Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e5e5e7, may be mistaken for "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "very light brown". When people spot this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: simplicity, rugged, underutilized, clothing, and outdoors. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance. Thomson Reuters, Hulu, and University at Buffalo are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #e5e5e7

#e5e5e7 is made up of (229, 229, 231) in RGB colorspace and (0.87, 0.87, 0.00, 9.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066599 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e5e7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e5e7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e5e7 luma #229.00
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 229, 231) Adobe RGB (228.00, 229.00, 232.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 91%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air
rgba rgba(229.0, 229.0, 231.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -0.18, -1.37)
cmyk cmyk(0.87, 0.87, 0.00, 9.41) CIE-L*ab (91.23, -0.18, -1.41)
hsv hsv(240.00, 5.26, 90.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 1.42, 262.72)
hsb hsb(240.00, 1.10, 91.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -1.17, -2.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)

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" #e5e5e7 while the second is the "compliment" #e8e8e5.

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e5e5e7 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e8e8e5.

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)

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.

Lighter shades of #e5e5e7

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5e5e7 with white

Darker shades of #e5e5e7

Darker shades are produced by blending #e5e5e7 with black

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e5e5e7 with gray

Gradients including #e5e5e7

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 #e5e5e7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e5e7 → #e8e8e5
#e5e5e7 → #ececee
#e5e5e7 → #000000
#e5e5e7 → #e6e5e8
#e5e5e7 → #89898a
#e5e5e7 → #e5e6e8

How #e5e5e7 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e5e5e7 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 #e5e5e7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5e5e7

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

#e5e5e7might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #e5e5e7

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5e5e7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Epictions
SugarCRM
Thomson Reuters
Hulu
University at Buffalo
Shazam

Programming Language Syntax for #e5e5e7

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 #e5e5e7
Java new Color(229, 229, 231);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 229, 231);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:229 blue:231 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 229f, 231f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:229, blue:231, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e7e5e5
Python Color('#e5e5e7')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e5e7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e5e7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066599 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 229, 231.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100101 11100111
Hex e5 e5 e7
Octal 345 345 347
Decimal 229 229 231

#e5e5e7 Icons

If you're considering using #e5e5e7 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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5e7) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e5e7 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 #e5e5e7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5e7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e5e7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e5e7 background.
This text is hex color #e5e5e7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5e7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e5e7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e5e7 and white (#ffffff) background.