Faux-French lilac (#8d569f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8d569f, 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 (#8d569f), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being transparent, glamorous, graceful, technology, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #8d569f

#8d569f is made up of (141, 86, 159) in RGB colorspace and (11.32, 45.91, 0.00, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9262751 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #8d569f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8d569f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8d569f luma #110.61
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(141, 86, 159) Adobe RGB (124.00, 90.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 34%, 62%) Closest named color French lilac
rgba rgba(141.0, 86.0, 159.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 26.89, -28.09)
cmyk cmyk(11.32, 45.91, 0.00, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 31.73, -29.42)
hsv hsv(285.00, 29.17, 48.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 43.27, 317.16)
hsb hsb(285.00, 45.16, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 19.40, -47.04)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French lilac (#8d569f)

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" #8d569f while the second is the "compliment" #689e56.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-French lilac (#8d569f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8d569f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #689e56.

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 (#8d569f)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-French lilac (#8d569f)

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 (#8d569f)

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 #8d569f

Lighter shades are produced by blending #8d569f with white

Darker shades of #8d569f

Darker shades are produced by blending #8d569f with black

Faux-French lilac (#8d569f)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #8d569f with gray

Gradients including #8d569f

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 #8d569f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8d569f → #689e56
#8d569f → #af88bb
#8d569f → #ffffff
#8d569f → #9e568c
#8d569f → #54335f
#8d569f → #68569e

How #8d569f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8d569f 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 #8d569f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #8d569f

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

#8d569fmight 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 #8d569f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8d569f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8d569f

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 #8d569f
Java new Color(141, 86, 159);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 141, 86, 159);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:141 green:86 blue:159 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(141f, 86f, 159f);
Swift UIColor(red:141, green:86, blue:159, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9f568d
Python Color('#8d569f')

Base Conversions of hex color #8d569f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8d569f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9262751 while the individual RGB conversions are: 141, 86, 159.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001101 01010110 10011111
Hex 8d 56 9f
Octal 215 126 237
Decimal 141 86 159

Icons incorporating the color #8d569f

If you're considering using #8d569f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8d569f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8d569f 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 #8d569f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8d569f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8d569f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8d569f background.
This text is hex color #8d569f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8d569f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8d569f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8d569f and white (#ffffff) background.