Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8) color information

#b3efe8 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Pale blue" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Pale blue (#b3efe8), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#b3efe8 Breakdown

#b3efe8 is made up of (179, 239, 232) in RGB colorspace and (25.10, 0.00, 2.93, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11792360 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #b3efe8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b3efe8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b3efe8 luma #220.03
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(179, 239, 232) Adobe RGB (197.00, 238.00, 232.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 94%, 91%) Closest named color Pale blue
rgba rgba(179.0, 239.0, 232.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.75, -18.98, -2.92)
cmyk cmyk(25.10, 0.00, 2.93, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (90.32, -20.04, -2.98)
hsv hsv(172.52, 66.67, 82.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.32, 20.26, 188.46)
hsb hsb(172.52, 25.53, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (90.32, -29.61, -1.22)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #b3efe8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #efb2ba.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b3efe8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #efb2ba.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #b3efe8

Lighter shades of #b3efe8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Pale blue (#b3efe8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b3efe8 with black

Tones of #b3efe8

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b3efe8, tones are produced.

Gradients including #b3efe8

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 #b3efe8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b3efe8 → #efb2ba
#b3efe8 → #c9f3ee
#b3efe8 → #000000
#b3efe8 → #b2d9ef
#b3efe8 → #6b8f8b
#b3efe8 → #b2efc8

#b3efe8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b3efe8 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 #b3efe8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b3efe8 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.

#b3efe8might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #b3efe8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b3efe8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b3efe8

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 #b3efe8
Java new Color(179, 239, 232);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 179, 239, 232);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:239 blue:232 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(179f, 239f, 232f);
Swift UIColor(red:179, green:239, blue:232, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e8efb3
Python Color('#b3efe8')

Base Conversions of hex color #b3efe8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b3efe8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11792360 while the individual RGB conversions are: 179, 239, 232.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110011 11101111 11101000
Hex b3 ef e8
Octal 263 357 350
Decimal 179 239 232

Icons incorporating the color #b3efe8

If you're considering using #b3efe8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b3efe8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b3efe8 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 #b3efe8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b3efe8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b3efe8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b3efe8 background.
This text is hex color #b3efe8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b3efe8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b3efe8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b3efe8 and white (#ffffff) background.