Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf) color information

Hex color #c5c6cf almost matches the color named "Lavender gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Lavender gray (#c5c6cf), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. Direct Energy, Wikipedia, and Trello use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #c5c6cf

#c5c6cf is made up of (197, 198, 207) in RGB colorspace and (4.83, 4.35, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12961487 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c5c6cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c5c6cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c5c6cf luma #198.52
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(197, 198, 207) Adobe RGB (194.00, 198.00, 205.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 78%, 81%) Closest named color Lavender gray
rgba rgba(197.0, 198.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (75.50, -0.42, -4.03)
cmyk cmyk(4.83, 4.35, 0.00, 18.82) CIE-L*ab (80.18, -0.45, -4.29)
hsv hsv(225.00, 9.52, 79.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (80.18, 4.31, 264.01)
hsb hsb(225.00, 4.94, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (80.18, -3.38, -6.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)

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" #c5c6cf and the second color is called the "compliment" #ceccc4.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c5c6cf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ceccc4.

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 Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)

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 #c5c6cf

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c5c6cf with white

Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #c5c6cf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c5c6cf

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c5c6cf, tones are produced.

Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf) 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 #c5c6cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c5c6cf → #ceccc4
#c5c6cf → #d6d7dd
#c5c6cf → #000000
#c5c6cf → #c6c4ce
#c5c6cf → #76767c
#c5c6cf → #c4ccce

#c5c6cf in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c5c6cf 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 #c5c6cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c5c6cf

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

#c5c6cfmight 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.

#c5c6cf 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#c5c6cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#c5c6cf 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 #c5c6cf
Java new Color(197, 198, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 198, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:198 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 198f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:198, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cfc6c5
Python Color('#c5c6cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #c5c6cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c5c6cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12961487 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 198, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 11000110 11001111
Hex c5 c6 cf
Octal 305 306 317
Decimal 197 198 207

#c5c6cf Icons

If you're considering using #c5c6cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lavender gray (#c5c6cf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c5c6cf 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 #c5c6cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c5c6cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c5c6cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c5c6cf background.
This text is hex color #c5c6cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c5c6cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c5c6cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c5c6cf and white (#ffffff) background.