Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5) color information

#cccdd5 is the hex color code that looks similar to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants. Auth0 and AIESEC use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #cccdd5

#cccdd5 is made up of (204, 205, 213) in RGB colorspace and (4.23, 3.76, 0.00, 16.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422037 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccdd5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cccdd5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cccdd5 luma #205.40
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 205, 213) Adobe RGB (204.00, 203.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 84%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star
rgba rgba(204.0, 205.0, 213.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.10, 2.37, -4.40)
cmyk cmyk(4.23, 3.76, 0.00, 16.47) CIE-L*ab (82.38, 2.48, -4.62)
hsv hsv(240.00, 11.11, 82.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.38, 5.24, 298.23)
hsb hsb(240.00, 4.76, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (82.38, 0.51, -7.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

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" #cccdd5 while the second is the "compliment" #d6d6cc.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cccdd5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d6d6cc.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cccdd5 with white

Darker variations of #cccdd5

When you combine pure black with this color, #cccdd5, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)'s Tones

Tones of #cccdd5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#cccdd5 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 #cccdd5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cccdd5 → #d6d6cc
#cccdd5 → #dbdce1
#cccdd5 → #000000
#cccdd5 → #d1ccd6
#cccdd5 → #7a7b7f
#cccdd5 → #ccd1d6

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5) in different environments

Seeing #cccdd5 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 #cccdd5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cccdd5

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

#cccdd5might 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cccdd5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Auth0
AIESEC

#cccdd5 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 #cccdd5
Java new Color(204, 205, 213);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 205, 213);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:205 blue:213 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 205f, 213f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:205, blue:213, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d5cdcc
Python Color('#cccdd5')

Base Conversions of hex color #cccdd5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccdd5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422037 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 205, 213.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001101 11010101
Hex cc cd d5
Octal 314 315 325
Decimal 204 205 213

#cccdd5 Icons

If you're considering using #cccdd5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#cccdd5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #cccdd5 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 #cccdd5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cccdd5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cccdd5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cccdd5 background.
This text is hex color #cccdd5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cccdd5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cccdd5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cccdd5 and white (#ffffff) background.