Description and conversion results of color Cadet

It is a dark grayish azure color having an approximate luminance of 43%. It has a hue value of 199° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Deep Space Sparkle, Dark Electric Blue, Payne's Grey, Black Coral, Teal Blue, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Ming, Blue Sapphire and Nickel. 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 Cadet to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(83, 104, 114)
#536872
hsl(199.4, 15.7%, 38.6%)
hsv(199.4, 27.2%, 44.7%)
lab(42.7, -5.3, -8.2)
xyz(11.6, 13, 17.8)

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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 2215 U
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Pantone 2216 U
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Pantone 18-4417 TPG
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RAL D2 230 40 10
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RAL D2 240 40 10
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RAL 620-4
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Sherwin-Williams 9141
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Sherwin-Williams 0032
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Sherwin-Williams 7604
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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 Cadet color. This process results a scale from a dark 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 Light Slate Gray, Slate Gray, Roman Silver, Shadow Blue, Cadet Grey, Quick Silver, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Silver Sand, Silver, Gray (X11 Gray), Light Gray, Platinum, Gainsboro and Cultured.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Cadet color. This process results a scale from a dark 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 Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Davy's Grey, Dark Slate Gray, Gunmetal, Onyx, Charleston Green, Eerie Black, Dark Jungle Green, Rich Black (FOGRA39), Rich Black (FOGRA29) and Black.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Cadet color. This process results a scale from a dark 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 Deep Space Sparkle, Black Coral, Payne's Grey, Dark Electric Blue, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Davy's Grey and Nickel.

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 green, cyan, azure and blue colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Slate Gray, MSU Green, Morning Blue, Opal, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Pewter Blue, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Gunmetal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Dark Liver, Independence and Manatee.

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 Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Light Slate Gray, Slate Gray, Beau Blue, Pale Aqua, Dark Lava, Taupe, Cinereous, Beaver, Champagne Pink and Almond.

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, yellow and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Rifle Green, Kombu Green, Ash Gray, Laurel Green, Dark Liver, Eggplant, 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, orange and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Dark Liver, Eggplant, Rose Quartz, Heliotrope Gray, Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Pink, Grullo, Kombu Green, Rifle Green, Morning Blue and Ash Gray.

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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