Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1) color information

Hex color #e3dfe1 almost matches the color named "Christmas silver" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Christmas silver (#e3dfe1), in brand logos, 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. Shazam, University at Buffalo, and University of North Carolina use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #e3dfe1

#e3dfe1 is made up of (227, 223, 225) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 1.76, 0.88, 10.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14933985 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #e3dfe1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e3dfe1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e3dfe1 luma #224.20
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(227, 223, 225) Adobe RGB (224.00, 222.00, 223.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 87%, 88%) Closest named color Christmas silver
rgba rgba(227.0, 223.0, 225.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (86.02, 1.40, -0.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 1.76, 0.88, 10.98) CIE-L*ab (88.92, 1.42, -0.32)
hsv hsv(330.00, 8.33, 88.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (88.92, 1.46, 347.30)
hsb hsb(330.00, 2.25, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (88.92, 1.85, -0.74)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)

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" #e3dfe1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #dde2e0.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e3dfe1 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #dde2e0.

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-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)

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-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)

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 #e3dfe1

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e3dfe1 with white

Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #e3dfe1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #e3dfe1

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e3dfe1, tones are produced.

Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1) 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 #e3dfe1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e3dfe1 → #dde2e0
#e3dfe1 → #ebe8ea
#e3dfe1 → #000000
#e3dfe1 → #e2dddd
#e3dfe1 → #888587
#e3dfe1 → #e2dde2

#e3dfe1 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e3dfe1 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 #e3dfe1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e3dfe1

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

#e3dfe1might 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.

#e3dfe1 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#e3dfe1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

University at Buffalo
University of North Carolina
Shazam

#e3dfe1 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 #e3dfe1
Java new Color(227, 223, 225);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 227, 223, 225);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:227 green:223 blue:225 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(227f, 223f, 225f);
Swift UIColor(red:227, green:223, blue:225, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e1dfe3
Python Color('#e3dfe1')

Base Conversions of hex color #e3dfe1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e3dfe1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14933985 while the individual RGB conversions are: 227, 223, 225.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100011 11011111 11100001
Hex e3 df e1
Octal 343 337 341
Decimal 227 223 225

#e3dfe1 Icons

If you're considering using #e3dfe1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Christmas silver (#e3dfe1) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e3dfe1 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 #e3dfe1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e3dfe1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e3dfe1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e3dfe1 background.
This text is hex color #e3dfe1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e3dfe1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e3dfe1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e3dfe1 and white (#ffffff) background.