Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3) color information

Hex color #bcbdd3 almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3), in brand logos, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

#bcbdd3 is made up of (188, 189, 211) in RGB colorspace and (10.90, 10.43, 0.00, 17.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12369363 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #bcbdd3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bcbdd3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bcbdd3 luma #191.00
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(188, 189, 211) Adobe RGB (188.00, 188.00, 209.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 74%, 83%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream
rgba rgba(188.0, 189.0, 211.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.11, 3.96, -10.57)
cmyk cmyk(10.90, 10.43, 0.00, 17.25) CIE-L*ab (77.28, 4.23, -10.96)
hsv hsv(240.00, 20.93, 78.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.28, 11.75, 291.10)
hsb hsb(240.00, 10.84, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (77.28, -1.31, -17.55)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

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" #bcbdd3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d3d3bc.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bcbdd3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d3d3bc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

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 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

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 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

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.

Lighter shades of #bcbdd3

When you combine pure white with this color, #bcbdd3, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #bcbdd3

Darker shades are produced by blending #bcbdd3 with black

Tones of #bcbdd3

Tones of #bcbdd3 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #bcbdd3

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 #bcbdd3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bcbdd3 → #d3d3bc
#bcbdd3 → #d0d0e0
#bcbdd3 → #000000
#bcbdd3 → #c8bcd3
#bcbdd3 → #70717e
#bcbdd3 → #bcc8d3

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3) in different environments

Seeing #bcbdd3 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 #bcbdd3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6541 Daydream (#bcbdd3)

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

#bcbdd3might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #bcbdd3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bcbdd3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #bcbdd3

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 #bcbdd3
Java new Color(188, 189, 211);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 188, 189, 211);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:188 green:189 blue:211 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(188f, 189f, 211f);
Swift UIColor(red:188, green:189, blue:211, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d3bdbc
Python Color('#bcbdd3')

Base Conversions of hex color #bcbdd3

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bcbdd3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12369363 while the individual RGB conversions are: 188, 189, 211.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111100 10111101 11010011
Hex bc bd d3
Octal 274 275 323
Decimal 188 189 211

Icons incorporating the color #bcbdd3

If you're considering using #bcbdd3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bcbdd3 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bcbdd3 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 #bcbdd3 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bcbdd3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bcbdd3 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bcbdd3 background.
This text is hex color #bcbdd3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bcbdd3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bcbdd3 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bcbdd3 and white (#ffffff) background.