Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee) color information

#e5edee is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Bright gray" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very light purple". When people spot this color, Bright gray (#e5edee), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for energy. SugarCRM, Twitter, and WordPress.com are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

#e5edee is made up of (229, 237, 238) in RGB colorspace and (3.78, 0.42, 0.00, 6.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15068654 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccffff. Black should be used ontop of #e5edee to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5edee. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5edee luma #234.48
Websafe hex #ccffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 237, 238) Adobe RGB (230.00, 238.00, 236.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 93%, 93%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(229.0, 237.0, 238.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (91.65, -3.64, -0.36)
cmyk cmyk(3.78, 0.42, 0.00, 6.67) CIE-L*ab (93.45, -3.65, -0.37)
hsv hsv(180.02, 17.65, 91.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.45, 3.67, 185.79)
hsb hsb(180.02, 3.23, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (93.45, -5.50, 0.08)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

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" #e5edee and the second color is called the "compliment" #ede5e5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e5edee is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #ede5e5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

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 (#e5edee)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

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.

Lighter shades of #e5edee

When you combine pure white with this color, #e5edee, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #e5edee

Darker shades are produced by blending #e5edee with black

Tones of #e5edee

Tones of #e5edee can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #e5edee

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 #e5edee as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5edee → #ede5e5
#e5edee → #ecf2f3
#e5edee → #000000
#e5edee → #e5e9ed
#e5edee → #898e8e
#e5edee → #e5ede9

Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee) in different environments

Seeing #e5edee 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 #e5edee could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee)

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

#e5edeemight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #e5edee

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5edee. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #e5edee

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 #e5edee
Java new Color(229, 237, 238);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 237, 238);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:237 blue:238 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 237f, 238f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:237, blue:238, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eeede5
Python Color('#e5edee')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5edee

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5edee. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15068654 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 237, 238.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 11101101 11101110
Hex e5 ed ee
Octal 345 355 356
Decimal 229 237 238

#e5edee Icons

If you're considering using #e5edee in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Bright gray (#e5edee) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5edee 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 #e5edee on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5edee on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5edee background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5edee background.
This text is hex color #e5edee on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5edee on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5edee and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5edee and white (#ffffff) background.