#bfbaaf Color Information

#bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf, and its official name is Cotton Seed. In RGB, it consists of 74.9% Red, 72.9% Green, and 68.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 2.6% Magenta, 8.4% Yellow, and 25.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 41.2°, with saturation of 11.1% and lightness of 71.8%. The decimal value for #bfbaaf is 12565167, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccc99. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #bfbaaf 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#bfbaaf Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorCotton Seed Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color191, 186, 175 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color74.9%, 72.9%, 68.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.251, 0.271, 0.314 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.026, 0.084, 0.251 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color41.2°, 11.1%, 71.8% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color41.2°, 8.4%, 74.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color46.783, 49.289, 47.605 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color182, 191, 175 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code12565167 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color75.631, -0.184, 6.188 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)75.631, 6.190, 91.702 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color75.631, 3.545, 9.047 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color70.206, -3.916, 8.941 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.326, 0.343, 49.289 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4290755247 / 0xffbfbaaf Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccc99 Copy
Last Updated: April 15, 2024

Shades of #bfbaaf

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #bfbaaf, its pure hue is 41.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.1%, and its lightness is 71.8%. 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 #bfbaaf, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #181716 to #a7a399.

Tints of #bfbaaf

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #bfbaaf, its pure hue is 41.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.1%, and its lightness is 71.8%. 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 #bfbaaf, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #c7c3b9 to #f7f6f5.

Tones of #bfbaaf

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #bfbaaf, its pure hue is 41.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 11.1%, 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 #bfbaaf, which range from #b7b7b7 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffd26f (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #bfbaaf

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

Color Coordinates of #bfbaaf

This color, #bfbaaf, consists of 74.9% Red, 72.9% Green, and 68.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 191, Green = 186, Blue = 175. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #bfbaaf is 0% Cyan, 2.6% Magenta, 8.4% Yellow, and 25.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R74.9%
C0.0%
G72.9%
M2.6%
B68.6%
Y8.4%
K25.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 191 186 175
Octal 277 272 257
Hexa #bf #ba #af
Binary 10111111 10111010 10101111
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 2 8 25
Octal 0 2 10 31
Hexa #00 #02 #08 #19
Binary 00000000 00000010 00001000 00011001

Analogous Colors of #bfbaaf

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #bfbaaf — which has hue 41.2° — its analogous colors are located at 11.2° and 71.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bfbaaf.

Triadic Colors of #bfbaaf

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 #bfbaaf — which has hue 41.2° — its triadic colors are located at 41.2° and 281.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bfbaaf.

Complementary Color of #bfbaaf

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #bfbaaf — which has hue 41.2° — its complementary color is located at 221.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bfbaaf.

Split Complementary Colors of #bfbaaf

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 #bfbaaf — which has hue 41.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 41.2° and 251.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bfbaaf.

Tetradic Colors of #bfbaaf

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 #bfbaaf — which has hue 41.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 311.2°, 41.2°, 131.2°, and 221.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #bfbaaf.

Monochromatic Colors of #bfbaaf

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #bfbaaf, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #99958d — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e1ddd5 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #bfbaaf

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

#bfbaaf Foreground / Text Color

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

#bfbaaf Background Color

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

#bfbaaf Text Shadow Color

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

#bfbaaf Border Color

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

#bfbaaf Color Rectangle on a White Background

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

#bfbaaf Color Rectangle on a Black Background

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

Gradient from #bfbaaf to White

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

Gradient from #bfbaaf to Black

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

Coding & Programming with #bfbaaf

In addition to using #bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #bfbaaf, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 191, Green = 186, Blue = 175). If you need details about the color coordinates of #bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(191, 186, 175)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #bfbaaf; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #bfbaaf; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #bfbaaf; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(191, 186, 175);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#bfbaaf")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:191, green:186, blue:175, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:186 blue:175 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(191f, 186f, 175f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(191, 186, 175);
 

#bfbaaf Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #bfbaaf the same way. For those with color blindness, #bfbaaf might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #bfbaaf looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf 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 #bfbaaf 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 1.9:1 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