Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de) color information

The hexidecimal color, #adf1de, is a variation of "Pale blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Pale blue (#adf1de), in designs, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #adf1de

#adf1de is made up of (173, 241, 222) in RGB colorspace and (28.22, 0.00, 7.88, 5.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11399646 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ffcc. Black should be used ontop of #adf1de to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #adf1de. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #adf1de luma #218.28
Websafe hex #99ffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(173, 241, 222) Adobe RGB (194.00, 243.00, 222.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 95%, 87%) Closest named color Pale blue
rgba rgba(173.0, 241.0, 222.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.32, -24.92, 2.74)
cmyk cmyk(28.22, 0.00, 7.88, 5.49) CIE-L*ab (90.78, -26.63, 2.88)
hsv hsv(162.25, 72.97, 81.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.78, 26.79, 173.83)
hsb hsb(162.25, 28.42, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (90.78, -35.06, 8.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #adf1de and the second color is called the "compliment" #f2adc2.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #adf1de is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f2adc2.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #adf1de

Lighter shades are produced by blending #adf1de with white

Darker shades of #adf1de

Darker shades are produced by blending #adf1de with black

Tones of #adf1de

Tones are produced by blending #adf1de with gray

Gradients including #adf1de

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 #adf1de as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#adf1de → #f2adc2
#adf1de → #c5f5e7
#adf1de → #000000
#adf1de → #ade4f2
#adf1de → #679085
#adf1de → #adf2bb

How #adf1de looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #adf1de 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 #adf1de could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #adf1de

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

#adf1demight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #adf1de

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#adf1de. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #adf1de

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 #adf1de
Java new Color(173, 241, 222);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 173, 241, 222);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:173 green:241 blue:222 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(173f, 241f, 222f);
Swift UIColor(red:173, green:241, blue:222, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $def1ad
Python Color('#adf1de')

Base Conversions of hex color #adf1de

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #adf1de. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11399646 while the individual RGB conversions are: 173, 241, 222.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101101 11110001 11011110
Hex ad f1 de
Octal 255 361 336
Decimal 173 241 222

#adf1de Icons

If you're considering using #adf1de in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pale blue (#adf1de) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #adf1de 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 #adf1de on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #adf1de on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #adf1de background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #adf1de background.
This text is hex color #adf1de on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #adf1de on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #adf1de and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #adf1de and white (#ffffff) background.