Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b094e4, almost matches the color named "Light pastel purple" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Light pastel purple (#b094e4), in designs, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Colors labeled as "light purple" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #b094e4

#b094e4 is made up of (176, 148, 228) in RGB colorspace and (22.81, 35.09, 0.00, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11572452 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999cc. White should be used ontop of #b094e4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b094e4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b094e4 luma #165.26
Websafe hex #9999cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(176, 148, 228) Adobe RGB (166.00, 148.00, 223.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 58%, 89%) Closest named color Light pastel purple
rgba rgba(176.0, 148.0, 228.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 23.52, -38.79)
cmyk cmyk(22.81, 35.09, 0.00, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 25.15, -35.91)
hsv hsv(261.29, 58.49, 73.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 43.84, 305.01)
hsb hsb(261.29, 34.83, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, 7.61, -60.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

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" #b094e4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #c7e293.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b094e4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #c7e293.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

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.

Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b094e4 with white

Darker variations of #b094e4

When you combine pure black with this color, #b094e4, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #b094e4

Tones of #b094e4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b094e4 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 #b094e4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b094e4 → #c7e293
#b094e4 → #c7b4ec
#b094e4 → #ffffff
#b094e4 → #d793e2
#b094e4 → #695888
#b094e4 → #939fe2

Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4) in different environments

Seeing #b094e4 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 #b094e4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b094e4

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

#b094e4might 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-Light pastel purple (#b094e4)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b094e4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b094e4 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 #b094e4
Java new Color(176, 148, 228);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 176, 148, 228);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:176 green:148 blue:228 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(176f, 148f, 228f);
Swift UIColor(red:176, green:148, blue:228, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e494b0
Python Color('#b094e4')

Base Conversions of hex color #b094e4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b094e4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11572452 while the individual RGB conversions are: 176, 148, 228.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110000 10010100 11100100
Hex b0 94 e4
Octal 260 224 344
Decimal 176 148 228

#b094e4 Icons

If you're considering using #b094e4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Light pastel purple (#b094e4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b094e4 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 #b094e4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b094e4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b094e4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b094e4 background.
This text is hex color #b094e4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b094e4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b094e4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b094e4 and white (#ffffff) background.