Faux-Glossy grape (#a391b2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #a391b2, is close to the color named "Glossy grape" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light purple". When people spot this color, Glossy grape (#a391b2), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being successful, anti-aging and not growing old, their spiritual life, cutting-edge, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #a391b2

#a391b2 is made up of (163, 145, 178) in RGB colorspace and (8.43, 18.54, 0.00, 30.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10719666 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #999999. White should be used ontop of #a391b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a391b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a391b2 luma #153.97
Websafe hex #999999 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(163, 145, 178) Adobe RGB (155.00, 143.00, 176.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 57%, 70%) Closest named color Glossy grape
rgba rgba(163.0, 145.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 11.51, -14.65)
cmyk cmyk(8.43, 18.54, 0.00, 30.20) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 13.03, -15.79)
hsv hsv(272.31, 17.81, 63.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 20.47, 309.53)
hsb hsb(272.31, 18.57, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 7.10, -25.77)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Glossy grape (#a391b2)

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" #a391b2 while the second is the "compliment" #a0b291.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Glossy grape (#a391b2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a391b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a0b291.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Glossy grape (#a391b2)

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-Glossy grape (#a391b2)

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-Glossy grape (#a391b2)

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 #a391b2

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a391b2 with white

Darker shades of #a391b2

Darker shades are produced by blending #a391b2 with black

Faux-Glossy grape (#a391b2)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a391b2 with gray

Gradients including #a391b2

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 #a391b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a391b2 → #a0b291
#a391b2 → #beb2c9
#a391b2 → #ffffff
#a391b2 → #b291b1
#a391b2 → #61576a
#a391b2 → #9291b2

How #a391b2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a391b2 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 #a391b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a391b2

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

#a391b2might 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 #a391b2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a391b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a391b2

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 #a391b2
Java new Color(163, 145, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 163, 145, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:145 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(163f, 145f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:163, green:145, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b291a3
Python Color('#a391b2')

Base Conversions of hex color #a391b2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a391b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10719666 while the individual RGB conversions are: 163, 145, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100011 10010001 10110010
Hex a3 91 b2
Octal 243 221 262
Decimal 163 145 178

Icons incorporating the color #a391b2

If you're considering using #a391b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a391b2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a391b2 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 #a391b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a391b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a391b2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a391b2 background.
This text is hex color #a391b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a391b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a391b2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a391b2 and white (#ffffff) background.