Faux-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8c4ebd, is a variation of "Deep lilac" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light purple". When people spot this color, Deep lilac (#8c4ebd), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being successful, anti-aging and not growing old, their spiritual life, cutting-edge, and finance and wealth. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #8c4ebd

#8c4ebd is made up of (140, 78, 189) in RGB colorspace and (25.93, 58.73, 0.00, 25.88) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9195197 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966cc. White should be used ontop of #8c4ebd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8c4ebd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8c4ebd luma #109.00
Websafe hex #9966cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(140, 78, 189) Adobe RGB (126.00, 81.00, 185.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 31%, 74%) Closest named color Deep lilac
rgba rgba(140.0, 78.0, 189.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 40.94, -53.52)
cmyk cmyk(25.93, 58.73, 0.00, 25.88) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 45.91, -48.03)
hsv hsv(273.49, 45.26, 52.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 66.44, 313.71)
hsb hsb(273.49, 58.11, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 19.76, -76.61)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd)

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" #8c4ebd and the second color is called the "compliment" #80bc4f.

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-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8c4ebd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #80bc4f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd)

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-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd)

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-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd)

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 #8c4ebd

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8c4ebd with white

Darker shades of #8c4ebd

Darker shades are produced by blending #8c4ebd with black

Tones of #8c4ebd

Tones are produced by blending #8c4ebd with gray

Gradients including #8c4ebd

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 #8c4ebd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8c4ebd → #80bc4f
#8c4ebd → #ae83d0
#8c4ebd → #ffffff
#8c4ebd → #bc4fb7
#8c4ebd → #542e71
#8c4ebd → #544fbc

How #8c4ebd looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8c4ebd 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 #8c4ebd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8c4ebd

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

#8c4ebdmight 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 #8c4ebd

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8c4ebd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8c4ebd

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 #8c4ebd
Java new Color(140, 78, 189);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 140, 78, 189);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:140 green:78 blue:189 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(140f, 78f, 189f);
Swift UIColor(red:140, green:78, blue:189, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bd4e8c
Python Color('#8c4ebd')

Base Conversions of hex color #8c4ebd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8c4ebd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9195197 while the individual RGB conversions are: 140, 78, 189.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001100 01001110 10111101
Hex 8c 4e bd
Octal 214 116 275
Decimal 140 78 189

#8c4ebd Icons

If you're considering using #8c4ebd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Deep lilac (#8c4ebd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8c4ebd 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 #8c4ebd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8c4ebd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8c4ebd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8c4ebd background.
This text is hex color #8c4ebd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8c4ebd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8c4ebd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8c4ebd and white (#ffffff) background.