Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd) color information

#cccecd is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Chinese silver" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Chinese silver (#cccecd), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants. Duolingo, DHL, and LinkedIn have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #cccecd

#cccecd is made up of (204, 206, 205) in RGB colorspace and (0.97, 0.00, 0.49, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422285 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccecd to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #cccecd luma #205.08
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 206, 205) Adobe RGB (203.00, 206.00, 203.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 81%, 80%) Closest named color Chinese silver
rgba rgba(204.0, 206.0, 205.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, -2.14, 1.18)
cmyk cmyk(0.97, 0.00, 0.49, 19.22) CIE-L*ab (82.91, -2.25, 1.28)
hsv hsv(120.02, 2.56, 80.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 2.59, 150.36)
hsb hsb(120.02, 1.23, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, -2.40, 2.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd)

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" #cccecd and the second color is called the "compliment" #ceccce.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd)

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

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd)

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-Chinese silver (#cccecd)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cccecd with white

Darker variations of #cccecd

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

Tones of #cccecd

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

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

#cccecd → #ceccce
#cccecd → #dbdcdc
#cccecd → #000000
#cccecd → #cccecd
#cccecd → #7a7b7b
#cccecd → #cdcecc

Faux-Chinese silver (#cccecd) in different environments

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

Named colors and Paints related to #cccecd

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

#cccecdmight 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 (#cccecd)

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

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

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

Base Conversions of hex color #cccecd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccecd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422285 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 206, 205.

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

Icons incorporating the color #cccecd

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

Color #cccecd on different backgrounds

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