Faux-Beige (#eef5dc) color information

The hexidecimal color, #eef5dc, greatly resembles "Beige" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very light brown". When people from western culture see this color, Beige (#eef5dc), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: durability, serious, underutilized, transportation and cars, and longevity. Colors labeled as "very light brown" are rarely tied to finance.

Breakdown of #eef5dc

#eef5dc is made up of (238, 245, 220) in RGB colorspace and (2.86, 0.00, 10.20, 3.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15660508 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffcc. Black should be used ontop of #eef5dc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #eef5dc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #eef5dc luma #239.84
Websafe hex #ffffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(238, 245, 220) Adobe RGB (238.00, 244.00, 219.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 96%, 86%) Closest named color Beige
rgba rgba(238.0, 245.0, 220.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (93.81, -7.04, 10.38)
cmyk cmyk(2.86, 0.00, 10.20, 3.92) CIE-L*ab (95.16, -7.06, 11.19)
hsv hsv(78.02, 55.56, 91.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (95.16, 13.23, 122.25)
hsb hsb(78.02, 10.42, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (95.16, -3.36, 18.05)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Beige (#eef5dc)

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" #eef5dc while the second is the "compliment" #e2dbf4.

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-Beige (#eef5dc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #eef5dc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #e2dbf4.

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-Beige (#eef5dc)

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-Beige (#eef5dc)

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-Beige (#eef5dc)

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 #eef5dc

Lighter shades are produced by blending #eef5dc with white

Faux-Beige (#eef5dc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #eef5dc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Beige (#eef5dc)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #eef5dc, tones are produced.

Faux-Beige (#eef5dc) 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 #eef5dc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#eef5dc → #e2dbf4
#eef5dc → #f3f8e6
#eef5dc → #000000
#eef5dc → #e0f4db
#eef5dc → #8e9384
#eef5dc → #f4efdb

#eef5dc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #eef5dc 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 #eef5dc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #eef5dc

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

#eef5dcmight 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.

#eef5dc 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#eef5dc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#eef5dc 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 #eef5dc
Java new Color(238, 245, 220);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 238, 245, 220);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:238 green:245 blue:220 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(238f, 245f, 220f);
Swift UIColor(red:238, green:245, blue:220, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dcf5ee
Python Color('#eef5dc')

Base Conversions of hex color #eef5dc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #eef5dc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15660508 while the individual RGB conversions are: 238, 245, 220.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101110 11110101 11011100
Hex ee f5 dc
Octal 356 365 334
Decimal 238 245 220

#eef5dc Icons

If you're considering using #eef5dc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Beige (#eef5dc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #eef5dc 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 #eef5dc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #eef5dc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #eef5dc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #eef5dc background.
This text is hex color #eef5dc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #eef5dc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #eef5dc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #eef5dc and white (#ffffff) background.