Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1) color information

Hex color #cccdd1 may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care. LinkedIn, Auth0, and Thomson Reuters have ties to this color.

#cccdd1 Breakdown

#cccdd1 is made up of (204, 205, 209) in RGB colorspace and (2.39, 1.91, 0.00, 18.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422033 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccdd1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cccdd1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cccdd1 luma #204.95
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 205, 209) Adobe RGB (202.00, 204.00, 208.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 82%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star
rgba rgba(204.0, 205.0, 209.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 0.05, -2.03)
cmyk cmyk(2.39, 1.91, 0.00, 18.04) CIE-L*ab (82.38, 0.05, -2.17)
hsv hsv(240.00, 5.26, 81.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.38, 2.17, 271.32)
hsb hsb(240.00, 2.44, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (82.38, -1.32, -3.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)

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" #cccdd1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d1d1cc.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cccdd1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d1d1cc.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)

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 #cccdd1

Lighter shades of #cccdd1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd1)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cccdd1 with black

Tones of #cccdd1

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cccdd1, tones are produced.

Gradients including #cccdd1

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 #cccdd1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cccdd1 → #d1d1cc
#cccdd1 → #dbdcde
#cccdd1 → #000000
#cccdd1 → #ceccd1
#cccdd1 → #7a7b7d
#cccdd1 → #ccced1

#cccdd1 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cccdd1 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 #cccdd1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cccdd1 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.

#cccdd1might 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 #cccdd1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cccdd1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

Programming Language Syntax for #cccdd1

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 #cccdd1
Java new Color(204, 205, 209);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 205, 209);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:205 blue:209 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 205f, 209f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:205, blue:209, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d1cdcc
Python Color('#cccdd1')

Base Conversions of hex color #cccdd1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccdd1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422033 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 205, 209.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001101 11010001
Hex cc cd d1
Octal 314 315 321
Decimal 204 205 209

Icons incorporating the color #cccdd1

If you're considering using #cccdd1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cccdd1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #cccdd1 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 #cccdd1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cccdd1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cccdd1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cccdd1 background.
This text is hex color #cccdd1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cccdd1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cccdd1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cccdd1 and white (#ffffff) background.