Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9) color information

Hex color #c9c2c9 should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

#c9c2c9 is made up of (201, 194, 201) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.48, 0.00, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13222601 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c9c2c9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c9c2c9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c9c2c9 luma #196.69
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(201, 194, 201) Adobe RGB (198.00, 192.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 76%, 79%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist
rgba rgba(201.0, 194.0, 201.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.16, 4.22, -2.59)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.48, 0.00, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (79.04, 4.46, -2.79)
hsv hsv(300.00, 6.67, 77.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.04, 5.26, 327.97)
hsb hsb(300.00, 3.80, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (79.04, 4.53, -4.99)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

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" #c9c2c9 while the second is the "compliment" #c1c9c1.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c9c2c9 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c1c9c1.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

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 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

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 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

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 shades of #c9c2c9

When you combine pure white with this color, #c9c2c9, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #c9c2c9

Darker shades are produced by blending #c9c2c9 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)'s Tones

Tones of #c9c2c9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #c9c2c9

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 #c9c2c9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c9c2c9 → #c1c9c1
#c9c2c9 → #d9d4d9
#c9c2c9 → #000000
#c9c2c9 → #c9c1c5
#c9c2c9 → #787478
#c9c2c9 → #c5c1c9

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9) in different environments

Seeing #c9c2c9 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 #c9c2c9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6548 Grape Mist (#c9c2c9)

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

#c9c2c9might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #c9c2c9

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c9c2c9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c9c2c9

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 #c9c2c9
Java new Color(201, 194, 201);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 201, 194, 201);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:194 blue:201 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(201f, 194f, 201f);
Swift UIColor(red:201, green:194, blue:201, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c9c2c9
Python Color('#c9c2c9')

Base Conversions of hex color #c9c2c9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c9c2c9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13222601 while the individual RGB conversions are: 201, 194, 201.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001001 11000010 11001001
Hex c9 c2 c9
Octal 311 302 311
Decimal 201 194 201

Icons incorporating the color #c9c2c9

If you're considering using #c9c2c9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c9c2c9 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c9c2c9 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 #c9c2c9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c9c2c9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c9c2c9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c9c2c9 background.
This text is hex color #c9c2c9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c9c2c9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c9c2c9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c9c2c9 and white (#ffffff) background.