Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c6cefb, is a variation of "Lavender blue" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very light blue". When people spot this color, Lavender blue (#c6cefb), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: water, appetite-curbing, human life, energy, and maturity. Shades of "very light blue". typically aren't associated with clothing.

Breakdown of #c6cefb

#c6cefb is made up of (198, 206, 251) in RGB colorspace and (21.12, 17.93, 0.00, 1.57) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13029115 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #c6cefb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c6cefb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c6cefb luma #208.49
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(198, 206, 251) Adobe RGB (200.00, 204.00, 248.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 81%, 98%) Closest named color Lavender blue
rgba rgba(198.0, 206.0, 251.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, 7.13, -23.58)
cmyk cmyk(21.12, 17.93, 0.00, 1.57) CIE-L*ab (83.44, 7.32, -22.30)
hsv hsv(231.00, 83.33, 88.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 23.47, 288.17)
hsb hsb(231.00, 20.41, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, -5.14, -36.72)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)

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" #c6cefb while the second is the "compliment" #f9f2c6.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c6cefb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f9f2c6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)

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 #c6cefb

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c6cefb with white

Darker shades of #c6cefb

Darker shades are produced by blending #c6cefb with black

Faux-Lavender blue (#c6cefb)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #c6cefb with gray

Gradients including #c6cefb

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 #c6cefb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c6cefb → #f9f2c6
#c6cefb → #d7dcfc
#c6cefb → #000000
#c6cefb → #d8c6f9
#c6cefb → #767b96
#c6cefb → #c6e8f9

How #c6cefb looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c6cefb 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 #c6cefb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c6cefb

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

#c6cefbmight 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 #c6cefb

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c6cefb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c6cefb

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 #c6cefb
Java new Color(198, 206, 251);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 198, 206, 251);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:198 green:206 blue:251 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(198f, 206f, 251f);
Swift UIColor(red:198, green:206, blue:251, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fbcec6
Python Color('#c6cefb')

Base Conversions of hex color #c6cefb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c6cefb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13029115 while the individual RGB conversions are: 198, 206, 251.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000110 11001110 11111011
Hex c6 ce fb
Octal 306 316 373
Decimal 198 206 251

Icons incorporating the color #c6cefb

If you're considering using #c6cefb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c6cefb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c6cefb 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 #c6cefb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c6cefb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c6cefb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c6cefb background.
This text is hex color #c6cefb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c6cefb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c6cefb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c6cefb and white (#ffffff) background.