Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad) color information

The hexidecimal color, #bac1ad, is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad), in branding, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Sony is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

#bac1ad is made up of (186, 193, 173) in RGB colorspace and (3.63, 0.00, 10.36, 24.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12239277 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc99. Black should be used ontop of #bac1ad to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bac1ad. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bac1ad luma #188.45
Websafe hex #cccc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(186, 193, 173) Adobe RGB (187.00, 193.00, 172.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 76%, 68%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray
rgba rgba(186.0, 193.0, 173.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.11, -6.10, 8.21)
cmyk cmyk(3.63, 0.00, 10.36, 24.31) CIE-L*ab (77.28, -6.68, 9.68)
hsv hsv(82.52, 14.29, 72.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.28, 11.76, 124.61)
hsb hsb(82.52, 10.53, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (77.28, -3.64, 15.21)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #bac1ad

When you combine pure white with this color, #bac1ad, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #bac1ad

Darker shades of #bac1ad can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #bac1ad

Tones are produced by blending #bac1ad with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad) 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 #bac1ad as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bac1ad → #b4adc1
#bac1ad → #ced3c5
#bac1ad → #000000
#bac1ad → #b0c1ad
#bac1ad → #6f7367
#bac1ad → #c1bfad

How #bac1ad looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bac1ad 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 #bac1ad could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#bac1ad)

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

#bac1admight 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.

#bac1ad 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#bac1ad. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#bac1ad 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 #bac1ad
Java new Color(186, 193, 173);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 186, 193, 173);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:186 green:193 blue:173 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(186f, 193f, 173f);
Swift UIColor(red:186, green:193, blue:173, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $adc1ba
Python Color('#bac1ad')

Base Conversions of hex color #bac1ad

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bac1ad. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12239277 while the individual RGB conversions are: 186, 193, 173.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111010 11000001 10101101
Hex ba c1 ad
Octal 272 301 255
Decimal 186 193 173

Icons incorporating the color #bac1ad

If you're considering using #bac1ad in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bac1ad on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bac1ad 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 #bac1ad on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bac1ad on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bac1ad background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bac1ad background.
This text is hex color #bac1ad on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bac1ad on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bac1ad and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bac1ad and white (#ffffff) background.