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A comprehensive guide to hex color #b2b2f3

About hex color #b2b2f3 - near-Maximum Blue Purple

Hex color #b2b2f3 looks similar to "Maximum Blue Purple". It's described as "blue". When people spot the color blue in marketing, they might associate it with: peace, appetite-curbing, self-expression, finance, and widely-used. The color typically isn't associated with clothing.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #b2b2f3 is created using 69.8% red, 69.8% green, and 95.3% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 26.8% cyan, 26.8% magenta, 0% yellow, and 4.7% black.

RGB Composition
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
  C   M   Y   K  

#b2b2f3 is made up of R: 178, G: 178, B: 243 in RGB colorspace and C: 26.75, M:26.75, Y:0, K:4.71 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11711219 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9999ff. Its closest named color is "Maximum Blue Purple". White should be used ontop of #b2b2f3 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2b2f3. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2b2f3
Websafe hex #9999ff
rgb 178, 178, 243
rgb percent (%) 69.53%, 69.53%, 94.92%
rgba R: 178, G: 178, B: 243, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 26.75, M:26.75, Y:0, K:4.71
hsv 240, 73.03, 82.55
hsb 240, 26.75, 95.29
luma 185.167
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 177, 176, 240
Closest named color Maximum Blue Purple
Hunter-Lab 69.12, 13.24, -35.04
CIE-L*ab 74.68, 13.98, -32.28
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 74.68, 35.18, 293.41
CIE-L*uv 74.68, -3.87, -53.74°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #b2b2f3. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.


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" #b2b2f3 and the second color is called the "compliment" #f2f2b1.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!


Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b2b2f3 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f2f2b1.

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



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

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



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

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



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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.


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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #b2b2f3 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b2b2f3 with black #000000.


Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b2b2f3 with white #FFFFFF.



Tones are produced by blending #b2b2f3 with gray #808080.


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 #b2b2f3 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #b2b2f3 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 #b2b2f3 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #b2b2f3 appears as #c1afe4 when in old daylight and as #c8abf0 when in daylight fluorescent.

Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #b2b2f3

#b2b2f3 might 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.

Maximum Blue Purple
Light steel blue
Pale cornflower blue
Baby blue eyes
Pale cerulean
Light pastel purple
Periwinkle (Crayola)

Furthest named colors to #b2b2f3

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #b2b2f3. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
Root beer
French Middle Red Purple

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #b2b2f3, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #b2b2f3
Java new Color(178, 178, 243)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 178, 243);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.698 green:0.698 blue:0.9529 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.698f, 0.698f, 0.9529f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.698, green:0.698, blue:0.9529, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $F3B2B2
Python Color('#b2b2f3')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2b2f3. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11711219 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 178, 243.


If you're considering using #b2b2f3 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b2b2f3 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #b2b2f3 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #b2b2f3 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2b2f3 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2b2f3 background.

This text is hex color #b2b2f3 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #b2b2f3 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2b2f3 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2b2f3 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #b2b2f3.


The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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