Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0) color information

Hex color #ccced0 is very close to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to health care. Continental AG, Duolingo, and LinkedIn are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of #ccced0

#ccced0 is made up of (204, 206, 208) in RGB colorspace and (1.92, 0.96, 0.00, 18.43) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422288 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #ccced0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ccced0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ccced0 luma #205.42
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 206, 208) Adobe RGB (205.00, 205.00, 207.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 81%, 82%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star
rgba rgba(204.0, 206.0, 208.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, 0.16, -1.17)
cmyk cmyk(1.92, 0.96, 0.00, 18.43) CIE-L*ab (82.91, 0.17, -1.25)
hsv hsv(210.00, 5.26, 81.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 1.26, 277.74)
hsb hsb(210.00, 2.44, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, -0.56, -1.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0)

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" #ccced0 while the second is the "compliment" #d1cecc.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ccced0 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d1cecc.

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 (#ccced0)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#ccced0)

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

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 (#ccced0)

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 variations of #ccced0

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ccced0 with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ccced0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ccced0, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6246 North Star (#ccced0) 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 #ccced0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ccced0 → #d1cecc
#ccced0 → #dbdcde
#ccced0 → #000000
#ccced0 → #ccccd1
#ccced0 → #7a7b7c
#ccced0 → #ccd1d1

#ccced0 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ccced0 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 #ccced0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ccced0

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

#ccced0might 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.

#ccced0 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ccced0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

#ccced0 in coding

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 #ccced0
Java new Color(204, 206, 208);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 206, 208);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:206 blue:208 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 206f, 208f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:206, blue:208, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d0cecc
Python Color('#ccced0')

Base Conversions of hex color #ccced0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ccced0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422288 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 206, 208.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001110 11010000
Hex cc ce d0
Octal 314 316 320
Decimal 204 206 208

#ccced0 Icons

If you're considering using #ccced0 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 (#ccced0) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ccced0 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 #ccced0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ccced0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ccced0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ccced0 background.
This text is hex color #ccced0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ccced0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ccced0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ccced0 and white (#ffffff) background.