Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4) color information

Hex color #e4e4e4 is related to "Platinum" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light brown". When people from western culture see this color, Platinum (#e4e4e4), used in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with durability, more masculine than feminine, something stand-out, transportation and cars, and conservation. Colors labeled as "very light brown" are rarely tied to travel. Thomson Reuters, Hulu, and University at Buffalo are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

#e4e4e4 is made up of (228, 228, 228) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15000804 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #e4e4e4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e4e4e4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e4e4e4 luma #227.77
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(228, 228, 228) Adobe RGB (226.00, 227.00, 227.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 89%, 89%) Closest named color Platinum
rgba rgba(228.0, 228.0, 228.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (87.75, -0.38, -0.11)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (90.32, -0.39, -0.12)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 89.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (90.32, 0.41, 197.10)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (90.32, -0.64, -0.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

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" #e4e4e4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e2e2e2.

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-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e4e4e4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e2e2e2.

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-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

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-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

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-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

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.

Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #e4e4e4, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #e4e4e4, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #e4e4e4

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e4e4e4, tones are produced.

#e4e4e4 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 #e4e4e4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e4e4e4 → #e2e2e2
#e4e4e4 → #ececec
#e4e4e4 → #000000
#e4e4e4 → #e2e2e2
#e4e4e4 → #888888
#e4e4e4 → #e2e2e2

#e4e4e4 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e4e4e4 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 #e4e4e4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

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

#e4e4e4might 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-Platinum (#e4e4e4)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e4e4e4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Epictions
Thomson Reuters
Hulu
University at Buffalo
University of North Carolina
Shazam

#e4e4e4 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 #e4e4e4
Java new Color(228, 228, 228);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 228, 228, 228);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:228 green:228 blue:228 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(228f, 228f, 228f);
Swift UIColor(red:228, green:228, blue:228, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e4e4e4
Python Color('#e4e4e4')

Base Conversions of hex color #e4e4e4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e4e4e4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15000804 while the individual RGB conversions are: 228, 228, 228.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100100 11100100 11100100
Hex e4 e4 e4
Octal 344 344 344
Decimal 228 228 228

#e4e4e4 Icons

If you're considering using #e4e4e4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Platinum (#e4e4e4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e4e4e4 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 #e4e4e4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e4e4e4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e4e4e4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e4e4e4 background.
This text is hex color #e4e4e4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e4e4e4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e4e4e4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e4e4e4 and white (#ffffff) background.