Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#c3bdb2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c3bdb2, may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#c3bdb2), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Sony is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #c3bdb2

#c3bdb2 is made up of (195, 189, 178) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.08, 8.72, 23.53) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12828082 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccc99. Black should be used ontop of #c3bdb2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c3bdb2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c3bdb2 luma #189.36
Websafe hex #cccc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(195, 189, 178) Adobe RGB (189.00, 188.00, 178.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 74%, 70%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray
rgba rgba(195.0, 189.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (71.41, -1.20, 4.77)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.08, 8.72, 23.53) CIE-L*ab (76.68, -1.31, 5.49)
hsv hsv(40.00, 11.11, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.68, 5.64, 103.42)
hsb hsb(40.00, 7.89, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (76.68, 1.53, 8.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#c3bdb2)

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" #c3bdb2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #b2b7c1.

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 (#c3bdb2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c3bdb2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b2b7c1.

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 (#c3bdb2)

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 (#c3bdb2)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#c3bdb2)

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 shades of #c3bdb2

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c3bdb2 with white

Darker shades of #c3bdb2

Darker shades are produced by blending #c3bdb2 with black

Tones of #c3bdb2

Tones are produced by blending #c3bdb2 with gray

Gradients including #c3bdb2

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 #c3bdb2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c3bdb2 → #b2b7c1
#c3bdb2 → #d5d0c9
#c3bdb2 → #000000
#c3bdb2 → #bfc1b2
#c3bdb2 → #75716a
#c3bdb2 → #c1b5b2

How #c3bdb2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c3bdb2 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 #c3bdb2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c3bdb2

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

#c3bdb2might 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 #c3bdb2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c3bdb2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #c3bdb2

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 #c3bdb2
Java new Color(195, 189, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 195, 189, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:195 green:189 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(195f, 189f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:195, green:189, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b2bdc3
Python Color('#c3bdb2')

Base Conversions of hex color #c3bdb2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c3bdb2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12828082 while the individual RGB conversions are: 195, 189, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000011 10111101 10110010
Hex c3 bd b2
Octal 303 275 262
Decimal 195 189 178

#c3bdb2 Icons

If you're considering using #c3bdb2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6184 Austere Gray (#c3bdb2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c3bdb2 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 #c3bdb2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c3bdb2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c3bdb2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c3bdb2 background.
This text is hex color #c3bdb2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c3bdb2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c3bdb2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c3bdb2 and white (#ffffff) background.