Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd) color information

Hex color #7e1edd is close to the color named "Blue-violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Blue-violet (#7e1edd), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

#7e1edd is made up of (126, 30, 221) in RGB colorspace and (42.99, 86.43, 0.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8265437 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6633cc. White should be used ontop of #7e1edd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7e1edd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7e1edd luma #80.26
Websafe hex #6633cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(126, 30, 221) Adobe RGB (106.00, 45.00, 217.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(49%, 12%, 87%) Closest named color Blue-violet
rgba rgba(126.0, 30.0, 221.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 63.12, -107.71)
cmyk cmyk(42.99, 86.43, 0.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 67.42, -76.79)
hsv hsv(269.60, 75.76, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 102.19, 311.28)
hsb hsb(269.60, 86.21, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 12.26, -112.67)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

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" #7e1edd and the second color is called the "compliment" #81dd1e.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7e1edd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #81dd1e.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #7e1edd

When you combine pure white with this color, #7e1edd, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #7e1edd

Darker shades of #7e1edd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #7e1edd

Tones are produced by blending #7e1edd with gray

Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd) 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 #7e1edd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7e1edd → #81dd1e
#7e1edd → #a461e7
#7e1edd → #ffffff
#7e1edd → #da1edd
#7e1edd → #4b1284
#7e1edd → #1e21dd

How #7e1edd looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7e1edd 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 #7e1edd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd)

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

#7e1eddmight 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.

#7e1edd 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#7e1edd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7e1edd 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 #7e1edd
Java new Color(126, 30, 221);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 126, 30, 221);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:126 green:30 blue:221 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(126f, 30f, 221f);
Swift UIColor(red:126, green:30, blue:221, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dd1e7e
Python Color('#7e1edd')

Base Conversions of hex color #7e1edd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7e1edd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8265437 while the individual RGB conversions are: 126, 30, 221.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111110 00011110 11011101
Hex 7e 1e dd
Octal 176 36 335
Decimal 126 30 221

#7e1edd Icons

If you're considering using #7e1edd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Blue-violet (#7e1edd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7e1edd 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 #7e1edd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7e1edd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7e1edd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7e1edd background.
This text is hex color #7e1edd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7e1edd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7e1edd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7e1edd and white (#ffffff) background.