Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #99b8bf, looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Sterling Hotels is a brand that uses this color.

#99b8bf Breakdown

#99b8bf is made up of (153, 184, 191) in RGB colorspace and (19.90, 3.66, 0.00, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10074303 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #99b8bf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #99b8bf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #99b8bf luma #175.34
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 184, 191) Adobe RGB (162.00, 183.00, 190.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 72%, 75%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite
rgba rgba(153.0, 184.0, 191.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, -7.49, -6.43)
cmyk cmyk(19.90, 3.66, 0.00, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (72.89, -8.46, -6.98)
hsv hsv(192.00, 23.08, 67.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 10.97, 219.52)
hsb hsb(192.00, 20.00, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, -15.77, -9.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #99b8bf while the second is the "compliment" #bfa099.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #99b8bf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #bfa099.

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 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

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 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #99b8bf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #99b8bf

When you combine pure black with this color, #99b8bf, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #99b8bf with gray

#99b8bf in 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 #99b8bf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#99b8bf → #bfa099
#99b8bf → #b7cdd2
#99b8bf → #ffffff
#99b8bf → #99a4bf
#99b8bf → #5b6e72
#99b8bf → #99bfb3

How #99b8bf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #99b8bf 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 #99b8bf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#99b8bf popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#99b8bfmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6514 Respite (#99b8bf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#99b8bf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#99b8bf in programming

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 #99b8bf
Java new Color(153, 184, 191);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 184, 191);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:184 blue:191 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 184f, 191f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:184, blue:191, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bfb899
Python Color('#99b8bf')

Base Conversions of hex color #99b8bf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #99b8bf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10074303 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 184, 191.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 10111000 10111111
Hex 99 b8 bf
Octal 231 270 277
Decimal 153 184 191

#99b8bf Icons

If you're considering using #99b8bf 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 6514 Respite (#99b8bf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #99b8bf 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 #99b8bf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #99b8bf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #99b8bf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #99b8bf background.
This text is hex color #99b8bf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #99b8bf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #99b8bf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #99b8bf and white (#ffffff) background.