#aca79e Color Information

#aca79e Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #aca79e, and its official name is Dorian Grey. In RGB, it consists of 67.5% Red, 65.5% Green, and 62.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 2.9% Magenta, 8.1% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 38.6°, with saturation of 7.8% and lightness of 64.7%. The decimal value for #aca79e is 11315102, and its nearest "web safe" color is #999999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #aca79e is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#aca79e Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorDorian Grey Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color172, 167, 158 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color67.5%, 65.5%, 62.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.325, 0.345, 0.380 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.029, 0.081, 0.325 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color38.6°, 7.8%, 64.7% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color38.6°, 8.1%, 67.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color37.004, 38.877, 37.901 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color166, 172, 158 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11315102 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color68.662, 0.172, 5.279 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)68.662, 5.282, 88.131 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color68.662, 3.439, 7.539 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color62.351, -3.180, 7.605 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.325, 0.342, 38.877 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289505182 / 0xffaca79e Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#999999 Copy
Last Updated: March 1, 2024

Shades of #aca79e

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #aca79e, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.8%, and its lightness is 64.7%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 9 different shades of #aca79e, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #161514 to #97928a.

Tints of #aca79e

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #aca79e, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.8%, and its lightness is 64.7%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #aca79e, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b6b2aa to #f5f4f3.

Tones of #aca79e

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #aca79e, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 7.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #aca79e, which range from #a5a5a5 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffbf4b (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #aca79e

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #aca79e! For #aca79e, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #aca79e. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #aca79e

This color, #aca79e, consists of 67.5% Red, 65.5% Green, and 62.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 172, Green = 167, Blue = 158. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #aca79e is 0% Cyan, 2.9% Magenta, 8.1% Yellow, and 32.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R67.5%
C0.0%
G65.5%
M2.9%
B62.0%
Y8.1%
K32.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 172 167 158
Octal 254 247 236
Hexa #ac #a7 #9e
Binary 10101100 10100111 10011110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 2 8 32
Octal 0 2 10 40
Hexa #00 #02 #08 #20
Binary 00000000 00000010 00001000 00100000

Analogous Colors of #aca79e

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #aca79e — which has hue 38.6° — its analogous colors are located at 8.6° and 68.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca79e.

Triadic Colors of #aca79e

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #aca79e — which has hue 38.6° — its triadic colors are located at 38.6° and 278.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca79e.

Complementary Color of #aca79e

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #aca79e — which has hue 38.6° — its complementary color is located at 218.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca79e.

Split Complementary Colors of #aca79e

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #aca79e — which has hue 38.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 38.6° and 248.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca79e.

Tetradic Colors of #aca79e

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #aca79e — which has hue 38.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 308.6°, 38.6°, 128.6°, and 218.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #aca79e.

Monochromatic Colors of #aca79e

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #aca79e, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #7d7973 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #d7d4cd (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #aca79e

We want to make getting started with #aca79e on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #aca79e into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #aca79e can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #aca79e with other HTML elements.

#aca79e Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #aca79e.
<span style="color: #aca79e;">The color of this text is #aca79e.</span>

#aca79e Background Color

The background color for this text is #aca79e.
<div style="background-color: #aca79e; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #aca79e.</div>

#aca79e Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #aca79e.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #aca79e;">This color for the shadow of this text is #aca79e.</span>

#aca79e Border Color

This is a div with border color #aca79e.
<div style="border: #aca79e 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #aca79e.</div>

#aca79e Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca79e on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca79e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca79e on a white background.</div></div>

#aca79e Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #aca79e on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #aca79e; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #aca79e on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #aca79e to White

This is a gradient from #aca79e to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca79e,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca79e to white.</div>

Gradient from #aca79e to Black

This is a gradient from #aca79e to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#aca79e,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#aca79e,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #aca79e to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #aca79e

In addition to using #aca79e on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #aca79e in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #aca79e, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 172, Green = 167, Blue = 158). If you need details about the color coordinates of #aca79e in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #aca79e
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(172, 167, 158)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #aca79e; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #aca79e; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #aca79e; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(172, 167, 158);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#aca79e")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:172, green:167, blue:158, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:172 green:167 blue:158 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(172f, 167f, 158f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(172, 167, 158);
 

#aca79e Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #aca79e the same way. For those with color blindness, #aca79e might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #aca79e looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #aca79e is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #aca79e looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #aca79e will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #aca79e is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.4:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
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