Faux-Royal purple (#804faf) color information

#804faf is the hex color code that is a variation of "Royal purple" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Royal purple (#804faf), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

#804faf Breakdown

#804faf is made up of (128, 79, 175) in RGB colorspace and (26.86, 54.86, 0.00, 31.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8409007 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #804faf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #804faf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #804faf luma #104.42
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(128, 79, 175) Adobe RGB (113.00, 80.00, 173.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 31%, 69%) Closest named color Royal purple
rgba rgba(128.0, 79.0, 175.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 33.41, -49.26)
cmyk cmyk(26.86, 54.86, 0.00, 31.37) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 39.06, -45.42)
hsv hsv(270.00, 38.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 59.91, 310.69)
hsb hsb(270.00, 55.07, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 13.19, -70.73)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Royal purple (#804faf)

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" #804faf and the second color is called the "compliment" #7faf4f.

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-Royal purple (#804faf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #804faf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7faf4f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Royal purple (#804faf)

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-Royal purple (#804faf)

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-Royal purple (#804faf)

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.

Faux-Royal purple (#804faf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #804faf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #804faf

When you combine pure black with this color, #804faf, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #804faf

Tones are produced by blending #804faf with gray

#804faf 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 #804faf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#804faf → #7faf4f
#804faf → #a683c7
#804faf → #ffffff
#804faf → #af4faf
#804faf → #4c2f69
#804faf → #4f4faf

How #804faf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #804faf 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 #804faf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#804faf 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.

#804fafmight 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-Royal purple (#804faf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#804faf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#804faf 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 #804faf
Java new Color(128, 79, 175);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 128, 79, 175);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:128 green:79 blue:175 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(128f, 79f, 175f);
Swift UIColor(red:128, green:79, blue:175, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $af4f80
Python Color('#804faf')

Base Conversions of hex color #804faf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #804faf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8409007 while the individual RGB conversions are: 128, 79, 175.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000000 01001111 10101111
Hex 80 4f af
Octal 200 117 257
Decimal 128 79 175

#804faf Icons

If you're considering using #804faf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Royal purple (#804faf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #804faf 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 #804faf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #804faf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #804faf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #804faf background.
This text is hex color #804faf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #804faf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #804faf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #804faf and white (#ffffff) background.