Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5) color information

#f2ead5 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Eggshell" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very light brown". When people spot this color, Eggshell (#f2ead5), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: simplicity, more masculine than feminine, something competitive, clothing, and conservation. Colors labeled as "very light brown" are rarely tied to technology. HootSuite uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

#f2ead5 is made up of (242, 234, 213) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 3.31, 11.98, 5.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15919829 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffcc. Black should be used ontop of #f2ead5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f2ead5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f2ead5 luma #233.79
Websafe hex #ffffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(242, 234, 213) Adobe RGB (238.00, 235.00, 215.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 92%, 84%) Closest named color Eggshell
rgba rgba(242.0, 234.0, 213.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (91.10, -1.77, 9.71)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 3.31, 11.98, 5.10) CIE-L*ab (93.01, -1.77, 10.54)
hsv hsv(43.64, 52.38, 89.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (93.01, 10.69, 99.53)
hsb hsb(43.64, 11.58, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (93.01, 4.02, 16.07)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

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" #f2ead5 while the second is the "compliment" #d6def2.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f2ead5 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #d6def2.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #f2ead5

When you combine pure white with this color, #f2ead5, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #f2ead5

Darker shades are produced by blending #f2ead5 with black

Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)'s Tones

Tones of #f2ead5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #f2ead5

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 #f2ead5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f2ead5 → #d6def2
#f2ead5 → #f5f0e1
#f2ead5 → #000000
#f2ead5 → #ecf2d6
#f2ead5 → #918c7f
#f2ead5 → #f2dcd6

Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5) in different environments

Seeing #f2ead5 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 #f2ead5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5)

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

#f2ead5might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #f2ead5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f2ead5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


Programming Language Syntax for #f2ead5

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 #f2ead5
Java new Color(242, 234, 213);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 242, 234, 213);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:242 green:234 blue:213 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(242f, 234f, 213f);
Swift UIColor(red:242, green:234, blue:213, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d5eaf2
Python Color('#f2ead5')

Base Conversions of hex color #f2ead5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f2ead5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15919829 while the individual RGB conversions are: 242, 234, 213.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110010 11101010 11010101
Hex f2 ea d5
Octal 362 352 325
Decimal 242 234 213

#f2ead5 Icons

If you're considering using #f2ead5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Eggshell (#f2ead5) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #f2ead5 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 #f2ead5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f2ead5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f2ead5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f2ead5 background.
This text is hex color #f2ead5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f2ead5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f2ead5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f2ead5 and white (#ffffff) background.