Faux-French lilac (#866c96) color information

#866c96 is the hex color code that is a variation of "French lilac" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic gray". When people spot this color, French lilac (#866c96), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#866c96 Breakdown

#866c96 is made up of (134, 108, 150) in RGB colorspace and (10.67, 28.00, 0.00, 41.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8809622 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #866c96 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #866c96. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #866c96 luma #120.41
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(134, 108, 150) Adobe RGB (128.00, 107.00, 147.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 42%, 59%) Closest named color French lilac
rgba rgba(134.0, 108.0, 150.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 16.63, -16.55)
cmyk cmyk(10.67, 28.00, 0.00, 41.18) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 19.96, -18.65)
hsv hsv(278.82, 17.17, 50.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 27.32, 316.94)
hsb hsb(278.82, 28.81, 59.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 13.45, -29.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French lilac (#866c96)

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" #866c96 and the second color is called the "compliment" #7b966b.

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-French lilac (#866c96)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #866c96 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7b966b.

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 (#866c96)

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-French lilac (#866c96)

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 (#866c96)

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-French lilac (#866c96)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #866c96 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #866c96

When you combine pure black with this color, #866c96, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #866c96

Tones are produced by blending #866c96 with gray

#866c96 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 #866c96 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#866c96 → #7b966b
#866c96 → #aa98b5
#866c96 → #ffffff
#866c96 → #966b90
#866c96 → #50405a
#866c96 → #706b96

How #866c96 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #866c96 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 #866c96 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#866c96 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.

#866c96might 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-French lilac (#866c96)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#866c96. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#866c96 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 #866c96
Java new Color(134, 108, 150);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 134, 108, 150);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:134 green:108 blue:150 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(134f, 108f, 150f);
Swift UIColor(red:134, green:108, blue:150, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $966c86
Python Color('#866c96')

Base Conversions of hex color #866c96

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #866c96. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8809622 while the individual RGB conversions are: 134, 108, 150.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000110 01101100 10010110
Hex 86 6c 96
Octal 206 154 226
Decimal 134 108 150

Icons incorporating the color #866c96

If you're considering using #866c96 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #866c96 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #866c96 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 #866c96 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #866c96 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #866c96 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #866c96 background.
This text is hex color #866c96 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #866c96 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #866c96 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #866c96 and white (#ffffff) background.