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#b9b8c8 Hex Color Code

#b9b8c8 Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #b9b8c8 is a light shade of blue-magenta. In the RGB color model #b9b8c8 is comprised of 72.55% red, 72.16% green and 78.43% blue. In the HSL color space #b9b8c8 has a hue of 244° (degrees), 13% saturation and 75% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 460.26 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #9695a4
  2. #a1a0b0
  3. #adacbc
  4. #b9b8c8
  5. #c5c4d4
  6. #d1d0e1
  7. #dedded

Tints and Shades

#b9b8c8 to white

  1. #b9b8c8
  2. #c4c4d1
  3. #d0cfda
  4. #dcdbe3
  5. #e7e7ec
  6. #f3f3f6
  7. #ffffff / #fff

#b9b8c8 to black

  1. #b9b8c8
  2. #9797a3
  3. #777780
  4. #58585f
  5. #3b3b3f
  6. #212022
  7. #000000 / #000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Caparol

    1. ★ 2301-Y72R
      #b8b8c8
      ΔE = 0.326 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ 80 0 0 / Granit 50
      #bcbccc
      ΔE = 1.421 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  2. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2010-R70B
      #b8b6c6
      ΔE = 0.729 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. S 2010-R80B
      #b0b5c3
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  3. General Paint

    1. ★ Café Curtain / CL 2403W
      #b8b9c8
      ΔE = 0.778 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. ★ Swazi / CL 2473W
      #c0b9ca
      ΔE = 2.111 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
  4. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 7194 - Province
      #bab8ca
      ΔE = 0.850 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
    2. 7185 - Hyacinth Haze
      #bbb5c1
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  5. Olympic

    1. ★ Wild Lilac B44-3
      #bab9cb
      ΔE = 0.879 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
    2. ★ Winsome Lilac B43-3
      #bdb9c9
      ΔE = 1.126 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  6. Taubmans

    1. ★ Cosmic / T12 39.E10
      #bbb8c6
      ΔE = 1.017 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. ★ Lilac Bud / T12 38.C10
      #b3b4c4
      ΔE = 1.741 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  7. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Cosmic / PPG1171-4
      #b8b9cb
      ΔE = 1.018 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. Timeless Lilac / PPG1169-4
      #afb2c4
      ΔE = 2.860 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
  8. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Cosmic / 544-4
      #b8b9cb
      ΔE = 1.018 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. Timeless Lilac / 445-4
      #afb2c4
      ΔE = 2.860 / LRV ≈ 44.9%
  9. Laura Ashley

    1. ★ 2-10 Dusty Lilac 1
      #bbb7c6
      ΔE = 1.050 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
    2. 2-11 Lilac Silk
      #c2becd
      ΔE = 2.613 / LRV ≈ 52.7%
  10. Behr

    1. ★ Sweet Dreams EIC-34
      #b6b7c9
      ΔE = 1.094 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. 620E-3 Silverado Trail
      #b2b7c3
      ΔE = 2.713 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  11. CIL

    1. ★ City Song
      #bbbbca
      ΔE = 1.119 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
    2. ★ Silver Night
      #beb9c6
      ΔE = 1.862 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
  12. Pantone / PMS

    1. ★ 5295 XGC
      #b9b6c8
      ΔE = 1.137 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
    2. 2106 UP
      #b3b9cc
      ΔE = 2.406 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  13. Sikkens

    1. ★ V2.06.69
      #babbca
      ΔE = 1.190 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
    2. ★ U5.06.67
      #b4b9c7
      ΔE = 2.105 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  14. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 5933 - Winter Dusk
      #b8b8cb
      ΔE = 1.200 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  15. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Winter Dusk / 1201
      #b8b8cb
      ΔE = 1.200 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  16. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Indian Sky / RLVM289
      #b5b7c6
      ΔE = 1.213 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  17. Tollens

