Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb) color information

#ffecdb is the hex color code that is very close to "Antique white" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "very light red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Antique white (#ffecdb), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, technology, and loud. Shades of "very light red". typically aren't associated with travel.

#ffecdb Breakdown

#ffecdb is made up of (255, 236, 219) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 7.45, 14.12, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16772315 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffcc. Black should be used ontop of #ffecdb to ensure the best legibility.

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

hex #ffecdb luma #239.52
Websafe hex #ffffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 236, 219) Adobe RGB (249.00, 237.00, 220.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 93%, 86%) Closest named color Antique white
rgba rgba(255.0, 236.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (93.27, 2.55, 9.72)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 7.45, 14.12, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (94.74, 2.51, 10.46)
hsv hsv(30.00, 100.00, 93.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (94.74, 10.76, 76.51)
hsb hsb(30.00, 14.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (94.74, 10.37, 15.18)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb)

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" #ffecdb while the second is the "compliment" #dbedff.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb)

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

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb)

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-Antique white (#ffecdb)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb)

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 variations of #ffecdb

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

Darker variations of #ffecdb

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

Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb)'s Tones

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

Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb) 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 #ffecdb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ffecdb → #dbedff
#ffecdb → #fff1e5
#ffecdb → #000000
#ffecdb → #ffffdb
#ffecdb → #998d83
#ffecdb → #ffdbdb

Faux-Antique white (#ffecdb) in different environments

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

#ffecdb 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.

#ffecdbmight 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.

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

#ffecdb 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 #ffecdb
Java new Color(255, 236, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 236, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:236 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 236f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:236, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dbecff
Python Color('#ffecdb')

Base Conversions of hex color #ffecdb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ffecdb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16772315 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 236, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11101100 11011011
Hex ff ec db
Octal 377 354 333
Decimal 255 236 219

Icons incorporating the color #ffecdb

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

Color #ffecdb on different backgrounds

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