Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe) color information

Hex color #a901fe may be mistaken for "Vivid violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Vivid violet (#a901fe), in advertisements, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

#a901fe is made up of (169, 1, 254) in RGB colorspace and (33.46, 99.61, 0.00, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11076094 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900ff. White should be used ontop of #a901fe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a901fe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a901fe luma #79.82
Websafe hex #9900ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(169, 1, 254) Adobe RGB (141.00, 32.00, 250.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 0%, 100%) Closest named color Vivid violet
rgba rgba(169.0, 1.0, 254.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 85.19, -120.95)
cmyk cmyk(33.46, 99.61, 0.00, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 83.49, -83.20)
hsv hsv(279.60, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 117.87, 315.10)
hsb hsb(279.60, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 26.96, -129.53)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

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" #a901fe while the second is the "compliment" #59ff00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a901fe is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #59ff00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

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-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

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-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

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 #a901fe

When you combine pure white with this color, #a901fe, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #a901fe

Darker shades of #a901fe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a901fe with gray

Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe) 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 #a901fe as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a901fe → #59ff00
#a901fe → #c24dfe
#a901fe → #ffffff
#a901fe → #ff00d8
#a901fe → #650098
#a901fe → #2600ff

How #a901fe looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a901fe 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 #a901fe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe)

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

#a901femight 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.

#a901fe 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#a901fe. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a901fe 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 #a901fe
Java new Color(169, 1, 254);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 169, 1, 254);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:169 green:1 blue:254 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(169f, 1f, 254f);
Swift UIColor(red:169, green:1, blue:254, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fe01a9
Python Color('#a901fe')

Base Conversions of hex color #a901fe

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a901fe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11076094 while the individual RGB conversions are: 169, 1, 254.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101001 00000001 11111110
Hex a9 01 fe
Octal 251 1 376
Decimal 169 1 254

#a901fe Icons

If you're considering using #a901fe in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Vivid violet (#a901fe) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a901fe 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 #a901fe on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a901fe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a901fe background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a901fe background.
This text is hex color #a901fe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a901fe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a901fe and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a901fe and white (#ffffff) background.