Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5) color information

Hex color #fffee5 looks similar to "Light yellow" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light yellow". When people from western culture see this color, Light yellow (#fffee5), used in designs, they might associate it with a sense of warmth, youthfulness, self-esteem, food and restaurants, and affordability. Shades of "very light yellow". typically aren't associated with technology. Buffer is a company using this color, according to our database.

Breakdown of Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)

#fffee5 is made up of (255, 254, 229) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.39, 10.20, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16776933 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffffcc. Black should be used ontop of #fffee5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #fffee5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #fffee5 luma #251.22
Websafe hex #ffffcc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(255, 254, 229) Adobe RGB (255.00, 254.00, 230.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 100%, 90%) Closest named color Light yellow
rgba rgba(255.0, 254.0, 229.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (98.99, -3.93, 11.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.39, 10.20, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (99.22, -3.84, 11.66)
hsv hsv(60.00, 100.00, 95.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (99.22, 12.28, 108.23)
hsb hsb(60.00, 10.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (99.22, 1.66, 18.26)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)

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" #fffee5 while the second is the "compliment" #e5e5ff.

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-Light yellow (#fffee5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #fffee5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e5e5ff.

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-Light yellow (#fffee5)

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-Light yellow (#fffee5)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)

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-Light yellow (#fffee5)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #fffee5, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #fffee5, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #fffee5, tones are produced.

#fffee5 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 #fffee5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#fffee5 → #e5e5ff
#fffee5 → #fffeec
#fffee5 → #000000
#fffee5 → #f2ffe5
#fffee5 → #999889
#fffee5 → #fff2e5

#fffee5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #fffee5 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 #fffee5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Light yellow (#fffee5)

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

#fffee5might 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-Light yellow (#fffee5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#fffee5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#fffee5 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 #fffee5
Java new Color(255, 254, 229);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 254, 229);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:254 blue:229 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 254f, 229f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:254, blue:229, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e5feff
Python Color('#fffee5')

Base Conversions of hex color #fffee5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #fffee5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16776933 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 254, 229.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 11111110 11100101
Hex ff fe e5
Octal 377 376 345
Decimal 255 254 229

Icons incorporating the color #fffee5

If you're considering using #fffee5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #fffee5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #fffee5 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 #fffee5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #fffee5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #fffee5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #fffee5 background.
This text is hex color #fffee5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #fffee5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #fffee5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #fffee5 and white (#ffffff) background.