Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5) color information

#cd8ce5 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Bright lilac" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people spot this color, Bright lilac (#cd8ce5), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. This color isn't popular for energy.

#cd8ce5 Breakdown

#cd8ce5 is made up of (205, 140, 229) in RGB colorspace and (10.48, 38.86, 0.00, 10.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13470949 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #cd8ce5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd8ce5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd8ce5 luma #169.35
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 140, 229) Adobe RGB (189.00, 136.00, 226.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 55%, 90%) Closest named color Bright lilac
rgba rgba(205.0, 140.0, 229.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (60.83, 41.24, -39.19)
cmyk cmyk(10.48, 38.86, 0.00, 10.20) CIE-L*ab (67.28, 41.97, -36.13)
hsv hsv(282.86, 63.64, 72.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (67.28, 55.38, 319.28)
hsb hsb(282.86, 38.89, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (67.28, 30.80, -63.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

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" #cd8ce5 while the second is the "compliment" #a7e58c.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cd8ce5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a7e58c.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

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-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

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.

Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #cd8ce5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #cd8ce5

When you combine pure black with this color, #cd8ce5, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #cd8ce5 with gray

#cd8ce5 in 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 #cd8ce5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd8ce5 → #a7e58c
#cd8ce5 → #dcaeec
#cd8ce5 → #ffffff
#cd8ce5 → #e58cd3
#cd8ce5 → #7b5489
#cd8ce5 → #9e8ce5

How #cd8ce5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #cd8ce5 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 #cd8ce5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cd8ce5 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.

#cd8ce5might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Bright lilac (#cd8ce5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cd8ce5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cd8ce5 in programming

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 #cd8ce5
Java new Color(205, 140, 229);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 140, 229);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:140 blue:229 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 140f, 229f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:140, blue:229, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $e58ccd
Python Color('#cd8ce5')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd8ce5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd8ce5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13470949 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 140, 229.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 10001100 11100101
Hex cd 8c e5
Octal 315 214 345
Decimal 205 140 229

Icons incorporating the color #cd8ce5

If you're considering using #cd8ce5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cd8ce5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd8ce5 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 #cd8ce5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd8ce5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd8ce5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd8ce5 background.
This text is hex color #cd8ce5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd8ce5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd8ce5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd8ce5 and white (#ffffff) background.