Faux-Bright gray (#edebef) color information

Hex color #edebef greatly resembles "Bright gray" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Bright gray (#edebef), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with having wisdom, calming down and soothing, transcendence, luxurious, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for the home. Dell, Duolingo, and iStock are some of the companies in our database that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Bright gray (#edebef)

#edebef is made up of (237, 235, 239) in RGB colorspace and (0.84, 1.67, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15592431 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffff. Black should be used ontop of #edebef to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #edebef luma #235.82
Websafe hex #ffffff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(237, 235, 239) Adobe RGB (236.00, 233.00, 239.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 92%, 94%) Closest named color Bright gray
rgba rgba(237.0, 235.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (91.10, 2.21, -2.45)
cmyk cmyk(0.84, 1.67, 0.00, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (93.01, 2.20, -2.48)
hsv hsv(270.00, 14.29, 93.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.01, 3.32, 311.58)
hsb hsb(270.00, 2.13, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (93.01, 1.56, -4.23)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#edebef)

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" #edebef while the second is the "compliment" #edefea.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Bright gray (#edebef)

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

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-Bright gray (#edebef)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Bright gray (#edebef)

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-Bright gray (#edebef)

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.

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

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

Faux-Bright gray (#edebef)'s Darker shades

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

Faux-Bright gray (#edebef)'s Tones

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

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

#edebef → #edefea
#edebef → #f2f1f3
#edebef → #000000
#edebef → #efeaef
#edebef → #8e8d8f
#edebef → #eaeaef

#edebef in different lighting conditions

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

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

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

#edebefmight 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 (#edebef)

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

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

#edebef 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 #edebef
Java new Color(237, 235, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 237, 235, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:237 green:235 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(237f, 235f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:237, green:235, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efebed
Python Color('#edebef')

Base Conversions of hex color #edebef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #edebef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15592431 while the individual RGB conversions are: 237, 235, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101101 11101011 11101111
Hex ed eb ef
Octal 355 353 357
Decimal 237 235 239

#edebef Icons

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

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

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