Faux-Bright gray (#ebecef) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ebecef, looks similar to "Bright gray" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Bright gray (#ebecef), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. This color isn't popular for agriculture. Delicious, Oktopost, and FreeCodeCamp are three companies using this color in their branding.

#ebecef Breakdown

#ebecef is made up of (235, 236, 239) in RGB colorspace and (1.67, 1.26, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15461615 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #ebecef to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #ebecef luma #235.80
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(235, 236, 239) Adobe RGB (234.00, 238.00, 239.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(92%, 93%, 94%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(235.0, 236.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (92.20, -1.55, -0.97)
cmyk cmyk(1.67, 1.26, 0.00, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (93.88, -1.55, -0.98)
hsv hsv(210.00, 14.29, 93.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.88, 1.83, 212.30)
hsb hsb(210.00, 2.13, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (93.88, -2.88, -1.24)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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

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" #ebecef while the second is the "compliment" #efedea.

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 (#ebecef)

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

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 (#ebecef)

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 (#ebecef)

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 (#ebecef)

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.

Faux-Bright gray (#ebecef)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ebecef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ebecef

When you combine pure black with this color, #ebecef, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Bright gray (#ebecef)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ebecef with gray

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

#ebecef → #efedea
#ebecef → #f1f1f3
#ebecef → #000000
#ebecef → #eaeaef
#ebecef → #8d8d8f
#ebecef → #eaefef

How #ebecef looks in different atmospheres

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

#ebecef popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#ebecefmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Bright gray (#ebecef)

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

iStock
SugarCRM
ESL
GeneratePress
Microsoft Surface
WordPress.com
InVision
Delicious
Oktopost
FreeCodeCamp
Continental AG
Dell
Duolingo

#ebecef in programming

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 #ebecef
Java new Color(235, 236, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 235, 236, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:235 green:236 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(235f, 236f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:235, green:236, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efeceb
Python Color('#ebecef')

Base Conversions of hex color #ebecef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ebecef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15461615 while the individual RGB conversions are: 235, 236, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101011 11101100 11101111
Hex eb ec ef
Octal 353 354 357
Decimal 235 236 239

Icons incorporating the color #ebecef

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

Color #ebecef on different backgrounds

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