Description and conversion results of color #949fa6

It is a bright grayish azure color having an approximate luminance of 65%. It has a hue value of 203° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Cadet Grey, Spanish Gray, Quick Silver, Pewter Blue, Silver (Metallic), Manatee, Silver Chalice, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Roman Silver and Light Slate Gray. 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 #949fa6 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(148, 159, 166)
#949fa6
hsl(203.3, 9.2%, 61.6%)
hsv(203.3, 10.8%, 65.1%)
lab(64.8, -2.5, -5)
xyz(31.5, 33.8, 41)

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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 443 U
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Pantone 15-4305 TPG
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Pantone 7543 C
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RAL 7001
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RAL 810-1
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RAL 810-3
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Sherwin-Williams 9152
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Sherwin-Williams 9139
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Sherwin-Williams 9161
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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 #949fa6 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish azure color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Silver Sand, Silver Chalice, Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Platinum, Timberwolf, Cultured, White and Isabelline.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #949fa6 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish azure color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Dim Gray, Granite Gray, Davy's Grey, Black Coral, Charcoal, Onyx, Jet, Gunmetal, Outer Space (Crayola), Eerie Black, Smoky Black, Black Chocolate and Raisin Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #949fa6 color. This process results a scale from a bright grayish azure color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Spanish Gray, Cadet Grey, Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic) and Silver Chalice.

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 cyan, azure and violet colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Slate Gray, Outer Space (Crayola), Ash Gray, Morning Blue, Charcoal, Cadet Grey, Pewter Blue, Dark Liver, Silver (Metallic), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Davy's Grey and Silver Chalice.

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 azure and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Gunmetal, Outer Space (Crayola), Light Slate Gray, Slate Gray, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Dark Lava, Taupe, Middle Grey, Rocket Metallic, Timberwolf and Pale Silver.

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 azure, green and red colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Quick Silver, Dark Liver, Dark Liver (horses), Black Shadows and Silver Pink.

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 azure, magenta, rose, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Silver Chalice, Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver (Metallic), Dark Lava, Taupe, Quick Silver, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray and Morning Blue.

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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