry are three companies making use of this color.

Breakdown of #a5a4a0

#a5a4a0 is made up of (165, 164, 160) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.61, 3.03, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10855584 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a5a4a0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a5a4a0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a5a4a0 luma #163.68
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 164, 160) Adobe RGB (162.00, 162.00, 160.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 64%, 63%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray
rgba rgba(165.0, 164.0, 160.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.83, -0.50, 1.30)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.61, 3.03, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (67.28, -0.57, 1.55)
hsv hsv(30.00, 2.78, 64.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (67.28, 1.65, 110.19)
hsb hsb(30.00, 3.08, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (67.28, 0.16, 2.33)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

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" #a5a4a0 while the second is the "compliment" #a0a3a5.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a5a4a0 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a0a3a5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a5a4a0 with white

Darker variations of #a5a4a0

When you combine pure black with this color, #a5a4a0, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)'s Tones

Tones of #a5a4a0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#a5a4a0 in 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 #a5a4a0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a5a4a0 → #a0a3a5
#a5a4a0 → #c0bfbc
#a5a4a0 → #ffffff
#a5a4a0 → #a5a5a0
#a5a4a0 → #636260
#a5a4a0 → #a5a0a0

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0) in different environments

Seeing #a5a4a0 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 #a5a4a0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a5a4a0

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

#a5a4a0might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a5a4a0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Pac-12
Blackberry
Bing

#a5a4a0 in programming

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 #a5a4a0
Java new Color(165, 164, 160);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 164, 160);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:164 blue:160 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 164f, 160f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:164, blue:160, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a0a4a5
Python Color('#a5a4a0')

Base Conversions of hex color #a5a4a0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a5a4a0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10855584 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 164, 160.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 10100100 10100000
Hex a5 a4 a0
Octal 245 244 240
Decimal 165 164 160

#a5a4a0 Icons

If you're considering using #a5a4a0 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 7059 Unusual Gray (#a5a4a0) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a5a4a0 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 #a5a4a0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a5a4a0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a5a4a0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a5a4a0 background.
This text is hex color #a5a4a0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a5a4a0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a5a4a0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a5a4a0 and white (#ffffff) background.