Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac) color information

#afa8ac is the hex color code that greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants. Vidme uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #afa8ac

#afa8ac is made up of (175, 168, 172) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 4.00, 1.71, 31.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11511980 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #afa8ac to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #afa8ac. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #afa8ac luma #170.38
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(175, 168, 172) Adobe RGB (172.00, 166.00, 169.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 66%, 67%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve
rgba rgba(175.0, 168.0, 172.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (63.25, 2.81, -0.43)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 4.00, 1.71, 31.37) CIE-L*ab (69.47, 3.14, -0.50)
hsv hsv(340.00, 4.62, 67.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (69.47, 3.18, 350.95)
hsb hsb(340.00, 4.35, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (69.47, 4.06, -1.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

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" #afa8ac while the second is the "compliment" #a8afad.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #afa8ac is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a8afad.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #afa8ac with white

Darker variations of #afa8ac

When you combine pure black with this color, #afa8ac, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)'s Tones

Tones of #afa8ac can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#afa8ac 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 #afa8ac as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#afa8ac → #a8afad
#afa8ac → #c7c2c4
#afa8ac → #ffffff
#afa8ac → #afa9a8
#afa8ac → #696467
#afa8ac → #afa8ae

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac) in different environments

Seeing #afa8ac 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 #afa8ac could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #afa8ac

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

#afa8acmight 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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#afa8ac. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#afa8ac 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 #afa8ac
Java new Color(175, 168, 172);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 175, 168, 172);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:175 green:168 blue:172 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(175f, 168f, 172f);
Swift UIColor(red:175, green:168, blue:172, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $aca8af
Python Color('#afa8ac')

Base Conversions of hex color #afa8ac

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #afa8ac. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11511980 while the individual RGB conversions are: 175, 168, 172.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101111 10101000 10101100
Hex af a8 ac
Octal 257 250 254
Decimal 175 168 172

#afa8ac Icons

If you're considering using #afa8ac in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6269 Beguiling Mauve (#afa8ac) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #afa8ac 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 #afa8ac on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #afa8ac on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #afa8ac background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #afa8ac background.
This text is hex color #afa8ac on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #afa8ac on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #afa8ac and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #afa8ac and white (#ffffff) background.