Faux-Chinese silver (#cdcccc) color information

Hex color #cdcccc is a variation of "Chinese silver" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Chinese silver (#cdcccc), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. DHL, LinkedIn, and Trustpilot are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

#cdcccc Breakdown

#cdcccc is made up of (205, 204, 204) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.49, 0.49, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13487308 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #cdcccc to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #cdcccc luma #204.10
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(205, 204, 204) Adobe RGB (202.00, 202.00, 203.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 80%, 80%) Closest named color Chinese silver
rgba rgba(205.0, 204.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (77.46, -0.07, -0.53)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.49, 0.49, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (81.84, -0.07, -0.57)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 80.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.84, 0.57, 263.00)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (81.84, -0.47, -0.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)

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" #cdcccc while the second is the "compliment" #cccccc.

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-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)

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

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-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)

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-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)

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-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)

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 #cdcccc

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

Faux-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cdcccc with black

Faux-Chinese silver (#cdcccc)'s Tones

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

Gradients including #cdcccc

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

#cdcccc → #cccccc
#cdcccc → #dcdbdb
#cdcccc → #000000
#cdcccc → #cccccc
#cdcccc → #7b7a7a
#cdcccc → #cccccc

#cdcccc in different lighting conditions

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

#cdcccc 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.

#cdccccmight 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 #cdcccc

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

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

Programming Language Syntax for #cdcccc

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

Base Conversions of hex color #cdcccc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cdcccc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13487308 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 204, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 11001100 11001100
Hex cd cc cc
Octal 315 314 314
Decimal 205 204 204

#cdcccc Icons

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

Color Faux-Chinese silver (#cdcccc) on different backgrounds

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