The NBS/IBCC Color System

The 267 Color Centroids

Here is the complete set of color terms. Note that the force of tradition argued for using "pink" and "brown" instead of the more-logical "pale red" and "dark orange".

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Red, Pink
1 Vivid Pink 1r 8.0 13.0#FF7E93 
2 Strong Pink 1.2r 6.9 8.2#FD7B7C 
3 Deep Pink 2.1r 6.0 11.1#F3545E 
4 Light Pink 2.6r 8.5 4.0 #FFBCAD 
5 Moderate Pink 2.8r 7.2 5.3#EE9086 
6 Dark Pink 2.7r 5.9 6.1#C76864 
7 Pale Pink 2.0r 8.7 2.1#FFCBBB 
8 Grayish Pink 2.6r 7.2 2.3#CF9B8F 
9 Pinkish White 5.8r 9.0 0.8#F9DBC8 
10 Pinkish Gray 9.8r 7.4 1.0#C8A696 
11 Vivid Red 5.0r 3.9 15.4#C10020 
12 Strong Red 4.0r 4.4 12.1#BF2233 
13 Deep Red 5.1r 2.8 10.1#7B001C 
14 Very Deep Red 6.5r 1.7 8.4#4F0014 
15 Moderate Red 3.8r 4.4 9.1#AB343A 
16 Dark Red 4.0r 2.8 6.8#681C23 
17 Very Dark Red 2.0r 1.2 4.8#320A18 
18 Light Grayish Red 5.3r 5.9 3.5#B17267 
19 Grayish Red 4.0r 4.4 4.8#8C4743 
20 Dark Grayish Red 2.9r 2.7 2.1#482A2A 
21 Blackish Red 3.9r 0.8 1.7#1F0E11 
22 Reddish Gray 7.0r 5.4 1.3#8B6C62 
23 Dark Reddish Gray 6.0r 3.4 1.0#523C36 
24 Reddish Black 2.0r 0.9 0.9#1E1112 
Yellowish Pink
25 Vivid Yellowish Pink 8.0r 8.0 13.0#FF845C 
26 Strong Yellowish Pink 8.4r 7.0 9.5#FF7A5C 
27 Deep Yellowish Pink 5.5r 5.8 12.1#F64A46 
28 Light Yellowish Pink 1.9yr 8.2 4.6#FFB28B 
29 Moderate Yellowish Pink 0.7yr 7.2 4.9#EE9374 
30 Dark Yellowish Pink 7.0r 6.0 6.1#CC6C5C 
31 Pale Yellowish Pink 4.2yr 8.6 2.2#FFC8A8 
32 Grayish Yellowish Pink 1.3yr 7.2 2.4#D39B85 
Reddish Orange, Reddish Brown
33 Brownish Pink 7.0yr 7.1 2.3#CD9A7B 
34 Vivid Reddish Orange 9.8r 5.4 14.5#F13A13 
35 Strong Reddish Orange 9.3r 5.4 12.2#FFB961 
36 Deep Reddish Orange 9.2r 3.9 12.1#A91D11 
37 Moderate Reddish Orange 9.3r 5.5 9.2#D35339 
38 Dark Reddish Orange 9.3r 4.0 9.1#9B2F1F 
39 Grayish Reddish Orange 0.4yr 5.4 6.2#B85D43 
40 Strong Reddish Brown 0.3yr 3.1 9.9#7F180D 
41 Deep Reddish Brown 1.6yr 1.5 8.3#490005 
42 Light Reddish Brown 0.5yr 5.5 4.1#AA6651 
43 Moderate Reddish Brown 9.0r 3.4 5.2#712F26 
44 Dark Reddish Brown 9.6r 1.3 3.6#321011 
45 Light Grayish Reddish Brown 2.9yr 5.4 2.3#966A57 
46 Grayish Reddish Brown 9.0r 3.4 2.4#5E3830 
47 Dark Grayish Reddish Brown 9.0r 2.0 2.0#371F1C 
Orange Brown
48 Vivid Orange 4.1yr 6.5 15.0#FF6800 
49 Brilliant Orange 4.0yr 9.0 12.0#FFB841 
50 Strong Orange 4.3yr 6.5 12.2#FF6F1A 
51 Deep Orange 4.1yr 5.1 11.3#C34D0A 
