Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b7ecf8, looks similar to "Diamond" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Diamond (#b7ecf8), used in branding, the following may come to mind: peace, coldness, human life, finance, and widely-used. Colors labeled as "very light blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #b7ecf8

#b7ecf8 is made up of (183, 236, 248) in RGB colorspace and (26.21, 4.84, 0.00, 2.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12053752 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #b7ecf8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b7ecf8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b7ecf8 luma #221.27
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(183, 236, 248) Adobe RGB (199.00, 238.00, 247.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(72%, 93%, 97%) Closest named color Diamond
rgba rgba(183.0, 236.0, 248.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.32, -14.65, -10.51)
cmyk cmyk(26.21, 4.84, 0.00, 2.75) CIE-L*ab (90.78, -15.27, -10.30)
hsv hsv(189.60, 80.65, 84.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.78, 18.42, 214.00)
hsb hsb(189.60, 25.77, 97.00) CIE-L*uv (90.78, -27.70, -13.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8)

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" #b7ecf8 while the second is the "compliment" #f7c1b7.

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-Diamond (#b7ecf8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b7ecf8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f7c1b7.

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-Diamond (#b7ecf8)

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-Diamond (#b7ecf8)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8)

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 variations of #b7ecf8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b7ecf8 with white

Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #b7ecf8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b7ecf8, tones are produced.

Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8) 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 #b7ecf8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b7ecf8 → #f7c1b7
#b7ecf8 → #ccf1fa
#b7ecf8 → #000000
#b7ecf8 → #b7cdf7
#b7ecf8 → #6d8d94
#b7ecf8 → #b7f7e1

#b7ecf8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b7ecf8 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 #b7ecf8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b7ecf8

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#b7ecf8might 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.

#b7ecf8 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#b7ecf8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b7ecf8 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 #b7ecf8
Java new Color(183, 236, 248);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 183, 236, 248);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:183 green:236 blue:248 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(183f, 236f, 248f);
Swift UIColor(red:183, green:236, blue:248, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f8ecb7
Python Color('#b7ecf8')

Base Conversions of hex color #b7ecf8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b7ecf8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12053752 while the individual RGB conversions are: 183, 236, 248.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110111 11101100 11111000
Hex b7 ec f8
Octal 267 354 370
Decimal 183 236 248

#b7ecf8 Icons

If you're considering using #b7ecf8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Diamond (#b7ecf8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b7ecf8 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 #b7ecf8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b7ecf8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b7ecf8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b7ecf8 background.
This text is hex color #b7ecf8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b7ecf8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b7ecf8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b7ecf8 and white (#ffffff) background.