Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7) color information

#bcbcb7 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7), used in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants. Taiga, MailChimp, and Boise State University have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #bcbcb7

#bcbcb7 is made up of (188, 188, 183) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 2.66, 26.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12369079 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #bcbcb7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bcbcb7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bcbcb7 luma #187.25
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(188, 188, 183) Adobe RGB (189.00, 185.00, 182.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 74%, 72%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos
rgba rgba(188.0, 188.0, 183.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, 1.22, 2.13)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 2.66, 26.27) CIE-L*ab (76.07, 1.32, 2.41)
hsv hsv(60.00, 3.70, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 2.75, 61.29)
hsb hsb(60.00, 2.70, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, 3.38, 3.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

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" #bcbcb7 while the second is the "compliment" #b7b7bc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bcbcb7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #b7b7bc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

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 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

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 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #bcbcb7 with white

Darker variations of #bcbcb7

When you combine pure black with this color, #bcbcb7, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)'s Tones

Tones of #bcbcb7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#bcbcb7 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 #bcbcb7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bcbcb7 → #b7b7bc
#bcbcb7 → #d0d0cc
#bcbcb7 → #000000
#bcbcb7 → #babcb7
#bcbcb7 → #70706d
#bcbcb7 → #bcbab7

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7) in different environments

Seeing #bcbcb7 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 #bcbcb7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #bcbcb7

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

#bcbcb7might 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 7065 Argos (#bcbcb7)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bcbcb7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Northwestern University
Taiga
MailChimp
Boise State University
Stack Overflow

#bcbcb7 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 #bcbcb7
Java new Color(188, 188, 183);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 188, 188, 183);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:188 green:188 blue:183 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(188f, 188f, 183f);
Swift UIColor(red:188, green:188, blue:183, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b7bcbc
Python Color('#bcbcb7')

Base Conversions of hex color #bcbcb7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bcbcb7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12369079 while the individual RGB conversions are: 188, 188, 183.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111100 10111100 10110111
Hex bc bc b7
Octal 274 274 267
Decimal 188 188 183

Icons incorporating the color #bcbcb7

If you're considering using #bcbcb7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bcbcb7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bcbcb7 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 #bcbcb7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bcbcb7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bcbcb7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bcbcb7 background.
This text is hex color #bcbcb7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bcbcb7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bcbcb7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bcbcb7 and white (#ffffff) background.