Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee) color information

#e5e6ee is the hex color code that is related to "Bright gray" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "very light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Bright gray (#e5e6ee), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: having wisdom, anti-aging and not growing old, states of pure consciousness, luxurious, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for energy. Twitter, InVision, and Thomson Reuters have ties to this color.

Breakdown of #e5e6ee

#e5e6ee is made up of (229, 230, 238) in RGB colorspace and (3.78, 3.36, 0.00, 6.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066862 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6ee to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6ee. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6ee luma #230.38
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 238) Adobe RGB (229.00, 228.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 93%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 238.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 1.86, -4.14)
cmyk cmyk(3.78, 3.36, 0.00, 6.67) 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-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)

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" #e5e6ee and the second color is called the "compliment" #edede5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5e6ee is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #edede5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#e5e6ee)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)

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.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5e6ee with white

Darker variations of #e5e6ee

When you combine pure black with this color, #e5e6ee, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #e5e6ee

Tones of #e5e6ee can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#e5e6ee 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 #e5e6ee as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6ee → #edede5
#e5e6ee → #ecedf3
#e5e6ee → #000000
#e5e6ee → #e9e5ed
#e5e6ee → #898a8e
#e5e6ee → #e5e9ed

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ee) in different environments

Seeing #e5e6ee 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 #e5e6ee could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5e6ee

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

#e5e6eemight 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-Bright gray (#e5e6ee)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5e6ee. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

SugarCRM
Twitter
InVision
Thomson Reuters

#e5e6ee 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 #e5e6ee
Java new Color(229, 230, 238);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 238);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:238 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 238f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:238, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eee6e5
Python Color('#e5e6ee')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6ee

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6ee. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066862 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 238.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100110 11101110
Hex e5 e6 ee
Octal 345 346 356
Decimal 229 230 238

Icons incorporating the color #e5e6ee

If you're considering using #e5e6ee in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5e6ee on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6ee 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 #e5e6ee on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ee on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6ee background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6ee background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ee on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ee on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6ee and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6ee and white (#ffffff) background.