Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc) color information

Hex color #b6bfbc is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc), in media, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care. Storyful is a company using this color, according to our database.

#b6bfbc Breakdown

#b6bfbc is made up of (182, 191, 188) in RGB colorspace and (4.71, 0.00, 1.57, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11976636 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #b6bfbc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b6bfbc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b6bfbc luma #187.78
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(182, 191, 188) Adobe RGB (183.00, 190.00, 187.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 75%, 74%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver
rgba rgba(182.0, 191.0, 188.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, -3.74, 0.46)
cmyk cmyk(4.71, 0.00, 1.57, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (76.68, -4.09, 0.51)
hsv hsv(165.02, 7.41, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 4.12, 172.89)
hsb hsb(165.02, 5.33, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, -5.40, 1.46)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)

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" #b6bfbc while the second is the "compliment" #bfb5b7.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b6bfbc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #bfb5b7.

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)

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 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)

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 #b6bfbc

Lighter shades of #b6bfbc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b6bfbc with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6233 Samovar Silver (#b6bfbc)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b6bfbc, tones are produced.

Gradients including #b6bfbc

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 #b6bfbc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b6bfbc → #bfb5b7
#b6bfbc → #cbd2d0
#b6bfbc → #000000
#b6bfbc → #b5bcbf
#b6bfbc → #6d7270
#b6bfbc → #b5bfb7

#b6bfbc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b6bfbc 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 #b6bfbc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b6bfbc 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.

#b6bfbcmight 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 #b6bfbc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b6bfbc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #b6bfbc

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 #b6bfbc
Java new Color(182, 191, 188);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 182, 191, 188);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:182 green:191 blue:188 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(182f, 191f, 188f);
Swift UIColor(red:182, green:191, blue:188, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bcbfb6
Python Color('#b6bfbc')

Base Conversions of hex color #b6bfbc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b6bfbc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11976636 while the individual RGB conversions are: 182, 191, 188.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110110 10111111 10111100
Hex b6 bf bc
Octal 266 277 274
Decimal 182 191 188

Icons incorporating the color #b6bfbc

If you're considering using #b6bfbc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b6bfbc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b6bfbc 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 #b6bfbc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b6bfbc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b6bfbc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b6bfbc background.
This text is hex color #b6bfbc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b6bfbc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b6bfbc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b6bfbc and white (#ffffff) background.