Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5) color information

Hex color #e6e5e5 almost matches the color named "Platinum" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very light brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Platinum (#e6e5e5), in brand logos, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. University of North Carolina, Shazam, and Epictions are just some of the companies that use this color.

Breakdown of #e6e5e5

#e6e5e5 is made up of (230, 229, 229) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.43, 0.43, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15132133 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffcccc. Black should be used ontop of #e6e5e5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e6e5e5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e6e5e5 luma #229.07
Websafe hex #ffcccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(230, 229, 229) Adobe RGB (229.00, 229.00, 229.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 90%, 90%) Closest named color Platinum
rgba rgba(230.0, 229.0, 229.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (88.88, -0.18, 0.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.43, 0.43, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (91.23, -0.18, 0.01)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 90.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.23, 0.18, 176.82)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (91.23, -0.25, 0.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5)

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" #e6e5e5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #e5e5e5.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e6e5e5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e5e5e5.

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-Platinum (#e6e5e5)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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-Platinum (#e6e5e5)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5)

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 #e6e5e5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e6e5e5 with white

Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #e6e5e5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #e6e5e5

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e6e5e5, tones are produced.

Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5) 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 #e6e5e5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e6e5e5 → #e5e5e5
#e6e5e5 → #edecec
#e6e5e5 → #000000
#e6e5e5 → #e5e5e5
#e6e5e5 → #8a8989
#e6e5e5 → #e5e5e5

#e6e5e5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e6e5e5 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 #e6e5e5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e6e5e5

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

#e6e5e5might 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.

#e6e5e5 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#e6e5e5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Epictions
SugarCRM
Thomson Reuters
Hulu
University at Buffalo
University of North Carolina
Shazam

#e6e5e5 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 #e6e5e5
Java new Color(230, 229, 229);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 230, 229, 229);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:230 green:229 blue:229 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(230f, 229f, 229f);
Swift UIColor(red:230, green:229, blue:229, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e5e5e6
Python Color('#e6e5e5')

Base Conversions of hex color #e6e5e5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e6e5e5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15132133 while the individual RGB conversions are: 230, 229, 229.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100110 11100101 11100101
Hex e6 e5 e5
Octal 346 345 345
Decimal 230 229 229

#e6e5e5 Icons

If you're considering using #e6e5e5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Platinum (#e6e5e5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e6e5e5 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 #e6e5e5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e6e5e5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e6e5e5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e6e5e5 background.
This text is hex color #e6e5e5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e6e5e5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e6e5e5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e6e5e5 and white (#ffffff) background.