Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5) color information

#c5c5c5 is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5), 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. Wikipedia, Heineken, and Direct Energy have ties to this color.

#c5c5c5 Breakdown

#c5c5c5 is made up of (197, 197, 197) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 22.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12961221 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c5c5c5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c5c5c5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c5c5c5 luma #196.80
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(197, 197, 197) Adobe RGB (197.00, 193.00, 194.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 77%, 77%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith
rgba rgba(197.0, 197.0, 197.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.16, 1.77, -0.09)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 22.75) CIE-L*ab (79.04, 1.88, -0.10)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 77.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.04, 1.88, 356.96)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (79.04, 2.61, -0.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5)

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" #c5c5c5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c4c4c4.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c5c5c5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c4c4c4.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5)

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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5)

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 #c5c5c5

Lighter shades of #c5c5c5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #c5c5c5

Darker shades of #c5c5c5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c5c5c5

Tones of #c5c5c5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5) 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 #c5c5c5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c5c5c5 → #c4c4c4
#c5c5c5 → #d6d6d6
#c5c5c5 → #000000
#c5c5c5 → #c4c4c4
#c5c5c5 → #767676
#c5c5c5 → #c4c4c4

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c5c5c5) in different environments

Seeing #c5c5c5 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 #c5c5c5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c5c5c5 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.

#c5c5c5might 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.

#c5c5c5 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#c5c5c5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#c5c5c5 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 #c5c5c5
Java new Color(197, 197, 197);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 197, 197);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:197 blue:197 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 197f, 197f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:197, blue:197, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c5c5c5
Python Color('#c5c5c5')

Base Conversions of hex color #c5c5c5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c5c5c5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12961221 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 197, 197.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 11000101 11000101
Hex c5 c5 c5
Octal 305 305 305
Decimal 197 197 197

Icons incorporating the color #c5c5c5

If you're considering using #c5c5c5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c5c5c5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c5c5c5 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 #c5c5c5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c5c5c5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c5c5c5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c5c5c5 background.
This text is hex color #c5c5c5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c5c5c5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c5c5c5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c5c5c5 and white (#ffffff) background.