Faux-Glossy grape (#a69bb8) color information

#a69bb8 is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Glossy grape" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people spot this color, Glossy grape (#a69bb8), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with energy.

#a69bb8 Breakdown

#a69bb8 is made up of (166, 155, 184) in RGB colorspace and (9.78, 15.76, 0.00, 27.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10918840 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #a69bb8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a69bb8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a69bb8 luma #161.41
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(166, 155, 184) Adobe RGB (161.00, 154.00, 181.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 61%, 72%) Closest named color Glossy grape
rgba rgba(166.0, 155.0, 184.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (59.16, 8.38, -12.38)
cmyk cmyk(9.78, 15.76, 0.00, 27.84) CIE-L*ab (65.75, 9.40, -13.35)
hsv hsv(261.82, 16.42, 66.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (65.75, 16.33, 305.15)
hsb hsb(261.82, 15.28, 72.00) CIE-L*uv (65.75, 4.01, -21.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Glossy grape (#a69bb8)

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" #a69bb8 and the second color is called the "compliment" #adb79b.

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-Glossy grape (#a69bb8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a69bb8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #adb79b.

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 (#a69bb8)

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-Glossy grape (#a69bb8)

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 (#a69bb8)

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-Glossy grape (#a69bb8)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #a69bb8 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #a69bb8

When you combine pure black with this color, #a69bb8, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #a69bb8

Tones are produced by blending #a69bb8 with gray

#a69bb8 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 #a69bb8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a69bb8 → #adb79b
#a69bb8 → #c0b9cd
#a69bb8 → #ffffff
#a69bb8 → #b39bb7
#a69bb8 → #635d6e
#a69bb8 → #9b9fb7

How #a69bb8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a69bb8 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 #a69bb8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a69bb8 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.

#a69bb8might 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-Glossy grape (#a69bb8)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a69bb8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a69bb8 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 #a69bb8
Java new Color(166, 155, 184);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 166, 155, 184);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:166 green:155 blue:184 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(166f, 155f, 184f);
Swift UIColor(red:166, green:155, blue:184, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b89ba6
Python Color('#a69bb8')

Base Conversions of hex color #a69bb8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a69bb8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10918840 while the individual RGB conversions are: 166, 155, 184.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100110 10011011 10111000
Hex a6 9b b8
Octal 246 233 270
Decimal 166 155 184

Icons incorporating the color #a69bb8

If you're considering using #a69bb8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a69bb8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a69bb8 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 #a69bb8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a69bb8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a69bb8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a69bb8 background.
This text is hex color #a69bb8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a69bb8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a69bb8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a69bb8 and white (#ffffff) background.