#b4b3ae Color Information

#b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae. In RGB, it consists of 70.6% Red, 70.2% Green, and 68.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 0.6% Magenta, 3.3% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 50.0°, with saturation of 3.8% and lightness of 69.4%. The decimal value for #b4b3ae is 11842478, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b4b3ae is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#b4b3ae Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color180, 179, 174 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color70.6%, 70.2%, 68.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.294, 0.298, 0.318 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.006, 0.033, 0.294 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color50.0°, 3.8%, 69.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color50.0°, 3.3%, 70.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color42.583, 44.999, 46.486 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color175, 180, 174 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code11842478 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color72.892, -0.563, 2.664 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)72.892, 2.723, 101.927 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color72.892, 0.857, 3.998 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color67.082, -4.084, 5.871 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.318, 0.336, 44.999 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290032558 / 0xffb4b3ae Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc99 Copy
Last Updated: February 29, 2024

Shades of #b4b3ae

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b4b3ae, its pure hue is 50.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.8%, and its lightness is 69.4%. 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 9 different shades of #b4b3ae, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #171616 to #9e9d98.

Tints of #b4b3ae

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b4b3ae, its pure hue is 50.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.8%, and its lightness is 69.4%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 9 different tints of #b4b3ae, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #bdbdb8 to #f6f6f5.

Tones of #b4b3ae

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b4b3ae, its pure hue is 50.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 3.8%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 9 different tones of #b4b3ae, which range from #b1b1b1 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffe563 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b4b3ae

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b4b3ae! For #b4b3ae, 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, #b4b3ae. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b4b3ae

This color, #b4b3ae, consists of 70.6% Red, 70.2% Green, and 68.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 180, Green = 179, Blue = 174. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b4b3ae is 0% Cyan, 0.6% Magenta, 3.3% Yellow, and 29.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R70.6%
C0.0%
G70.2%
M0.6%
B68.2%
Y3.3%
K29.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 180 179 174
Octal 264 263 256
Hexa #b4 #b3 #ae
Binary 10110100 10110011 10101110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 0 3 29
Octal 0 0 3 35
Hexa #00 #00 #03 #1d
Binary 00000000 00000000 00000011 00011101

Analogous Colors of #b4b3ae

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b4b3ae — which has hue 50.0° — its analogous colors are located at 20.0° and 80.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4b3ae.

Triadic Colors of #b4b3ae

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 #b4b3ae — which has hue 50.0° — its triadic colors are located at 50.0° and 290.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4b3ae.

Complementary Color of #b4b3ae

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b4b3ae — which has hue 50.0° — its complementary color is located at 230.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4b3ae.

Split Complementary Colors of #b4b3ae

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 #b4b3ae — which has hue 50.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 50.0° and 260.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4b3ae.

Tetradic Colors of #b4b3ae

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 #b4b3ae — which has hue 50.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 320.0°, 50.0°, 140.0°, and 230.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b4b3ae.

Monochromatic Colors of #b4b3ae

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b4b3ae, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #8c8c88 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #dadad6 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b4b3ae

We want to make getting started with #b4b3ae on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b4b3ae into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae with other HTML elements.

#b4b3ae Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b4b3ae.
<span style="color: #b4b3ae;">The color of this text is #b4b3ae.</span>

#b4b3ae Background Color

The background color for this text is #b4b3ae.
<div style="background-color: #b4b3ae; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b4b3ae.</div>

#b4b3ae Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b4b3ae.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b4b3ae;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b4b3ae.</span>

#b4b3ae Border Color

This is a div with border color #b4b3ae.
<div style="border: #b4b3ae 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b4b3ae.</div>

#b4b3ae Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b4b3ae on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b4b3ae; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b4b3ae on a white background.</div></div>

#b4b3ae Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b4b3ae on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b4b3ae; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b4b3ae on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b4b3ae to White

This is a gradient from #b4b3ae to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b4b3ae,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b4b3ae to white.</div>

Gradient from #b4b3ae to Black

This is a gradient from #b4b3ae to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b4b3ae,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b4b3ae,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b4b3ae to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b4b3ae

In addition to using #b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b4b3ae, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 180, Green = 179, Blue = 174). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(180, 179, 174)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b4b3ae; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b4b3ae; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b4b3ae; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(180, 179, 174);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b4b3ae")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:180, green:179, blue:174, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:180 green:179 blue:174 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(180f, 179f, 174f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(180, 179, 174);
 

#b4b3ae Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b4b3ae the same way. For those with color blindness, #b4b3ae might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b4b3ae looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae 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 #b4b3ae 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #b4b3ae 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