Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cbd1d4, is a variation of "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Auth0, NZXT, and AIESEC are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #cbd1d4

#cbd1d4 is made up of (203, 209, 212) in RGB colorspace and (4.25, 1.42, 0.00, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13357524 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cbd1d4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cbd1d4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cbd1d4 luma #207.34
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(203, 209, 212) Adobe RGB (206.00, 207.00, 210.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 82%, 83%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star
rgba rgba(203.0, 209.0, 212.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, 0.28, -1.86)
cmyk cmyk(4.25, 1.42, 0.00, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (83.44, 0.29, -1.98)
hsv hsv(200.00, 8.11, 81.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 2.00, 278.33)
hsb hsb(200.00, 3.61, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, -0.86, -3.06)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)

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" #cbd1d4 while the second is the "compliment" #d3cecc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cbd1d4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d3cecc.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)

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 #cbd1d4

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cbd1d4 with white

Darker shades of #cbd1d4

Darker shades are produced by blending #cbd1d4 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cbd1d4)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #cbd1d4 with gray

Gradients including #cbd1d4

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 #cbd1d4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cbd1d4 → #d3cecc
#cbd1d4 → #dadee0
#cbd1d4 → #000000
#cbd1d4 → #cccdd3
#cbd1d4 → #797d7f
#cbd1d4 → #ccd3d2

How #cbd1d4 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #cbd1d4 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 #cbd1d4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cbd1d4

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

#cbd1d4might 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 #cbd1d4

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cbd1d4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Auth0
NZXT
AIESEC
Duolingo

Programming Language Syntax for #cbd1d4

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 #cbd1d4
Java new Color(203, 209, 212);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 203, 209, 212);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:203 green:209 blue:212 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(203f, 209f, 212f);
Swift UIColor(red:203, green:209, blue:212, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d4d1cb
Python Color('#cbd1d4')

Base Conversions of hex color #cbd1d4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cbd1d4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13357524 while the individual RGB conversions are: 203, 209, 212.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001011 11010001 11010100
Hex cb d1 d4
Octal 313 321 324
Decimal 203 209 212

Icons incorporating the color #cbd1d4

If you're considering using #cbd1d4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cbd1d4 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #cbd1d4 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 #cbd1d4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cbd1d4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cbd1d4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cbd1d4 background.
This text is hex color #cbd1d4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cbd1d4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cbd1d4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cbd1d4 and white (#ffffff) background.