Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #c6d8d8, almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #c6d8d8

#c6d8d8 is made up of (198, 216, 216) in RGB colorspace and (8.33, 0.00, 0.00, 15.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13031640 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c6d8d8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c6d8d8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c6d8d8 luma #210.40
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(198, 216, 216) Adobe RGB (203.00, 216.00, 215.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 85%, 85%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu
rgba rgba(198.0, 216.0, 216.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (81.85, -5.94, -1.54)
cmyk cmyk(8.33, 0.00, 0.00, 15.29) CIE-L*ab (85.50, -6.23, -1.62)
hsv hsv(180.02, 18.92, 81.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (85.50, 6.44, 194.58)
hsb hsb(180.02, 8.24, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (85.50, -9.83, -1.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

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" #c6d8d8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d8c6c6.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c6d8d8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d8c6c6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

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 Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #c6d8d8 with white

Darker variations of #c6d8d8

When you combine pure black with this color, #c6d8d8, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #c6d8d8

Tones of #c6d8d8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#c6d8d8 in 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 #c6d8d8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c6d8d8 → #d8c6c6
#c6d8d8 → #d7e3e3
#c6d8d8 → #000000
#c6d8d8 → #c6cfd8
#c6d8d8 → #768181
#c6d8d8 → #c6d8cf

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8) in different environments

Seeing #c6d8d8 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 #c6d8d8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #c6d8d8

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

#c6d8d8might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c6d8d8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c6d8d8 in programming

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 #c6d8d8
Java new Color(198, 216, 216);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 198, 216, 216);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:198 green:216 blue:216 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(198f, 216f, 216f);
Swift UIColor(red:198, green:216, blue:216, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d8d8c6
Python Color('#c6d8d8')

Base Conversions of hex color #c6d8d8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c6d8d8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13031640 while the individual RGB conversions are: 198, 216, 216.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000110 11011000 11011000
Hex c6 d8 d8
Octal 306 330 330
Decimal 198 216 216

#c6d8d8 Icons

If you're considering using #c6d8d8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 9054 Little Boy Blu (#c6d8d8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c6d8d8 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 #c6d8d8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c6d8d8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c6d8d8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c6d8d8 background.
This text is hex color #c6d8d8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c6d8d8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c6d8d8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c6d8d8 and white (#ffffff) background.