Faux-French lilac (#886699) color information

The hexidecimal color, #886699, is close to the color named "French lilac" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic gray". When people spot this color, French lilac (#886699), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #886699

#886699 is made up of (136, 102, 153) in RGB colorspace and (11.11, 33.33, 0.00, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8939161 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #886699 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #886699. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #886699 luma #117.83
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(136, 102, 153) Adobe RGB (129.00, 100.00, 149.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 40%, 60%) Closest named color French lilac
rgba rgba(136.0, 102.0, 153.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 21.30, -20.14)
cmyk cmyk(11.11, 33.33, 0.00, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 25.29, -22.18)
hsv hsv(279.00, 20.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 33.64, 318.75)
hsb hsb(279.00, 33.33, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 17.55, -35.79)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-French lilac (#886699)

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" #886699 and the second color is called the "compliment" #779966.

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 (#886699)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #886699 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #779966.

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 (#886699)

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 (#886699)

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-French lilac (#886699)

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 shades of #886699

Lighter shades are produced by blending #886699 with white

Darker shades of #886699

Darker shades are produced by blending #886699 with black

Tones of #886699

Tones are produced by blending #886699 with gray

Gradients including #886699

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 #886699 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#886699 → #779966
#886699 → #ab93b7
#886699 → #ffffff
#886699 → #996691
#886699 → #513d5b
#886699 → #6d6699

How #886699 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #886699 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 #886699 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #886699

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

#886699might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #886699

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#886699. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #886699

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 #886699
Java new Color(136, 102, 153);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 136, 102, 153);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:136 green:102 blue:153 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(136f, 102f, 153f);
Swift UIColor(red:136, green:102, blue:153, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $996688
Python Color('#886699')

Base Conversions of hex color #886699

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #886699. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8939161 while the individual RGB conversions are: 136, 102, 153.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001000 01100110 10011001
Hex 88 66 99
Octal 210 146 231
Decimal 136 102 153

#886699 Icons

If you're considering using #886699 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-French lilac (#886699) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #886699 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 #886699 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #886699 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #886699 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #886699 background.
This text is hex color #886699 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #886699 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #886699 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #886699 and white (#ffffff) background.