Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1) color information

#c5cbe1 is the hex color code that is named "Light periwinkle". The color is categorized as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#c5cbe1 Breakdown

#c5cbe1 is made up of (197, 203, 225) in RGB colorspace and (12.44, 9.78, 0.00, 11.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12962785 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c5cbe1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c5cbe1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c5cbe1 luma #203.49
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(197, 203, 225) Adobe RGB (198.00, 202.00, 222.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 80%, 88%) Closest named color Light periwinkle
rgba rgba(197.0, 203.0, 225.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (77.46, 2.28, -10.87)
cmyk cmyk(12.44, 9.78, 0.00, 11.76) CIE-L*ab (81.84, 2.38, -11.03)
hsv hsv(223.64, 31.43, 82.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.84, 11.28, 282.18)
hsb hsb(223.64, 12.50, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (81.84, -3.93, -17.50)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1)

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" #c5cbe1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e0d8c4.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c5cbe1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e0d8c4.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #c5cbe1

Lighter shades of #c5cbe1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #c5cbe1

Darker shades of #c5cbe1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c5cbe1

Tones of #c5cbe1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1) 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 #c5cbe1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c5cbe1 → #e0d8c4
#c5cbe1 → #d6daea
#c5cbe1 → #000000
#c5cbe1 → #cac4e0
#c5cbe1 → #767987
#c5cbe1 → #c4dae0

Light periwinkle (#c5cbe1) in different environments

Seeing #c5cbe1 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 #c5cbe1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c5cbe1 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#c5cbe1might 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.

#c5cbe1 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#c5cbe1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c5cbe1 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 #c5cbe1
Java new Color(197, 203, 225);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 203, 225);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:203 blue:225 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 203f, 225f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:203, blue:225, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e1cbc5
Python Color('#c5cbe1')

Base Conversions of hex color #c5cbe1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c5cbe1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12962785 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 203, 225.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 11001011 11100001
Hex c5 cb e1
Octal 305 313 341
Decimal 197 203 225

Icons incorporating the color #c5cbe1

If you're considering using #c5cbe1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c5cbe1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c5cbe1 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 #c5cbe1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c5cbe1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c5cbe1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c5cbe1 background.
This text is hex color #c5cbe1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c5cbe1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c5cbe1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c5cbe1 and white (#ffffff) background.