Color Bluish Grey aqua-blue (#748b97):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Bluish Grey aqua-blue (#748b97):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Bluish Grey is a color with a HTML hex code of #748b97.

Hue Family:

aqua-blues Family:

weakly saturated

colorful tone




low chroma

Color Information about Bluish Grey / #748b97

The HTML HEX code is #748b97. The corresponding color name is "Bluish Grey". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 116%, Green (G): 139%, Blue (B): 151%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 23%, Magenta (M): 8%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 41%. In the HSL color space, #748b97 has a hue of 201°, saturation of 14%, and lightness of 52%. The HSV representation is 201° for hue, 23% for saturation, and 59% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 56, a* (green to red) = -5, and b* (blue to yellow) = -9. The XYZ representation is X: 22, Y: 24, Z: 33. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.5235, U (chrominance) = 0.0338, and V (chrominance) = -0.0602.

The decimal value of the color is 7637911. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #669999. Variations of the colour are #AEBBC2 for a 20% lighter version and #46555D for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #748b97, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 9278 Kelvin (9278K).

The approximate wavelength of #748b97 is around 489.50nm.

HEX Code748b97#748b97
RGB Decimal Code116, 139, 151rgb(116, 139, 151)
CMYK23, 8, 0, 41/
HSL201°, 14%, 52%hsl(201°, 14%, 52%)
HSV201°, 23%, 59%/
CIE-LAB56, -5, -9/
XYZ 22, 24, 33/
YUV0.5235, 0.0338, -0.0602/
Decimal value7637911/
Web-Safe HEX669999#669999
Color Temperature (CT)9278 Kelvin (9278K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 489.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Bluish Grey (Hex: #748b97): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The hex color #748b97, also known as Bluish Grey, resembles the serene and misty atmosphere of a cloudy day at the beach. It evokes the coolness of the oceans depths and the softness of the sand beneath your feet. This color reminds us of seashells scattered along the shore, as well as the gentle waves crashing against the rocks. It captures the essence of tranquility and invokes a sense of calmness, just like the vastness of the sea.

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Tints and Shades of #748b97 HEX color (Bluish Grey)

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 #748b97, 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
  • #DCE2E5
  • #BAC5CB
  • #97A8B1
  • #748b97
  • #576871
  • #3A464C
  • #1D2326
  • #000000

Tones of Bluish Grey (#748b97 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #748b97, #79878e is the less saturated color, while #748b97 is the most saturated one.

  • #79878e
  • #788890
  • #768992
  • #758a95
  • #748b97
  • #434749
  • #393e40
  • #2f3436
  • #252b2d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #748b97;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #748b97; }

Text with hexadecimal color #748b97

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Background Color with #748b97

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Border Color with #748b97

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#748b97 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#748b97 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#748b97;}
.background {background-color:#748b97;}
.border {border:1px solid #748b97;}

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