[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7) color information

#a8c1b7 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel". This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7), 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.

Breakdown of #a8c1b7

#a8c1b7 is made up of (168, 193, 183) in RGB colorspace and (12.95, 0.00, 5.18, 24.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11059639 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #a8c1b7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a8c1b7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a8c1b7 luma #184.20
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(168, 193, 183) Adobe RGB (174.00, 192.00, 183.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 76%, 72%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel
rgba rgba(168.0, 193.0, 183.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, -9.04, 1.26)
cmyk cmyk(12.95, 0.00, 5.18, 24.31) CIE-L*ab (76.07, -10.06, 1.41)
hsv hsv(156.02, 17.24, 71.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 10.16, 172.02)
hsb hsb(156.02, 13.16, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, -13.01, 3.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

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" #a8c1b7 while the second is the "compliment" #c1a8b2.

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

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a8c1b7 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #c1a8b2.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

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.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a8c1b7 with white

Darker variations of #a8c1b7

When you combine pure black with this color, #a8c1b7, darker shades are produced.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)'s Tones

Tones of #a8c1b7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#a8c1b7 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 #a8c1b7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a8c1b7 → #c1a8b2
#a8c1b7 → #c2d3cc
#a8c1b7 → #ffffff
#a8c1b7 → #a8bfc1
#a8c1b7 → #64736d
#a8c1b7 → #a8c1aa

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7) in different environments

Seeing #a8c1b7 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 #a8c1b7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a8c1b7

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

#a8c1b7might 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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a8c1b7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a8c1b7 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 #a8c1b7
Java new Color(168, 193, 183);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 168, 193, 183);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:168 green:193 blue:183 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(168f, 193f, 183f);
Swift UIColor(red:168, green:193, blue:183, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b7c1a8
Python Color('#a8c1b7')

Base Conversions of hex color #a8c1b7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a8c1b7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11059639 while the individual RGB conversions are: 168, 193, 183.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101000 11000001 10110111
Hex a8 c1 b7
Octal 250 301 267
Decimal 168 193 183

#a8c1b7 Icons

If you're considering using #a8c1b7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6471 Hazel (#a8c1b7) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a8c1b7 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 #a8c1b7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a8c1b7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a8c1b7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a8c1b7 background.
This text is hex color #a8c1b7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a8c1b7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a8c1b7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a8c1b7 and white (#ffffff) background.