Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3) color information

Hex color #96bad3 is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3), in brand logos, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

#96bad3 is made up of (150, 186, 211) in RGB colorspace and (28.91, 11.85, 0.00, 17.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9878227 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #96bad3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #96bad3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #96bad3 luma #177.88
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(150, 186, 211) Adobe RGB (160.00, 183.00, 210.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(59%, 73%, 83%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial
rgba rgba(150.0, 186.0, 211.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.82, -4.60, -17.17)
cmyk cmyk(28.91, 11.85, 0.00, 17.25) CIE-L*ab (73.55, -5.13, -17.40)
hsv hsv(205.00, 41.38, 71.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (73.55, 18.14, 253.57)
hsb hsb(205.00, 28.92, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (73.55, -18.10, -26.24)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #96bad3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d3af96.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #96bad3 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d3af96.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #96bad3

When you combine pure white with this color, #96bad3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #96bad3

Darker shades of #96bad3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #96bad3

Tones are produced by blending #96bad3 with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #96bad3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#96bad3 → #d3af96
#96bad3 → #b5cee0
#96bad3 → #ffffff
#96bad3 → #969bd3
#96bad3 → #5a6f7e
#96bad3 → #96d3ce

How #96bad3 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #96bad3 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #96bad3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3)

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#96bad3might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#96bad3 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#96bad3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#96bad3 in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #96bad3
Java new Color(150, 186, 211);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 150, 186, 211);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:150 green:186 blue:211 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(150f, 186f, 211f);
Swift UIColor(red:150, green:186, blue:211, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d3ba96
Python Color('#96bad3')

Base Conversions of hex color #96bad3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #96bad3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9878227 while the individual RGB conversions are: 150, 186, 211.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010110 10111010 11010011
Hex 96 ba d3
Octal 226 272 323
Decimal 150 186 211

#96bad3 Icons

If you're considering using #96bad3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6808 Celestial (#96bad3) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #96bad3 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #96bad3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #96bad3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #96bad3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #96bad3 background.
This text is hex color #96bad3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #96bad3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #96bad3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #96bad3 and white (#ffffff) background.