Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb) color information

Hex color #a957eb almost matches the color named "Lavender indigo" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Lavender indigo (#a957eb), in designs, they might associate it with serenity, appetite-curbing, a sense of security or trust, health care, and maturity. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

#a957eb is made up of (169, 87, 235) in RGB colorspace and (28.09, 62.98, 0.00, 7.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11098091 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966ff. White should be used ontop of #a957eb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a957eb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a957eb luma #128.16
Websafe hex #9966ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(169, 87, 235) Adobe RGB (151.00, 85.00, 231.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(66%, 34%, 92%) Closest named color Lavender indigo
rgba rgba(169.0, 87.0, 235.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (45.83, 59.52, -78.11)
cmyk cmyk(28.09, 62.98, 0.00, 7.84) CIE-L*ab (52.95, 61.19, -62.34)
hsv hsv(273.10, 78.38, 63.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (52.95, 87.35, 314.47)
hsb hsb(273.10, 63.04, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (52.95, 26.33, -102.99)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

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" #a957eb while the second is the "compliment" #99ea56.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a957eb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #99ea56.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

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 (#a957eb)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

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.

Lighter shades of #a957eb

When you combine pure white with this color, #a957eb, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #a957eb

Darker shades are produced by blending #a957eb with black

Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)'s Tones

Tones of #a957eb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #a957eb

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 #a957eb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a957eb → #99ea56
#a957eb → #c289f1
#a957eb → #ffffff
#a957eb → #ea56e3
#a957eb → #65348d
#a957eb → #5e56ea

Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb) in different environments

Seeing #a957eb 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 #a957eb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Lavender indigo (#a957eb)

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

#a957ebmight 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 #a957eb

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a957eb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a957eb

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 #a957eb
Java new Color(169, 87, 235);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 169, 87, 235);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:169 green:87 blue:235 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(169f, 87f, 235f);
Swift UIColor(red:169, green:87, blue:235, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $eb57a9
Python Color('#a957eb')

Base Conversions of hex color #a957eb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a957eb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11098091 while the individual RGB conversions are: 169, 87, 235.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101001 01010111 11101011
Hex a9 57 eb
Octal 251 127 353
Decimal 169 87 235

Icons incorporating the color #a957eb

If you're considering using #a957eb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a957eb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a957eb 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 #a957eb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a957eb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a957eb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a957eb background.
This text is hex color #a957eb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a957eb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a957eb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a957eb and white (#ffffff) background.