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Description and conversion results of color #b9b8ba

It is a bright gray color having an approximate luminance of 75%. It has a hue value of 270° indicating that this is a cold color.

 

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Silver Sand, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Pale Silver, Silver (Crayola), Quick Silver, Lavender Gray and Light Gray. A bit below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #b9b8ba to rgb, hexadecimal, hsl, hsv, lab and xyz colorspaces. Each format represents the same color.

rgb (185, 184, 186) #b9b8ba hsl (270, 1.4%, 72.5%) hsv (270, 1.1%, 72.9%) lab (74.9, 0.7, -0.9) xyz (46, 48.1, 53.3)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

In real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following table contains the nearest matching standard colors.

The left side contains the reference color, while the right side shows the matched color. For each item there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy corresponding paints.

   Pantone Cool Gray 4 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 10103 CBUY PAINT >>
   Pantone 421 UBUY PAINT >>
   RAL D2 000 75 00BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 860-3BUY PAINT >>
   RAL 110-MBUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6275BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 6002BUY PAINT >>
   Sherwin-Williams 7079BUY PAINT >>

Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to #b9b8ba respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.


This color scale contains similar colors to Silver, Light Gray, Silver Sand, Gray (X11 Gray), Gainsboro, Timberwolf, Platinum, Cultured, Isabelline, White and Snow.


Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.


This color scale contains similar colors to Battleship Grey, Old Silver, Gray (Web), Taupe Gray, Granite Gray, Dim Gray, Davy's Grey, Nickel, Onyx, Jet, Black Olive, Dark Liver, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Eigengrau and Smoky Black.


Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base color. This process results a scale from a bright gray color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.


This color scale contains similar colors to Gray (X11 Gray), Silver, Silver Sand and Silver Chalice.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively.

In the following tables these color schemes are present.


Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.




There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Quick Silver and Dark Liver.


Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.


There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice and Quick Silver.


Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.



There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Black Olive, Onyx, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Davy's Grey.


Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.




There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Sonic Silver, Nickel, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Black Olive and Onyx.

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