Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb) color information

#b3ccdb is the hex color code that is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#b3ccdb Breakdown

#b3ccdb is made up of (179, 204, 219) in RGB colorspace and (18.26, 6.85, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11783387 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #b3ccdb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b3ccdb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b3ccdb luma #198.02
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(179, 204, 219) Adobe RGB (185.00, 203.00, 218.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 80%, 86%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue
rgba rgba(179.0, 204.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.16, -5.07, -10.39)
cmyk cmyk(18.26, 6.85, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (80.74, -5.43, -10.62)
hsv hsv(202.50, 36.36, 78.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (80.74, 11.93, 242.92)
hsb hsb(202.50, 18.60, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (80.74, -14.33, -15.55)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)

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" #b3ccdb while the second is the "compliment" #dbc1b2.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b3ccdb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #dbc1b2.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)

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 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)

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 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)

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 #b3ccdb

Lighter shades of #b3ccdb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #b3ccdb

Darker shades of #b3ccdb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb)'s Tones

Tones of #b3ccdb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb) 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 #b3ccdb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b3ccdb → #dbc1b2
#b3ccdb → #c9dbe5
#b3ccdb → #000000
#b3ccdb → #b2b7db
#b3ccdb → #6b7a83
#b3ccdb → #b2dbd5

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6527 Blissful Blue (#b3ccdb) in different environments

Seeing #b3ccdb 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 #b3ccdb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b3ccdb 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.

#b3ccdbmight 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.

#b3ccdb 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#b3ccdb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b3ccdb 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 #b3ccdb
Java new Color(179, 204, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 179, 204, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:204 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(179f, 204f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:179, green:204, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dbccb3
Python Color('#b3ccdb')

Base Conversions of hex color #b3ccdb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b3ccdb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11783387 while the individual RGB conversions are: 179, 204, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110011 11001100 11011011
Hex b3 cc db
Octal 263 314 333
Decimal 179 204 219

Icons incorporating the color #b3ccdb

If you're considering using #b3ccdb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b3ccdb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b3ccdb 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 #b3ccdb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b3ccdb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b3ccdb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b3ccdb background.
This text is hex color #b3ccdb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b3ccdb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b3ccdb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b3ccdb and white (#ffffff) background.