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#bcb9ae Hex Color Code

#bcb9ae Paint ChipThe hexadecimal color code #bcb9ae is a medium light shade of yellow. In the RGB color model #bcb9ae is comprised of 73.73% red, 72.55% green and 68.24% blue. In the HSL color space #bcb9ae has a hue of 47° (degrees), 9% saturation and 71% lightness. This color has an approximate wavelength of 573.81 nm.

Color Variations

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Color Schemes

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Monochromatic Colors

  1. #99968b
  2. #a4a197
  3. #b0ada2
  4. #bcb9ae
  5. #c8c5ba
  6. #d4d1c6
  7. #e1ded2

Tints and Shades

#bcb9ae to white

  1. #bcb9ae
  2. #c7c4bb
  3. #d2d0c8
  4. #dddbd6
  5. #e8e7e3
  6. #f4f3f1
  7. #ffffff

#bcb9ae to black

  1. #bcb9ae
  2. #9a978f
  3. #797770
  4. #5a5854
  5. #3c3b38
  6. #21211f
  7. #000000

Paints

Similar Paints

  1. Jotun

    1. ★ 8025 / Skodde
      #bbb7ac
      ΔE = 0.742 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
    2. ★ 10342 / Kalkgrå
      #bbb4a7
      ΔE = 2.243 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
  2. Marston & Langinger

    1. ★ Clocktower
      #bab7ad
      ΔE = 0.822 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  3. Alcro

    1. ★ Tatooine
      #bdb8ae
      ΔE = 0.858 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  4. Evonik-Degussa

    1. ★ 242
      #beb9af
      ΔE = 0.859 / LRV ≈ 48.7%
    2. ★ 842
      #bbb7af
      ΔE = 1.464 / LRV ≈ 47.5%
  5. Sherwin-Williams

    1. ★ Mindful Gray - 7016
      #bcb7ad
      ΔE = 1.002 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. ★ Roycroft Mist Gray - 2844
      #c2bdb1
      ΔE = 1.777 / LRV ≈ 51.0%
  6. PPG Pittsburgh Paints

    1. ★ Ghost Writer / PPG1007-3
      #bcb7ad
      ΔE = 1.002 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. ★ Hurricane Haze / PPG1032-2
      #bdbbad
      ΔE = 1.441 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
  7. Glidden

    1. ★ Ghost Writer / PPG1007-3
      #bcb7ad
      ΔE = 1.002 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. ★ Silver Clamshell / 30YY 49/071
      #c2b9ae
      ΔE = 2.132 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  8. Bristol

    1. ★ Wayward Wind / P199-N4
      #bdb8ab
      ΔE = 1.106 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. ★ Grey Moth / P199-N3
      #c0bdb0
      ΔE = 1.638 / LRV ≈ 50.7%
  9. Taubmans

    1. ★ Silver Spy / T12 10.D10
      #bdb8ab
      ΔE = 1.106 / LRV ≈ 48.0%
    2. Quartz Grey / T12 10.C9
      #c5bfb4
      ΔE = 2.640 / LRV ≈ 52.4%
  10. Farrow & Ball

    1. ★ Lamp Room Gray / 88
      #babaae
      ΔE = 1.141 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ Pavilion Gray / 242
      #c1b9ac
      ΔE = 1.916 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
  11. Magnolia Home

    1. ★ Sunday Stroll / JG-19
      #bdb7ac
      ΔE = 1.157 / LRV ≈ 47.7%
    2. Timeless Look / JG-134
      #b6b4a5
      ΔE = 2.682 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  12. Dulux

    1. ★ Chic Shadow
      #bebbb2
      ΔE = 1.161 / LRV ≈ 49.7%
    2. Misty Mountain
      #b8b4ad
      ΔE = 2.415 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  13. KILZ

    1. ★ Urban Getaway / H591
      #bdb7ab
      ΔE = 1.224 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. Mountain Canyon / G671
      #c4b9af
      ΔE = 2.907 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  14. Dutch Boy

    1. ★ Route 66
      #bcb7ae
      ΔE = 1.250 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. Sweet Sage
      #b5b5a6
      ΔE = 2.716 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  15. Duron

    1. ★ Downing Stone
      #c0bcb0
      ΔE = 1.265 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
    2. Rare Gray
      #b2b5aa
      ΔE = 2.852 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  16. GM / General Motors