52 Light Orange 4.8yr 7.8 7.2#FFA161 
53 Moderate Orange 4.6yr 6.5 8.2#E8793E 
54 Brownish Orange 4.1yr 5.0 8.0#B15124 
55 Strong Brown 4.6yr 3.5 7.6#753313 
56 Deep Brown 5.6yr 2.4 5.2#4D220E 
57 Light Brown 5.4yr 5.4 4.8#A86540 
58 Moderate Brown 5.6yr 3.5 3.9#673923 
59 Dark Brown 5.3yr 1.6 3.4#35170C 
60 Light Grayish Brown 6.4yr 5.4 2.2#946B54 
61 Grayish Brown 5.5yr 3.5 1.8#5A3D30 
62 Dark Grayish Brown 5.5yr 2.0 1.5#32221A 
63 Light Brownish Gray 7.0yr 5.4 1.2#8B6D5C 
64 Brownish Gray 5.65r 3.4 0.9#503D33 
65 Brownish Black 7.8yr 0.6 0.9#140F0B 
Orange Yellow, Yellowish Brown
66 Vivid Orange Yellow 8.6yr 7.3 15.2#FF8E00 
67 Brilliant Orange Yellow 0.1y 8.1 10.5#FFB02E 
68 Strong Orange Yellow 9.1yr 7.1 11.6#FF8E0D 
69 Deep Orange Yellow 8.6yr 6.0 12.1#D76E00 
70 Light Orange Yellow 9.4yr 8.3 6.8#FFB961 
71 Moderate Orange Yellow 8.7yr 7.2 8.3#F7943C 
72 Dark Orange Yellow 9.3yr 6.0 7.9#C37629 
73 Pale Orange Yellow 9.2yr 8.7 4.4#FFCA86 
74 Strong Yellowish Brown 8.8yr 4.6 8.5#95500C 
75 Deep Yellowish Brown 8.8yr 3.1 5.0#593315 
76 Light Yellowish Brown 8.7yr 6.5 5.0#BB8B54 
77 Moderate Yellowish Brown 9.5yr 4.4 3.9#7D512D 
78 Dark Yellowish Brown 9.4yr 2.3 3.3#3F2512 
79 Light Grayish Yellowish Brown 9.7yr 6.4 2.5#B48764 
80 Grayish Yellowish Brown 9.5yr 4.6 2.1#785840 
81 Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown 8.8yr 2.5 1.6#3D2B1F 
Yellow, Olive Brown
82 Vivid Yellow 3.3y 8.0 14.3#FFB300 
83 Brilliant Yellow 4.4y 8.7 8.9#FFCF40 
84 Strong Yellow 3.7y 7.2 9.3#E59E1F 
85 Deep Yellow 3.7y 5.9 9.1#B57900 
86 Light Yellow 4.3y 8.8 6.8#FFD35F 
87 Moderate Yellow 3.8y 7.1 6.5#D79D41 
88 Dark Yellow 3.9y 6.0 6.4#B07D2B 
89 Pale Yellow 4.7y 9.0 3.8#FFDB8B 
90 Grayish Yellow 4.4y 7.2 3.8#CEA262 
91 Dark Grayish Yellow 3.8y 5.9 4.0#A47C45 
92 Yellowish White 4.5y 9.2 1.2#FFE2B7 
93 Yellowish Gray 3.8y 7.4 1.4#CAA885 
94 Light Olive Brown 2.1y 4.9 7.9#945D0B 
95 Moderate Olive Brown 2.7y 3.6 5.5#64400F 
96 Dark Olive Brown 2.0y 1.9 2.2#302112 
Greenish Yellow, Olive
97 Vivid Greenish Yellow 9.1y 8.2 12.0#F4C800 
98 Brilliant Greenish Yellow 9.8y 8.8 9.5#FFDC33 
99 Strong Greenish Yellow 9.2y 7.2 9.2#CCA817 
100 Deep Greenish Yellow 9.2y 5.9 9.2#9F8200 
101 Light Greenish Yellow 9.8y 8.9 7.0#FFDE5A 
102 Moderate Greenish Yellow 9.5y 7.1 6.5#C4A43D 
103 Dark Greenish Yellow 9.4y 5.9 6.3#9B8127 
104 Pale Greenish Yellow 9.5y 9.0 4.2#FFDF84 