    1. ★ T2198-5
      #bdb8c8
      ΔE = 1.310 / LRV ≈ 49.3%
    2. T2093-2
      #b8b6cd
      ΔE = 2.792 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
  18. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 5181P Heather Ashes
      #b9b9cd
      ΔE = 1.622 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
  19. Resene

    1. ★ Morepork B76-012-284
      #b8b5c2
      ΔE = 1.680 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
    2. Alaska B81-021-266
      #b2b9cd
      ΔE = 2.836 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  20. Bristol

    1. ★ Lilac Bud / P104-C4
      #b3b4c4
      ΔE = 1.741 / LRV ≈ 46.2%
  21. Kelly-Moore

    1. ★ Hyacinth Haze / KM3044-1
      #bdb8c5
      ΔE = 1.777 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
    2. ★ Province / KM3051-1
      #bfbccd
      ΔE = 1.798 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  22. Glidden

    1. ★ Violet Blush
      #bcbdcc
      ΔE = 1.815 / LRV ≈ 51.4%
    2. Grey Heather
      #bbb9c3
      ΔE = 2.377 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  23. Valspar Paint

    1. ★ Courtyard Shadow
      #b8bac6
      ΔE = 1.904 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
    2. ★ Misty Morning Dew
      #bbb9c4
      ΔE = 1.999 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  24. Kansai Paint

    1. ★ Opal Lilac
      #b9bbc7
      ΔE = 2.013 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
  25. Beckers

    1. ★ Sommardröm 739 / S 2010-R80B
      #bdb8cc
      ΔE = 2.031 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
    2. Midsommarnatt 756 / S 1908-B
      #bebed3
      ΔE = 2.961 / LRV ≈ 52.5%
  26. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 3-41-3 Apparition
      #b7b6cb
      ΔE = 2.043 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. 3-40-3 Lavender Water
      #b2b8cd
      ΔE = 2.850 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  27. ICI Paints

    1. ★ 4276 Foible 10RB 53/115
      #bbb7cc
      ΔE = 2.160 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
    2. Field of Heather 30RB 52/102
      #c0b7c8
      ΔE = 2.568 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  28. Opaltone / OMS

    1. ★ 6343
      #babdca
      ΔE = 2.287 / LRV ≈ 51.1%
  29. Dulux

    1. 30RB 50/072
      #bebac5
      ΔE = 2.354 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
    2. 10RB 49/062
      #b9b7c1
      ΔE = 2.398 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
  30. Benjamin Moore

    1. Lavender Blue / 1438
      #b4bac8
      ΔE = 2.405 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  31. Devoe Paint

    1. Noteworthy / 90BB 53/129
      #c1bece
      ΔE = 2.428 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
    2. Precocious Purple / 90BB 46/132
      #b4b1c3
      ΔE = 2.577 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  32. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-43-3 Damask
      #bbb8c2
      ΔE = 2.436 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. 5-45-3 Old Village
      #c0b9c4
      ΔE = 2.916 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  33. Vista Paint

    1. Favorite Things
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Hyacinth Haze
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  34. Scib Paints

    1. Favorite Things / 7233
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Province / 7194
      #c2bbcf
      ΔE = 2.926 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  35. Berger

    1. Favorite Things / 7233
      #b2b9ca
      ΔE = 2.511 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Hycent Haze / 7185
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  36. KILZ

    1. Mystical Rome / B842
      #babed0
      ΔE = 2.523 / LRV ≈ 51.8%
    2. Misty Air / B832
      #bebfcc
      ΔE = 2.692 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
  37. Cloverdale Paint

    1. Province / 7194
      #c0bfd0
      ΔE = 2.606 / LRV ≈ 53.0%
    2. Hyacinth Haze / 7185
      #c0bcc6
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  38. Rodda Paint

    1. Province 7194
      #c0bfd0
      ΔE = 2.606 / LRV ≈ 53.0%
    2. Hyacinth Haze 7185
      #c0bcc6
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  39. Diamond Vogel

