Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdcf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cccdcf, greatly resembles "Chinese silver" 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, Chinese silver (#cccdcf), used in marketing and promotions, 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. Direct Energy, LinkedIn, and Auth0 have ties to this color.

#cccdcf Breakdown

#cccdcf is made up of (204, 205, 207) in RGB colorspace and (1.45, 0.97, 0.00, 18.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422031 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccdcf to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #cccdcf luma #204.72
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 205, 207) 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, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 0.05, -0.46)
cmyk cmyk(1.45, 0.97, 0.00, 18.82) 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 (#cccdcf)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #cccdcf while the second is the "compliment" #cececc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cccdcf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of 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 (#cccdcf)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)

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-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)

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-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)'s Lighter shades

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

Darker shades of #cccdcf

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

Faux-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #cccdcf with gray

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

#cccdcf → #cececc
#cccdcf → #dbdcdd
#cccdcf → #000000
#cccdcf → #cdccce
#cccdcf → #7a7b7c
#cccdcf → #cccdce

How #cccdcf looks in different atmospheres

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

#cccdcf 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.

#cccdcfmight 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-Chinese silver (#cccdcf)

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

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

#cccdcf 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 #cccdcf
Java new Color(204, 205, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 205, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:205 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 205f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:205, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cfcdcc
Python Color('#cccdcf')

Base Conversions of hex color #cccdcf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccdcf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422031 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 205, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001101 11001111
Hex cc cd cf
Octal 314 315 317
Decimal 204 205 207

Icons incorporating the color #cccdcf

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

Color #cccdcf on different backgrounds

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