[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f) color information

#abac9f is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray". This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f), in designs, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Ubuntu is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

#abac9f is made up of (171, 172, 159) in RGB colorspace and (0.58, 0.00, 7.56, 32.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11250847 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #abac9f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #abac9f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #abac9f luma #170.06
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(171, 172, 159) Adobe RGB (168.00, 170.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 67%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray
rgba rgba(171.0, 172.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, -2.92, 5.41)
cmyk cmyk(0.58, 0.00, 7.56, 32.55) CIE-L*ab (69.47, -3.32, 6.55)
hsv hsv(60.00, 7.04, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 7.34, 116.88)
hsb hsb(60.00, 7.46, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, -0.69, 9.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

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" #abac9f and the second color is called the "compliment" #9e9eaa.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #abac9f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9e9eaa.

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 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

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 #abac9f

When you combine pure white with this color, #abac9f, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #abac9f

Darker shades of #abac9f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #abac9f

Tones are produced by blending #abac9f with gray

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f) 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 #abac9f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#abac9f → #9e9eaa
#abac9f → #c4c4bb
#abac9f → #ffffff
#abac9f → #a4aa9e
#abac9f → #66675f
#abac9f → #aaa49e

How #abac9f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #abac9f 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 #abac9f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6185 Escape Gray (#abac9f)

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

#abac9fmight 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.

#abac9f 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#abac9f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#abac9f 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 #abac9f
Java new Color(171, 172, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 171, 172, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:171 green:172 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(171f, 172f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:171, green:172, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9facab
Python Color('#abac9f')

Base Conversions of hex color #abac9f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #abac9f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11250847 while the individual RGB conversions are: 171, 172, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101011 10101100 10011111
Hex ab ac 9f
Octal 253 254 237
Decimal 171 172 159

Icons incorporating the color #abac9f

If you're considering using #abac9f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #abac9f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #abac9f 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 #abac9f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #abac9f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #abac9f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #abac9f background.
This text is hex color #abac9f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #abac9f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #abac9f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #abac9f and white (#ffffff) background.