Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b2b4db, almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #b2b4db

#b2b4db is made up of (178, 180, 219) in RGB colorspace and (18.72, 17.81, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11711707 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. White should be used ontop of #b2b4db to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2b4db. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2b4db luma #183.63
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(178, 180, 219) Adobe RGB (178.00, 180.00, 217.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 71%, 86%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria
rgba rgba(178.0, 180.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (69.28, 6.22, -19.32)
cmyk cmyk(18.72, 17.81, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (74.82, 6.69, -19.25)
hsv hsv(236.25, 36.36, 78.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (74.82, 20.38, 289.16)
hsb hsb(236.25, 18.60, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (74.82, -3.79, -31.10)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

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" #b2b4db while the second is the "compliment" #dbd8b2.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b2b4db is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #dbd8b2.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b2b4db with white

Darker variations of #b2b4db

When you combine pure black with this color, #b2b4db, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)'s Tones

Tones of #b2b4db can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b2b4db 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 #b2b4db as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b2b4db → #dbd8b2
#b2b4db → #c9cae5
#b2b4db → #ffffff
#b2b4db → #c4b2db
#b2b4db → #6a6c83
#b2b4db → #b2c9db

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db) in different environments

Seeing #b2b4db 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 #b2b4db could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b2b4db

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

#b2b4dbmight 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 6822 Wisteria (#b2b4db)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b2b4db. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b2b4db 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 #b2b4db
Java new Color(178, 180, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 180, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:180 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 180f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:180, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dbb4b2
Python Color('#b2b4db')

Base Conversions of hex color #b2b4db

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2b4db. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11711707 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 180, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 10110100 11011011
Hex b2 b4 db
Octal 262 264 333
Decimal 178 180 219

Icons incorporating the color #b2b4db

If you're considering using #b2b4db in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b2b4db on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b2b4db 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 #b2b4db on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b2b4db on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2b4db background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2b4db background.
This text is hex color #b2b4db on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b2b4db on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2b4db and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2b4db and white (#ffffff) background.