Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cbf1a5, is related to "Menthol" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Menthol (#cbf1a5), used in branding, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #cbf1a5

#cbf1a5 is made up of (203, 241, 165) in RGB colorspace and (15.77, 0.00, 31.54, 5.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13365669 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccff99. Black should be used ontop of #cbf1a5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cbf1a5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cbf1a5 luma #220.81
Websafe hex #ccff99 Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(203, 241, 165) Adobe RGB (216.00, 241.00, 169.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 95%, 65%) Closest named color Menthol
rgba rgba(203.0, 241.0, 165.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -22.62, 26.34)
cmyk cmyk(15.77, 0.00, 31.54, 5.49) CIE-L*ab (91.23, -23.97, 32.67)
hsv hsv(90.02, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 40.52, 126.27)
hsb hsb(90.02, 31.58, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -16.68, 49.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5)

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" #cbf1a5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #cca5f2.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cbf1a5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #cca5f2.

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-Menthol (#cbf1a5)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Menthol (#cbf1a5)

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-Menthol (#cbf1a5)

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 variations of #cbf1a5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cbf1a5 with white

Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #cbf1a5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #cbf1a5

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cbf1a5, tones are produced.

Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5) 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 #cbf1a5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cbf1a5 → #cca5f2
#cbf1a5 → #daf5c0
#cbf1a5 → #000000
#cbf1a5 → #a5f2a5
#cbf1a5 → #799063
#cbf1a5 → #f2f2a5

#cbf1a5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cbf1a5 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 #cbf1a5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cbf1a5

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

#cbf1a5might 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.

#cbf1a5 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#cbf1a5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cbf1a5 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 #cbf1a5
Java new Color(203, 241, 165);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 203, 241, 165);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:203 green:241 blue:165 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(203f, 241f, 165f);
Swift UIColor(red:203, green:241, blue:165, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a5f1cb
Python Color('#cbf1a5')

Base Conversions of hex color #cbf1a5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cbf1a5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13365669 while the individual RGB conversions are: 203, 241, 165.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001011 11110001 10100101
Hex cb f1 a5
Octal 313 361 245
Decimal 203 241 165

#cbf1a5 Icons

If you're considering using #cbf1a5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Menthol (#cbf1a5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #cbf1a5 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 #cbf1a5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cbf1a5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cbf1a5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cbf1a5 background.
This text is hex color #cbf1a5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cbf1a5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cbf1a5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cbf1a5 and white (#ffffff) background.