Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6) color information

#b2b5f6 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Maximum Blue Purple" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being simplistic, glamorous, sincere, travel, and accessibility. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#b2b5f6 Breakdown

#b2b5f6 is made up of (178, 181, 246) in RGB colorspace and (27.64, 26.42, 0.00, 3.53) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11711990 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ccff. Black should be used ontop of #b2b5f6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2b5f6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2b5f6 luma #187.27
Websafe hex #99ccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(178, 181, 246) Adobe RGB (176.00, 180.00, 242.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 71%, 96%) Closest named color Maximum Blue Purple
rgba rgba(178.0, 181.0, 246.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.00, 11.47, -34.87)
cmyk cmyk(27.64, 26.42, 0.00, 3.53) CIE-L*ab (75.45, 12.11, -32.09)
hsv hsv(237.69, 76.47, 83.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (75.45, 34.30, 290.68)
hsb hsb(237.69, 27.08, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (75.45, -6.17, -53.21)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)

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" #b2b5f6 while the second is the "compliment" #f4f1b2.

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b2b5f6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #f4f1b2.

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)

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-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)

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.

Lighter shades of #b2b5f6

Lighter shades of #b2b5f6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b2b5f6 with black

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f6)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b2b5f6, tones are produced.

Gradients including #b2b5f6

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 #b2b5f6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b2b5f6 → #f4f1b2
#b2b5f6 → #c9cbf8
#b2b5f6 → #000000
#b2b5f6 → #d0b2f4
#b2b5f6 → #6a6c93
#b2b5f6 → #b2d6f4

#b2b5f6 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b2b5f6 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 #b2b5f6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b2b5f6 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#b2b5f6might 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 #b2b5f6

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b2b5f6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b2b5f6

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 #b2b5f6
Java new Color(178, 181, 246);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 181, 246);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:181 blue:246 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 181f, 246f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:181, blue:246, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f6b5b2
Python Color('#b2b5f6')

Base Conversions of hex color #b2b5f6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2b5f6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11711990 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 181, 246.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 10110101 11110110
Hex b2 b5 f6
Octal 262 265 366
Decimal 178 181 246

Icons incorporating the color #b2b5f6

If you're considering using #b2b5f6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b2b5f6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b2b5f6 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 #b2b5f6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
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This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2b5f6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2b5f6 background.
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This text is hex color #b2b5f6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2b5f6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2b5f6 and white (#ffffff) background.