Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef) color information

#e5e5ef is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Bright gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bright gray (#e5e5ef), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: signs of royalty, sparks of creativity, states of pure consciousness, slight femininity, and health care. Colors labeled as "very light purple" are rarely tied to energy. Northwestern University, SugarCRM, and Twitter are three companies making use of this color.

#e5e5ef Breakdown

#e5e5ef is made up of (229, 229, 239) in RGB colorspace and (4.18, 4.18, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066607 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e5ef to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e5ef. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e5ef luma #229.90
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 229, 239) Adobe RGB (228.00, 228.00, 238.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 94%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(229.0, 229.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 1.86, -4.84)
cmyk cmyk(4.18, 4.18, 0.00, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (91.23, 1.87, -4.87)
hsv hsv(240.00, 25.00, 92.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 5.22, 291.01)
hsb hsb(240.00, 4.26, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -0.52, -7.88)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)

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" #e5e5ef while the second is the "compliment" #efefe5.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e5e5ef is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #efefe5.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)

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.

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

Lighter variations of #e5e5ef

Lighter shades of #e5e5ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #e5e5ef

Darker shades of #e5e5ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef)'s Tones

Tones of #e5e5ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef) 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 #e5e5ef as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e5ef → #efefe5
#e5e5ef → #ececf3
#e5e5ef → #000000
#e5e5ef → #eae5ef
#e5e5ef → #89898f
#e5e5ef → #e5eaef

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef) in different environments

Seeing #e5e5ef 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 #e5e5ef could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#e5e5ef popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#e5e5efmight 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.

#e5e5ef 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#e5e5ef. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Northwestern University
SugarCRM
Twitter

#e5e5ef 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 #e5e5ef
Java new Color(229, 229, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 229, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:229 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 229f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:229, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efe5e5
Python Color('#e5e5ef')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e5ef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e5ef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066607 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 229, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100101 11101111
Hex e5 e5 ef
Octal 345 345 357
Decimal 229 229 239

#e5e5ef Icons

If you're considering using #e5e5ef in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bright gray (#e5e5ef) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e5ef 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 #e5e5ef on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ef on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e5ef background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e5ef background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ef on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e5ef on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e5ef and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e5ef and white (#ffffff) background.