Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5) color information

Hex color #d4abf5 is related to "Mauve" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light gray". When people from western culture see this color, Mauve (#d4abf5), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with being simplistic, modern or futuristic, elegant, travel, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for health care.

Breakdown of Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)

#d4abf5 is made up of (212, 171, 245) in RGB colorspace and (13.47, 30.20, 0.00, 3.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13937653 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99ff. Black should be used ontop of #d4abf5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d4abf5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d4abf5 luma #191.45
Websafe hex #cc99ff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(212, 171, 245) Adobe RGB (199.00, 171.00, 242.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(83%, 67%, 96%) Closest named color Mauve
rgba rgba(212.0, 171.0, 245.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (70.71, 26.87, -33.57)
cmyk cmyk(13.47, 30.20, 0.00, 3.92) CIE-L*ab (76.07, 27.25, -31.02)
hsv hsv(273.10, 78.38, 81.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (76.07, 41.29, 311.30)
hsb hsb(273.10, 30.21, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (76.07, 15.42, -53.75)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)

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" #d4abf5 while the second is the "compliment" #ccf4aa.

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-Mauve (#d4abf5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d4abf5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ccf4aa.

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-Mauve (#d4abf5)

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-Mauve (#d4abf5)

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-Mauve (#d4abf5)

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.

Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #d4abf5, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #d4abf5, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #d4abf5, tones are produced.

#d4abf5 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 #d4abf5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d4abf5 → #ccf4aa
#d4abf5 → #e0c4f8
#d4abf5 → #000000
#d4abf5 → #f4aaf1
#d4abf5 → #7f6693
#d4abf5 → #aeaaf4

#d4abf5 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #d4abf5 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 #d4abf5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Mauve (#d4abf5)

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

#d4abf5might 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-Mauve (#d4abf5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d4abf5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d4abf5 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 #d4abf5
Java new Color(212, 171, 245);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 212, 171, 245);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:212 green:171 blue:245 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(212f, 171f, 245f);
Swift UIColor(red:212, green:171, blue:245, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f5abd4
Python Color('#d4abf5')

Base Conversions of hex color #d4abf5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d4abf5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13937653 while the individual RGB conversions are: 212, 171, 245.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010100 10101011 11110101
Hex d4 ab f5
Octal 324 253 365
Decimal 212 171 245

Icons incorporating the color #d4abf5

If you're considering using #d4abf5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d4abf5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d4abf5 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 #d4abf5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d4abf5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d4abf5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d4abf5 background.
This text is hex color #d4abf5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d4abf5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d4abf5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d4abf5 and white (#ffffff) background.