Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1) color information

#b4adc1 is the hex color code that looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#b4adc1 Breakdown

#b4adc1 is made up of (180, 173, 193) in RGB colorspace and (6.74, 10.36, 0.00, 24.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11840961 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #b4adc1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b4adc1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b4adc1 luma #177.18
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(180, 173, 193) Adobe RGB (178.00, 172.00, 191.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 68%, 76%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac
rgba rgba(180.0, 173.0, 193.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (66.33, 5.96, -8.44)
cmyk cmyk(6.74, 10.36, 0.00, 24.31) CIE-L*ab (72.23, 6.49, -9.07)
hsv hsv(262.50, 14.29, 72.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (72.23, 11.15, 305.59)
hsb hsb(262.50, 10.53, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (72.23, 3.10, -14.80)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)

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" #b4adc1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #bac1ad.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b4adc1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bac1ad.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)

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 #b4adc1

Lighter shades of #b4adc1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9067 Forever Lilac (#b4adc1)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b4adc1 with black

Tones of #b4adc1

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b4adc1, tones are produced.

Gradients including #b4adc1

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 #b4adc1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b4adc1 → #bac1ad
#b4adc1 → #cac5d3
#b4adc1 → #ffffff
#b4adc1 → #bfadc1
#b4adc1 → #6c6773
#b4adc1 → #adb0c1

#b4adc1 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b4adc1 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 #b4adc1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b4adc1 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.

#b4adc1might 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 #b4adc1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b4adc1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b4adc1

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 #b4adc1
Java new Color(180, 173, 193);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 180, 173, 193);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:180 green:173 blue:193 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(180f, 173f, 193f);
Swift UIColor(red:180, green:173, blue:193, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c1adb4
Python Color('#b4adc1')

Base Conversions of hex color #b4adc1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b4adc1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11840961 while the individual RGB conversions are: 180, 173, 193.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110100 10101101 11000001
Hex b4 ad c1
Octal 264 255 301
Decimal 180 173 193

Icons incorporating the color #b4adc1

If you're considering using #b4adc1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b4adc1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b4adc1 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 #b4adc1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b4adc1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b4adc1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b4adc1 background.
This text is hex color #b4adc1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b4adc1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b4adc1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b4adc1 and white (#ffffff) background.