Light silver (#d8d8d8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d8d8d8, is commonly known by the name "Light silver". This color is described as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Light silver (#d8d8d8), in branding, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Shades of "very light gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Evernote, Northwestern University, and InVision are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #d8d8d8

#d8d8d8 is made up of (216, 216, 216) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 15.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14211288 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #d8d8d8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d8d8d8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d8d8d8 luma #215.78
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(216, 216, 216) Adobe RGB (217.00, 215.00, 215.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(85%, 85%, 85%) Closest named color Light silver
rgba rgba(216.0, 216.0, 216.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (83.07, 0.91, 0.10)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 15.29) CIE-L*ab (86.50, 0.94, 0.10)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 85.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (86.50, 0.95, 6.07)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (86.50, 1.41, -0.01)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Light silver (#d8d8d8)

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" #d8d8d8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d8d8d8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Light silver (#d8d8d8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d8d8d8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d8d8d8.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Light silver (#d8d8d8)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Light silver (#d8d8d8)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Light silver (#d8d8d8)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #d8d8d8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d8d8d8 with white

Darker shades of #d8d8d8

Darker shades are produced by blending #d8d8d8 with black

Tones of #d8d8d8

Tones are produced by blending #d8d8d8 with gray

Gradients including #d8d8d8

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 #d8d8d8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d8d8d8 → #d8d8d8
#d8d8d8 → #e3e3e3
#d8d8d8 → #000000
#d8d8d8 → #d8d8d8
#d8d8d8 → #818181
#d8d8d8 → #d8d8d8

How #d8d8d8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d8d8d8 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 #d8d8d8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d8d8d8

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

#d8d8d8might 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 #d8d8d8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d8d8d8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Northwestern University
InVision
American Red Cross
Evernote

Programming Language Syntax for #d8d8d8

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 #d8d8d8
Java new Color(216, 216, 216);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 216, 216, 216);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:216 green:216 blue:216 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(216f, 216f, 216f);
Swift UIColor(red:216, green:216, blue:216, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d8d8d8
Python Color('#d8d8d8')

Base Conversions of hex color #d8d8d8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d8d8d8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14211288 while the individual RGB conversions are: 216, 216, 216.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011000 11011000 11011000
Hex d8 d8 d8
Octal 330 330 330
Decimal 216 216 216

Icons incorporating the color #d8d8d8

If you're considering using #d8d8d8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d8d8d8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d8d8d8 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 #d8d8d8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d8d8d8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d8d8d8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d8d8d8 background.
This text is hex color #d8d8d8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d8d8d8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d8d8d8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d8d8d8 and white (#ffffff) background.