Faux-French lilac (#7e6498) color information

Hex color #7e6498 is close to the color named "French lilac" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, French lilac (#7e6498), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

#7e6498 is made up of (126, 100, 152) in RGB colorspace and (17.11, 34.21, 0.00, 40.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8283288 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #666699. White should be used ontop of #7e6498 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7e6498. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7e6498 luma #113.55
Websafe hex #666699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(126, 100, 152) Adobe RGB (119.00, 101.00, 149.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(49%, 39%, 60%) Closest named color French lilac
rgba rgba(126.0, 100.0, 152.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 17.19, -22.44)
cmyk cmyk(17.11, 34.21, 0.00, 40.39) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 20.91, -24.40)
hsv hsv(268.57, 21.21, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 32.13, 310.60)
hsb hsb(268.57, 35.00, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 9.92, -38.29)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

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" #7e6498 while the second is the "compliment" #809963.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7e6498 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #809963.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

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 #7e6498

When you combine pure white with this color, #7e6498, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #7e6498

Darker shades of #7e6498 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #7e6498 with gray

Faux-French lilac (#7e6498) 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 #7e6498 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7e6498 → #809963
#7e6498 → #a492b6
#7e6498 → #ffffff
#7e6498 → #976399
#7e6498 → #4b3c5b
#7e6498 → #636599

How #7e6498 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7e6498 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 #7e6498 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-French lilac (#7e6498)

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

#7e6498might 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.

#7e6498 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#7e6498. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7e6498 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 #7e6498
Java new Color(126, 100, 152);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 126, 100, 152);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:126 green:100 blue:152 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(126f, 100f, 152f);
Swift UIColor(red:126, green:100, blue:152, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $98647e
Python Color('#7e6498')

Base Conversions of hex color #7e6498

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7e6498. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8283288 while the individual RGB conversions are: 126, 100, 152.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111110 01100100 10011000
Hex 7e 64 98
Octal 176 144 230
Decimal 126 100 152

Icons incorporating the color #7e6498

If you're considering using #7e6498 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7e6498 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7e6498 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 #7e6498 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7e6498 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7e6498 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7e6498 background.
This text is hex color #7e6498 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7e6498 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7e6498 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7e6498 and white (#ffffff) background.