Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9) color information

Hex color #b2b3b9 should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9), in brand logos, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. Evernote, MailChimp, and Boise State University use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #b2b3b9

#b2b3b9 is made up of (178, 179, 185) in RGB colorspace and (3.78, 3.24, 0.00, 27.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11711417 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #b2b3b9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2b3b9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2b3b9 luma #179.20
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(178, 179, 185) Adobe RGB (176.00, 177.00, 184.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 70%, 73%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online
rgba rgba(178.0, 179.0, 185.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (67.08, 0.62, -3.67)
cmyk cmyk(3.78, 3.24, 0.00, 27.45) CIE-L*ab (72.89, 0.68, -4.06)
hsv hsv(240.00, 5.26, 71.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.89, 4.12, 279.51)
hsb hsb(240.00, 4.11, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (72.89, -1.63, -6.19)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)

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" #b2b3b9 while the second is the "compliment" #babab2.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b2b3b9 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #babab2.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #b2b3b9

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b2b3b9 with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #b2b3b9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b2b3b9, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7072 Online (#b2b3b9) 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 #b2b3b9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b2b3b9 → #babab2
#b2b3b9 → #c9c9ce
#b2b3b9 → #ffffff
#b2b3b9 → #b6b2ba
#b2b3b9 → #6a6b6f
#b2b3b9 → #b2b6ba

#b2b3b9 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b2b3b9 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 #b2b3b9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b2b3b9

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

#b2b3b9might 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.

#b2b3b9 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#b2b3b9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

MailChimp
Boise State University
Evernote

#b2b3b9 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 #b2b3b9
Java new Color(178, 179, 185);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 179, 185);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:179 blue:185 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 179f, 185f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:179, blue:185, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b9b3b2
Python Color('#b2b3b9')

Base Conversions of hex color #b2b3b9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2b3b9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11711417 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 179, 185.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 10110011 10111001
Hex b2 b3 b9
Octal 262 263 271
Decimal 178 179 185

#b2b3b9 Icons

If you're considering using #b2b3b9 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 7072 Online (#b2b3b9) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b2b3b9 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 #b2b3b9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b2b3b9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2b3b9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2b3b9 background.
This text is hex color #b2b3b9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b2b3b9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2b3b9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2b3b9 and white (#ffffff) background.