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Vanilla (color)

Vanilla
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F3E5AB
sRGBB  (rgb) (243, 229, 171)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 6, 30, 5)
HSV       (h, s, v) (48°, 30%, 95[1]%)
Source ISCC NBS
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

The color vanilla is a rich tint of off-white as well as a medium pale tint of yellow.

The first recorded use of vanilla as a color name in English was in 1925.[2]

The source of this color is: ISCC-NBS Dictionary of Color Names (1955)--Color Sample of Vanilla (color sample #89).

Variations of vanilla

Vanilla ice

Vanilla Ice
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #F38FA9
sRGBB  (rgb) (243, 143, 169)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 11, 8, 5)
HSV       (h, s, v) (346°, 11%, 95[3]%)
Source Xona.com Color List
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color vanilla ice.

The color name vanilla ice for this pinkish tone of vanilla has been in use since 2001, when it was promulgated as one of the colors on the Xona.com Color List.

This color is reminiscent of vanilla flavored icing with pink food coloring.


Dark vanilla

Vanilla (Xona.com)
    Color coordinates
Hex triplet #D1BEA8
sRGBB  (rgb) (209, 190, 168)
CMYKH   (c, m, y, k) (0, 9, 20, 18)
HSV       (h, s, v) (32°, 20%, 82[4]%)
Source Xona.com Color List
B: Normalized to [0–255] (byte)
H: Normalized to [0–100] (hundred)

At right is displayed the color dark vanilla.

The is the color called vanilla on the Xona.com Color List.


Vanilla in culture

City Planning

Film

Music

References

  1. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code of color #F3E5AB (Vanilla):
  2. ^ Maerz and Paul A Dictionary of Color New York:1930 McGraw-Hill Page 206; Color Sample of Vanilla: Page 43 Plate 10 Color Sample C3
  3. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #F3D9DF (Vanilla Ice):
  4. ^ web.forret.com Color Conversion Tool set to hex code #D1BEA8 (Dark Vanilla):
  5. ^ Urban dictionary-"Vanilla suburb":

See also

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