Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2) color information

Hex color #9b98f2 is a variation of "Maximum Blue Purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light blue". When people spot this color, Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. Shades of "light blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

#9b98f2 is made up of (155, 152, 242) in RGB colorspace and (35.95, 37.19, 0.00, 5.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10197234 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999ff. White should be used ontop of #9b98f2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9b98f2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9b98f2 luma #162.92
Websafe hex #9999ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(155, 152, 242) Adobe RGB (153.00, 151.00, 239.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(61%, 60%, 95%) Closest named color Maximum Blue Purple
rgba rgba(155.0, 152.0, 242.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 20.50, -51.10)
cmyk cmyk(35.95, 37.19, 0.00, 5.10) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 22.10, -44.72)
hsv hsv(241.71, 77.78, 77.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 49.88, 296.30)
hsb hsb(241.71, 36.84, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, -3.84, -74.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

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" #9b98f2 while the second is the "compliment" #f0f299.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9b98f2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f0f299.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

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 variations of #9b98f2

When you combine pure white with this color, #9b98f2, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #9b98f2

Darker shades of #9b98f2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9b98f2 with gray

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2) 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 #9b98f2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9b98f2 → #f0f299
#9b98f2 → #b9b6f5
#9b98f2 → #ffffff
#9b98f2 → #c799f2
#9b98f2 → #5d5b91
#9b98f2 → #99c4f2

How #9b98f2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9b98f2 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 #9b98f2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#9b98f2)

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

#9b98f2might 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.

#9b98f2 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#9b98f2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9b98f2 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 #9b98f2
Java new Color(155, 152, 242);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 155, 152, 242);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:155 green:152 blue:242 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(155f, 152f, 242f);
Swift UIColor(red:155, green:152, blue:242, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f2989b
Python Color('#9b98f2')

Base Conversions of hex color #9b98f2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9b98f2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10197234 while the individual RGB conversions are: 155, 152, 242.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011011 10011000 11110010
Hex 9b 98 f2
Octal 233 230 362
Decimal 155 152 242

Icons incorporating the color #9b98f2

If you're considering using #9b98f2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9b98f2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9b98f2 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 #9b98f2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9b98f2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9b98f2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9b98f2 background.
This text is hex color #9b98f2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9b98f2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9b98f2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9b98f2 and white (#ffffff) background.