Faux-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8d6cab, greatly resembles "Purple mountain majesty" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic gray". When people from western culture see this color, Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab), used in branding, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "generic gray" are rarely tied to agriculture. LinkedIn is a brand that uses this color.

#8d6cab Breakdown

#8d6cab is made up of (141, 108, 171) in RGB colorspace and (17.54, 36.84, 0.00, 32.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9268395 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #8d6cab to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8d6cab. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8d6cab luma #124.88
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(141, 108, 171) Adobe RGB (128.00, 108.00, 168.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 42%, 67%) Closest named color Purple mountain majesty
rgba rgba(141.0, 108.0, 171.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 20.56, -28.69)
cmyk cmyk(17.54, 36.84, 0.00, 32.94) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 24.13, -29.45)
hsv hsv(271.20, 27.47, 54.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 38.07, 309.33)
hsb hsb(271.20, 37.31, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 10.29, -47.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

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" #8d6cab and the second color is called the "compliment" #89aa6b.

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-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8d6cab is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #89aa6b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

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-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

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-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

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.

Faux-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #8d6cab can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #8d6cab

When you combine pure black with this color, #8d6cab, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #8d6cab

Tones are produced by blending #8d6cab with gray

#8d6cab 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 #8d6cab as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8d6cab → #89aa6b
#8d6cab → #af98c4
#8d6cab → #ffffff
#8d6cab → #aa6ba9
#8d6cab → #544066
#8d6cab → #6c6baa

How #8d6cab looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8d6cab 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 #8d6cab could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8d6cab popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#8d6cabmight 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-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8d6cab. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#8d6cab 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 #8d6cab
Java new Color(141, 108, 171);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 141, 108, 171);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:141 green:108 blue:171 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(141f, 108f, 171f);
Swift UIColor(red:141, green:108, blue:171, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ab6c8d
Python Color('#8d6cab')

Base Conversions of hex color #8d6cab

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8d6cab. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9268395 while the individual RGB conversions are: 141, 108, 171.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001101 01101100 10101011
Hex 8d 6c ab
Octal 215 154 253
Decimal 141 108 171

#8d6cab Icons

If you're considering using #8d6cab in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple mountain majesty (#8d6cab) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8d6cab 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 #8d6cab on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8d6cab on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8d6cab background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8d6cab background.
This text is hex color #8d6cab on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8d6cab on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8d6cab and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8d6cab and white (#ffffff) background.