Glossy Silver

HEX #BBC2CC / RGB (187, 194, 204)

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What is Glossy Silver Color?

Glossy Silver (Hex code: BBC2CC) Thumbnail

Glossy Silver has the hex code #BBC2CC. The equivalent RGB values are (187, 194, 204), which means it is composed of 32% red, 33% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:8 M:5 Y:0 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Silver has a hue of 215°, 8% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Glossy silver is a brighter tint of gray color with just a tad tinge of blue in it. The color can be applied to web pages with HTML and/or CSS using its hex, RGB, HSB and/or CMYK codes.

Glossy Silver Color Codes

Hex Code#BBC2CC
RGB Values(187, 194, 204)
CMYK Values(8%, 5%, 0%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(215°, 8%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#443D33 [Dark Lava]
Closest Pantone®428 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#CCC5BB [Pale Silver]
Glossy Silver Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C3C3C3
Desaturated#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Luma)#C1C1C1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DADADA

Glossy Silver Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BBC2CC. Complementary color is CCC5BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Silver is Pale Silver with the hex code #CCC5BB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BBC2CC color is offered by #CCC5BB. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (BBC2CC, BDBBCC and BBCBCC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Silver (#BBC2CC) are Lavender Gray (#BDBBCC) and Jet Stream (#BBCBCC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy Silver with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (BBC2CC, CCBDBB and CBCCBB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Silver (#BBC2CC) are #CCBDBB (Pale Silver) and #CBCCBB (Pastel Gray). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (BBC2CC, CCBBC2 and C2CCBB)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Silver triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CCBBC2 (Pale Silver) and #C2CCBB (Argent) along with #BBC2CC create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (BBC2CC, CCBBC2, CCC5BB and BBCCC5)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Silver has four colors - #CCBBC2 (Pale Silver), #CCC5BB (Pale Silver) and #BBCCC5 (Jet Stream) in addition to the base color (#BBC2CC). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (BBC2CC, CCBBCB, CCC5BB and BBCCBD)

Square Palette

Glossy Silver square color palette has #CCBBCB (Lavender Gray), #CCC5BB (Pale Silver) and #BBCCBD (Jet Stream). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Glossy Silver Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy Silver rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Glossy Silver Color

Tints

  • Transparent C9CED6#C9CED6
  • Transparent CFD4DB#CFD4DB
  • Transparent D6DAE0#D6DAE0
  • Transparent DDE1E6#DDE1E6
  • Transparent E4E7EB#E4E7EB
  • Transparent EBEDF0#EBEDF0
  • Transparent F1F3F5#F1F3F5
  • Transparent F8F9FA#F8F9FA

Tones

  • Transparent AFB5BD#AFB5BD
  • Transparent A9AEB5#A9AEB5
  • Transparent A3A8AE#A3A8AE
  • Transparent 9EA1A6#9EA1A6
  • Transparent 989A9E#989A9E
  • Transparent 929497#929497
  • Transparent 8C8D8F#8C8D8F
  • Transparent 868788#868788

Shades

  • Transparent 969BA3#969BA3
  • Transparent 83888F#83888F
  • Transparent 70747A#70747A
  • Transparent 5E6166#5E6166
  • Transparent 4B4E52#4B4E52
  • Transparent 383A3D#383A3D
  • Transparent 252729#252729
  • Transparent 131314#131314

Glossy Silver Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Silver Plaid Pattern

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