Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa) color information

Hex color #e2bcfa is a variation of "Mauve" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very light blue". When people spot this color, Mauve (#e2bcfa), in advertisements, they might associate it with water, coldness, a sense of security or trust, energy, and widely-used. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa)

#e2bcfa is made up of (226, 188, 250) in RGB colorspace and (9.60, 24.80, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14859514 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ccccff. Black should be used ontop of #e2bcfa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e2bcfa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e2bcfa luma #206.18
Websafe hex #ccccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(226, 188, 250) Adobe RGB (216.00, 186.00, 247.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 74%, 98%) Closest named color Mauve
rgba rgba(226.0, 188.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (76.81, 25.79, -27.06)
cmyk cmyk(9.60, 24.80, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (81.29, 25.63, -25.36)
hsv hsv(277.50, 85.71, 86.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (81.29, 36.06, 315.30)
hsb hsb(277.50, 24.49, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (81.29, 18.23, -44.57)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa)

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" #e2bcfa while the second is the "compliment" #d4f9bc.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e2bcfa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #d4f9bc.

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 (#e2bcfa)

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-Mauve (#e2bcfa)

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 (#e2bcfa)

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 #e2bcfa

When you combine pure white with this color, #e2bcfa, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #e2bcfa

Darker shades of #e2bcfa can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e2bcfa with gray

Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa) 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 #e2bcfa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e2bcfa → #d4f9bc
#e2bcfa → #ead0fb
#e2bcfa → #000000
#e2bcfa → #f9bcf2
#e2bcfa → #877096
#e2bcfa → #c3bcf9

How #e2bcfa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e2bcfa 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 #e2bcfa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Mauve (#e2bcfa)

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

#e2bcfamight 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.

#e2bcfa 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#e2bcfa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#e2bcfa 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 #e2bcfa
Java new Color(226, 188, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 226, 188, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:226 green:188 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(226f, 188f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:226, green:188, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fabce2
Python Color('#e2bcfa')

Base Conversions of hex color #e2bcfa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e2bcfa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14859514 while the individual RGB conversions are: 226, 188, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100010 10111100 11111010
Hex e2 bc fa
Octal 342 274 372
Decimal 226 188 250

Icons incorporating the color #e2bcfa

If you're considering using #e2bcfa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e2bcfa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e2bcfa 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 #e2bcfa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e2bcfa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e2bcfa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e2bcfa background.
This text is hex color #e2bcfa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e2bcfa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e2bcfa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e2bcfa and white (#ffffff) background.