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A comprehensive guide to hex color #ccccc0

About hex color #ccccc0 - near-Pastel gray

Hex color #ccccc0 is close to the color named "Pastel gray". It's described as "gray". When humans think of gray in ads, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. The color typically isn't associated with agriculture. Delectable, Case-Mate, and University of Dayton are using a color close to Pastel gray in their branding. (Explore brands using Pastel gray).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #ccccc0 is created using 80% red, 80% green, and 75.3% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 0% magenta, 5.9% yellow, and 20% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
80%
 
80%
 
75.3%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
0%
 
5.9%
20%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#ccccc0 is made up of R: 204, G: 204, B: 192 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:0, Y:5.88, K:20 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13421760 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Its closest named color is "Pastel gray". Black should be used ontop of #ccccc0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ccccc0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ccccc0
Websafe hex #cccccc
rgb 204, 204, 192
rgb percent (%) 79.69%, 79.69%, 75%
rgba R: 204, G: 204, B: 192, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:0, Y:5.88, K:20
hsv 60, 10.53, 77.65
hsb 60, 5.88, 80
luma 202.44
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 203, 203, 191
Closest named color Pastel gray
Hunter-Lab 77.35, -2.01, 5.32
CIE-L*ab 81.75, -2.13, 5.97
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 81.75, 6.33, 109.61
CIE-L*uv 81.75, 0.67, 9.21°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #ccccc0. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #ccccc0 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c0c0cc.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#c0c0cc
#ccccc0

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ccccc0 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c0c0cc.

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

#c6c0cc
#ccccc0
#c0c6cc

Triadic

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

#ccc0cc
#ccccc0
#c0cccc

Tetradic

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

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

#ccc0c0
#c0c0cc
#c0cccc
#ccccc0

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

#ccc6c0
#ccccc0
#c6ccc0

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #ccccc0: "glamorous".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #ccccc0 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #ccccc0 with black #000000.

#282826
#3d3d39
#51514c
#666660
#7a7a73
#8e8e86
#a3a399
#b7b7ac

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ccccc0 with white #FFFFFF.

#d6d6cc
#dbdbd2
#e0e0d9
#e5e5df
#eaeae5
#efefec
#f4f4f2
#f9f9f8

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ccccc0 with gray #808080.

#8f8f8c
#969693
#9e9e99
#a6a6a0
#adada6
#b5b5ac
#bcbcb3
#c4c4b9

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 #ccccc0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #ccccc0 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 #ccccc0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #ccccc0 appears as #e2c7aa when in northern sky daylight and as #bccde5 when in cool fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #ccccc0

#ccccc0 might 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.

Pastel gray
Chinese silver
Neon silver
Pale silver
Silver (Crayola)
Silver
Silver sand
Jet stream

Furthest named colors to #ccccc0

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #ccccc0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Black
Mahogany
Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
French Middle Red Purple
Root beer
Licorice

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #ccccc0, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Delectable uses the color #dbc5b0

#dbc5b0
#334858
#94938f
#a3a7a6
#cd595a
#f8dfc2
#f9ebdf
 

Case-Mate uses the color #decba5

#000000
#decba5
#84754e
#a6192e

University of Dayton uses the color #d1cdb8

#000000
#d1cdb8
#004b8d
#0082ca
#199051
#ce1141
#cf0a2c
#e76829
#faf2f3
#ffdd00
  
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #ccccc0
Java new Color(204, 204, 192)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 204, 192);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8 green:0.8 blue:0.7529 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8f, 0.8f, 0.7529f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8, green:0.8, blue:0.7529, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $C0CCCC
Python Color('#ccccc0')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ccccc0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13421760 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 204, 192.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary110011001100110011000000
Hexccccc0
Octal314314300
Decimal204204192

If you're considering using #ccccc0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ccccc0 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #ccccc0 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #ccccc0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ccccc0 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ccccc0 background.

This text is hex color #ccccc0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #ccccc0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ccccc0 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ccccc0 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #ccccc0.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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