Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f) color information

#bb8b8f is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Rosy brown" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light brown". When people spot this color, Rosy brown (#bb8b8f), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: simplicity, more masculine than feminine, something competitive, clothing, and conservation. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

#bb8b8f Breakdown

#bb8b8f is made up of (187, 139, 143) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 25.67, 23.53, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12290959 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9999. White should be used ontop of #bb8b8f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bb8b8f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bb8b8f luma #153.67
Websafe hex #cc9999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(187, 139, 143) Adobe RGB (175.00, 137.00, 141.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 55%, 56%) Closest named color Rosy brown
rgba rgba(187.0, 139.0, 143.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 18.03, 4.15)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 25.67, 23.53, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 19.99, 5.22)
hsv hsv(356.67, 25.00, 64.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 20.66, 14.63)
hsb hsb(356.67, 24.66, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 32.06, 3.69)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

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" #bb8b8f and the second color is called the "compliment" #8cbab7.

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-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bb8b8f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #8cbab7.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

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-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

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.

Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #bb8b8f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #bb8b8f

When you combine pure black with this color, #bb8b8f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #bb8b8f

Tones are produced by blending #bb8b8f with gray

#bb8b8f 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 #bb8b8f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bb8b8f → #8cbab7
#bb8b8f → #cfadb0
#bb8b8f → #ffffff
#bb8b8f → #baa08c
#bb8b8f → #705355
#bb8b8f → #ba8ca6

How #bb8b8f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bb8b8f 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 #bb8b8f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bb8b8f 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.

#bb8b8fmight 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-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bb8b8f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bb8b8f 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 #bb8b8f
Java new Color(187, 139, 143);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 187, 139, 143);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:187 green:139 blue:143 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(187f, 139f, 143f);
Swift UIColor(red:187, green:139, blue:143, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8f8bbb
Python Color('#bb8b8f')

Base Conversions of hex color #bb8b8f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bb8b8f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12290959 while the individual RGB conversions are: 187, 139, 143.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111011 10001011 10001111
Hex bb 8b 8f
Octal 273 213 217
Decimal 187 139 143

#bb8b8f Icons

If you're considering using #bb8b8f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Rosy brown (#bb8b8f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bb8b8f 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 #bb8b8f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bb8b8f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bb8b8f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bb8b8f background.
This text is hex color #bb8b8f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bb8b8f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bb8b8f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bb8b8f and white (#ffffff) background.