Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5) color information

Hex color #e5e6e5 almost matches the color named "Platinum" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Platinum (#e5e6e5), in advertisements, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. This color isn't popular for travel. Shazam, Epictions, and SugarCRM are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #e5e6e5

#e5e6e5 is made up of (229, 230, 229) in RGB colorspace and (0.43, 0.00, 0.43, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066853 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffcc. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6e5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6e5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6e5 luma #229.36
Websafe hex #ccffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 229) Adobe RGB (229.00, 229.00, 229.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 90%) Closest named color Platinum
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 229.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -0.18, 0.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.43, 0.00, 0.43, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (91.23, -0.18, 0.01)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 90.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 0.18, 176.82)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -0.25, 0.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5)

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" #e5e6e5 while the second is the "compliment" #e5e5e5.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5e6e5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5e5e5.

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 (#e5e6e5)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 (#e5e6e5)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5)

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 #e5e6e5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5e6e5 with white

Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #e5e6e5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e5e6e5, tones are produced.

Faux-Platinum (#e5e6e5) 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 #e5e6e5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6e5 → #e5e5e5
#e5e6e5 → #ecedec
#e5e6e5 → #000000
#e5e6e5 → #e5e5e5
#e5e6e5 → #898a89
#e5e6e5 → #e5e5e5

#e5e6e5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e5e6e5 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 #e5e6e5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5e6e5

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

#e5e6e5might 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.

#e5e6e5 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#e5e6e5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

#e5e6e5 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 #e5e6e5
Java new Color(229, 230, 229);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 229);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:229 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 229f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:229, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e5e6e5
Python Color('#e5e6e5')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6e5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6e5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066853 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 229.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100110 11100101
Hex e5 e6 e5
Octal 345 346 345
Decimal 229 230 229

Icons incorporating the color #e5e6e5

If you're considering using #e5e6e5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5e6e5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6e5 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 #e5e6e5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6e5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6e5 background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6e5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6e5 and white (#ffffff) background.