#b3b884 Color Information

#b3b884 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #b3b884. In RGB, it consists of 70.2% Red, 72.2% Green, and 51.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 2.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 28.3% Yellow, and 27.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 65.8°, with saturation of 26.8% and lightness of 62%. The decimal value for #b3b884 is 11778180, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b3b884 is green. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#b3b884 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color179, 184, 132 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color70.2%, 72.2%, 51.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.298, 0.278, 0.482 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.027, 0, 0.283, 0.278 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color65.8°, 26.8%, 62.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color65.8°, 28.3%, 72.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color39.896, 45.531, 28.515 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color132, 184, 137 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11778180 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color73.240, -10.286, 25.903 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)73.240, 27.871, 111.658 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color73.240, -0.413, 36.714 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color67.476, -12.544, 22.178 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.350, 0.400, 45.531 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4289968260 / 0xffb3b884 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc99 Copy
Last Updated: December 5, 2022

Shades of #b3b884

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b3b884, its pure hue is 65.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, and its lightness is 62.0%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #b3b884, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0b0b08 to #a8ad7c.

Tints of #b3b884

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b3b884, its pure hue is 65.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, and its lightness is 62.0%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #b3b884, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #b7bc8b to #fbfbf8.

Tones of #b3b884

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b3b884, its pure hue is 65.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 26.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #b3b884, which range from #9e9e9e (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ecff3d (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b3b884

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b3b884! For #b3b884, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #b3b884. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b3b884

This color, #b3b884, consists of 70.2% Red, 72.2% Green, and 51.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 179, Green = 184, Blue = 132. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b3b884 is 2.7% Cyan, 0% Magenta, 28.3% Yellow, and 27.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R70.2%
C2.7%
G72.2%
M0.0%
B51.8%
Y28.3%
K27.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 179 184 132
Octal 263 270 204
Hexa #b3 #b8 #84
Binary 10110011 10111000 10000100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 2 0 28 27
Octal 2 0 34 33
Hexa #02 #00 #1c #1b
Binary 00000010 00000000 00011100 00011011

Analogous Colors of #b3b884

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b3b884 — which has hue 65.8° — its analogous colors are located at 35.8° and 95.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3b884.

Triadic Colors of #b3b884

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #b3b884 — which has hue 65.8° — its triadic colors are located at 65.8° and 305.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3b884.

Complementary Color of #b3b884

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b3b884 — which has hue 65.8° — its complementary color is located at 245.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3b884.

Split Complementary Colors of #b3b884

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #b3b884 — which has hue 65.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 65.8° and 275.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3b884.

Tetradic Colors of #b3b884

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #b3b884 — which has hue 65.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 335.8°, 65.8°, 155.8°, and 245.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b3b884.

Monochromatic Colors of #b3b884

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b3b884, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #797c5f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dee2bb (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b3b884

We want to make getting started with #b3b884 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b3b884 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b3b884 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #b3b884 with other HTML elements.

#b3b884 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b3b884.
<span style="color: #b3b884;">The color of this text is #b3b884.</span>

#b3b884 Background Color

The background color for this text is #b3b884.
<div style="background-color: #b3b884; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b3b884.</div>

#b3b884 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b3b884.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b3b884;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b3b884.</span>

#b3b884 Border Color

This is a div with border color #b3b884.
<div style="border: #b3b884 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b3b884.</div>

#b3b884 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b3b884 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b3b884; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b3b884 on a white background.</div></div>

#b3b884 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b3b884 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b3b884; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b3b884 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b3b884 to White

This is a gradient from #b3b884 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b3b884,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b3b884 to white.</div>

Gradient from #b3b884 to Black

This is a gradient from #b3b884 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b3b884,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b3b884,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b3b884 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b3b884

In addition to using #b3b884 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #b3b884 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b3b884, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 179, Green = 184, Blue = 132). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b3b884 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #b3b884
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(179, 184, 132)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b3b884; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b3b884; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b3b884; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(179, 184, 132);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b3b884")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:179, green:184, blue:132, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:184 blue:132 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(179f, 184f, 132f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(179, 184, 132);
 

#b3b884 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b3b884 the same way. For those with color blindness, #b3b884 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b3b884 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b3b884 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #b3b884 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #b3b884 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #b3b884 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 2.1:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
Large Size Text

WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text