Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4) color information

Hex color #c591c4 is a variation of "Pastel violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light purple". When people spot this color, Pastel violet (#c591c4), in brand logos, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

#c591c4 is made up of (197, 145, 196) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 26.40, 0.51, 22.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12947908 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #c591c4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c591c4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c591c4 luma #166.17
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(197, 145, 196) Adobe RGB (182.00, 143.00, 193.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 57%, 77%) Closest named color Pastel violet
rgba rgba(197.0, 145.0, 196.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.00, 26.54, -18.27)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 26.40, 0.51, 22.75) CIE-L*ab (66.52, 28.15, -18.91)
hsv hsv(300.00, 30.30, 67.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (66.52, 33.91, 326.11)
hsb hsb(300.00, 25.97, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (66.52, 26.18, -33.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Compliments of #Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

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" #c591c4 while the second is the "compliment" #91c491.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c591c4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #91c491.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter variations of #c591c4

When you combine pure white with this color, #c591c4, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #c591c4

Darker shades of #c591c4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #c591c4 with gray

Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4) 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 #c591c4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c591c4 → #91c491
#c591c4 → #d6b2d5
#c591c4 → #ffffff
#c591c4 → #c491aa
#c591c4 → #765775
#c591c4 → #aa91c4

How #c591c4 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c591c4 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 #c591c4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4)

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

#c591c4might 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.

#c591c4 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#c591c4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c591c4 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 #c591c4
Java new Color(197, 145, 196);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 145, 196);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:145 blue:196 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 145f, 196f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:145, blue:196, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c491c5
Python Color('#c591c4')

Base Conversions of hex color #c591c4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c591c4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12947908 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 145, 196.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 10010001 11000100
Hex c5 91 c4
Octal 305 221 304
Decimal 197 145 196

#c591c4 Icons

If you're considering using #c591c4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pastel violet (#c591c4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c591c4 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 #c591c4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c591c4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c591c4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c591c4 background.
This text is hex color #c591c4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c591c4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c591c4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c591c4 and white (#ffffff) background.