    1. ★ Gray
      #bfb8ad
      ΔE = 1.391 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
    2. Graystone
      #bcbdae
      ΔE = 2.430 / LRV ≈ 50.1%
  17. Dunn-Edwards

    1. ★ Play on Gray / 1234
      #bab6a9
      ΔE = 1.411 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. Drifting / 1294
      #beb4a8
      ΔE = 2.768 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  18. California Paints

    1. ★ DE 6228 - Play on Gray
      #bab6a9
      ΔE = 1.411 / LRV ≈ 46.8%
    2. Phelps Putty
      #beb9a8
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
  19. Coronado Paint

    1. ★ 8434 - Silver Spree
      #bdb7aa
      ΔE = 1.425 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. ★ 8330 - Hi Ho Silver
      #b5b5aa
      ΔE = 2.001 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
  20. Sico

    1. ★ 6205-41 Garibaldi Grey
      #b8b9ae
      ΔE = 1.429 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
    2. ★ 6206-31 Sketch
      #b8b3a8
      ΔE = 2.163 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  21. Humbrol

    1. ★ 28 Camouflage Grey
      #bcbcb2
      ΔE = 1.429 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
  22. Volvo

    1. ★ Alpine White 2 / BMW-218
      #bcbcb2
      ΔE = 1.429 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. Arc White / DMC-08B
      #b7b6a6
      ΔE = 2.652 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  23. CIL

    1. ★ Pewter Grey
      #b9b5aa
      ΔE = 1.433 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. ★ Zeppelin
      #b8b4ac
      ΔE = 2.148 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
  24. Olympic

    1. ★ Stormy Weather D16-3
      #beb7ac
      ΔE = 1.453 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
    2. Silver Dollar D17-3
      #bcb4ac
      ΔE = 2.630 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
  25. Audi

    1. ★ Sand Beige Metallic / LH1W
      #bdb8b0
      ΔE = 1.509 / LRV ≈ 48.2%
  26. Diamond Vogel

    1. ★ Light Lichen / 0211
      #c0b9ac
      ΔE = 1.608 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. ★ Fossilized / 0581
      #b7bab1
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  27. Asian Paints

    1. ★ Nimbus Shower / 8330
      #b9bab1
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. ★ Creamy Crust / 9514
      #c2b9ac
      ΔE = 2.236 / LRV ≈ 49.1%
  28. Scib Paints

    1. ★ Hi Ho Silver / 8330
      #b9bab1
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. Platinum Plate / 8297
      #b8b7b2
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  29. Berger

    1. ★ Hi Ho Silver / 8330
      #b9bab1
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. Platinum Plate / 8297
      #b8b7b2
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  30. Vista Paint

    1. ★ Hi Ho Silver
      #b9bab1
      ΔE = 1.621 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. Platinum Plate
      #b8b7b2
      ΔE = 2.709 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  31. Pratt & Lambert

    1. ★ Solitary 19-29
      #babbae
      ΔE = 1.678 / LRV ≈ 49.0%
    2. ★ Gossamer 32-26
      #beb6aa
      ΔE = 1.910 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  32. Flügger

    1. ★ Green Shade 2 (IN-736)
      #babbb2
      ΔE = 1.685 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
    2. Flintesten (U-724)
      #c4c1b5
      ΔE = 2.921 / LRV ≈ 53.2%
  33. Caparol

    1. ★ 2703-Y12R
      #b8b8b0
      ΔE = 1.703 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. 18/18
      #c0bcac
      ΔE = 2.365 / LRV ≈ 50.2%
  34. Tikkurila

    1. ★ 2110
      #b8b6ae
      ΔE = 1.703 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
    2. J487 / Dolomite
      #b6b3ab
      ΔE = 2.474 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  35. Sikkens

    1. ★ G0.05.70
      #c2bcb0
      ΔE = 1.707 / LRV ≈ 50.6%
    2. FN.02.67
      #b6b3ad
      ΔE = 2.970 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  36. Dulux Australia

    1. ★ Silver Illusion / D8
      #bcb9b2
      ΔE = 1.709 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
  37. Toyo Ink

    1. ★ CF10772
      #bdb7a9
      ΔE = 1.712 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. CF10774
      #b3b5ad
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 45.6%
  38. Nippon Paint

    1. ★ Mortar Board / NP N 2040 P
      #bdbab3
      ΔE = 1.771 / LRV ≈ 49.2%
  39. Albany Paint

