Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7) color information

Hex color #ddd6d7 almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7), in advertisements, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for health care. Northwestern University is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #ddd6d7

#ddd6d7 is made up of (221, 214, 215) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.17, 2.71, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14538455 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #ddd6d7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ddd6d7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ddd6d7 luma #215.99
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(221, 214, 215) Adobe RGB (218.00, 215.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 84%, 84%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony
rgba rgba(221.0, 214.0, 215.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (83.07, 0.91, 1.58)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.17, 2.71, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (86.50, 0.94, 1.69)
hsv hsv(0.00, 10.34, 85.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (86.50, 1.93, 60.92)
hsb hsb(0.00, 3.45, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (86.50, 2.43, 2.38)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)

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" #ddd6d7 while the second is the "compliment" #d6dddd.

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 Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ddd6d7 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d6dddd.

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 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)

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 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)

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.

Lighter variations of #ddd6d7

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ddd6d7 with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #ddd6d7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ddd6d7, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7) 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 #ddd6d7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ddd6d7 → #d6dddd
#ddd6d7 → #e7e2e3
#ddd6d7 → #000000
#ddd6d7 → #dddad6
#ddd6d7 → #848081
#ddd6d7 → #ddd6da

#ddd6d7 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ddd6d7 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 #ddd6d7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ddd6d7

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

#ddd6d7might 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.

#ddd6d7 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#ddd6d7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#ddd6d7 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 #ddd6d7
Java new Color(221, 214, 215);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 214, 215);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:214 blue:215 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 214f, 215f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:214, blue:215, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d7d6dd
Python Color('#ddd6d7')

Base Conversions of hex color #ddd6d7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ddd6d7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14538455 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 214, 215.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 11010110 11010111
Hex dd d6 d7
Octal 335 326 327
Decimal 221 214 215

#ddd6d7 Icons

If you're considering using #ddd6d7 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 6547 Silver Peony (#ddd6d7) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #ddd6d7 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 #ddd6d7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ddd6d7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ddd6d7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ddd6d7 background.
This text is hex color #ddd6d7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ddd6d7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ddd6d7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ddd6d7 and white (#ffffff) background.