Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b2b5f7, looks similar to "Maximum Blue Purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7), used in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Colors labeled as "light gray" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #b2b5f7

#b2b5f7 is made up of (178, 181, 247) in RGB colorspace and (27.94, 26.72, 0.00, 3.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11711991 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #99ccff. Black should be used ontop of #b2b5f7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b2b5f7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b2b5f7 luma #187.38
Websafe hex #99ccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(178, 181, 247) Adobe RGB (179.00, 178.00, 245.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 71%, 97%) Closest named color Maximum Blue Purple
rgba rgba(178.0, 181.0, 247.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.00, 14.06, -36.63)
cmyk cmyk(27.94, 26.72, 0.00, 3.14) CIE-L*ab (75.45, 14.75, -33.44)
hsv hsv(237.78, 81.82, 83.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (75.45, 36.55, 293.80)
hsb hsb(237.78, 27.84, 97.00) CIE-L*uv (75.45, -3.74, -55.87)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7)

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" #b2b5f7 while the second is the "compliment" #f7f3b2.

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 (#b2b5f7)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b2b5f7 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #f7f3b2.

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 (#b2b5f7)

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 (#b2b5f7)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7)

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 variations of #b2b5f7

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b2b5f7 with white

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #b2b5f7 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b2b5f7, tones are produced.

Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7) 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 #b2b5f7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b2b5f7 → #f7f3b2
#b2b5f7 → #c9cbf9
#b2b5f7 → #000000
#b2b5f7 → #d1b2f7
#b2b5f7 → #6a6c94
#b2b5f7 → #b2d8f7

#b2b5f7 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b2b5f7 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 #b2b5f7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b2b5f7

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

#b2b5f7might 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.

#b2b5f7 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b2b5f7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b2b5f7 in coding

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 #b2b5f7
Java new Color(178, 181, 247);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 181, 247);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:181 blue:247 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 181f, 247f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:181, blue:247, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f7b5b2
Python Color('#b2b5f7')

Base Conversions of hex color #b2b5f7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b2b5f7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11711991 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 181, 247.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 10110101 11110111
Hex b2 b5 f7
Octal 262 265 367
Decimal 178 181 247

#b2b5f7 Icons

If you're considering using #b2b5f7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Maximum Blue Purple (#b2b5f7) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #b2b5f7 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 #b2b5f7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b2b5f7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b2b5f7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b2b5f7 background.
This text is hex color #b2b5f7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b2b5f7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b2b5f7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b2b5f7 and white (#ffffff) background.