[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2) color information

#a7a8a2 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters". This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2), in designs, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "light gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. Delectable and Bing are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

#a7a8a2 is made up of (167, 168, 162) in RGB colorspace and (0.60, 0.00, 3.57, 34.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10987682 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a7a8a2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a7a8a2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a7a8a2 luma #166.86
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(167, 168, 162) Adobe RGB (164.00, 168.00, 161.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 66%, 64%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters
rgba rgba(167.0, 168.0, 162.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (62.45, -3.10, 2.43)
cmyk cmyk(0.60, 0.00, 3.57, 34.12) CIE-L*ab (68.75, -3.54, 2.88)
hsv hsv(90.02, 2.86, 65.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (68.75, 4.56, 140.87)
hsb hsb(90.02, 3.03, 66.00) CIE-L*uv (68.75, -3.14, 4.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

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" #a7a8a2 while the second is the "compliment" #a5a3a8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a7a8a2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a5a3a8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

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 variations of #a7a8a2

When you combine pure white with this color, #a7a8a2, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #a7a8a2

Darker shades of #a7a8a2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a7a8a2 with gray

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2) 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 #a7a8a2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a7a8a2 → #a5a3a8
#a7a8a2 → #c1c2bd
#a7a8a2 → #ffffff
#a7a8a2 → #a3a8a3
#a7a8a2 → #646461
#a7a8a2 → #a8a8a3

How #a7a8a2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a7a8a2 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 #a7a8a2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2)

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

#a7a8a2might 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.

#a7a8a2 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a7a8a2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Delectable
Bing

#a7a8a2 in coding

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 #a7a8a2
Java new Color(167, 168, 162);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 167, 168, 162);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:167 green:168 blue:162 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(167f, 168f, 162f);
Swift UIColor(red:167, green:168, blue:162, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a2a8a7
Python Color('#a7a8a2')

Base Conversions of hex color #a7a8a2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a7a8a2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10987682 while the individual RGB conversions are: 167, 168, 162.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100111 10101000 10100010
Hex a7 a8 a2
Octal 247 250 242
Decimal 167 168 162

#a7a8a2 Icons

If you're considering using #a7a8a2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7066 Gray Matters (#a7a8a2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a7a8a2 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 #a7a8a2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a7a8a2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a7a8a2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a7a8a2 background.
This text is hex color #a7a8a2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a7a8a2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a7a8a2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a7a8a2 and white (#ffffff) background.