Description and conversion results of color #78757c

It is a gray color having an approximate luminance of 50%. It has a hue value of 266° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Rocket Metallic, Nickel, Taupe Gray, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Old Silver, Battleship Grey and Old Lavender. 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 #78757c to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(120, 117, 124)
#78757c
hsl(265.7, 2.9%, 47.3%)
hsv(265.7, 5.6%, 48.6%)
lab(49.7, 2.6, -3.4)
xyz(17.7, 18.2, 21.6)

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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 2333 U
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Pantone 2334 U
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Pantone 4291 C
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RAL D2 320 50 05
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RAL D2 300 50 05
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RAL D2 340 50 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6277
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Sherwin-Williams 6263
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Sherwin-Williams 7081
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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 #78757c color. This process results a scale from a gray 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, Manatee, Taupe Gray, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Light Gray, Silver, Silver Sand, Platinum, Cultured, Gainsboro and Isabelline.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #78757c color. This process results a scale from a gray 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, Dark Liver, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Jet, Onyx, Black Coffee, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Smoky Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Eigengrau.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #78757c color. This process results a scale from a gray color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Nickel 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 and warm colors. There are variants of azure, gray and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Black Shadows, Black Coffee and Silver Pink.

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 colors. There are variants of gray, violet and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Jet, Onyx, Taupe Gray, Rocket Metallic, Lavender Gray, Light Gray, Black Olive, Old Silver, Battleship Grey and Timberwolf.

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 gray, cyan and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Outer Space (Crayola), Black Olive, Ash Gray, Taupe, Dark Lava and Quick Silver.

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 gray, red and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Taupe, Black Shadows, Black Olive, Onyx, Quick Silver, Charcoal and Outer Space (Crayola).

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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