Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a) color information

#72529a is the hex color code that is very close to "Dark lavender" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark lavender (#72529a), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being clean, sleek, sincere, the home, and something classic. Shades of "generic gray". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

#72529a Breakdown

#72529a is made up of (114, 82, 154) in RGB colorspace and (25.97, 46.75, 0.00, 39.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7492250 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #72529a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #72529a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #72529a luma #99.62
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(114, 82, 154) Adobe RGB (107.00, 82.00, 150.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 32%, 60%) Closest named color Dark lavender
rgba rgba(114.0, 82.0, 154.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 24.05, -33.65)
cmyk cmyk(25.97, 46.75, 0.00, 39.61) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 29.46, -34.32)
hsv hsv(267.86, 30.43, 46.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 45.23, 310.64)
hsb hsb(267.86, 46.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 11.43, -52.76)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #72529a and the second color is called the "compliment" #789951.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #72529a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #789951.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a)

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-Dark lavender (#72529a)

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.

Lighter variations of #72529a

Lighter shades of #72529a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #72529a

Darker shades of #72529a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #72529a

Tones of #72529a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a) 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 #72529a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#72529a → #789951
#72529a → #9c85b8
#72529a → #ffffff
#72529a → #955199
#72529a → #44315c
#72529a → #515599

Faux-Dark lavender (#72529a) in different environments

Seeing #72529a 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 #72529a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#72529a popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#72529amight 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.

#72529a popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#72529a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#72529a in coding

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 #72529a
Java new Color(114, 82, 154);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 114, 82, 154);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:114 green:82 blue:154 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(114f, 82f, 154f);
Swift UIColor(red:114, green:82, blue:154, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9a5272
Python Color('#72529a')

Base Conversions of hex color #72529a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #72529a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7492250 while the individual RGB conversions are: 114, 82, 154.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110010 01010010 10011010
Hex 72 52 9a
Octal 162 122 232
Decimal 114 82 154

Icons incorporating the color #72529a

If you're considering using #72529a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #72529a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #72529a 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 #72529a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #72529a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #72529a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #72529a background.
This text is hex color #72529a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #72529a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #72529a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #72529a and white (#ffffff) background.