Languid lavender (#d6cadd) color information

#d6cadd is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "Languid lavender". It's labeled as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Languid lavender (#d6cadd), in designs, 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.

Breakdown of Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

#d6cadd is made up of (214, 202, 221) in RGB colorspace and (3.17, 8.60, 0.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14076637 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #d6cadd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d6cadd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d6cadd luma #207.53
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(214, 202, 221) Adobe RGB (209.00, 201.00, 221.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 79%, 87%) Closest named color Languid lavender
rgba rgba(214.0, 202.0, 221.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (78.74, 7.07, -8.20)
cmyk cmyk(3.17, 8.60, 0.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (82.91, 7.28, -8.41)
hsv hsv(277.50, 23.53, 83.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (82.91, 11.12, 310.88)
hsb hsb(277.50, 9.20, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (82.91, 4.79, -14.23)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

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" #d6cadd while the second is the "compliment" #d1ddc9.

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

Split Compliments of #Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d6cadd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d1ddc9.

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

Triadic Colors of Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

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.

Lighter shades of #d6cadd

When you combine pure white with this color, #d6cadd, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #d6cadd

Darker shades are produced by blending #d6cadd with black

Languid lavender (#d6cadd)'s Tones

Tones of #d6cadd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #d6cadd

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 #d6cadd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d6cadd → #d1ddc9
#d6cadd → #e2d9e7
#d6cadd → #000000
#d6cadd → #ddc9db
#d6cadd → #807984
#d6cadd → #cbc9dd

Languid lavender (#d6cadd) in different environments

Seeing #d6cadd 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 #d6cadd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Languid lavender (#d6cadd)

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

#d6caddmight 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 #d6cadd

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d6cadd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #d6cadd

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 #d6cadd
Java new Color(214, 202, 221);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 202, 221);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:202 blue:221 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 202f, 221f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:202, blue:221, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ddcad6
Python Color('#d6cadd')

Base Conversions of hex color #d6cadd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d6cadd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14076637 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 202, 221.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 11001010 11011101
Hex d6 ca dd
Octal 326 312 335
Decimal 214 202 221

#d6cadd Icons

If you're considering using #d6cadd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Languid lavender (#d6cadd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d6cadd 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 #d6cadd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d6cadd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d6cadd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d6cadd background.
This text is hex color #d6cadd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d6cadd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d6cadd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d6cadd and white (#ffffff) background.