Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2) color information

#dcd5e2 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for food and restaurants.

#dcd5e2 Breakdown

#dcd5e2 is made up of (220, 213, 226) in RGB colorspace and (2.65, 5.75, 0.00, 11.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14472674 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #dcd5e2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dcd5e2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dcd5e2 luma #216.35
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(220, 213, 226) Adobe RGB (216.00, 214.00, 225.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(86%, 84%, 89%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac
rgba rgba(220.0, 213.0, 226.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (83.07, 3.09, -5.09)
cmyk cmyk(2.65, 5.75, 0.00, 11.37) CIE-L*ab (86.50, 3.16, -5.23)
hsv hsv(264.00, 18.52, 86.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (86.50, 6.11, 301.14)
hsb hsb(264.00, 5.62, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (86.50, 1.09, -8.61)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

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" #dcd5e2 while the second is the "compliment" #dde2d6.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #dcd5e2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #dde2d6.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #dcd5e2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #dcd5e2

When you combine pure black with this color, #dcd5e2, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #dcd5e2 with gray

#dcd5e2 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 #dcd5e2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dcd5e2 → #dde2d6
#dcd5e2 → #e6e1ea
#dcd5e2 → #000000
#dcd5e2 → #e1d6e2
#dcd5e2 → #847f87
#dcd5e2 → #d6d7e2

How #dcd5e2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #dcd5e2 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 #dcd5e2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#dcd5e2 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.

#dcd5e2might 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 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#dcd5e2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#dcd5e2 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 #dcd5e2
Java new Color(220, 213, 226);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 220, 213, 226);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:220 green:213 blue:226 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(220f, 213f, 226f);
Swift UIColor(red:220, green:213, blue:226, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e2d5dc
Python Color('#dcd5e2')

Base Conversions of hex color #dcd5e2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dcd5e2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14472674 while the individual RGB conversions are: 220, 213, 226.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011100 11010101 11100010
Hex dc d5 e2
Octal 334 325 342
Decimal 220 213 226

#dcd5e2 Icons

If you're considering using #dcd5e2 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 6820 Inspired Lilac (#dcd5e2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #dcd5e2 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 #dcd5e2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dcd5e2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dcd5e2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dcd5e2 background.
This text is hex color #dcd5e2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dcd5e2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dcd5e2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dcd5e2 and white (#ffffff) background.