#c9c2e1 Color Information

#c9c2e1 Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #c9c2e1. In RGB, it consists of 78.8% Red, 76.1% Green, and 88.2% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 10.7% Cyan, 13.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 11.8% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 253.5°, with saturation of 34.1% and lightness of 82.2%. The decimal value for #c9c2e1 is 13222625, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cccccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #c9c2e1 is blue. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is blue.
  • HexHex code for this color#c9c2e1 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color201, 194, 225 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color78.8%, 76.1%, 88.2% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.212, 0.239, 0.118 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0.107, 0.138, 0, 0.118 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color253.5°, 34.1%, 82.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color253.5°, 13.8%, 88.2% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color56.970, 56.437, 79.125 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color201, 194, 225 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code13222625 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color79.862, 8.374, -14.531 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)79.862, 16.771, 299.954 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color79.862, 1.968, -24.016 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color75.125, 3.895, -9.860 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.296, 0.293, 56.437 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4291412705 / 0xffc9c2e1 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cccccc Copy

Shades of #c9c2e1

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #c9c2e1, its pure hue is 253.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 34.1%, and its lightness is 82.2%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #c9c2e1, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0c0b0d to #bdb7d4.

Tints of #c9c2e1

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #c9c2e1, its pure hue is 253.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 34.1%, and its lightness is 82.2%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #c9c2e1, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ccc6e3 to #fcfbfd.

Tones of #c9c2e1

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #c9c2e1, its pure hue is 253.5° on the color wheel and its saturation is 34.1%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #c9c2e1, which range from #d2d2d2 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #b9a4ff (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #c9c2e1

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #c9c2e1! For #c9c2e1, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #c9c2e1. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #c9c2e1

This color, #c9c2e1, consists of 78.8% Red, 76.1% Green, and 88.2% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 201, Green = 194, Blue = 225. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #c9c2e1 is 10.7% Cyan, 13.8% Magenta, 0% Yellow, and 11.8% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R78.8%
C10.7%
G76.1%
M13.8%
B88.2%
Y0.0%
K11.8%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 201 194 225
Octal 311 302 341
Hexa #c9 #c2 #e1
Binary 11001001 11000010 11100001
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 10 13 0 11
Octal 12 15 0 13
Hexa #0a #0d #00 #0b
Binary 00001010 00001101 00000000 00001011

Analogous Colors of #c9c2e1

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #c9c2e1 — which has hue 253.5° — its analogous colors are located at 223.5° and 283.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c2e1.

Triadic Colors of #c9c2e1

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #c9c2e1 — which has hue 253.5° — its triadic colors are located at 13.5° and 253.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c2e1.

Complementary Color of #c9c2e1

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #c9c2e1 — which has hue 253.5° — its complementary color is located at 73.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c2e1.

Split Complementary Colors of #c9c2e1

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #c9c2e1 — which has hue 253.5° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 43.5° and 253.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c2e1.

Tetradic Colors of #c9c2e1

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #c9c2e1 — which has hue 253.5° — its tetradic colors are located at 163.5°, 253.5°, 343.5°, and 73.5° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #c9c2e1.

Monochromatic Colors of #c9c2e1

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #c9c2e1, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #b4afc6 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #e2ddf4 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #c9c2e1

We want to make getting started with #c9c2e1 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #c9c2e1 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #c9c2e1 can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #c9c2e1 with other HTML elements.

#c9c2e1 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #c9c2e1.
<span style="color: #c9c2e1;">The color of this text is #c9c2e1.</span>

#c9c2e1 Background Color

The background color for this text is #c9c2e1.
<div style="background-color: #c9c2e1; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #c9c2e1.</div>

#c9c2e1 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #c9c2e1.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #c9c2e1;">This color for the shadow of this text is #c9c2e1.</span>

#c9c2e1 Border Color

This is a div with border color #c9c2e1.
<div style="border: #c9c2e1 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #c9c2e1.</div>

#c9c2e1 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #c9c2e1 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c9c2e1; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c9c2e1 on a white background.</div></div>

#c9c2e1 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #c9c2e1 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #c9c2e1; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #c9c2e1 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #c9c2e1 to White

This is a gradient from #c9c2e1 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c9c2e1,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c9c2e1 to white.</div>

Gradient from #c9c2e1 to Black

This is a gradient from #c9c2e1 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#c9c2e1,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#c9c2e1,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #c9c2e1 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #c9c2e1

In addition to using #c9c2e1 on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #c9c2e1 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #c9c2e1, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 201, Green = 194, Blue = 225). If you need details about the color coordinates of #c9c2e1 in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #c9c2e1
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(201, 194, 225)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #c9c2e1; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #c9c2e1; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #c9c2e1; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(201, 194, 225);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#c9c2e1")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:201, green:194, blue:225, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:194 blue:225 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(201f, 194f, 225f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(201, 194, 225);
 

#c9c2e1 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #c9c2e1 the same way. For those with color blindness, #c9c2e1 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #c9c2e1 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #c9c2e1 is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #c9c2e1 looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #c9c2e1 will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Not Recommended

We analyzed whether #c9c2e1 is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 1.7:1 against white. Under both the AA and AAA level standards, this is not a high enough ratio to be considered accessible for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
Normal Size Text

WCAG AAA
Large Size Text