Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb) color information

Hex color #d5dbdb greatly resembles "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb), used in branding, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "very light gray" are rarely tied to health care. InVision, American Red Cross, and Evernote are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

#d5dbdb is made up of (213, 219, 219) in RGB colorspace and (2.74, 0.00, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14015451 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #d5dbdb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d5dbdb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d5dbdb luma #216.99
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(213, 219, 219) Adobe RGB (215.00, 218.00, 218.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 86%, 86%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night
rgba rgba(213.0, 219.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (83.67, -1.16, -0.58)
cmyk cmyk(2.74, 0.00, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (87.00, -1.19, -0.61)
hsv hsv(180.02, 6.67, 85.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (87.00, 1.34, 207.14)
hsb hsb(180.02, 2.33, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (87.00, -2.09, -0.71)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

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" #d5dbdb and the second color is called the "compliment" #dbd6d6.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d5dbdb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #dbd6d6.

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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #d5dbdb, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #d5dbdb, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #d5dbdb

When you combine pure gray with this color, #d5dbdb, tones are produced.

#d5dbdb 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 #d5dbdb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d5dbdb → #dbd6d6
#d5dbdb → #e1e5e5
#d5dbdb → #000000
#d5dbdb → #d6d8db
#d5dbdb → #7f8383
#d5dbdb → #d6dbd8

#d5dbdb in different lighting conditions

Seeing #d5dbdb 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 #d5dbdb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

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

#d5dbdbmight 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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d5dbdb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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InVision
American Red Cross
Evernote

#d5dbdb 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 #d5dbdb
Java new Color(213, 219, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 213, 219, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:213 green:219 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(213f, 219f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:213, green:219, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dbdbd5
Python Color('#d5dbdb')

Base Conversions of hex color #d5dbdb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d5dbdb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14015451 while the individual RGB conversions are: 213, 219, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010101 11011011 11011011
Hex d5 db db
Octal 325 333 333
Decimal 213 219 219

#d5dbdb Icons

If you're considering using #d5dbdb 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 6540 Starry Night (#d5dbdb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d5dbdb 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 #d5dbdb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d5dbdb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d5dbdb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d5dbdb background.
This text is hex color #d5dbdb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d5dbdb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d5dbdb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d5dbdb and white (#ffffff) background.