Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb) color information

Hex color #cccedb is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb), used in designs, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

#cccedb is made up of (204, 206, 219) in RGB colorspace and (6.85, 5.94, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13422299 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cccedb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #cccedb luma #206.67
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(204, 206, 219) Adobe RGB (204.00, 204.00, 218.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 81%, 86%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple
rgba rgba(204.0, 206.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, 2.47, -6.64)
cmyk cmyk(6.85, 5.94, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (82.91, 2.57, -6.87)
hsv hsv(230.00, 17.65, 83.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 7.33, 290.51)
hsb hsb(230.00, 6.98, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, -0.86, -11.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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" #cccedb while the second is the "compliment" #dbd8cb.

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 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cccedb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #dbd8cb.

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 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #cccedb, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)'s Darker shades

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

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)'s Tones

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

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

#cccedb → #dbd8cb
#cccedb → #dbdce5
#cccedb → #000000
#cccedb → #d1cbdb
#cccedb → #7a7b83
#cccedb → #cbd6db

#cccedb in different lighting conditions

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

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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

#cccedbmight 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 6821 Potentially Purple (#cccedb)

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

#cccedb 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 #cccedb
Java new Color(204, 206, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 206, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:206 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 206f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:206, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dbcecc
Python Color('#cccedb')

Base Conversions of hex color #cccedb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cccedb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13422299 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 206, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 11001110 11011011
Hex cc ce db
Octal 314 316 333
Decimal 204 206 219

Icons incorporating the color #cccedb

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

Color #cccedb on different backgrounds

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