Purpureus (#9a4eae) color information

Hex color #9a4eae is named "Purpureus". This color is described as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Purpureus (#9a4eae), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #9a4eae

#9a4eae is made up of (154, 78, 174) in RGB colorspace and (11.49, 55.17, 0.00, 31.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10112686 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #996699. White should be used ontop of #9a4eae to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9a4eae. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9a4eae luma #111.49
Websafe hex #996699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(154, 78, 174) Adobe RGB (139.00, 74.00, 168.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 31%, 68%) Closest named color Purpureus
rgba rgba(154.0, 78.0, 174.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 45.62, -39.21)
cmyk cmyk(11.49, 55.17, 0.00, 31.76) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 50.36, -38.16)
hsv hsv(287.03, 37.37, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 63.18, 322.85)
hsb hsb(287.03, 54.41, 68.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 35.73, -62.55)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Purpureus (#9a4eae)

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" #9a4eae and the second color is called the "compliment" #63ad4f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Purpureus (#9a4eae)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9a4eae is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #63ad4f.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Purpureus (#9a4eae)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Purpureus (#9a4eae)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Purpureus (#9a4eae)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #9a4eae

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9a4eae with white

Purpureus (#9a4eae)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #9a4eae can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #9a4eae

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9a4eae, tones are produced.

Purpureus (#9a4eae) 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 #9a4eae as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9a4eae → #63ad4f
#9a4eae → #b883c6
#9a4eae → #ffffff
#9a4eae → #ad4f92
#9a4eae → #5c2e68
#9a4eae → #694fad

#9a4eae in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9a4eae 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 #9a4eae could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9a4eae

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

#9a4eaemight 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.

#9a4eae popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9a4eae. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9a4eae in coding

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 #9a4eae
Java new Color(154, 78, 174);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 154, 78, 174);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:154 green:78 blue:174 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(154f, 78f, 174f);
Swift UIColor(red:154, green:78, blue:174, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ae4e9a
Python Color('#9a4eae')

Base Conversions of hex color #9a4eae

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9a4eae. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10112686 while the individual RGB conversions are: 154, 78, 174.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011010 01001110 10101110
Hex 9a 4e ae
Octal 232 116 256
Decimal 154 78 174

Icons incorporating the color #9a4eae

If you're considering using #9a4eae in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9a4eae on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9a4eae 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 #9a4eae on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9a4eae on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9a4eae background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9a4eae background.
This text is hex color #9a4eae on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9a4eae on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9a4eae and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9a4eae and white (#ffffff) background.