Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7) color information

Hex color #c7c7c7 is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7), used in media, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for health care. Knight Foundation, Oktopost, and Trello have ties to this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

#c7c7c7 is made up of (199, 199, 199) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13092807 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c7c7c7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c7c7c7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c7c7c7 luma #198.80
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(199, 199, 199) Adobe RGB (197.00, 198.00, 197.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 78%, 78%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith
rgba rgba(199.0, 199.0, 199.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (75.50, -0.42, 0.05)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (80.18, -0.45, 0.06)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 78.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (80.18, 0.45, 172.41)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (80.18, -0.60, 0.16)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

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" #c7c7c7 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c6c6c6.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c7c7c7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c6c6c6.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #c7c7c7, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #c7c7c7, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #c7c7c7

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c7c7c7, tones are produced.

#c7c7c7 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 #c7c7c7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c7c7c7 → #c6c6c6
#c7c7c7 → #d7d7d7
#c7c7c7 → #000000
#c7c7c7 → #c6c6c6
#c7c7c7 → #777777
#c7c7c7 → #c6c6c6

#c7c7c7 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c7c7c7 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 #c7c7c7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

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

#c7c7c7might 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 7657 Tinsmith (#c7c7c7)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c7c7c7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

DHL
Trustpilot
Thomson Reuters
Wikipedia
Knight Foundation
Oktopost
Trello
Heineken
Direct Energy

#c7c7c7 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 #c7c7c7
Java new Color(199, 199, 199);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 199, 199, 199);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:199 green:199 blue:199 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(199f, 199f, 199f);
Swift UIColor(red:199, green:199, blue:199, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c7c7c7
Python Color('#c7c7c7')

Base Conversions of hex color #c7c7c7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c7c7c7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13092807 while the individual RGB conversions are: 199, 199, 199.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000111 11000111 11000111
Hex c7 c7 c7
Octal 307 307 307
Decimal 199 199 199

Icons incorporating the color #c7c7c7

If you're considering using #c7c7c7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c7c7c7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c7c7c7 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 #c7c7c7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c7c7c7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c7c7c7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c7c7c7 background.
This text is hex color #c7c7c7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c7c7c7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c7c7c7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c7c7c7 and white (#ffffff) background.