Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5) color information

Hex color #dafcf5 is close to the color named "Light cyan" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very light green". When people spot this color, Light cyan (#dafcf5), in advertising materials, they might associate it with positive health, the environment, fruitfulness, energy, and being passive and non-confrontational. Colors labeled as "very light green" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

#dafcf5 is made up of (218, 252, 245) in RGB colorspace and (13.49, 0.00, 2.78, 1.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14351605 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #dafcf5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dafcf5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dafcf5 luma #240.79
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(218, 252, 245) Adobe RGB (227.00, 252.00, 245.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(85%, 99%, 96%) Closest named color Light cyan
rgba rgba(218.0, 252.0, 245.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (95.39, -12.34, -0.59)
cmyk cmyk(13.49, 0.00, 2.78, 1.18) CIE-L*ab (96.41, -12.44, -0.60)
hsv hsv(167.17, 87.50, 92.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (96.41, 12.45, 182.76)
hsb hsb(167.17, 14.14, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (96.41, -18.12, 1.26)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

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" #dafcf5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #fcd8e0.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #dafcf5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #fcd8e0.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

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 Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

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 variations of #dafcf5

When you combine pure white with this color, #dafcf5, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #dafcf5

Darker shades of #dafcf5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #dafcf5

Tones are produced by blending #dafcf5 with gray

Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5) 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 #dafcf5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dafcf5 → #fcd8e0
#dafcf5 → #e5fcf8
#dafcf5 → #000000
#dafcf5 → #d8f2fc
#dafcf5 → #829793
#dafcf5 → #d8fce2

How #dafcf5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #dafcf5 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 #dafcf5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5)

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

#dafcf5might 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.

#dafcf5 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#dafcf5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#dafcf5 in coding

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 #dafcf5
Java new Color(218, 252, 245);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 218, 252, 245);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:218 green:252 blue:245 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(218f, 252f, 245f);
Swift UIColor(red:218, green:252, blue:245, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f5fcda
Python Color('#dafcf5')

Base Conversions of hex color #dafcf5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dafcf5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14351605 while the individual RGB conversions are: 218, 252, 245.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011010 11111100 11110101
Hex da fc f5
Octal 332 374 365
Decimal 218 252 245

#dafcf5 Icons

If you're considering using #dafcf5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Light cyan (#dafcf5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #dafcf5 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 #dafcf5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dafcf5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dafcf5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dafcf5 background.
This text is hex color #dafcf5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dafcf5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dafcf5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dafcf5 and white (#ffffff) background.