Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6) color information

Hex color #8472d6 is close to the color named "Medium purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light blue". When people spot this color, Medium purple (#8472d6), in advertising materials, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)

#8472d6 is made up of (132, 114, 214) in RGB colorspace and (38.32, 46.73, 0.00, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8680150 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966cc. White should be used ontop of #8472d6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8472d6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8472d6 luma #130.57
Websafe hex #9966cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(132, 114, 214) Adobe RGB (127.00, 114.00, 211.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(52%, 45%, 84%) Closest named color Medium purple
rgba rgba(132.0, 114.0, 214.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 27.41, -56.50)
cmyk cmyk(38.32, 46.73, 0.00, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 30.85, -49.38)
hsv hsv(250.77, 54.93, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 58.22, 301.99)
hsb hsb(250.77, 46.43, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 1.77, -80.16)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)

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" #8472d6 while the second is the "compliment" #c5d672.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8472d6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #c5d672.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)

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-Medium purple (#8472d6)

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-Medium purple (#8472d6)

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 #8472d6

When you combine pure white with this color, #8472d6, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #8472d6

Darker shades of #8472d6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #8472d6 with gray

Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6) 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 #8472d6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8472d6 → #c5d672
#8472d6 → #a89ce2
#8472d6 → #ffffff
#8472d6 → #b572d6
#8472d6 → #4f4480
#8472d6 → #7293d6

How #8472d6 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8472d6 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 #8472d6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium purple (#8472d6)

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

#8472d6might 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.

#8472d6 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#8472d6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8472d6 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 #8472d6
Java new Color(132, 114, 214);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 132, 114, 214);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:132 green:114 blue:214 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(132f, 114f, 214f);
Swift UIColor(red:132, green:114, blue:214, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d67284
Python Color('#8472d6')

Base Conversions of hex color #8472d6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8472d6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8680150 while the individual RGB conversions are: 132, 114, 214.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000100 01110010 11010110
Hex 84 72 d6
Octal 204 162 326
Decimal 132 114 214

Icons incorporating the color #8472d6

If you're considering using #8472d6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8472d6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8472d6 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 #8472d6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8472d6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8472d6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8472d6 background.
This text is hex color #8472d6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8472d6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8472d6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8472d6 and white (#ffffff) background.