    1. ★ Cloud
      #beb9aa
      ΔE = 1.807 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
    2. Pevensey
      #c2bbb5
      ΔE = 2.929 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  40. Ford

    1. ★ Light Sandalwood
      #beb9aa
      ΔE = 1.807 / LRV ≈ 48.5%
    2. ★ Pastel Titanium
      #bcbdb3
      ΔE = 1.867 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
  41. Crown Diamond

    1. ★ 7385-31 Eroded Glacier
      #c1bbad
      ΔE = 1.829 / LRV ≈ 49.9%
    2. ★ 7401-31 Sketch
      #b8b3a8
      ΔE = 2.163 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
  42. Saipa

    1. ★ White / 1510
      #b8b9b1
      ΔE = 1.881 / LRV ≈ 48.1%
    2. ★ White / 1508
      #bcbdb5
      ΔE = 2.238 / LRV ≈ 50.4%
  43. Behr

    1. ★ 8477 Tender Grey
      #b9b4a8
      ΔE = 1.886 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. DP-520 Gray Cloud
      #b3b4a9
      ΔE = 2.566 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
  44. Mahindra

    1. ★ Arctic White / 432
      #b7b9b0
      ΔE = 1.957 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
  45. Benjamin Moore

    1. ★ Gray Huskie / 1473
      #b7b5ad
      ΔE = 1.959 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
    2. Sea Haze / 2137-50
      #b4b6ac
      ΔE = 2.313 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  46. Volkswagen

    1. ★ Fontana Gray
      #b5b6ac
      ΔE = 2.007 / LRV ≈ 46.3%
    2. Suede Silver
      #b3b5a7
      ΔE = 2.917 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  47. Chrysler

    1. ★ Sterling Gray
      #b5b5ab
      ΔE = 2.015 / LRV ≈ 45.8%
    2. Gray
      #b3b4ad
      ΔE = 2.980 / LRV ≈ 45.2%
  48. TRUMATCH

    1. ★ 13-g6
      #b6b6ae
      ΔE = 2.049 / LRV ≈ 46.5%
  49. Brillux

    1. ★ 12.03.12
      #bab4ab
      ΔE = 2.081 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. 75.01.12
      #b9bcb5
      ΔE = 2.789 / LRV ≈ 49.6%
  50. Porter Paints

    1. ★ Silver Dollar / 521-4
      #bdb6ae
      ΔE = 2.094 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
    2. Sun Salutation / ATC-31
      #c4bfb4
      ΔE = 2.448 / LRV ≈ 52.3%
  51. Ralph Lauren

    1. ★ Eucalyptus / RLVM259
      #c1bcad
      ΔE = 2.130 / LRV ≈ 50.3%
    2. ★ Sea Grass / RLVM265
      #bcbeb2
      ΔE = 2.278 / LRV ≈ 50.7%
  52. Zoffany

    1. ★ Smoke
      #b7b3a8
      ΔE = 2.154 / LRV ≈ 45.1%
    2. Storm Grey
      #b2b5ac
      ΔE = 2.937 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  53. Lamborghini

    1. ★ Bianco Cygnus / LY9H
      #b7b4ac
      ΔE = 2.167 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  54. ICI Paints

    1. ★ Grey Nuance 90YY 55/049
      #c0bfb3
      ΔE = 2.169 / LRV ≈ 51.7%
    2. ★ Greyrock Inn 50YY 55/047
      #c3bfb4
      ΔE = 2.296 / LRV ≈ 52.2%
  55. Brilliance

    1. ★ Pearl White / A008
      #c0bfb5
      ΔE = 2.215 / LRV ≈ 51.8%
  56. Natural Color System / NCS

    1. ★ S 2502-G
      #b5b4ab
      ΔE = 2.216 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. S 2500-N
      #bfb5ad
      ΔE = 2.971 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
  57. Federal Standard

    1. ★ Federal Standard 26440
      #b9b7b1
      ΔE = 2.240 / LRV ≈ 47.4%
    2. Federal Standard 36440
      #b6b5b0
      ΔE = 2.991 / LRV ≈ 46.1%
  58. Devoe Paint

    1. ★ Zeppelin / 30YY 46/036
      #bbb4a7
      ΔE = 2.243 / LRV ≈ 46.0%
    2. Dusty Miller / 50GY 45/037
      #b3b5a8
      ΔE = 2.735 / LRV ≈ 45.5%
  59. 1829

