Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e5e6e6, should not to be confused with "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6), in designs, the following may come to mind: being natural, more masculine than feminine, underutilized, argiculture, and conservation. This color isn't popular for finance. University of North Carolina, Shazam, and Epictions have ties to this color.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6)

#e5e6e6 is made up of (229, 230, 230) in RGB colorspace and (0.43, 0.00, 0.00, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066854 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6e6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6e6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6e6 luma #229.47
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 230) Adobe RGB (229.00, 229.00, 229.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 90%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 230.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -0.18, 0.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.43, 0.00, 0.00, 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

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6)

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" #e5e6e6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e5e5e5.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5e6e6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5e5e5.

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 (#e5e6e6)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#e5e6e6)

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

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 (#e5e6e6)

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 variations of #e5e6e6

When you combine pure white with this color, #e5e6e6, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #e5e6e6

Darker shades of #e5e6e6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #e5e6e6

Tones are produced by blending #e5e6e6 with gray

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6) 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 #e5e6e6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6e6 → #e5e5e5
#e5e6e6 → #eceded
#e5e6e6 → #000000
#e5e6e6 → #e5e5e5
#e5e6e6 → #898a8a
#e5e6e6 → #e5e5e5

How #e5e6e6 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e5e6e6 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 #e5e6e6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6525 Rarified Air (#e5e6e6)

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

#e5e6e6might 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.

#e5e6e6 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#e5e6e6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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

#e5e6e6 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 #e5e6e6
Java new Color(229, 230, 230);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 230);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:230 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 230f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:230, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e6e6e5
Python Color('#e5e6e6')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6e6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6e6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066854 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 230.

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

Icons incorporating the color #e5e6e6

If you're considering using #e5e6e6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5e6e6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6e6 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 #e5e6e6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6e6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6e6 background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6e6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6e6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6e6 and white (#ffffff) background.