Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b9c2e1, should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1), in media, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #b9c2e1

#b9c2e1 is made up of (185, 194, 225) in RGB colorspace and (17.78, 13.78, 0.00, 11.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12174049 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #b9c2e1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b9c2e1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b9c2e1 luma #194.62
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(185, 194, 225) Adobe RGB (187.00, 191.00, 223.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 76%, 88%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus
rgba rgba(185.0, 194.0, 225.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (73.48, 4.13, -16.93)
cmyk cmyk(17.78, 13.78, 0.00, 11.76) CIE-L*ab (78.46, 4.38, -16.85)
hsv hsv(228.00, 38.46, 80.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (78.46, 17.41, 284.57)
hsb hsb(228.00, 17.05, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (78.46, -5.21, -27.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

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" #b9c2e1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e0d8ba.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b9c2e1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e0d8ba.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

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 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b9c2e1 with white

Darker variations of #b9c2e1

When you combine pure black with this color, #b9c2e1, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #b9c2e1

Tones of #b9c2e1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b9c2e1 in 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 #b9c2e1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b9c2e1 → #e0d8ba
#b9c2e1 → #ced4ea
#b9c2e1 → #000000
#b9c2e1 → #c5bae0
#b9c2e1 → #6f7487
#b9c2e1 → #bad4e0

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1) in different environments

Seeing #b9c2e1 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 #b9c2e1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b9c2e1

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

#b9c2e1might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9066 Agapanthus (#b9c2e1)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b9c2e1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b9c2e1 in programming

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 #b9c2e1
Java new Color(185, 194, 225);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 185, 194, 225);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:185 green:194 blue:225 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(185f, 194f, 225f);
Swift UIColor(red:185, green:194, blue:225, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e1c2b9
Python Color('#b9c2e1')

Base Conversions of hex color #b9c2e1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b9c2e1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12174049 while the individual RGB conversions are: 185, 194, 225.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111001 11000010 11100001
Hex b9 c2 e1
Octal 271 302 341
Decimal 185 194 225

Icons incorporating the color #b9c2e1

If you're considering using #b9c2e1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b9c2e1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b9c2e1 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 #b9c2e1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b9c2e1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b9c2e1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b9c2e1 background.
This text is hex color #b9c2e1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b9c2e1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b9c2e1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b9c2e1 and white (#ffffff) background.