[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #aca79e, can simply be referred to as "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray". This color is described as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Ubuntu is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #aca79e

#aca79e is made up of (172, 167, 158) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 2.91, 8.14, 32.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11315102 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #aca79e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #aca79e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #aca79e luma #167.31
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(172, 167, 158) Adobe RGB (170.00, 162.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 65%, 62%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray
rgba rgba(172.0, 167.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (61.64, 2.59, 3.37)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 2.91, 8.14, 32.55) CIE-L*ab (68.02, 2.92, 4.05)
hsv hsv(36.00, 7.04, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (68.02, 4.99, 54.21)
hsb hsb(36.00, 7.46, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (68.02, 6.57, 5.31)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)

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" #aca79e while the second is the "compliment" #9ea3aa.

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 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #aca79e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9ea3aa.

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 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)

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 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)

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 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)

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 shades of #aca79e

Lighter shades are produced by blending #aca79e with white

Darker shades of #aca79e

Darker shades are produced by blending #aca79e with black

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7017 Dorian Gray (#aca79e)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #aca79e with gray

Gradients including #aca79e

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 #aca79e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#aca79e → #9ea3aa
#aca79e → #c4c1bb
#aca79e → #ffffff
#aca79e → #a9aa9e
#aca79e → #67645e
#aca79e → #aa9f9e

How #aca79e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #aca79e 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 #aca79e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #aca79e

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

#aca79emight 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 #aca79e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#aca79e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #aca79e

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 #aca79e
Java new Color(172, 167, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 172, 167, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:172 green:167 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(172f, 167f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:172, green:167, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9ea7ac
Python Color('#aca79e')

Base Conversions of hex color #aca79e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #aca79e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11315102 while the individual RGB conversions are: 172, 167, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101100 10100111 10011110
Hex ac a7 9e
Octal 254 247 236
Decimal 172 167 158

Icons incorporating the color #aca79e

If you're considering using #aca79e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #aca79e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #aca79e 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 #aca79e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #aca79e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #aca79e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #aca79e background.
This text is hex color #aca79e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #aca79e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #aca79e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #aca79e and white (#ffffff) background.