105 Grayish Greenish Yellow 9.0y 7.2 3.9#C4A55F 
106 Light Olive 8.2y 5.1 5.6#846A20 
107 Moderate Olive 7.6y 3.8 5.4#5E490F 
108 Dark Olive 8.9y 2.4 3.1#362C12 
109 Light Grayish Olive 7.85y 5.5 2.5#8B734B 
110 Grayish Olive 8.0y 3.6 2.0#52442C 
111 Dark Grayish Olive 9.7y 2.0 1.8#2B2517 
112 Light Olive Gray 6.9y 5.5 1.3#887359 
113 Olive Gray 8.1y 3.5 0.9#4D4234 
114 Olive Black 9.0y 1.1 0.9#121910 
Yellow Green, Olive Green
115 Vivid Yellowish Green 5.4gy 6.8 11.2#93AA00 
116 Brilliant Yellow Green 4.9gy 8.2 9.1#CED23A 
117 Strong Yellow Green 5.4gy 6.0 8.7#7F8F18 
118 Deep Yellow Green 7.4gy 4.2 7.1#425E17 
119 Light Yellow Green 5.0gy 8.4 5.6#DCD36A 
120 Moderate Yellow Green 4.8gy 6.0 5.0#8B8940 
121 Pale Yellowish Green 3.4gy 8.7 2.4#F0D698 
122 Grayish Yellowish Green 4.4gy 6.0 2.3#90845B 
123 Strong Olive Green 4.0gy 3.0 11.0#0A4500 
124 Deep Olive Green 4.0gy 1.5 11.0#142300 
125 Moderate Olive Green 5.7gy 3.6 4.8#434B1B 
126 Dark Olive Green 8.0gy 2.2 3.6#232C16 
127 Grayish Olive Green 4.6gy 3.5 2.0#48442D 
128 Dark Grayish Olive Green 5.4gy 2.0 1.8#27261A 
129 Vivid Yellowish Green 1.1g 5.9 11.2#379931 
Yellowish Green
130 Brilliant Yellowish Green 0.3g 7.7 8.6#8CCB5E 
131 Strong Yellowish Green 0.4g 5.4 8.7#478430 
132 Deep Yellowish Green 0.9g 3.5 9.0#00541F 
133 Very Deep Yellowish Green 10.0gy 1.5 11.0#002800 
134 Very Light Yellowish Green 0.2g 8.6 4.6#C6DF90 
135 Light Yellowish Green 0.7g 7.4 5.2#007BA7 
136 Moderate Yellowish Green 0.5g 5.5 4.8#657F4B 
137 Dark Yellowish Green 0.6g 3.5 5.0#304B26 
138 Very Dark Yellowish Green 0.3g 1.8 4.3#132712 
Green
139 Vivid Green 3.2g 4.9 11.1#007D34 
140 Brilliant Green 6.2g 6.5 8.3#47A76A 
141 Strong Green 5.8g 4.4 8.7#006B3C 
142 Deep Green 5.1g 3.0 8.1#004524 
143 Very Light Green 6.5g 7.8 4.9#98C793 
144 Light Green 6.0g 6.4 5.1#719B6E 
145 Moderate Green 6.3g 4.5 5.1#386646 
146 Dark Green 6.6g 2.8 4.6#203A27 
147 Very Dark Green 8.0g 1.8 3.0#16251C 
148 Very Pale Green 7.3g 8.8 1.9#D8DEBA 
149 Pale Green 7.6g 6.4 1.7#8D917A 
150 Grayish Green 8.8g 4.5 1.8#575E4E 
151 Dark Greenish Yellowish Green 1.0bg 2.9 1.8#313830 
152 Blackish Green 10.0g 1.0 1.4#141613 
153 Greenish White 10.0g 9.2 0.8#F5E6CB 
154 Light Greenish Gray 3.0g 7.5 0.9#BAAF96 
155 Greenish Gray 7.5g 5.5 1.0#7A7666 
156 Dark Greenish Gray 1.5bg 3.5 0.9#45433B 
157 Greenish Black 8.7g 1.0 0.7#181513 
Bluish Green
158 Vivid Bluish Green 5.0bg 5.0 13.0#00836E 
