Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e5e6f1, almost matches the color named "Bright gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bright gray (#e5e6f1), in designs, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture. Twitter and InVision are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

#e5e6f1 is made up of (229, 230, 241) in RGB colorspace and (4.98, 4.56, 0.00, 5.49) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15066865 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5e6f1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5e6f1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5e6f1 luma #230.71
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 230, 241) Adobe RGB (230.00, 227.00, 242.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 95%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(229.0, 230.0, 241.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, 3.90, -6.91)
cmyk cmyk(4.98, 4.56, 0.00, 5.49) CIE-L*ab (91.23, 3.89, -6.89)
hsv hsv(240.00, 33.33, 92.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 7.91, 299.45)
hsb hsb(240.00, 5.26, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, 1.03, -11.42)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

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" #e5e6f1 while the second is the "compliment" #f2f2e5.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e5e6f1 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f2f2e5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

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-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

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 #e5e6f1

When you combine pure white with this color, #e5e6f1, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #e5e6f1

Darker shades of #e5e6f1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e5e6f1 with gray

Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1) 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 #e5e6f1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5e6f1 → #f2f2e5
#e5e6f1 → #ecedf5
#e5e6f1 → #000000
#e5e6f1 → #ebe5f2
#e5e6f1 → #898a90
#e5e6f1 → #e5ebf2

How #e5e6f1 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e5e6f1 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 #e5e6f1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1)

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

#e5e6f1might 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.

#e5e6f1 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#e5e6f1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#e5e6f1 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 #e5e6f1
Java new Color(229, 230, 241);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 230, 241);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:230 blue:241 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 230f, 241f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:230, blue:241, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f1e6e5
Python Color('#e5e6f1')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5e6f1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5e6f1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15066865 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 230, 241.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11100110 11110001
Hex e5 e6 f1
Octal 345 346 361
Decimal 229 230 241

#e5e6f1 Icons

If you're considering using #e5e6f1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bright gray (#e5e6f1) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5e6f1 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 #e5e6f1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6f1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5e6f1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5e6f1 background.
This text is hex color #e5e6f1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5e6f1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5e6f1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5e6f1 and white (#ffffff) background.