Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdce) color information

Hex color #cccdce is close to the color named "Chinese silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Chinese silver (#cccdce), in media, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care. Continental AG, Duolingo, and Direct Energy have ties to this color.

#cccdce Breakdown

#cccdce is made up of (204, 205, 206) in RGB colorspace and (0.97, 0.49, 0.00, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422030 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccdce to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #cccdce luma #204.61
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 205, 206) Adobe RGB (203.00, 204.00, 205.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 81%) Closest named color Chinese silver
rgba rgba(204.0, 205.0, 206.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 0.05, -0.46)
cmyk cmyk(0.97, 0.49, 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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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdce)

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

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-Chinese silver (#cccdce)

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

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-Chinese silver (#cccdce)

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-Chinese silver (#cccdce)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdce)

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.

Lighter shades of #cccdce

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

Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdce)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cccdce with black

Tones of #cccdce

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

Gradients including #cccdce

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

#cccdce → #cececc
#cccdce → #dbdcdc
#cccdce → #000000
#cccdce → #cdccce
#cccdce → #7a7b7b
#cccdce → #cccdce

#cccdce in different lighting conditions

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

#cccdce 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.

#cccdcemight 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 #cccdce

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

DHL
LinkedIn
Auth0
Thomson Reuters
Wikipedia
Knight Foundation
Bower
AIESEC
Oktopost
Continental AG
Duolingo
Direct Energy

Programming Language Syntax for #cccdce

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 #cccdce
Java new Color(204, 205, 206);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 205, 206);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:205 blue:206 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 205f, 206f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:205, blue:206, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cecdcc
Python Color('#cccdce')

Base Conversions of hex color #cccdce

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccdce. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422030 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 205, 206.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001101 11001110
Hex cc cd ce
Octal 314 315 316
Decimal 204 205 206

Icons incorporating the color #cccdce

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

Color #cccdce on different backgrounds

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