159 Brilliant Bluish Green 2.9bg 6.0 9.6#009B76 
160 Strong Bluish Green 4.6bg 4.5 8.5#006D5B 
161 Deep Bluish Green 2.8bg 2.4 8.3#00382B 
162 Very Light Bluish Green 4.4bg 8.3 4.6#A0D6B4 
163 Light Bluish Green 4.6bg 6.5 4.9#669E85 
164 Moderate Bluish Green 4.6bg 4.5 5.0#2F6556 
165 Dark Bluish Green 4.9bg 2.7 5.0#013A33 
166 Very Dark Bluish Green 3.6bg 1.2 4.0#001D18 
167 Vivid Greenish Blue 5.0b 5.0 13.0#007BA7 
Greenish Blue
168 Brilliant Greenish Blue 4.6b 5.9 7.7#2A8D9C 
169 Strong Greenish Blue 4.9b 4.5 8.4#00677E 
170 Deep Greenish Blue 5.0b 5.0 13.0#007BA7 
171 Very Light Greenish Blue 4.0b 8.0 4.0#A3C6C0 
172 Light Greenish Blue 4.5b 6.5 5.4#649A9E 
173 Moderate Greenish Blue 4.7b 4.5 5.2#30626B 
174 Dark Greenish Blue 3.7b 2.7 5.0#003841 
175 Very Dark Greenish Blue 5.0b 1.5 3.6#022027 
Blue
176 Vivid Blue 5.0b 5.0 14.0#007CAD 
177 Brilliant Blue 1.6pb 5.9 9.4#4285B4 
178 Strong Blue 2.9pb 4.1 10.4#00538A 
179 Deep Blue 2.8pb 2.5 7.9#002F55 
180 Very Light Blue 2.7pb 7.9 6.0#A6BDD7 
181 Light Blue 1.6pb 6.4 6.9#6C92AF 
182 Moderate Blue 3.0pb 4.3 6.8#395778 
183 Dark Blue 2.2pb 1.7 5.5#002137 
184 Very Pale Blue 1.5pb 8.3 3.3#C1CACA 
185 Pale Blue 0.6pb 6.5 2.6#919192 
186 Grayish Blue 0.2pb 4.2 3.0#4A545C 
187 Dark Grayish Blue 9.2b 2.7 2.0#2C3337 
188 Blackish Blue 9.8b 1.3 1.5#161A1E 
189 Bluish White 9.2b 9.1 1.2#F9DFCF 
190 Light Bluish Gray 8.2b 7.5 1.0#BEADA1 
191 Bluish Gray 8.9b 5.5 0.9#7D746D 
192 Dark Bluish Gray 0.3pb 3.6 1.1#464544 
193 Bluish Black 9.6b 1.1 0.8#151719 
Purplish Blue
194 Very Purplish Blue 7.8pb 2.0 12.5#20155E 
195 Brilliant Purplish Blue 7.3pb 5.1 9.0#62639B 
196 Strong Purplish Blue 8.0pb 4.0 10.9#474389 
197 Deep Purplish Blue 7.8pb 1.5 8.0#1A153F 
198 Very Light Purplish Blue 7.4pb 7.6 5.2#BAACC7 
199 Light Purplish Blue 7.3pb 6.0 6.5#837DA2 
200 Moderate Purplish Blue 7.9pb 3.5 6.5#423C63 
201 Dark Purplish Blue 8.0pb 1.3 4.3#1A162A 
202 Very Pale Purplish Blue 7.0pb 8.0 3.7#CBBAC5 
203 Pale Purplish Blue 7.0pb 6.0 3.9#8A7F8E 
204 Grayish Purplish Blue 6.9pb 3.4 3.8#413D51 
Violet
205 Vivid Violet 2.0p 5.0 14.0#884BAE 
206 Brilliant Violet 9.9pb 5.1 9.4#755D9A 
207 Strong Violet 0.2p 3.7 10.1#53377A 
208 Deep Violet 1.1p 1.2 8.6#240935 
209 Very Light Violet 2.0p 8.5 7.0#EEBEF1 
210 Light Violet 0.5p 5.6 7.1#876C99 
211 Moderate Violet 1.4p 3.6 7.0#543964 
212 Dark Violet 1.4p 1.3 4.9#22132B 
213 Very Pale Violet 9.7pb 7.9 3.7#D8B1BF 
