Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf) color information

#b2bfbf is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "light gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#b2bfbf Breakdown

#b2bfbf is made up of (178, 191, 191) in RGB colorspace and (6.81, 0.00, 0.00, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11714495 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cccc. Black should be used ontop of #b2bfbf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2bfbf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2bfbf luma #186.92
Websafe hex #99cccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(178, 191, 191) Adobe RGB (182.00, 190.00, 190.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 75%, 75%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver
rgba rgba(178.0, 191.0, 191.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, -3.74, -1.27)
cmyk cmyk(6.81, 0.00, 0.00, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (76.68, -4.09, -1.40)
hsv hsv(180.02, 9.09, 72.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 4.32, 198.90)
hsb hsb(180.02, 6.67, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, -6.57, -1.39)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

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" #b2bfbf while the second is the "compliment" #bfb2b2.

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b2bfbf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #bfb2b2.

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #b2bfbf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #b2bfbf

When you combine pure black with this color, #b2bfbf, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #b2bfbf with gray

#b2bfbf 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 #b2bfbf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b2bfbf → #bfb2b2
#b2bfbf → #c9d2d2
#b2bfbf → #000000
#b2bfbf → #b2b8bf
#b2bfbf → #6a7272
#b2bfbf → #b2bfb8

How #b2bfbf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b2bfbf 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 #b2bfbf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b2bfbf 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.

#b2bfbfmight 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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b2bfbf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b2bfbf 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 #b2bfbf
Java new Color(178, 191, 191);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 191, 191);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:191 blue:191 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 191f, 191f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:191, blue:191, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bfbfb2
Python Color('#b2bfbf')

Base Conversions of hex color #b2bfbf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2bfbf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11714495 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 191, 191.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 10111111 10111111
Hex b2 bf bf
Octal 262 277 277
Decimal 178 191 191

#b2bfbf Icons

If you're considering using #b2bfbf 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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b2bfbf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b2bfbf 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 #b2bfbf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b2bfbf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2bfbf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2bfbf background.
This text is hex color #b2bfbf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b2bfbf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2bfbf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2bfbf and white (#ffffff) background.