Faux-Mauve (#d8bbf5) color information

#d8bbf5 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Mauve" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very light gray". When people spot this color, Mauve (#d8bbf5), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: being transparent, modern or futuristic, sincere, technology, and middle-ground. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

#d8bbf5 Breakdown

#d8bbf5 is made up of (216, 187, 245) in RGB colorspace and (11.84, 23.67, 0.00, 3.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14203893 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #d8bbf5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d8bbf5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d8bbf5 luma #202.04
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(216, 187, 245) Adobe RGB (209.00, 182.00, 243.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(85%, 73%, 96%) Closest named color Mauve
rgba rgba(216.0, 187.0, 245.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.83, 23.68, -27.17)
cmyk cmyk(11.84, 23.67, 0.00, 3.92) CIE-L*ab (79.61, 23.82, -25.59)
hsv hsv(271.30, 74.19, 84.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.61, 34.96, 312.95)
hsb hsb(271.30, 23.96, 96.00) CIE-L*uv (79.61, 15.34, -44.52)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#d8bbf5)

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" #d8bbf5 and the second color is called the "compliment" #d6f4ba.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#d8bbf5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d8bbf5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d6f4ba.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mauve (#d8bbf5)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Mauve (#d8bbf5)

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-Mauve (#d8bbf5)

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-Mauve (#d8bbf5)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #d8bbf5 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #d8bbf5

When you combine pure black with this color, #d8bbf5, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #d8bbf5

Tones are produced by blending #d8bbf5 with gray

#d8bbf5 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 #d8bbf5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d8bbf5 → #d6f4ba
#d8bbf5 → #e3cff8
#d8bbf5 → #000000
#d8bbf5 → #f4baf3
#d8bbf5 → #817093
#d8bbf5 → #bbbaf4

How #d8bbf5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #d8bbf5 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 #d8bbf5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#d8bbf5 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.

#d8bbf5might 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 (#d8bbf5)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d8bbf5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d8bbf5 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 #d8bbf5
Java new Color(216, 187, 245);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 216, 187, 245);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:216 green:187 blue:245 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(216f, 187f, 245f);
Swift UIColor(red:216, green:187, blue:245, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f5bbd8
Python Color('#d8bbf5')

Base Conversions of hex color #d8bbf5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d8bbf5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14203893 while the individual RGB conversions are: 216, 187, 245.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011000 10111011 11110101
Hex d8 bb f5
Octal 330 273 365
Decimal 216 187 245

Icons incorporating the color #d8bbf5

If you're considering using #d8bbf5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d8bbf5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #d8bbf5 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.

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This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d8bbf5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d8bbf5 and white (#ffffff) background.