Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e5e6ed, is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light purple". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Shades of "very light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture. InVision, Thomson Reuters, and Hulu have ties to this color.

#e5e6ed Breakdown

#e5e6ed is made up of (229, 230, 237) in RGB colorspace and (3.38, 2.95, 0.00, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066861 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6ed to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6ed. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6ed luma #230.26
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 237) Adobe RGB (229.00, 228.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 93%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 237.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 1.86, -4.14)
cmyk cmyk(3.38, 2.95, 0.00, 7.06) 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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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

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" #e5e6ed while the second is the "compliment" #edede5.

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 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5e6ed is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #edede5.

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 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

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 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

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 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

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.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #e5e6ed can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #e5e6ed

When you combine pure black with this color, #e5e6ed, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e5e6ed with gray

#e5e6ed in 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 #e5e6ed as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6ed → #edede5
#e5e6ed → #ecedf2
#e5e6ed → #000000
#e5e6ed → #e9e5ed
#e5e6ed → #898a8e
#e5e6ed → #e5e9ed

How #e5e6ed looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e5e6ed 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 #e5e6ed could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#e5e6ed 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.

#e5e6edmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6511 Snowdrop (#e5e6ed)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5e6ed. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Twitter
InVision
Thomson Reuters
Hulu

#e5e6ed in programming

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 #e5e6ed
Java new Color(229, 230, 237);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 237);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:237 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 237f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:237, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ede6e5
Python Color('#e5e6ed')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6ed

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6ed. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066861 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 237.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100110 11101101
Hex e5 e6 ed
Octal 345 346 355
Decimal 229 230 237

Icons incorporating the color #e5e6ed

If you're considering using #e5e6ed in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5e6ed on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6ed 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 #e5e6ed on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ed on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6ed background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6ed background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ed on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ed on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6ed and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6ed and white (#ffffff) background.