Color Canterbury Bells blue (#b9c3e6):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Canterbury Bells blue (#b9c3e6):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Canterbury Bells is a color with a HTML hex code of #b9c3e6.

Hue Family:

blues Family:

weakly saturated





low chroma

Color Information about Canterbury Bells / #b9c3e6

The HTML HEX code is #b9c3e6. The corresponding color name is "Canterbury Bells". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 185%, Green (G): 195%, Blue (B): 230%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 20%, Magenta (M): 15%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 10%. In the HSL color space, #b9c3e6 has a hue of 227°, saturation of 47%, and lightness of 81%. The HSV representation is 227° for hue, 20% for saturation, and 90% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 79, a* (green to red) = 4, and b* (blue to yellow) = -19. The XYZ representation is X: 54, Y: 55, Z: 83. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.7686, U (chrominance) = 0.0656, and V (chrominance) = -0.0378.

The decimal value of the color is 12174310. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #CCCCFF. Variations of the colour are #FFFFFF for a 20% lighter version and #6D81CA for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #b9c3e6, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 9892 Kelvin (9892K).

The approximate wavelength of #b9c3e6 is around 476.50nm.

HEX Codeb9c3e6#b9c3e6
RGB Decimal Code185, 195, 230rgb(185, 195, 230)
CMYK20, 15, 0, 10/
HSL227°, 47%, 81%hsl(227°, 47%, 81%)
HSV227°, 20%, 90%/
CIE-LAB79, 4, -19/
XYZ 54, 55, 83/
YUV0.7686, 0.0656, -0.0378/
Decimal value12174310/
Color Temperature (CT)9892 Kelvin (9892K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 476.50nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Canterbury Bells (Hex: #b9c3e6): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

Canterbury Bells (#b9c3e6) resembles the delicate petals of forget-me-not flowers, creating a sense of tranquility and sweetness. The color evokes a feeling of harmony, bringing to mind the soft blue hues of a serene sky at dusk. It shares similarities with the soothing tones of a gentle river stream, flowing peacefully through a lush meadow. Canterbury Bellss cool and ethereal shade also reminds one of the subtle color variations found within a cluster of seashells, showcasing the beauty and diversity of the natural world.

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Tints and Shades of #b9c3e6 HEX color (Canterbury Bells)

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 #b9c3e6, 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
  • #EEF0F9
  • #DCE1F3
  • #CBD2EC
  • #b9c3e6
  • #8B92AD
  • #5D6273
  • #2E313A
  • #000000

Tones of Canterbury Bells (#b9c3e6 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #b9c3e6, #a2a8bd is the less saturated color, while #b9c3e6 is the most saturated one.

  • #a2a8bd
  • #a8afc7
  • #aeb6d2
  • #b3bcdc
  • #b9c3e6
  • #556290
  • #4e5d93
  • #465896
  • #3f5398

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

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CSS color code example

p { color: #b9c3e6; }

Text with hexadecimal color #b9c3e6

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#b9c3e6 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#b9c3e6 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#b9c3e6;}
.background {background-color:#b9c3e6;}
.border {border:1px solid #b9c3e6;}

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