Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ccccd6, greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. AIESEC is a brand that uses this color.

#ccccd6 Breakdown

#ccccd6 is made up of (204, 204, 214) in RGB colorspace and (4.67, 4.67, 0.00, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13421782 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #ccccd6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ccccd6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ccccd6 luma #204.93
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 204, 214) Adobe RGB (204.00, 203.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 84%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star
rgba rgba(204.0, 204.0, 214.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 2.37, -4.40)
cmyk cmyk(4.67, 4.67, 0.00, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (82.38, 2.48, -4.62)
hsv hsv(240.00, 11.11, 82.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.38, 5.24, 298.23)
hsb hsb(240.00, 4.76, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (82.38, 0.51, -7.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6)

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" #ccccd6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d6d6cc.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ccccd6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d6d6cc.

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 (#ccccd6)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6)

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 (#ccccd6)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ccccd6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ccccd6

When you combine pure black with this color, #ccccd6, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #ccccd6

Tones are produced by blending #ccccd6 with gray

#ccccd6 in 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 #ccccd6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ccccd6 → #d6d6cc
#ccccd6 → #dbdbe2
#ccccd6 → #000000
#ccccd6 → #d1ccd6
#ccccd6 → #7a7a80
#ccccd6 → #ccd1d6

How #ccccd6 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ccccd6 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 #ccccd6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ccccd6 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.

#ccccd6might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccccd6)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ccccd6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#ccccd6 in programming

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 #ccccd6
Java new Color(204, 204, 214);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 204, 214);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:204 blue:214 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 204f, 214f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:204, blue:214, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d6cccc
Python Color('#ccccd6')

Base Conversions of hex color #ccccd6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ccccd6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13421782 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 204, 214.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001100 11010110
Hex cc cc d6
Octal 314 314 326
Decimal 204 204 214

Icons incorporating the color #ccccd6

If you're considering using #ccccd6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ccccd6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ccccd6 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 #ccccd6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ccccd6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ccccd6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ccccd6 background.
This text is hex color #ccccd6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ccccd6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ccccd6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ccccd6 and white (#ffffff) background.