Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9) color information

Hex color #ccccf9 is related to "Lavender blue" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Lavender blue (#ccccf9), used in branding, they might associate it with peace, offices, a sense of security or trust, finance, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "very light blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

#ccccf9 is made up of (204, 204, 249) in RGB colorspace and (18.07, 18.07, 0.00, 2.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13421817 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #ccccf9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ccccf9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ccccf9 luma #208.88
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 204, 249) Adobe RGB (204.00, 203.00, 248.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 98%) Closest named color Lavender blue
rgba rgba(204.0, 204.0, 249.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (79.37, 9.41, -23.58)
cmyk cmyk(18.07, 18.07, 0.00, 2.35) CIE-L*ab (83.44, 9.61, -22.30)
hsv hsv(240.00, 81.82, 89.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (83.44, 24.28, 293.31)
hsb hsb(240.00, 18.37, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (83.44, -1.98, -37.08)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

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" #ccccf9 and the second color is called the "compliment" #f9f9cb.

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-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ccccf9 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f9f9cb.

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-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

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-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

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-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

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.

Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #ccccf9, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #ccccf9, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #ccccf9

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ccccf9, tones are produced.

#ccccf9 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 #ccccf9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ccccf9 → #f9f9cb
#ccccf9 → #dbdbfa
#ccccf9 → #000000
#ccccf9 → #e2cbf9
#ccccf9 → #7a7a95
#ccccf9 → #cbe2f9

#ccccf9 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ccccf9 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 #ccccf9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

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

#ccccf9might 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-Lavender blue (#ccccf9)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ccccf9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ccccf9 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 #ccccf9
Java new Color(204, 204, 249);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 204, 249);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:204 blue:249 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 204f, 249f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:204, blue:249, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f9cccc
Python Color('#ccccf9')

Base Conversions of hex color #ccccf9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ccccf9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13421817 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 204, 249.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001100 11111001
Hex cc cc f9
Octal 314 314 371
Decimal 204 204 249

#ccccf9 Icons

If you're considering using #ccccf9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lavender blue (#ccccf9) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ccccf9 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 #ccccf9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ccccf9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ccccf9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ccccf9 background.
This text is hex color #ccccf9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ccccf9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ccccf9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ccccf9 and white (#ffffff) background.