Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e8e6ed, is very close to "Bright gray" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "very light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Bright gray (#e8e6ed), in designs, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Shades of "very light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture. Hulu, SugarCRM, and InVision are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed)

#e8e6ed is made up of (232, 230, 237) in RGB colorspace and (2.11, 2.95, 0.00, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15263469 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #e8e6ed to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e8e6ed. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e8e6ed luma #231.16
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(232, 230, 237) Adobe RGB (231.00, 229.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(91%, 90%, 93%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(232.0, 230.0, 237.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (89.44, 1.95, -3.37)
cmyk cmyk(2.11, 2.95, 0.00, 7.06) CIE-L*ab (91.68, 1.95, -3.41)
hsv hsv(260.00, 17.65, 91.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (91.68, 3.93, 299.76)
hsb hsb(260.00, 3.23, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (91.68, 0.58, -5.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed)

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" #e8e6ed and the second color is called the "compliment" #eaede5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e8e6ed is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #eaede5.

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 (#e8e6ed)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed)

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

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 (#e8e6ed)

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 #e8e6ed

When you combine pure white with this color, #e8e6ed, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #e8e6ed

Darker shades of #e8e6ed can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #e8e6ed

Tones are produced by blending #e8e6ed with gray

Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed) 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 #e8e6ed as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e8e6ed → #eaede5
#e8e6ed → #eeedf2
#e8e6ed → #000000
#e8e6ed → #ebe5ed
#e8e6ed → #8b8a8e
#e8e6ed → #e5e6ed

How #e8e6ed looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e8e6ed 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 #e8e6ed could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Bright gray (#e8e6ed)

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

#e8e6edmight 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.

#e8e6ed 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#e8e6ed. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

SugarCRM
InVision
Thomson Reuters
Hulu

#e8e6ed 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 #e8e6ed
Java new Color(232, 230, 237);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 232, 230, 237);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:232 green:230 blue:237 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(232f, 230f, 237f);
Swift UIColor(red:232, green:230, blue:237, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ede6e8
Python Color('#e8e6ed')

Base Conversions of hex color #e8e6ed

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e8e6ed. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15263469 while the individual RGB conversions are: 232, 230, 237.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101000 11100110 11101101
Hex e8 e6 ed
Octal 350 346 355
Decimal 232 230 237

Icons incorporating the color #e8e6ed

If you're considering using #e8e6ed in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e8e6ed on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e8e6ed 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 #e8e6ed on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e8e6ed on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e8e6ed background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e8e6ed background.
This text is hex color #e8e6ed on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e8e6ed on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e8e6ed and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e8e6ed and white (#ffffff) background.