Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc) color information

#a828dc is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Purple (X11)" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people spot this color, Purple (X11) (#a828dc), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Colors labeled as "light purple" are rarely tied to energy.

#a828dc Breakdown

#a828dc is made up of (168, 40, 220) in RGB colorspace and (23.64, 81.82, 0.00, 13.73) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11020508 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #a828dc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a828dc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a828dc luma #98.57
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(168, 40, 220) Adobe RGB (145.00, 42.00, 215.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 16%, 86%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(168.0, 40.0, 220.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 73.71, -83.73)
cmyk cmyk(23.64, 81.82, 0.00, 13.73) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 74.77, -65.52)
hsv hsv(282.86, 71.43, 51.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 99.42, 318.77)
hsb hsb(282.86, 81.40, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 36.72, -104.49)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

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" #a828dc while the second is the "compliment" #5edb28.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a828dc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5edb28.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

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-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

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-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #a828dc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #a828dc

When you combine pure black with this color, #a828dc, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a828dc with gray

#a828dc 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 #a828dc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a828dc → #5edb28
#a828dc → #c268e6
#a828dc → #ffffff
#a828dc → #db28b7
#a828dc → #641884
#a828dc → #4c28db

How #a828dc looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a828dc 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 #a828dc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a828dc 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.

#a828dcmight 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-Purple (X11) (#a828dc)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a828dc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a828dc 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 #a828dc
Java new Color(168, 40, 220);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 168, 40, 220);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:168 green:40 blue:220 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(168f, 40f, 220f);
Swift UIColor(red:168, green:40, blue:220, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dc28a8
Python Color('#a828dc')

Base Conversions of hex color #a828dc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a828dc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11020508 while the individual RGB conversions are: 168, 40, 220.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101000 00101000 11011100
Hex a8 28 dc
Octal 250 50 334
Decimal 168 40 220

#a828dc Icons

If you're considering using #a828dc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple (X11) (#a828dc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a828dc 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 #a828dc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a828dc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a828dc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a828dc background.
This text is hex color #a828dc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a828dc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a828dc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a828dc and white (#ffffff) background.