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Dunn-Edwards Wells Gray (DE 6242) Paint Color


Color Name: Wells Gray (DE 6242)
Hex Color Code: #B9B5A4
RGB Color Code: RGB(185, 181, 164)
CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 2.2%, 11.4%, 27.5%





About Wells Gray (DE 6242) color - its meaning and example


What color is Wells Gray (DE 6242)?

Wells Gray (DE 6242) color belongs to the Gray color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Wells Gray (DE 6242) is #B9B5A4, and the RGB color code is RGB(185, 181, 164).

In the RGB color model, Wells Gray (DE 6242) has a red value of 185, a green value of 181, and a blue value of 164. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 2.2% magenta, 11.4% yellow, and 27.5% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 48.6° (degrees), 13.0 % saturation, and 68.4 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Wells Gray (DE 6242) has a hue of 48.6° (degrees), 11.4 % saturation and 72.5 % brightness/value.


Wells Gray (DE 6242) is cool or warm?

The color Wells Gray (DE 6242) is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Wells Gray (DE 6242)?

Wells Gray (DE 6242) has an LRV of nearly 46. By LRV value, it is a medium light color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.



Dark Color

Wells Gray (DE 6242)

Light Color


Compare LRV 46 of Wells Gray (DE 6242) with dark and light Color




LRV is important to consider when choosing paint colors for a room, as it can affect the overall brightness and mood of the space. Lighter colors with higher LRVs will make a room feel more spacious and airy, while darker colors with lower LRVs will create a more intimate and cozy atmosphere.
LRV value 46 puts Dunn-Edwards Wells Gray (DE 6242) paint color in the medium category.

  • Darker colors: Darker colors have lower LRV numbers because they absorb more light than they reflect. This means that they will make a room feel darker and smaller.
  • Lighter colors: Lighter colors have higher LRV numbers because they reflect more light than they absorb. This means that they will make a room feel brighter and more spacious.




Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Wells Gray (DE 6242) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB, RYB


RGBA / RGB

RGB(185, 181, 164)
Red
185 (72.5%)
Green
181 (71.0%)
Blue
164 (64.3%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
2.16%
Yellow
11.35%
Key
27.45%

HSL

HSL(48.57deg, 13.0 %, 68.4 %)

Hue
48.57°
Saturation
13.04 %.
Lightness
68.43 %.

RYB

RYB(37, 74, 52)
Red
37 (14.5%)
Yellow
74 (28.8%)
Blue
52 (20.3%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
48.57°
Saturation
11.35 %.
Brightness / Value
72.55 %.

HWB

H: 48.57°

W: 64.31 %

B: 27.45 %

XYZ

X : 43.23

Y : 46.04

Z : 41.73

YXY

Y1 : 46.04

X : 0.33

Y2 : 0.35

CMY

C : 27.45%

M : 29.02%

Y : 35.69%


LRV

~ 46 %

Munsell Color System

1.7GY 7.2/1.7

CIE-Lab

L : 73.57

A : -1.56

B : 9.16

CIE-Lch

L : 73.57

C : 9.29

H : 99.69

CIE-Luv

L : 73.57

U : 3.31

V : 13.42

Hunter-Lab

L : 67.85

A : -5.02

B : 11.03






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Wells Gray (DE 6242) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the colors similar to Wells Gray (DE 6242) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.



#B0A999
Greige
ΔE - 3.61 (96.4% similar)
#CCCCB7
Dark Beige
ΔE - 6.23 (93.8% similar)
#CFCFC4
Pastel Gray
ΔE - 7.17 (92.8% similar)
#C3B091
Khaki
ΔE - 7.27 (92.7% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


British Standard 4800


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to British Standard 4800


#B8B7A8
BS 12-B-19 - Beige
ΔE - 1.58 (98.4% similar)
#BEB7A7
BS 00-A-03 - Grey
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
#B6B6B6
BS 18-B-19 - Grey
ΔE - 7.82 (92.2% similar)
#A9A9A8
BS 10-A-03 - Sink Grey
ΔE - 7.99 (92.0% similar)