    1. ★ Moonstone Grey
      #b7bab1
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  60. Mylands of London

    1. ★ Silver Grey
      #b7bab1
      ΔE = 2.251 / LRV ≈ 48.4%
  61. Earthpaint

    1. ★ 5-20-2 Overcast
      #bfbfb5
      ΔE = 2.279 / LRV ≈ 51.7%
    2. 5-15-3 Wind Star
      #b8b2a5
      ΔE = 2.734 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
  62. Cloverdale Paint

    1. ★ Hi Ho Silver / 8330
      #bfbfb5
      ΔE = 2.279 / LRV ≈ 51.7%
    2. Platinum Plate / 8297
      #b9b8b3
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
  63. Plascon

    1. ★ Stone Wash Y2-D2-2
      #c4bcb0
      ΔE = 2.284 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
  64. Craig & Rose

    1. ★ Barony
      #b6b9b0
      ΔE = 2.289 / LRV ≈ 47.8%
  65. General Paint

    1. Open Space / CLC 1213W
      #c2bbac
      ΔE = 2.331 / LRV ≈ 50.0%
    2. Harvard / CL 2953W
      #c2bfb0
      ΔE = 2.673 / LRV ≈ 51.9%
  66. Sanderson

    1. Kent Grey
      #bebeb6
      ΔE = 2.333 / LRV ≈ 51.2%
  67. Clark+Kensington

    1. Coastal Pleasure / 5048
      #babab4
      ΔE = 2.347 / LRV ≈ 48.9%
    2. Silver Oak / EXTCC-45
      #c4bdb5
      ΔE = 2.710 / LRV ≈ 51.5%
  68. Valspar Paint

    1. Glass Houses R287D
      #b5b4ac
      ΔE = 2.383 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
    2. Dried Rocket X143R285D
      #b3b7aa
      ΔE = 2.902 / LRV ≈ 46.4%
  69. British Standard

    1. BS 2660 BS 9-095 - Minerva grey
      #b7b4ad
      ΔE = 2.424 / LRV ≈ 45.7%
  70. Crayola

    1. Golden Nugget
      #c0bfb1
      ΔE = 2.432 / LRV ≈ 51.6%
  71. Colortrend

    1. Date
      #b6b7a8
      ΔE = 2.498 / LRV ≈ 46.6%
    2. Quincy Granite
      #b4b4ad
      ΔE = 2.775 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  72. Kelly-Moore

    1. Ashford / KM3924-2
      #b6b2a7
      ΔE = 2.519 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
    2. Fitzgerald Smoke / HL 4297-1
      #b4b7b0
      ΔE = 2.905 / LRV ≈ 46.7%
  73. Kansai Paint

    1. Ash Grey
      #b8bcb2
      ΔE = 2.534 / LRV ≈ 49.4%
    2. Sahara Sand
      #c0b8a8
      ΔE = 2.681 / LRV ≈ 48.3%
  74. Beckers

    1. Portabello 532 / S 2505-Y50R
      #c2bcb5
      ΔE = 2.536 / LRV ≈ 50.8%
    2. Stork 557 / S 3005-Y20R
      #b6b2a9
      ΔE = 2.612 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
  75. Resene

    1. Eighth Tapa N78-005-103
      #b7b8b2
      ΔE = 2.569 / LRV ≈ 47.6%
    2. Copyrite G78-010-098
      #b4b2a6
      ΔE = 2.741 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  76. Brighto Paints

    1. 5-12-4 Frontier Shadow
      #b7b3a5
      ΔE = 2.575 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
    2. 5-15-3 Wind Star
      #c2c1b4
      ΔE = 2.922 / LRV ≈ 52.9%
  77. Rodda Paint

    1. Platinum Plate 8297
      #b9b8b3
      ΔE = 2.634 / LRV ≈ 47.9%
    2. Quincy Granite H143
      #b4b4ad
      ΔE = 2.775 / LRV ≈ 45.4%
  78. Great Wall

    1. Titanium White / 0904C
      #b4b2a7
      ΔE = 2.676 / LRV ≈ 44.3%
  79. Levis

    1. Atl Matin B4
      #b7b3ac
      ΔE = 2.680 / LRV ≈ 45.3%
    2. Shady Grey C40
      #b7b2a4
      ΔE = 2.885 / LRV ≈ 44.6%
  80. Bentley

