[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7) color information

#afa5c7 is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac". The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#afa5c7 Breakdown

#afa5c7 is made up of (175, 165, 199) in RGB colorspace and (12.06, 17.09, 0.00, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11511239 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #afa5c7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #afa5c7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #afa5c7 luma #171.67
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(175, 165, 199) Adobe RGB (172.00, 166.00, 197.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 65%, 78%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac
rgba rgba(175.0, 165.0, 199.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.03, 8.58, -14.77)
cmyk cmyk(12.06, 17.09, 0.00, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (70.18, 9.39, -15.39)
hsv hsv(258.46, 22.81, 71.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.18, 18.03, 301.39)
hsb hsb(258.46, 16.67, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (70.18, 2.62, -25.07)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7)

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" #afa5c7 and the second color is called the "compliment" #bcc6a5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #afa5c7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bcc6a5.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7)

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 #afa5c7

Lighter shades of #afa5c7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #afa5c7

Darker shades of #afa5c7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #afa5c7

Tones of #afa5c7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7) 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 #afa5c7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#afa5c7 → #bcc6a5
#afa5c7 → #c7c0d7
#afa5c7 → #ffffff
#afa5c7 → #c0a5c6
#afa5c7 → #696377
#afa5c7 → #a5acc6

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#afa5c7) in different environments

Seeing #afa5c7 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 #afa5c7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#afa5c7 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.

#afa5c7might 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.

#afa5c7 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#afa5c7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#afa5c7 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 #afa5c7
Java new Color(175, 165, 199);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 175, 165, 199);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:175 green:165 blue:199 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(175f, 165f, 199f);
Swift UIColor(red:175, green:165, blue:199, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c7a5af
Python Color('#afa5c7')

Base Conversions of hex color #afa5c7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #afa5c7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11511239 while the individual RGB conversions are: 175, 165, 199.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101111 10100101 11000111
Hex af a5 c7
Octal 257 245 307
Decimal 175 165 199

Icons incorporating the color #afa5c7

If you're considering using #afa5c7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #afa5c7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #afa5c7 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 #afa5c7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #afa5c7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #afa5c7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #afa5c7 background.
This text is hex color #afa5c7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #afa5c7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #afa5c7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #afa5c7 and white (#ffffff) background.