#e7ddcb Color Information

#e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb, and its official name is Toasted Barley. In RGB, it consists of 90.6% Red, 86.7% Green, and 79.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 4.3% Magenta, 12.1% Yellow, and 9.4% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 38.6°, with saturation of 36.8% and lightness of 85.1%. The decimal value for #e7ddcb is 15195595, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ffcccc. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #e7ddcb is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is yellow.
  • HexHex code for this color#e7ddcb Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorToasted Barley Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color231, 221, 203 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color90.6%, 86.7%, 79.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.094, 0.133, 0.204 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.043, 0.121, 0.094 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color38.6°, 36.8%, 85.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color38.6°, 12.1%, 90.6% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color69.591, 73.014, 66.925 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color219, 231, 203 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code15195595 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color88.454, 0.418, 10.045 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)88.454, 10.054, 87.615 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color88.454, 6.904, 14.800 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color85.448, -4.159, 13.376 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.332, 0.348, 73.014 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293385675 / 0xffe7ddcb Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ffcccc Copy
Last Updated: February 8, 2023

Shades of #e7ddcb

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #e7ddcb, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.8%, and its lightness is 85.1%. 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 #e7ddcb, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0e0d0c to #d9d0bf.

Tints of #e7ddcb

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #e7ddcb, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.8%, and its lightness is 85.1%. 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 #e7ddcb, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #e8dfce to #fefdfc.

Tones of #e7ddcb

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #e7ddcb, its pure hue is 38.6° on the color wheel and its saturation is 36.8%, 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 #e7ddcb, which range from #d9d9d9 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ffe4b3 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #e7ddcb

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #e7ddcb! For #e7ddcb, 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, #e7ddcb. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #e7ddcb

This color, #e7ddcb, consists of 90.6% Red, 86.7% Green, and 79.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 231, Green = 221, Blue = 203. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #e7ddcb is 0% Cyan, 4.3% Magenta, 12.1% Yellow, and 9.4% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R90.6%
C0.0%
G86.7%
M4.3%
B79.6%
Y12.1%
K9.4%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 231 221 203
Octal 347 335 313
Hexa #e7 #dd #cb
Binary 11100111 11011101 11001011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 4 12 9
Octal 0 4 14 11
Hexa #00 #04 #0c #09
Binary 00000000 00000100 00001100 00001001

Analogous Colors of #e7ddcb

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #e7ddcb — which has hue 38.6° — its analogous colors are located at 8.6° and 68.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e7ddcb.

Triadic Colors of #e7ddcb

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 #e7ddcb — which has hue 38.6° — its triadic colors are located at 38.6° and 278.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e7ddcb.

Complementary Color of #e7ddcb

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #e7ddcb — which has hue 38.6° — its complementary color is located at 218.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e7ddcb.

Split Complementary Colors of #e7ddcb

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 #e7ddcb — which has hue 38.6° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 38.6° and 248.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e7ddcb.

Tetradic Colors of #e7ddcb

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 #e7ddcb — which has hue 38.6° — its tetradic colors are located at 308.6°, 38.6°, 128.6°, and 218.6° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e7ddcb.

Monochromatic Colors of #e7ddcb

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #e7ddcb, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #d1c9bc — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f7efe2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #e7ddcb

We want to make getting started with #e7ddcb on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #e7ddcb into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb with other HTML elements.

#e7ddcb Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #e7ddcb.
<span style="color: #e7ddcb;">The color of this text is #e7ddcb.</span>

#e7ddcb Background Color

The background color for this text is #e7ddcb.
<div style="background-color: #e7ddcb; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #e7ddcb.</div>

#e7ddcb Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #e7ddcb.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #e7ddcb;">This color for the shadow of this text is #e7ddcb.</span>

#e7ddcb Border Color

This is a div with border color #e7ddcb.
<div style="border: #e7ddcb 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #e7ddcb.</div>

#e7ddcb Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #e7ddcb on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e7ddcb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e7ddcb on a white background.</div></div>

#e7ddcb Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #e7ddcb on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e7ddcb; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e7ddcb on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #e7ddcb to White

This is a gradient from #e7ddcb to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e7ddcb,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e7ddcb to white.</div>

Gradient from #e7ddcb to Black

This is a gradient from #e7ddcb to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e7ddcb,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e7ddcb,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e7ddcb to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #e7ddcb

In addition to using #e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #e7ddcb, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 231, Green = 221, Blue = 203). If you need details about the color coordinates of #e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(231, 221, 203)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #e7ddcb; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #e7ddcb; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #e7ddcb; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(231, 221, 203);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#e7ddcb")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:231, green:221, blue:203, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:231 green:221 blue:203 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(231f, 221f, 203f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(231, 221, 203);
 

#e7ddcb Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #e7ddcb the same way. For those with color blindness, #e7ddcb might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #e7ddcb looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb 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 #e7ddcb 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 Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #e7ddcb 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 1.3:1 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
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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