Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8a4fdd, almost matches the color named "Lavender indigo" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to clothing.

Breakdown of #8a4fdd

#8a4fdd is made up of (138, 79, 221) in RGB colorspace and (37.56, 64.25, 0.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9064413 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966cc. White should be used ontop of #8a4fdd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8a4fdd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8a4fdd luma #112.61
Websafe hex #9966cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(138, 79, 221) Adobe RGB (121.00, 80.00, 218.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(54%, 31%, 87%) Closest named color Lavender indigo
rgba rgba(138.0, 79.0, 221.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 48.93, -82.47)
cmyk cmyk(37.56, 64.25, 0.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 53.13, -64.86)
hsv hsv(264.64, 68.29, 59.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 83.84, 309.32)
hsb hsb(264.64, 64.37, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 11.77, -102.42)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

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" #8a4fdd while the second is the "compliment" #a4dd4f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8a4fdd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a4dd4f.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8a4fdd with white

Darker variations of #8a4fdd

When you combine pure black with this color, #8a4fdd, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)'s Tones

Tones of #8a4fdd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#8a4fdd 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 #8a4fdd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8a4fdd → #a4dd4f
#8a4fdd → #ad83e7
#8a4fdd → #ffffff
#8a4fdd → #cf4fdd
#8a4fdd → #522f84
#8a4fdd → #4f5ddd

Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd) in different environments

Seeing #8a4fdd 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 #8a4fdd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8a4fdd

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

#8a4fddmight 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-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8a4fdd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#8a4fdd 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 #8a4fdd
Java new Color(138, 79, 221);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 138, 79, 221);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:138 green:79 blue:221 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(138f, 79f, 221f);
Swift UIColor(red:138, green:79, blue:221, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dd4f8a
Python Color('#8a4fdd')

Base Conversions of hex color #8a4fdd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8a4fdd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9064413 while the individual RGB conversions are: 138, 79, 221.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001010 01001111 11011101
Hex 8a 4f dd
Octal 212 117 335
Decimal 138 79 221

#8a4fdd Icons

If you're considering using #8a4fdd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lavender indigo (#8a4fdd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8a4fdd 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 #8a4fdd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8a4fdd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8a4fdd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8a4fdd background.
This text is hex color #8a4fdd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8a4fdd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8a4fdd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8a4fdd and white (#ffffff) background.