[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6) color information

#b3a1c6 is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé". This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #b3a1c6

#b3a1c6 is made up of (179, 161, 198) in RGB colorspace and (9.60, 18.69, 0.00, 22.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11772358 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #b3a1c6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b3a1c6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b3a1c6 luma #170.40
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(179, 161, 198) Adobe RGB (171.00, 160.00, 196.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 63%, 78%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé
rgba rgba(179.0, 161.0, 198.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (62.45, 11.42, -16.30)
cmyk cmyk(9.60, 18.69, 0.00, 22.35) CIE-L*ab (68.75, 12.48, -16.93)
hsv hsv(268.00, 25.42, 70.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (68.75, 21.03, 306.40)
hsb hsb(268.00, 19.23, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (68.75, 5.72, -27.91)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

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" #b3a1c6 while the second is the "compliment" #b5c6a0.

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

Split Compliments of #[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b3a1c6 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b5c6a0.

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

Triadic Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

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 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

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

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

Analagous Colors of [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

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.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b3a1c6 with white

Darker variations of #b3a1c6

When you combine pure black with this color, #b3a1c6, darker shades are produced.

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)'s Tones

Tones of #b3a1c6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b3a1c6 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 #b3a1c6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b3a1c6 → #b5c6a0
#b3a1c6 → #c9bdd7
#b3a1c6 → #ffffff
#b3a1c6 → #c5a0c6
#b3a1c6 → #6b6076
#b3a1c6 → #a0a1c6

[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6) in different environments

Seeing #b3a1c6 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 #b3a1c6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b3a1c6

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

#b3a1c6might 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 [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b3a1c6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b3a1c6 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 #b3a1c6
Java new Color(179, 161, 198);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 179, 161, 198);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:161 blue:198 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(179f, 161f, 198f);
Swift UIColor(red:179, green:161, blue:198, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c6a1b3
Python Color('#b3a1c6')

Base Conversions of hex color #b3a1c6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b3a1c6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11772358 while the individual RGB conversions are: 179, 161, 198.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110011 10100001 11000110
Hex b3 a1 c6
Octal 263 241 306
Decimal 179 161 198

#b3a1c6 Icons

If you're considering using #b3a1c6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9068 Berry Frappé (#b3a1c6) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b3a1c6 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 #b3a1c6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b3a1c6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b3a1c6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b3a1c6 background.
This text is hex color #b3a1c6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b3a1c6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b3a1c6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b3a1c6 and white (#ffffff) background.