Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1) color information

Hex color #b86cd1 should not to be confused with "Rich lilac" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Rich lilac (#b86cd1), in branding, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

#b86cd1 is made up of (184, 108, 209) in RGB colorspace and (11.96, 48.33, 0.00, 18.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12086481 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66cc. White should be used ontop of #b86cd1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b86cd1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b86cd1 luma #142.03
Websafe hex #cc66cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(184, 108, 209) Adobe RGB (164.00, 106.00, 204.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(72%, 42%, 82%) Closest named color Rich lilac
rgba rgba(184.0, 108.0, 209.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, 44.38, -44.06)
cmyk cmyk(11.96, 48.33, 0.00, 18.04) CIE-L*ab (57.08, 46.78, -40.66)
hsv hsv(285.00, 52.63, 62.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 61.98, 319.00)
hsb hsb(285.00, 48.78, 82.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, 31.28, -69.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

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" #b86cd1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #84d16b.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b86cd1 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #84d16b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

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-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

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.

Lighter shades of #b86cd1

When you combine pure white with this color, #b86cd1, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #b86cd1

Darker shades are produced by blending #b86cd1 with black

Tones of #b86cd1

Tones of #b86cd1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #b86cd1

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 #b86cd1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b86cd1 → #84d16b
#b86cd1 → #cd98de
#b86cd1 → #ffffff
#b86cd1 → #d16bb7
#b86cd1 → #6e407d
#b86cd1 → #846bd1

Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1) in different environments

Seeing #b86cd1 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 #b86cd1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Rich lilac (#b86cd1)

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

#b86cd1might 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 #b86cd1

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b86cd1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b86cd1

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 #b86cd1
Java new Color(184, 108, 209);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 184, 108, 209);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:184 green:108 blue:209 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(184f, 108f, 209f);
Swift UIColor(red:184, green:108, blue:209, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d16cb8
Python Color('#b86cd1')

Base Conversions of hex color #b86cd1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b86cd1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12086481 while the individual RGB conversions are: 184, 108, 209.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111000 01101100 11010001
Hex b8 6c d1
Octal 270 154 321
Decimal 184 108 209

Icons incorporating the color #b86cd1

If you're considering using #b86cd1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b86cd1 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b86cd1 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 #b86cd1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b86cd1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b86cd1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b86cd1 background.
This text is hex color #b86cd1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b86cd1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b86cd1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b86cd1 and white (#ffffff) background.