[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2) color information

#adbbb2 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude". The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Creative Commons uses this color in their branding.

#adbbb2 Breakdown

#adbbb2 is made up of (173, 187, 178) in RGB colorspace and (7.49, 0.00, 4.81, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11385778 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc99. White should be used ontop of #adbbb2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #adbbb2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #adbbb2 luma #181.61
Websafe hex #99cc99 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(173, 187, 178) Adobe RGB (176.00, 184.00, 177.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 73%, 70%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude
rgba rgba(173.0, 187.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (68.56, -4.42, 1.95)
cmyk cmyk(7.49, 0.00, 4.81, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (74.19, -4.91, 2.23)
hsv hsv(144.02, 8.47, 70.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (74.19, 5.39, 155.57)
hsb hsb(144.02, 6.85, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (74.19, -5.46, 4.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)

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" #adbbb2 while the second is the "compliment" #baadb5.

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

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #adbbb2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #baadb5.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)

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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)

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 variations of #adbbb2

Lighter shades of #adbbb2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #adbbb2

Darker shades of #adbbb2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2)'s Tones

Tones of #adbbb2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2) 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 #adbbb2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#adbbb2 → #baadb5
#adbbb2 → #c5cfc9
#adbbb2 → #ffffff
#adbbb2 → #adbab8
#adbbb2 → #67706a
#adbbb2 → #aebaad

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6212 Quietude (#adbbb2) in different environments

Seeing #adbbb2 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 #adbbb2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#adbbb2 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.

#adbbb2might 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.

#adbbb2 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#adbbb2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#adbbb2 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 #adbbb2
Java new Color(173, 187, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 173, 187, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:173 green:187 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(173f, 187f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:173, green:187, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b2bbad
Python Color('#adbbb2')

Base Conversions of hex color #adbbb2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #adbbb2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11385778 while the individual RGB conversions are: 173, 187, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101101 10111011 10110010
Hex ad bb b2
Octal 255 273 262
Decimal 173 187 178

Icons incorporating the color #adbbb2

If you're considering using #adbbb2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #adbbb2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #adbbb2 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 #adbbb2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #adbbb2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #adbbb2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #adbbb2 background.
This text is hex color #adbbb2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #adbbb2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #adbbb2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #adbbb2 and white (#ffffff) background.