Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff) color information

Hex color #8d2bff should not to be confused with "Purple (X11)" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Purple (X11) (#8d2bff), in advertisements, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

#8d2bff is made up of (141, 43, 255) in RGB colorspace and (44.71, 83.14, 0.00, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9251839 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933ff. White should be used ontop of #8d2bff to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8d2bff. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8d2bff luma #96.22
Websafe hex #9933ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(141, 43, 255) Adobe RGB (122.00, 52.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 17%, 100%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(141.0, 43.0, 255.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 73.71, -126.65)
cmyk cmyk(44.71, 83.14, 0.00, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 74.77, -85.51)
hsv hsv(267.47, 100.00, 58.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 113.59, 311.17)
hsb hsb(267.47, 83.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 13.74, -130.35)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

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" #8d2bff and the second color is called the "compliment" #9fff2b.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8d2bff is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #9fff2b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

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-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

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.

Lighter shades of #8d2bff

When you combine pure white with this color, #8d2bff, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #8d2bff

Darker shades are produced by blending #8d2bff with black

Tones of #8d2bff

Tones of #8d2bff can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #8d2bff

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 #8d2bff as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8d2bff → #9fff2b
#8d2bff → #af6aff
#8d2bff → #ffffff
#8d2bff → #f42bff
#8d2bff → #541999
#8d2bff → #2b35ff

Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff) in different environments

Seeing #8d2bff 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 #8d2bff could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff)

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

#8d2bffmight 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 #8d2bff

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8d2bff. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8d2bff

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 #8d2bff
Java new Color(141, 43, 255);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 141, 43, 255);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:141 green:43 blue:255 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(141f, 43f, 255f);
Swift UIColor(red:141, green:43, blue:255, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ff2b8d
Python Color('#8d2bff')

Base Conversions of hex color #8d2bff

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8d2bff. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9251839 while the individual RGB conversions are: 141, 43, 255.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001101 00101011 11111111
Hex 8d 2b ff
Octal 215 53 377
Decimal 141 43 255

#8d2bff Icons

If you're considering using #8d2bff in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple (X11) (#8d2bff) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8d2bff 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 #8d2bff on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8d2bff on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8d2bff background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8d2bff background.
This text is hex color #8d2bff on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8d2bff on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8d2bff and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8d2bff and white (#ffffff) background.