Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe) color information

#b3cfbe is the hex color code that almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe" 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 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#b3cfbe Breakdown

#b3cfbe is made up of (179, 207, 190) in RGB colorspace and (13.53, 0.00, 8.21, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11784126 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #b3cfbe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b3cfbe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b3cfbe luma #196.50
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(179, 207, 190) Adobe RGB (185.00, 206.00, 191.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 81%, 75%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe
rgba rgba(179.0, 207.0, 190.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.16, -12.21, 4.17)
cmyk cmyk(13.53, 0.00, 8.21, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (80.74, -13.35, 4.67)
hsv hsv(147.30, 22.45, 75.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (80.74, 14.14, 160.72)
hsb hsb(147.30, 13.58, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (80.74, -15.77, 9.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)

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" #b3cfbe while the second is the "compliment" #ceb2c1.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b3cfbe is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ceb2c1.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)

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 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)

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 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)

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 #b3cfbe

Lighter shades of #b3cfbe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #b3cfbe

Darker shades of #b3cfbe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe)'s Tones

Tones of #b3cfbe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe) 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 #b3cfbe as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b3cfbe → #ceb2c1
#b3cfbe → #c9ddd1
#b3cfbe → #000000
#b3cfbe → #b2cecd
#b3cfbe → #6b7c72
#b3cfbe → #b3ceb2

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6464 Aloe (#b3cfbe) in different environments

Seeing #b3cfbe 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 #b3cfbe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b3cfbe 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.

#b3cfbemight 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.

#b3cfbe 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#b3cfbe. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b3cfbe 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 #b3cfbe
Java new Color(179, 207, 190);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 179, 207, 190);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:207 blue:190 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(179f, 207f, 190f);
Swift UIColor(red:179, green:207, blue:190, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $becfb3
Python Color('#b3cfbe')

Base Conversions of hex color #b3cfbe

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b3cfbe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11784126 while the individual RGB conversions are: 179, 207, 190.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110011 11001111 10111110
Hex b3 cf be
Octal 263 317 276
Decimal 179 207 190

Icons incorporating the color #b3cfbe

If you're considering using #b3cfbe in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b3cfbe on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b3cfbe 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 #b3cfbe on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b3cfbe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b3cfbe background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b3cfbe background.
This text is hex color #b3cfbe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b3cfbe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b3cfbe and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b3cfbe and white (#ffffff) background.