Description and conversion results of color #6d7978

It is a grayish cyan color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 175° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Old Silver, Battleship Grey, Dim Gray, Xanadu, Granite Gray, Slate Gray and Cadet. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #6d7978 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(109, 121, 120)
#6d7978
hsl(175, 5.2%, 45.1%)
hsv(175, 9.9%, 47.5%)
lab(49.8, -4.7, -1)
xyz(16.5, 18.3, 20.4)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 444 C
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Pantone 18-4510 TPG
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Pantone 5615 U
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RAL D2 200 50 05
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RAL D2 180 50 05
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RAL D2 160 50 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6235
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Sherwin-Williams 6222
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Sherwin-Williams 7617
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #6d7978 color. This process results a scale from a grayish cyan color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Spanish Gray, Quick Silver, Morning Blue, Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver Sand, Light Gray, Silver, Gainsboro, Platinum, Cultured and Isabelline.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #6d7978 color. This process results a scale from a grayish cyan color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Davy's Grey, Feldgrau, Ebony, Granite Gray, Onyx, Black Olive, Outer Space (Crayola), Jet, Charleston Green, Gunmetal, Eerie Black, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #6d7978 color. This process results a scale from a grayish cyan color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Nickel, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Old Silver and Dim Gray.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of gray, green, cyan and azure colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Outer Space (Crayola), Ash Gray, Dark Slate Gray, Morning Blue, Charcoal, Cadet Grey and Silver (Metallic).

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Outer Space (Crayola), Onyx, Old Silver, Battleship Grey, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Black Coffee, Old Burgundy, Rocket Metallic, Taupe Gray, Timberwolf and Silver (Crayola).

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, orange and gray colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Outer Space (Crayola), Charcoal, Ash Gray, Silver Chalice, Taupe, Dark Lava, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey and Silver (Metallic).

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, blue, red and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Outer Space (Crayola), Charcoal, Ash Gray, Silver Chalice, Dark Liver, Silver (Metallic), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Black Olive, Dark Lava and Quick Silver.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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