Description and conversion results of color #e1e2e5

It is a very bright grayish blue color having an approximate luminance of 90%. It has a hue value of 225° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Gainsboro, Platinum, Light Gray, Cultured, Timberwolf, Isabelline, Ghost White, Alice Blue, Snow and White. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #e1e2e5 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(225, 226, 229)
#e1e2e5
hsl(225, 7.1%, 89%)
hsv(225, 1.7%, 89.8%)
lab(89.9, 0.2, -1.6)
xyz(72.4, 76.1, 85)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 11-4800 TPG
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Pantone Cool Gray 1 U
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Pantone 11-4601 TPG
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RAL D2 270 90 05
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RAL D2 280 90 05
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RAL D2 290 90 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6238
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Sherwin-Williams 6540
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Sherwin-Williams 6259
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #e1e2e5 color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish blue color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Platinum, Cultured, Gainsboro, Isabelline, Ghost White, White, Snow and Baby Powder.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #e1e2e5 color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish blue color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Quick Silver, Silver (Metallic), Silver Chalice, Spanish Gray, Sonic Silver, Nickel, Gray (Web), Dim Gray, Davy's Grey, Black Olive, Onyx, Dark Liver, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Charleston Green and Black Chocolate.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #e1e2e5 color. This process results a scale from a very bright grayish blue color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Gainsboro, Platinum, Light Gray, Cultured and Timberwolf.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver, Dark Liver and Silver (Metallic).

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of gray and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Jet, Gray (Web), Old Silver, Light Gray, Gainsboro, Black Olive, Battleship Grey and Timberwolf.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Black Olive, Quick Silver and Dark Liver.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

There are variants of the gray color in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Davy's Grey, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Dark Liver, Black Olive and Quick Silver.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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