Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8) color information

#c9e5d8 is the hex color code that looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#c9e5d8 Breakdown

#c9e5d8 is made up of (201, 229, 216) in RGB colorspace and (12.23, 0.00, 5.68, 10.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13231576 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #c9e5d8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c9e5d8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c9e5d8 luma #218.93
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(201, 229, 216) Adobe RGB (209.00, 229.00, 216.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 90%, 85%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall
rgba rgba(201.0, 229.0, 216.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (86.02, -11.25, 3.27)
cmyk cmyk(12.23, 0.00, 5.68, 10.20) CIE-L*ab (88.92, -11.74, 3.49)
hsv hsv(152.75, 35.48, 84.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (88.92, 12.25, 163.44)
hsb hsb(152.75, 12.22, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (88.92, -14.48, 7.35)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)

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" #c9e5d8 while the second is the "compliment" #e5c9d6.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c9e5d8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e5c9d6.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)

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 shades of #c9e5d8

Lighter shades of #c9e5d8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #c9e5d8 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c9e5d8, tones are produced.

Gradients including #c9e5d8

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 #c9e5d8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c9e5d8 → #e5c9d6
#c9e5d8 → #d9ece3
#c9e5d8 → #000000
#c9e5d8 → #c9e4e5
#c9e5d8 → #788981
#c9e5d8 → #c9e5ca

#c9e5d8 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c9e5d8 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 #c9e5d8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c9e5d8 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.

#c9e5d8might 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 #c9e5d8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c9e5d8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c9e5d8

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 #c9e5d8
Java new Color(201, 229, 216);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 201, 229, 216);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:229 blue:216 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(201f, 229f, 216f);
Swift UIColor(red:201, green:229, blue:216, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d8e5c9
Python Color('#c9e5d8')

Base Conversions of hex color #c9e5d8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c9e5d8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13231576 while the individual RGB conversions are: 201, 229, 216.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001001 11100101 11011000
Hex c9 e5 d8
Octal 311 345 330
Decimal 201 229 216

#c9e5d8 Icons

If you're considering using #c9e5d8 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 6750 Waterfall (#c9e5d8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #c9e5d8 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 #c9e5d8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c9e5d8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c9e5d8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c9e5d8 background.
This text is hex color #c9e5d8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c9e5d8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c9e5d8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c9e5d8 and white (#ffffff) background.