RAL Classic


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to RAL Classic


#B5B0A1
RAL 7032 - Pebble Gray
ΔE - 1.68 (98.3% similar)
#B7B3A8
RAL 7044 - Silk Gray
ΔE - 2.61 (97.4% similar)
#B0B0A9
RAL 7038 - Agate Gray
ΔE - 4.59 (95.4% similar)
#C8CBC4
RAL 9018 - Papyrus White
ΔE - 7.42 (92.6% similar)


Pantone PMS


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Pantone PMS


#B7B09C
PANTONE 7535 C
ΔE - 2.08 (97.9% similar)
#C7C3B2
PANTONE 4239 C
ΔE - 3.69 (96.3% similar)
#BBBEAF
PANTONE 4177 C
ΔE - 3.90 (96.1% similar)
#A8A99E
PANTONE 414 C
ΔE - 4.73 (95.3% similar)


RAL Design


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to RAL Design




Pantone TCX


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Pantone TCX







Paint similar to Wells Gray (DE 6242) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards)


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Wells Gray (DE 6242) (Paint - Dunn-Edwards). Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Dunn-Edwards


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Dunn-Edwards


#BAB6A9
Play on Gray (DE 6228)
ΔE - 1.72 (98.3% similar)
#BAB4A6
Pewter Patter (DET 627)
ΔE - 1.85 (98.1% similar)
#BBB3A2
Flintstone (DE 6221)
ΔE - 2.07 (97.9% similar)


Behr


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Behr


#B6AFA0
Camping Tent (N320-4)
ΔE - 2.44 (97.6% similar)
#B0ADA0
Wells Gray (PPU25-06)
ΔE - 2.72 (97.3% similar)
#B1AEA2
Granite Boulder (790D-4)
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)
#B7AC97
Desert Khaki (N310-4)
ΔE - 4.03 (96.0% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Sherwin Williams


#B2AC9C
Gateway Gray (SW 7644)
ΔE - 2.66 (97.3% similar)
#B0AB9C
Chatroom (SW 6171)
ΔE - 2.90 (97.1% similar)
#B2AC96
Svelte Sage (SW 6164)
ΔE - 3.18 (96.8% similar)
#BBBCA7
Softened Green (SW 6177)
ΔE - 3.43 (96.6% similar)





PPG Paints


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to PPG Paints


#AEAB9A
Olive It (PPG1032-3)
ΔE - 2.91 (97.1% similar)
#B2ADA2
Boulder Creek (PPG0999-3)
ΔE - 3.45 (96.6% similar)
#B1AA9C
Sharkskin (PPG1025-4)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.4% similar)
#AFABA1
Kalispell (PPG0998-3)
ΔE - 4.02 (96.0% similar)


Benjamin Moore


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Benjamin Moore


#B2AB99
Kid Gloves (CSP-175)
ΔE - 3.03 (97.0% similar)
#B4AC99
Finnie Gray (CW-55)
ΔE - 3.04 (97.0% similar)
#AEAA9A
Herbal Escape (1487)
ΔE - 3.09 (96.9% similar)
#B1ADA2
Smoke & Mirrors (CSP-105)
ΔE - 3.31 (96.7% similar)


Valspar


Wells Gray (DE 6242) similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Wells Gray (DE 6242) to Valspar


#B0A998
Artemis (8006-1D)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#B4AC95
Soothing Sage (8004-23C)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#ACA996
Afternoon Nap (T679)
ΔE - 3.65 (96.3% similar)
#C8C5B3
Grasscloth (T669)
ΔE - 4.18 (95.8% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Wells Gray (DE 6242) - #B9B5A4 color palettes and coordinating colors



Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Example Color Images and Mockup


Wells Gray (DE 6242) - #B9B5A4 Color Images and Patterns


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