Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe) color information

Hex color #e5b2fe should not to be confused with "Mauve" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Mauve (#e5b2fe), in branding, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Shades of "light pink". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

#e5b2fe is made up of (229, 178, 254) in RGB colorspace and (9.84, 29.92, 0.00, 0.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15053566 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99ff. Black should be used ontop of #e5b2fe to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e5b2fe. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e5b2fe luma #201.66
Websafe hex #cc99ff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(229, 178, 254) Adobe RGB (217.00, 176.00, 252.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 70%, 100%) Closest named color Mauve
rgba rgba(229.0, 178.0, 254.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.83, 33.38, -33.75)
cmyk cmyk(9.84, 29.92, 0.00, 0.39) CIE-L*ab (79.61, 32.86, -30.84)
hsv hsv(280.00, 100.00, 85.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.61, 45.07, 316.82)
hsb hsb(280.00, 30.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (79.61, 23.91, -54.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

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" #e5b2fe and the second color is called the "compliment" #ccffb2.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e5b2fe is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #ccffb2.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #e5b2fe

When you combine pure white with this color, #e5b2fe, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #e5b2fe

Darker shades are produced by blending #e5b2fe with black

Tones of #e5b2fe

Tones of #e5b2fe can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #e5b2fe

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 #e5b2fe as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e5b2fe → #ccffb2
#e5b2fe → #ecc9fe
#e5b2fe → #000000
#e5b2fe → #ffb2f2
#e5b2fe → #896a98
#e5b2fe → #bfb2ff

Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe) in different environments

Seeing #e5b2fe 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 #e5b2fe could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Mauve (#e5b2fe)

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

#e5b2femight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #e5b2fe

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e5b2fe. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #e5b2fe

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 #e5b2fe
Java new Color(229, 178, 254);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 229, 178, 254);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:178 blue:254 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(229f, 178f, 254f);
Swift UIColor(red:229, green:178, blue:254, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $feb2e5
Python Color('#e5b2fe')

Base Conversions of hex color #e5b2fe

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e5b2fe. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15053566 while the individual RGB conversions are: 229, 178, 254.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100101 10110010 11111110
Hex e5 b2 fe
Octal 345 262 376
Decimal 229 178 254

Icons incorporating the color #e5b2fe

If you're considering using #e5b2fe in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e5b2fe on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e5b2fe 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 #e5b2fe on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e5b2fe on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e5b2fe background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e5b2fe background.
This text is hex color #e5b2fe on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e5b2fe on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e5b2fe and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e5b2fe and white (#ffffff) background.