#E2D7E7 Hex Code

Color Name: Gainsboro

What is hex #E2D7E7 Color?

Gainsboro (Hex code: E2D7E7) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #E2D7E7 is Gainsboro. The RGB values are (226, 215, 231) which means it is composed of 34% red, 32% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:7 Y:0 K:9. In the HSV/HSB scale, #E2D7E7 has a hue of 281°, 7% saturation and a brightness value of 91%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Hex #E2D7E7 Color Codes

Color NameGainsboro
RGB Values(226, 215, 231)
CMYK Values(2%, 7%, 0%, 9%)
HSV/HSB Values(281°, 7%, 91%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCFF
Inverse Color#1D2818 [Dark Jungle Green]
Closest Pantone®7443 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#DCE7D7 [Chinese White]
#E2D7E7 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#E0E0E0
Desaturated#DFDFDF
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DCDCDC
Weighted Average (Luma)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Hex #E2D7E7 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of E2D7E7. Complementary color is DCE7D7

Complementary Palette

The complement of #E2D7E7 is #DCE7D7 which is called Chinese White. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #E2D7E7 color is offered by #DCE7D7. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (E2D7E7, E7D7E4 and DAD7E7)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #E2D7E7 are #E7D7E4 and #DAD7E7, called Platinum and Gainsboro, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #E2D7E7 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (E2D7E7, E4E7D7 and D7E7DA)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #E2D7E7 are #E4E7D7 (Chinese White) and #D7E7DA (Chinese White). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (E2D7E7, E7E2D7 and D7E7E2)

Triadic Palette

#E2D7E7 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E7E2D7 (White Coffee) and #D7E7E2 (Chinese White) along with #E2D7E7, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (E2D7E7, E7E2D7, DCE7D7 and D7DCE7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #E2D7E7 has #E7E2D7 (White Coffee), #DCE7D7 (Chinese White) and #D7DCE7 (Gainsboro). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (E2D7E7, E7DAD7, DCE7D7 and D7E4E7)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #E2D7E7 contains #E7DAD7 (White Coffee), #DCE7D7 (Chinese White) and #D7E4E7 (Chinese White). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #E2D7E7 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #E2D7E7 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

#E2D7E7 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - E2D7E7

    Gainsboro plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.