    1. Violet Crush / 1288
      #b9b2c4
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
    2. Collensia / 1281
      #c1bace
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
  40. Colortrend

    1. 1288
      #b9b2c4
      ΔE = 2.647 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
    2. 1281
      #c1bace
      ΔE = 2.738 / LRV ≈ 50.9%
  41. Sto

    1. 34214
      #c0bcc7
      ΔE = 2.703 / LRV ≈ 51.3%
  42. Clark+Kensington

    1. Maestro / 41B-3
      #c2becb
      ΔE = 2.804 / LRV ≈ 52.6%
    2. Best of Times / 40B-3
      #b5b8cf
      ΔE = 2.943 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  43. McCormick Paints

    1. Hyacinth Haze
      #c2b9c7
      ΔE = 2.876 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  44. Toyo Ink

    1. CF10704
      #b2bac9
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  45. Teknos

    1. PR320
      #b5b9c3
      ΔE = 2.925 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  46. Wattyl

    1. Princess Satin / D65W
      #bab4ca
      ΔE = 2.957 / LRV ≈ 47.3%

#b9b8c8 HTML / CSS Code Examples

#b9b8c8 foreground

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau
<p style="color: #b9b8c8">…</p>

#b9b8c8 background

To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.

Kurt Vonnegut
<p style="background-color: #b9b8c8">…</p>

#b9b8c8 shadow

I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way--things I had no words for.

Georgia O'Keeffe
<p style="text-shadow: 0.1em 0.1em 0.15em #b9b8c8">…</p>

Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12171464
Binary
10111001, 10111000, 11001000
Hexadecimal
#b9b8c8
LRV
≈ 48.8%
Closest short hex
#bbc ΔE = 1.152
RGB
rgb(185, 184, 200)
RGBA
rgba(185, 184, 200, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.325, g: 0.323, b: 0.351
RYB
red: 72.549%, yellow: 72.157%, blue: 78.431%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4605752 / 0xffb9b8c8
HSL
hsl(244, 13%, 75%)
HSLA
hsla(244, 13%, 75%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 244° (243.750), saturation: 8% (0.080), value: 78% (0.784)
HSP
hue: 243.750, saturation: 8.000%, perceived brightness: 73.016%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 268.314, S: 19.821, L: 75.305
Cubehelix
H: -120.045, S: 0.140, L: 0.730
TSL
T: -3.103, S: 0.017, L: 0.730
CMYK
cyan: 8% (0.075), magenta: 8% (0.080), yellow: 0% (0.000), key: 22% (0.216)
CMY
cyan: 27% (0.275), magenta: 28% (0.278), yellow: 22% (0.216)
XYZ
X: 47.571, Y: 48.765, Z: 61.539
xyY
x: 0.301, y: 0.309, Y: 48.765
CIELab
L: 75.305, a: 3.427, b: -7.936
CIELuv
L: 75.305, u: -0.372, v: -12.630
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.305, C: 8.644, H: 293.358
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.305, C: 12.636, H: 268.314
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.832, a: -0.607, b: -3.366
CIECAM02
J: 67.625, C: 11.675, h: 275.958, Q: 162.018, M: 10.210, s: 25.103, H: 319.737
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.120, jaune: -1.506, green: -0.023
LMS
L: 45.816, M: 49.683, S: 61.323
YCbCr
Y: 175.881, Cb: 134.876, Cr: 127.303
YCgCo
Y: 188.250, Cg: -4.250, Co: 42.500
YDbDr
Y: 186.123, Db: 20.878, Dr: 2.139
YPbPr
Y: 185.365, Pb: 7.885, Pr: -0.236
xvYCC
Y: 175.196, Cb: 134.926, Cr: 127.793
YIQ
Y: 186.123, I: -4.544, Q: 5.190
YUV
Y: 186.123, U: 6.831, V: -0.985
Munsell Color System
10PB 7/4 ΔE = 3.319
Brand Color
Heroku (light) ΔE = 7.295

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