Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #705e7f, almost matches the color named "Old lavender" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Old lavender (#705e7f), in designs, the following may come to mind: being clean, modern or futuristic, graceful, the home, and middle-ground. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #705e7f

#705e7f is made up of (112, 94, 127) in RGB colorspace and (11.81, 25.98, 0.00, 50.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7364223 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666666. White should be used ontop of #705e7f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #705e7f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #705e7f luma #103.02
Websafe hex #666666 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(112, 94, 127) Adobe RGB (110.00, 93.00, 125.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(44%, 37%, 50%) Closest named color Old lavender
rgba rgba(112.0, 94.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 13.30, -13.40)
cmyk cmyk(11.81, 25.98, 0.00, 50.20) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 16.91, -16.04)
hsv hsv(272.31, 14.94, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 23.31, 316.51)
hsb hsb(272.31, 26.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 10.87, -24.70)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)

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" #705e7f while the second is the "compliment" #6d7f5e.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #705e7f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #6d7f5e.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #705e7f with white

Darker variations of #705e7f

When you combine pure black with this color, #705e7f, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f)'s Tones

Tones of #705e7f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#705e7f 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 #705e7f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#705e7f → #6d7f5e
#705e7f → #9a8ea5
#705e7f → #ffffff
#705e7f → #7f5e7e
#705e7f → #43384c
#705e7f → #5f5e7f

Faux-Old lavender (#705e7f) in different environments

Seeing #705e7f 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 #705e7f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #705e7f

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

#705e7fmight 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-Old lavender (#705e7f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#705e7f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#705e7f 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 #705e7f
Java new Color(112, 94, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 112, 94, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:112 green:94 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(112f, 94f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:112, green:94, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f5e70
Python Color('#705e7f')

Base Conversions of hex color #705e7f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #705e7f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7364223 while the individual RGB conversions are: 112, 94, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110000 01011110 01111111
Hex 70 5e 7f
Octal 160 136 177
Decimal 112 94 127

Icons incorporating the color #705e7f

If you're considering using #705e7f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #705e7f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #705e7f 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 #705e7f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #705e7f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #705e7f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #705e7f background.
This text is hex color #705e7f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #705e7f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #705e7f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #705e7f and white (#ffffff) background.