Celadon (#ace1af) color information

Hex color #ace1af can simply be referred to as "Celadon". This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Celadon (#ace1af), used in designs, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #ace1af

#ace1af is made up of (172, 225, 175) in RGB colorspace and (23.56, 0.00, 22.22, 11.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11329967 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99cc99. Black should be used ontop of #ace1af to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ace1af. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ace1af luma #203.28
Websafe hex #99cc99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(172, 225, 175) Adobe RGB (186.00, 223.00, 177.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 88%, 69%) Closest named color Celadon
rgba rgba(172.0, 225.0, 175.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (80.62, -24.25, 15.10)
cmyk cmyk(23.56, 0.00, 22.22, 11.76) CIE-L*ab (84.48, -26.82, 17.93)
hsv hsv(125.74, 46.67, 77.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (84.48, 32.26, 146.24)
hsb hsb(125.74, 23.86, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (84.48, -27.25, 30.58)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Celadon (#ace1af)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #ace1af while the second is the "compliment" #e0aadb.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Celadon (#ace1af)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ace1af is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e0aadb.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Celadon (#ace1af)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Celadon (#ace1af)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Celadon (#ace1af)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #ace1af

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ace1af with white

Celadon (#ace1af)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ace1af can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Celadon (#ace1af)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ace1af, tones are produced.

Celadon (#ace1af) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #ace1af as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ace1af → #e0aadb
#ace1af → #c4eac7
#ace1af → #000000
#ace1af → #aae0ca
#ace1af → #678769
#ace1af → #c1e0aa

#ace1af in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ace1af on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #ace1af could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ace1af

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#ace1afmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#ace1af popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ace1af. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ace1af in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #ace1af
Java new Color(172, 225, 175);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 172, 225, 175);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:172 green:225 blue:175 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(172f, 225f, 175f);
Swift UIColor(red:172, green:225, blue:175, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $afe1ac
Python Color('#ace1af')

Base Conversions of hex color #ace1af

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ace1af. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11329967 while the individual RGB conversions are: 172, 225, 175.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101100 11100001 10101111
Hex ac e1 af
Octal 254 341 257
Decimal 172 225 175

Icons incorporating the color #ace1af

If you're considering using #ace1af in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ace1af on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ace1af colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #ace1af on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ace1af on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ace1af background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ace1af background.
This text is hex color #ace1af on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ace1af on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ace1af and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ace1af and white (#ffffff) background.