Color Upward aqua-blue (#bdc9d2):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Upward aqua-blue (#bdc9d2):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Upward is a color with a HTML hex code of #bdc9d2.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

almost gray

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Upward / #bdc9d2

The HTML HEX code is #bdc9d2. The corresponding color name is "Upward". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 189%, Green (G): 201%, Blue (B): 210%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 10%, Magenta (M): 4%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 18%. In the HSL color space, #bdc9d2 has a hue of 206°, saturation of 19%, and lightness of 78%. The HSV representation is 206° for hue, 10% for saturation, and 82% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 80, a* (green to red) = -2, and b* (blue to yellow) = -6. The XYZ representation is X: 54, Y: 57, Z: 69. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.7782, U (chrominance) = 0.0223, and V (chrominance) = -0.0325.

The decimal value of the color is 12437970. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #CCCCCC. Variations of the colour are #F9FAFB for a 20% lighter version and #8097A8 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #bdc9d2, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 7558 Kelvin (7558K).

The approximate wavelength of #bdc9d2 is around 487.00nm.

HEX Codebdc9d2#bdc9d2
RGB Decimal Code189, 201, 210rgb(189, 201, 210)
CMYK10, 4, 0, 18/
HSL206°, 19%, 78%hsl(206°, 19%, 78%)
HSV206°, 10%, 82%/
CIE-LAB80, -2, -6/
XYZ 54, 57, 69/
YUV0.7782, 0.0223, -0.0325/
Decimal value12437970/
Color Temperature (CT)7558 Kelvin (7558K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 487.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Upward (Hex: #bdc9d2): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The color #bdc9d2, also known as Upward, resembles the serene and vast expanse of a clear blue sky. Its cool undertones evoke a sense of tranquility and peace. This hue is similar to the gentle ripples on a calm lake or the delicate petals of a forget-me-not flower. Upward can also be compared to the ethereal glow of moonlight reflecting off a snow-covered landscape. Incorporating Upward into design elements can create a feeling of openness, serenity, and harmony with nature.

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Tints and Shades of #bdc9d2 HEX color (Upward)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #bdc9d2, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #EFF2F4
  • #DEE4E9
  • #CED7DD
  • #bdc9d2
  • #8E979E
  • #5F6569
  • #2F3235
  • #000000

Tones of Upward (#bdc9d2 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #bdc9d2, #a5acb1 is the less saturated color, while #bdc9d2 is the most saturated one.

  • #a5acb1
  • #abb3b9
  • #b1bac2
  • #b7c2ca
  • #bdc9d2
  • #636f79
  • #5e6c78
  • #596a76
  • #546775

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #bdc9d2;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #bdc9d2.

CSS color code example

p { color: #bdc9d2; }

Text with hexadecimal color #bdc9d2

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Background Color with #bdc9d2

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Border Color with #bdc9d2

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#bdc9d2 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#bdc9d2 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#bdc9d2;}
.background {background-color:#bdc9d2;}
.border {border:1px solid #bdc9d2;}

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