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A comprehensive guide to hex color #cccce1

About hex color #cccce1 - near-Light periwinkle

Hex color #cccce1 is close to the color named "Light periwinkle". It's labeled as "blue". When humans think of blue in ads, the following may come to mind: water, coldness, human life, energy, and maturity. The color typically isn't associated with clothing. Channel 4, American Red Cross, and Help Scout are using a color close to Light periwinkle in their branding. (Explore brands using Light periwinkle).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #cccce1 is created using 80% red, 80% green, and 88.2% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 9.3% cyan, 9.3% magenta, 0% yellow, and 11.8% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#cccce1 is made up of R: 204, G: 204, B: 225 in RGB colorspace and C: 9.33, M:9.33, Y:0, K:11.76 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13421793 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Its closest named color is "Light periwinkle". Black should be used ontop of #cccce1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cccce1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cccce1
Websafe hex #cccccc
rgb 204, 204, 225
rgb percent (%) 79.69%, 79.69%, 87.89%
rgba R: 204, G: 204, B: 225, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 9.33, M:9.33, Y:0, K:11.76
hsv 240, 25.93, 84.12
hsb 240, 9.33, 88.24
luma 206.169
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 203, 203, 223
Closest named color Light periwinkle
Hunter-Lab 78.4, 3.86, -10.22
CIE-L*ab 82.63, 4.01, -10.37
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 82.63, 11.12, 291.15
CIE-L*uv 82.63, -1.21, -16.76°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #cccce1. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


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" #cccce1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e1e1cc.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cccce1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e1e1cc.

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



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.



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.



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.


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 #cccce1: "human life".

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #cccce1 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 #cccce1 with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cccce1 with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #cccce1 with gray #808080.


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 #cccce1 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 #cccce1 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 #cccce1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #cccce1 appears as #e4c6cc when in northern sky daylight and as #bfcdfb when in cool fluorescent.

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 #cccce1

#cccce1 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.

Light periwinkle
Periwinkle (Crayola)
Languid lavender
Columbia Blue
Light gray
Beau blue
Pale aqua

Furthest named colors to #cccce1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #cccce1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
French Middle Red Purple
Root beer

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #cccce1, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

The Next Web uses the color #d9e0e2


American Red Cross uses the color #c4dff6


Help Scout uses the color #d6dde3


Heroku uses the color #c9c3e6


Channel 4 uses the color #dbe0e3

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 #cccce1
Java new Color(204, 204, 225)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 204, 225);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8 green:0.8 blue:0.8824 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8f, 0.8f, 0.8824f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8, green:0.8, blue:0.8824, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $E1CCCC
Python Color('#cccce1')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccce1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13421793 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 204, 225.


If you're considering using #cccce1 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 #cccce1 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #cccce1 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #cccce1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cccce1 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cccce1 background.

This text is hex color #cccce1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #cccce1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cccce1 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cccce1 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 #cccce1.


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