214 Pale Violet 1.3p 6.0 4.0#957B8D 
215 Grayish Violet 1.2p 3.3 3.9#46394B 
Purple
216 Vivid Purple 6.0p 4.5 14.0#943391 
217 Brilliant Purple 6.0p 7.0 11.0#DD80CC 
218 Strong Purple 6.5p 4.3 9.2#803E75 
219 Deep Purple 6.3p 2.7 9.1#531A50 
220 Very Deep Purple 5.0p 1.5 8.0#320B35 
221 Very Light Purple 6.5p 7.8 5.1#E3A9BE 
222 Light Purple 6.2p 6.5 6.5#BA7FA2 
223 Moderate Purple 6.6p 4.5 7.1#7F4870 
224 Dark Purple 6.3p 2.8 4.9#472A3F 
225 Very Dark Purple 6.9p 1.0 4.5#230D21 
226 Very Pale Purple 5.5p 8.2 3.2#E6BBC1 
227 Pale Purple 7.9p 6.4 3.1#AE848B 
228 Grayish Purple 8.1p 4.5 2.7#72525C 
229 Dark Grayish Purple 0.5rp 2.8 2.0#452D35 
230 Blackish Purple 0.8rp 0.9 1.6#1D1018 
231 Purplish White 2.5rp 9.0 0.8#FADBC8 
232 Light Purplish Gray 0.3rp 7.5 1.1#C8A99E 
233 Purplish Gray 1.0rp 5.5 0.9#88706B 
234 Dark Purplish Gray 1.0rp 3.6 1.0#564042 
235 Purplish Black 9.54p 0.9 0.6#1B1116 
Reddish Purple
236 Vivid Reddish Purple 1.0rp 3.0 14.0#7E0059 
237 Strong Reddish Purple 1.3rp 4.4 10.2#9A366B 
238 Deep Reddish Purple 1.0rp 2.8 9.5#641349 
239 Very Deep Reddish Purple 0.9rp 1.9 8.9#470736 
240 Light Reddish Purple 0.7rp 6.0 6.9#BB6C8A 
241 Moderate Reddish Purple 0.8rp 4.5 7.0#8C4566 
242 Dark Reddish Purple 1.3rp 2.8 4.8#4F273A 
243 Very Dark Reddish Purple 1.5rp 1.0 4.8#270A1F 
244 Pale Reddish Purple 1.3rp 6.0 4.2#AC7580 
245 Grayish Reddish Purple 1.0rp 4.5 4.2#7D4D5D 
Purplish Pink, Purplish Red
246 Brilliant Purplish Pink 6.0rp 8.5 11.0#FF97BB 
247 Strong Purplish Pink 5.6rp 6.8 9.0#F6768E 
248 Deep Purplish Pink 4.4rp 6.0 12.2#EB5284 
249 Light Purplish Pink 4.6rp 8.0 5.5#FFA8AF 
250 Moderate Purplish Pink 4.6rp 6.8 6.7#E28090 
251 Dark Purplish Pink 6.4rp 5.9 7.0#C76574 
252 Pale Purplish Pink 3.7rp 8.4 3.3#FDBDBA 
253 Grayish Purplish Pink 3.7rp 7.0 3.5#CC9293 
254 Vivid Purplish Red 7.6rp 4.9 13.6#D5265B 
255 Strong Purplish Red 7.3rp 4.4 11.4#B32851 
256 Deep Purplish Red 7.3rp 2.6 10.1#6F0035 
257 Very Deep Purplish Red 6.8rp 1.7 8.0#470027 
258 Moderate Purplish Red 7.1rp 4.5 9.0#A73853 
259 Dark Purplish Red 7.1rp 2.7 6.0#5B1E31 
260 Very Dark Purplish Red 6.6rp 0.9 4.8#28071A 
261 Light Grayish Purplish Red 7.8rp 5.9 4.2#B27070 
262 Grayish Purplish Red 7.0rp 4.5 5.1#8C4852 
263 White 2.5pb 9.5 0.2#FFC9D7 
264 Light Gray 6.7y 7.4 0.2#C2A894 
265 Medium Gray 3.3gy 5.4 0.1#817066 
266 Dark Gray 2.5pb 3.5 0.0#49423D 
267 Black 2.5pb 0.8 0.0#131313