Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0) color information

Hex color #827ab0 is a variation of "Middle blue purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic gray". When people spot this color, Middle blue purple (#827ab0), in branding, they might associate it with being transparent, sleek, elegant, technology, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

#827ab0 is made up of (130, 122, 176) in RGB colorspace and (26.14, 30.68, 0.00, 30.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8551088 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #827ab0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #827ab0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #827ab0 luma #130.37
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(130, 122, 176) Adobe RGB (126.00, 122.00, 173.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(51%, 48%, 69%) Closest named color Middle blue purple
rgba rgba(130.0, 122.0, 176.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 11.94, -26.31)
cmyk cmyk(26.14, 30.68, 0.00, 30.98) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 14.19, -27.13)
hsv hsv(248.57, 25.30, 58.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 30.62, 297.61)
hsb hsb(248.57, 30.43, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, -0.22, -42.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

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" #827ab0 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a8af7a.

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-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #827ab0 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a8af7a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

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-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

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-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

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 #827ab0

When you combine pure white with this color, #827ab0, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #827ab0

Darker shades of #827ab0 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #827ab0

Tones are produced by blending #827ab0 with gray

Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0) 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 #827ab0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#827ab0 → #a8af7a
#827ab0 → #a7a1c7
#827ab0 → #ffffff
#827ab0 → #9c7aaf
#827ab0 → #4e4969
#827ab0 → #7a8eaf

How #827ab0 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #827ab0 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 #827ab0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0)

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

#827ab0might 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.

#827ab0 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#827ab0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#827ab0 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 #827ab0
Java new Color(130, 122, 176);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 130, 122, 176);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:130 green:122 blue:176 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(130f, 122f, 176f);
Swift UIColor(red:130, green:122, blue:176, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b07a82
Python Color('#827ab0')

Base Conversions of hex color #827ab0

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #827ab0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8551088 while the individual RGB conversions are: 130, 122, 176.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000010 01111010 10110000
Hex 82 7a b0
Octal 202 172 260
Decimal 130 122 176

#827ab0 Icons

If you're considering using #827ab0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Middle blue purple (#827ab0) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #827ab0 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 #827ab0 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #827ab0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #827ab0 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #827ab0 background.
This text is hex color #827ab0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #827ab0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #827ab0 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #827ab0 and white (#ffffff) background.