#b7879f Color Information

#b7879f 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 #b7879f. In RGB, it consists of 71.8% Red, 52.9% Green, and 62.4% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 26.2% Magenta, 13.1% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 330.0°, with saturation of 25% and lightness of 62.4%. The decimal value for #b7879f is 12027807, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc9999. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #b7879f is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#b7879f Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color183, 135, 159 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color71.8%, 52.9%, 62.4% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.282, 0.471, 0.376 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.262, 0.131, 0.282 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color330.0°, 25.0%, 62.4% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color330.0°, 26.2%, 71.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color34.450, 29.898, 36.756 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color183, 135, 159 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12027807 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color61.566, 22.158, -5.523 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)61.566, 22.836, 346.005 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color61.566, 27.584, -11.778 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color54.679, 16.774, -1.580 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.341, 0.296, 29.898 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290217887 / 0xffb7879f Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc9999 Copy
Last Updated: June 11, 2024

Shades of #b7879f

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #b7879f, its pure hue is 330.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.0%, and its lightness is 62.4%. 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 #b7879f, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #171114 to #a0768b.

Tints of #b7879f

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #b7879f, its pure hue is 330.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.0%, and its lightness is 62.4%. 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 #b7879f, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c096ab to #f6f0f3.

Tones of #b7879f

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #b7879f, its pure hue is 330.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 25.0%, 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 #b7879f, which range from #9f9f9f (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff3f9f (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #b7879f

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #b7879f! For #b7879f, 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, #b7879f. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #b7879f

This color, #b7879f, consists of 71.8% Red, 52.9% Green, and 62.4% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 183, Green = 135, Blue = 159. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #b7879f is 0% Cyan, 26.2% Magenta, 13.1% Yellow, and 28.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R71.8%
C0.0%
G52.9%
M26.2%
B62.4%
Y13.1%
K28.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 183 135 159
Octal 267 207 237
Hexa #b7 #87 #9f
Binary 10110111 10000111 10011111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 26 13 28
Octal 0 32 15 34
Hexa #00 #1a #0d #1c
Binary 00000000 00011010 00001101 00011100

Analogous Colors of #b7879f

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #b7879f — which has hue 330.0° — its analogous colors are located at 300.0° and 360.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b7879f.

Triadic Colors of #b7879f

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 #b7879f — which has hue 330.0° — its triadic colors are located at 90.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b7879f.

Complementary Color of #b7879f

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #b7879f — which has hue 330.0° — its complementary color is located at 150.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b7879f.

Split Complementary Colors of #b7879f

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 #b7879f — which has hue 330.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 120.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b7879f.

Tetradic Colors of #b7879f

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 #b7879f — which has hue 330.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 240.0°, 330.0°, 60.0°, and 150.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #b7879f.

Monochromatic Colors of #b7879f

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #b7879f, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #7d616f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e1bdcf (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #b7879f

We want to make getting started with #b7879f on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #b7879f into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #b7879f 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 #b7879f with other HTML elements.

#b7879f Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #b7879f.
<span style="color: #b7879f;">The color of this text is #b7879f.</span>

#b7879f Background Color

The background color for this text is #b7879f.
<div style="background-color: #b7879f; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #b7879f.</div>

#b7879f Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #b7879f.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #b7879f;">This color for the shadow of this text is #b7879f.</span>

#b7879f Border Color

This is a div with border color #b7879f.
<div style="border: #b7879f 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #b7879f.</div>

#b7879f Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #b7879f on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b7879f; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b7879f on a white background.</div></div>

#b7879f Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #b7879f on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #b7879f; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #b7879f on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #b7879f to White

This is a gradient from #b7879f to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b7879f,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b7879f to white.</div>

Gradient from #b7879f to Black

This is a gradient from #b7879f to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#b7879f,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#b7879f,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #b7879f to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #b7879f

In addition to using #b7879f 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 #b7879f in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #b7879f, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 183, Green = 135, Blue = 159). If you need details about the color coordinates of #b7879f 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 #b7879f
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(183, 135, 159)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #b7879f; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #b7879f; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #b7879f; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(183, 135, 159);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#b7879f")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:183, green:135, blue:159, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:183 green:135 blue:159 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(183f, 135f, 159f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(183, 135, 159);
 

#b7879f Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #b7879f the same way. For those with color blindness, #b7879f might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #b7879f looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #b7879f 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 #b7879f 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 #b7879f 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 #b7879f 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 3.0:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #b7879f would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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