Faux-Chambray (#a8bece) color information

#a8bece is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Chambray" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people spot this color, Chambray (#a8bece), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. WordPress.com uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

#a8bece is made up of (168, 190, 206) in RGB colorspace and (18.45, 7.77, 0.00, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11058894 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #a8bece to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a8bece. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a8bece luma #185.04
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(168, 190, 206) Adobe RGB (174.00, 189.00, 205.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 75%, 81%) Closest named color Chambray
rgba rgba(168.0, 190.0, 206.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, -3.91, -10.06)
cmyk cmyk(18.45, 7.77, 0.00, 19.22) CIE-L*ab (76.07, -4.29, -10.52)
hsv hsv(204.00, 28.30, 73.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 11.36, 247.81)
hsb hsb(204.00, 18.52, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, -12.59, -15.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

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" #a8bece and the second color is called the "compliment" #ceb7a8.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a8bece is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ceb7a8.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #a8bece

When you combine pure white with this color, #a8bece, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a8bece

Darker shades are produced by blending #a8bece with black

Tones of #a8bece

Tones of #a8bece can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a8bece

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 #a8bece as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a8bece → #ceb7a8
#a8bece → #c2d1dc
#a8bece → #ffffff
#a8bece → #a8acce
#a8bece → #64727b
#a8bece → #a8ceca

Faux-Chambray (#a8bece) in different environments

Seeing #a8bece 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 #a8bece could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Chambray (#a8bece)

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

#a8becemight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #a8bece

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a8bece. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #a8bece

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 #a8bece
Java new Color(168, 190, 206);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 168, 190, 206);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:168 green:190 blue:206 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(168f, 190f, 206f);
Swift UIColor(red:168, green:190, blue:206, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cebea8
Python Color('#a8bece')

Base Conversions of hex color #a8bece

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a8bece. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11058894 while the individual RGB conversions are: 168, 190, 206.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101000 10111110 11001110
Hex a8 be ce
Octal 250 276 316
Decimal 168 190 206

Icons incorporating the color #a8bece

If you're considering using #a8bece in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a8bece on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a8bece 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 #a8bece on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a8bece on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a8bece background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a8bece background.
This text is hex color #a8bece on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a8bece on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a8bece and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a8bece and white (#ffffff) background.