Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac) color information

#aeb1ac is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "Silver foil" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Silver foil (#aeb1ac), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#aeb1ac Breakdown

#aeb1ac is made up of (174, 177, 172) in RGB colorspace and (1.69, 0.00, 2.82, 30.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11448748 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #aeb1ac to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #aeb1ac. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #aeb1ac luma #175.36
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(174, 177, 172) Adobe RGB (172.00, 175.00, 170.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 69%, 67%) Closest named color Silver foil
rgba rgba(174.0, 177.0, 172.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (65.57, -2.41, 1.71)
cmyk cmyk(1.69, 0.00, 2.82, 30.59) CIE-L*ab (71.55, -2.70, 1.98)
hsv hsv(90.02, 3.12, 68.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (71.55, 3.35, 143.75)
hsb hsb(90.02, 2.90, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (71.55, -2.53, 3.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac)

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" #aeb1ac and the second color is called the "compliment" #adaaaf.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #aeb1ac is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #adaaaf.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac)

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-Silver foil (#aeb1ac)

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.

Lighter variations of #aeb1ac

Lighter shades of #aeb1ac can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #aeb1ac

Darker shades of #aeb1ac can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #aeb1ac

Tones of #aeb1ac can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac) 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 #aeb1ac as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#aeb1ac → #adaaaf
#aeb1ac → #c6c8c4
#aeb1ac → #ffffff
#aeb1ac → #aaafaa
#aeb1ac → #686a67
#aeb1ac → #afafaa

Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac) in different environments

Seeing #aeb1ac 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 #aeb1ac could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#aeb1ac popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#aeb1acmight 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.

#aeb1ac 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#aeb1ac. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#aeb1ac 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 #aeb1ac
Java new Color(174, 177, 172);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 174, 177, 172);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:174 green:177 blue:172 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(174f, 177f, 172f);
Swift UIColor(red:174, green:177, blue:172, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $acb1ae
Python Color('#aeb1ac')

Base Conversions of hex color #aeb1ac

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #aeb1ac. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11448748 while the individual RGB conversions are: 174, 177, 172.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101110 10110001 10101100
Hex ae b1 ac
Octal 256 261 254
Decimal 174 177 172

#aeb1ac Icons

If you're considering using #aeb1ac in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Silver foil (#aeb1ac) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #aeb1ac 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 #aeb1ac on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #aeb1ac on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #aeb1ac background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #aeb1ac background.
This text is hex color #aeb1ac on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #aeb1ac on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #aeb1ac and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #aeb1ac and white (#ffffff) background.