Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb) color information

Hex color #ae9fbb is related to "[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb), used in brand logos, they might associate it with having wisdom, calming down and soothing, transcendence, luxurious, and travel. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with the home.

Breakdown of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

#ae9fbb is made up of (174, 159, 187) in RGB colorspace and (6.95, 14.97, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11444155 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #ae9fbb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ae9fbb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ae9fbb luma #166.49
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(174, 159, 187) Adobe RGB (166.00, 158.00, 184.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 62%, 73%) Closest named color [Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac
rgba rgba(174.0, 159.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.83, 8.44, -11.86)
cmyk cmyk(6.95, 14.97, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (67.28, 9.39, -12.75)
hsv hsv(272.73, 16.92, 67.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (67.28, 15.83, 306.37)
hsb hsb(272.73, 15.07, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (67.28, 4.46, -20.77)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

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" #ae9fbb while the second is the "compliment" #abba9e.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ae9fbb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #abba9e.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #ae9fbb, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #ae9fbb, darker shades are produced.

Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #ae9fbb, tones are produced.

#ae9fbb 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 #ae9fbb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ae9fbb → #abba9e
#ae9fbb → #c6bbcf
#ae9fbb → #ffffff
#ae9fbb → #ba9eb9
#ae9fbb → #685f70
#ae9fbb → #9f9eba

#ae9fbb in different lighting conditions

Seeing #ae9fbb 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 #ae9fbb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

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

#ae9fbbmight 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-[Sherwin Williams Paint] SW 6556 Obi Lilac (#ae9fbb)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ae9fbb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ae9fbb 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 #ae9fbb
Java new Color(174, 159, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 174, 159, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:174 green:159 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(174f, 159f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:174, green:159, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb9fae
Python Color('#ae9fbb')

Base Conversions of hex color #ae9fbb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ae9fbb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11444155 while the individual RGB conversions are: 174, 159, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101110 10011111 10111011
Hex ae 9f bb
Octal 256 237 273
Decimal 174 159 187

Icons incorporating the color #ae9fbb

If you're considering using #ae9fbb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ae9fbb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ae9fbb 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 #ae9fbb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ae9fbb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ae9fbb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ae9fbb background.
This text is hex color #ae9fbb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ae9fbb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ae9fbb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ae9fbb and white (#ffffff) background.