Beau blue (#bcd4e6) color information

#bcd4e6 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Beau blue". This color is described as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Beau blue (#bcd4e6), in designs, 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 #bcd4e6

#bcd4e6 is made up of (188, 212, 230) in RGB colorspace and (18.26, 7.83, 0.00, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12375270 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #bcd4e6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bcd4e6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bcd4e6 luma #206.65
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(188, 212, 230) Adobe RGB (196.00, 209.00, 229.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 83%, 90%) Closest named color Beau blue
rgba rgba(188.0, 212.0, 230.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, -2.01, -11.95)
cmyk cmyk(18.26, 7.83, 0.00, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (83.44, -2.11, -11.98)
hsv hsv(206.25, 44.44, 82.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 12.16, 260.01)
hsb hsb(206.25, 17.78, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, -10.78, -18.34)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

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" #bcd4e6 while the second is the "compliment" #e5cebc.

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

Split Compliments of #Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bcd4e6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5cebc.

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

Triadic Colors of Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

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 Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

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 Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

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.

Beau blue (#bcd4e6)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #bcd4e6 with white

Darker variations of #bcd4e6

When you combine pure black with this color, #bcd4e6, darker shades are produced.

Beau blue (#bcd4e6)'s Tones

Tones of #bcd4e6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#bcd4e6 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 #bcd4e6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bcd4e6 → #e5cebc
#bcd4e6 → #d0e0ed
#bcd4e6 → #000000
#bcd4e6 → #bcbfe5
#bcd4e6 → #707f8a
#bcd4e6 → #bce5e2

Beau blue (#bcd4e6) in different environments

Seeing #bcd4e6 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 #bcd4e6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #bcd4e6

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

#bcd4e6might 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 Beau blue (#bcd4e6)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bcd4e6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bcd4e6 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 #bcd4e6
Java new Color(188, 212, 230);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 188, 212, 230);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:188 green:212 blue:230 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(188f, 212f, 230f);
Swift UIColor(red:188, green:212, blue:230, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e6d4bc
Python Color('#bcd4e6')

Base Conversions of hex color #bcd4e6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bcd4e6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12375270 while the individual RGB conversions are: 188, 212, 230.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111100 11010100 11100110
Hex bc d4 e6
Octal 274 324 346
Decimal 188 212 230

Icons incorporating the color #bcd4e6

If you're considering using #bcd4e6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bcd4e6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #bcd4e6 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 #bcd4e6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bcd4e6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bcd4e6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bcd4e6 background.
This text is hex color #bcd4e6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bcd4e6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bcd4e6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bcd4e6 and white (#ffffff) background.