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A comprehensive guide to hex color #e3cffd

About hex color #e3cffd - near-Pale lavender

Hex color #e3cffd should not to be confused with "Pale lavender". It's labeled as "blue". When humans think of blue in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: serenity, coldness, human life, health care, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for cars. Northwestern University and Viber are using a color close to Pale lavender in their branding. (Explore brands using Pale lavender).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #e3cffd is created using 89% red, 81.2% green, and 99.2% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 10.3% cyan, 18.2% magenta, 0% yellow, and 0.8% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#e3cffd is made up of R: 227, G: 207, B: 253 in RGB colorspace and C: 10.28, M:18.18, Y:0, K:0.78 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14929917 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Its closest named color is "Pale lavender". Black should be used ontop of #e3cffd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e3cffd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e3cffd
Websafe hex #ccccff
rgb 227, 207, 253
rgb percent (%) 88.67%, 80.86%, 98.83%
rgba R: 227, G: 207, B: 253, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 10.28, M:18.18, Y:0, K:0.78
hsv 266.09, 92, 90.2
hsb 266.09, 18.18, 99.22
luma 217.971
Black or white text? #000000
Adobe RGB 221, 206, 251
Closest named color Pale lavender
Hunter-Lab 82.49, 15.48, -21.04
CIE-L*ab 86.03, 15.42, -19.96
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 86.03, 25.22, 307.68
CIE-L*uv 86.03, 8.03, -34.29°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #e3cffd. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


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" #e3cffd and the second color is called the "compliment" #e9fdcf.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e3cffd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e9fdcf.

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



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

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



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

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



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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.


When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #e3cffd: "health care".

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #e3cffd can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #e3cffd with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e3cffd with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #e3cffd with gray #808080.


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 #e3cffd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #e3cffd 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 #e3cffd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #e3cffd appears as #e7cefa when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #e7cefa when in cool fluorescent.

Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #e3cffd

#e3cffd might 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.

Pale lavender
Lavender blue
Lavender (web)
Lavender mist
Brilliant lavender
Electric lavender

Furthest named colors to #e3cffd

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #e3cffd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
French Middle Red Purple
Root beer

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #e3cffd, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Viber uses the color #e2d4e7


Northwestern University uses the color #e4e0ee

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #e3cffd
Java new Color(227, 207, 253)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 227, 207, 253);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8902 green:0.8118 blue:0.9922 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8902f, 0.8118f, 0.9922f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8902, green:0.8118, blue:0.9922, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $FDCFE3
Python Color('#e3cffd')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e3cffd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14929917 while the individual RGB conversions are: 227, 207, 253.


If you're considering using #e3cffd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e3cffd colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #e3cffd on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #e3cffd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e3cffd background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e3cffd background.

This text is hex color #e3cffd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #e3cffd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e3cffd and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e3cffd and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #e3cffd.


The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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