    1. Aspen White / LO9W
      #c4c0b3
      ΔE = 2.727 / LRV ≈ 52.7%
  81. Tollens

    1. T2142-1
      #b8bab4
      ΔE = 2.732 / LRV ≈ 48.6%
    2. T2143-2
      #b2b4aa
      ΔE = 2.838 / LRV ≈ 45.0%
  82. AMC

    1. Light Driftwood
      #bab6b1
      ΔE = 2.766 / LRV ≈ 47.1%
    2. Seamist Gray
      #b9bab5
      ΔE = 2.881 / LRV ≈ 48.8%
  83. Colorhouse

    1. Metal .03
      #b5b8b1
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  84. RAL

    1. RAL 7038 / Agate grey
      #b5b8b1
      ΔE = 2.787 / LRV ≈ 47.3%
  85. Pantone / PMS

    1. 15-6307 TPG
      #b4b3a5
      ΔE = 2.860 / LRV ≈ 44.7%
    2. 15-5704 TCX
      #b2b6ac
      ΔE = 2.958 / LRV ≈ 45.9%
  86. Sigma

    1. Yellow Ocre / FS217
      #c1c1b5
      ΔE = 2.888 / LRV ≈ 52.8%
    2. Natural Green / S 3005-G80Y
      #bbbcab
      ΔE = 2.964 / LRV ≈ 49.5%
  87. Graham & Brown

    1. Moscow
      #b8b3ad
      ΔE = 3.000 / LRV ≈ 45.4%

#bcb9ae HTML / CSS Code Examples

#bcb9ae foreground

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Robert Hughes
<p style="color: #bcb9ae">…</p>

#bcb9ae background

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<p style="background-color: #bcb9ae">…</p>

#bcb9ae shadow

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Color Charts

Color Space Conversions

Decimal
12368302
Binary
10111100, 10111001, 10101110
Hexadecimal
#bcb9ae
LRV
≈ 48.4%
Closest short hex
#bba ΔE = 2.537
RGB
rgb(188, 185, 174)
RGBA
rgba(188, 185, 174, 1.0)
rg chromaticity
r: 0.344, g: 0.338, b: 0.318
RYB
red: 0.697%, yellow: 0.737%, blue: 0.682%
Android / android.graphics.Color
-4408914 / 0xffbcb9ae
HSL
hsl(47, 9%, 71%)
HSLA
hsla(47, 9%, 71%, 1.0)
HSV / HSB
hue: 47° (47.143), saturation: 7% (0.074), value: 74% (0.737)
HSP
hue: 47.143, saturation: 7.447%, perceived brightness: 72.426%
HSLuv (HUSL)
H: 75.004, S: 10.941, L: 75.105
Cubehelix
H: 45.463, S: 0.110, L: 0.724
TSL
T: 2.026, S: 0.015, L: 0.724
CMYK
cyan: 0% (0.000), magenta: 2% (0.016), yellow: 7% (0.074), key: 26% (0.263)
CMY
cyan: 26% (0.263), magenta: 27% (0.275), yellow: 32% (0.318)
XYZ
X: 45.727, Y: 48.446, Z: 46.978
xyY
x: 0.324, y: 0.343, Y: 48.446
CIELab
L: 75.105, a: -0.909, b: 5.951
CIELuv
L: 75.105, u: 2.365, v: 8.827
CIELCH / LCHab
L: 75.105, C: 6.020, H: 98.686
CIELUV / LCHuv
L: 75.105, C: 9.138, H: 75.004
Hunter-Lab
L: 69.603, a: -4.536, b: 8.704
CIECAM02
J: 67.462, C: 5.357, h: 97.954, Q: 161.823, M: 4.685, s: 17.015, H: 114.632
OSA-UCS
lightness: -10.054, jaune: 0.806, green: 0.287
LMS
L: 46.692, M: 50.349, S: 46.994
YCbCr
Y: 174.608, Cb: 122.727, Cr: 130.098
YCgCo
Y: 183.000, Cg: 2.000, Co: 50.500
YDbDr
Y: 184.643, Db: -16.013, Dr: -6.386
YPbPr
Y: 184.847, Pb: -5.845, Pr: 2.006
xvYCC
Y: 174.751, Cb: 122.866, Cr: 129.762
YIQ
Y: 184.643, I: 5.321, Q: -2.788
YUV
Y: 184.643, U: -5.236, V: 2.945
Munsell Color System
10YR 7/1 ΔE = 3.489
Brand Color
Wii ΔE = 13.320

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