Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec) color information

Hex color #e5e5ec almost matches the color named "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec), in branding, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Colors labeled as "very light purple" are rarely tied to the home. SugarCRM, Twitter, and Thomson Reuters are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of #e5e5ec

#e5e5ec is made up of (229, 229, 236) in RGB colorspace and (2.97, 2.97, 0.00, 7.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066604 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e5ec to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e5ec. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e5ec luma #229.56
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 229, 236) Adobe RGB (229.00, 228.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 93%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air
rgba rgba(229.0, 229.0, 236.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 1.86, -4.14)
cmyk cmyk(2.97, 2.97, 0.00, 7.45) CIE-L*ab (91.23, 1.87, -4.19)
hsv hsv(240.00, 17.65, 91.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 4.59, 294.05)
hsb hsb(240.00, 3.23, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -0.06, -6.82)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)

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" #e5e5ec and the second color is called the "compliment" #edede5.

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e5e5ec is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #edede5.

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)

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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)

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 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)

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 #e5e5ec

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5e5ec with white

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #e5e5ec can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #e5e5ec

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e5e5ec, tones are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e5ec) 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 #e5e5ec as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e5ec → #edede5
#e5e5ec → #ececf1
#e5e5ec → #000000
#e5e5ec → #e9e5ed
#e5e5ec → #89898d
#e5e5ec → #e5e9ed

#e5e5ec in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e5e5ec 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 #e5e5ec could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5e5ec

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

#e5e5ecmight 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.

#e5e5ec 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#e5e5ec. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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SugarCRM
Twitter
Thomson Reuters
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#e5e5ec 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 #e5e5ec
Java new Color(229, 229, 236);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 229, 236);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:229 blue:236 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 229f, 236f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:229, blue:236, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ece5e5
Python Color('#e5e5ec')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e5ec

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e5ec. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066604 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 229, 236.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100101 11101100
Hex e5 e5 ec
Octal 345 345 354
Decimal 229 229 236

#e5e5ec Icons

If you're considering using #e5e5ec 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 (#e5e5ec) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e5ec 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 #e5e5ec on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ec on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e5ec background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e5ec background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ec on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ec on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e5ec and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e5ec and white (#ffffff) background.