Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ccccce, is a variation of "Chinese silver" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Chinese silver (#ccccce), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. Direct Energy, DHL, and LinkedIn are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #ccccce

#ccccce is made up of (204, 204, 206) in RGB colorspace and (0.97, 0.97, 0.00, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13421774 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #ccccce to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #ccccce luma #204.02
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 204, 206) Adobe RGB (203.00, 204.00, 205.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 81%) Closest named color Chinese silver
rgba rgba(204.0, 204.0, 206.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 0.05, -0.46)
cmyk cmyk(0.97, 0.97, 0.00, 19.22) CIE-L*ab (82.38, 0.05, -0.49)
hsv hsv(240.00, 2.56, 80.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.38, 0.49, 275.83)
hsb hsb(240.00, 1.23, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (82.38, -0.24, -0.75)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce)

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" #ccccce and the second color is called the "compliment" #cececc.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce)

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

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce)

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 #ccccce

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ccccce with white

Darker shades of #ccccce

Darker shades are produced by blending #ccccce with black

Tones of #ccccce

Tones are produced by blending #ccccce with gray

Gradients including #ccccce

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

#ccccce → #cececc
#ccccce → #dbdbdc
#ccccce → #000000
#ccccce → #cdccce
#ccccce → #7a7a7b
#ccccce → #cccdce

How #ccccce looks in different atmospheres

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

Named colors and Paints related to #ccccce

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

#cccccemight 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 #ccccce

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

DHL
LinkedIn
Thomson Reuters
Wikipedia
Knight Foundation
Bower
AIESEC
Oktopost
Continental AG
Duolingo
Direct Energy

Programming Language Syntax for #ccccce

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 #ccccce
Java new Color(204, 204, 206);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 204, 206);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:204 blue:206 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 204f, 206f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:204, blue:206, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cecccc
Python Color('#ccccce')

Base Conversions of hex color #ccccce

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ccccce. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13421774 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 204, 206.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001100 11001110
Hex cc cc ce
Octal 314 314 316
Decimal 204 204 206

#ccccce Icons

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

Color Faux-Chinese silver (#ccccce) on different backgrounds

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