Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ef) color information

Hex color #e5e6ef almost matches the color named "Bright gray" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bright gray (#e5e6ef), in branding, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Shades of "very light purple". typically aren't associated with the home. InVision, SugarCRM, and Twitter use this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of #e5e6ef

#e5e6ef is made up of (229, 230, 239) in RGB colorspace and (4.18, 3.77, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066863 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6ef to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6ef. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6ef luma #230.49
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 239) Adobe RGB (228.00, 228.00, 238.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 94%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 1.86, -4.84)
cmyk cmyk(4.18, 3.77, 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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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)

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" #e5e6ef while the second is the "compliment" #efefe5.

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-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5e6ef is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #efefe5.

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-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)

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-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)

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-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)

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 #e5e6ef

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e5e6ef with white

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #e5e6ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ef)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e5e6ef, tones are produced.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6ef) 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 #e5e6ef as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6ef → #efefe5
#e5e6ef → #ecedf3
#e5e6ef → #000000
#e5e6ef → #eae5ef
#e5e6ef → #898a8f
#e5e6ef → #e5eaef

#e5e6ef in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e5e6ef 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 #e5e6ef could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e5e6ef

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

#e5e6efmight 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.

#e5e6ef 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#e5e6ef. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#e5e6ef 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 #e5e6ef
Java new Color(229, 230, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efe6e5
Python Color('#e5e6ef')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6ef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6ef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066863 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100110 11101111
Hex e5 e6 ef
Octal 345 346 357
Decimal 229 230 239

Icons incorporating the color #e5e6ef

If you're considering using #e5e6ef in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5e6ef on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6ef 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 #e5e6ef on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ef on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6ef background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6ef background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ef on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6ef on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6ef and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6ef and white (#ffffff) background.