Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8) color information

#a661e8 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Lavender indigo" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Lavender indigo (#a661e8), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and maturity. Colors labeled as "light blue" are rarely tied to cars. Duolingo uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #a661e8

#a661e8 is made up of (166, 97, 232) in RGB colorspace and (28.45, 58.19, 0.00, 9.02) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10904040 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966ff. White should be used ontop of #a661e8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a661e8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a661e8 luma #132.79
Websafe hex #9966ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(166, 97, 232) Adobe RGB (151.00, 92.00, 228.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 38%, 91%) Closest named color Lavender indigo
rgba rgba(166.0, 97.0, 232.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 54.47, -72.26)
cmyk cmyk(28.45, 58.19, 0.00, 9.02) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 56.54, -58.98)
hsv hsv(270.57, 74.65, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 81.70, 313.79)
hsb hsb(270.57, 58.24, 91.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 24.38, -97.93)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

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" #a661e8 while the second is the "compliment" #a4e860.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a661e8 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #a4e860.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #a661e8 with white

Darker variations of #a661e8

When you combine pure black with this color, #a661e8, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)'s Tones

Tones of #a661e8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#a661e8 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 #a661e8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a661e8 → #a4e860
#a661e8 → #c090ee
#a661e8 → #ffffff
#a661e8 → #e860e8
#a661e8 → #633a8b
#a661e8 → #6060e8

Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8) in different environments

Seeing #a661e8 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 #a661e8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #a661e8

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

#a661e8might 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-Lavender indigo (#a661e8)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a661e8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.


#a661e8 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 #a661e8
Java new Color(166, 97, 232);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 97, 232);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:97 blue:232 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 97f, 232f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:97, blue:232, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e861a6
Python Color('#a661e8')

Base Conversions of hex color #a661e8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a661e8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10904040 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 97, 232.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 01100001 11101000
Hex a6 61 e8
Octal 246 141 350
Decimal 166 97 232

#a661e8 Icons

If you're considering using #a661e8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Lavender indigo (#a661e8) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a661e8 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 #a661e8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a661e8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a661e8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a661e8 background.
This text is hex color #a661e8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a661e8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a661e8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a661e8 and white (#ffffff) background.