Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef) color information

Hex color #e7b2ef is a variation of "Mauve" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light pink". When people spot this color, Mauve (#e7b2ef), in advertising materials, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef)

#e7b2ef is made up of (231, 178, 239) in RGB colorspace and (3.35, 25.52, 0.00, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15184623 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff99ff. Black should be used ontop of #e7b2ef to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e7b2ef. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e7b2ef luma #200.56
Websafe hex #ff99ff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(231, 178, 239) Adobe RGB (218.00, 175.00, 236.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(91%, 70%, 94%) Closest named color Mauve
rgba rgba(231.0, 178.0, 239.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (74.16, 31.11, -24.17)
cmyk cmyk(3.35, 25.52, 0.00, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (79.04, 30.86, -23.14)
hsv hsv(292.50, 66.67, 82.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (79.04, 38.57, 323.14)
hsb hsb(292.50, 25.53, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (79.04, 27.62, -41.62)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Compliments of #Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef)

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" #e7b2ef while the second is the "compliment" #baefb2.

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 (#e7b2ef)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e7b2ef is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #baefb2.

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 (#e7b2ef)

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 (#e7b2ef)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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 (#e7b2ef)

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 #e7b2ef

When you combine pure white with this color, #e7b2ef, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #e7b2ef

Darker shades of #e7b2ef can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e7b2ef with gray

Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef) 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 #e7b2ef as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e7b2ef → #baefb2
#e7b2ef → #eec9f3
#e7b2ef → #000000
#e7b2ef → #efb2d9
#e7b2ef → #8a6a8f
#e7b2ef → #c8b2ef

How #e7b2ef looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e7b2ef 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 #e7b2ef could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef)

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

#e7b2efmight 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.

#e7b2ef 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#e7b2ef. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#e7b2ef 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 #e7b2ef
Java new Color(231, 178, 239);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 231, 178, 239);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:231 green:178 blue:239 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(231f, 178f, 239f);
Swift UIColor(red:231, green:178, blue:239, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $efb2e7
Python Color('#e7b2ef')

Base Conversions of hex color #e7b2ef

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e7b2ef. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15184623 while the individual RGB conversions are: 231, 178, 239.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100111 10110010 11101111
Hex e7 b2 ef
Octal 347 262 357
Decimal 231 178 239

#e7b2ef Icons

If you're considering using #e7b2ef in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Mauve (#e7b2ef) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e7b2ef 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 #e7b2ef on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e7b2ef on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e7b2ef background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e7b2ef background.
This text is hex color #e7b2ef on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e7b2ef on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e7b2ef and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e7b2ef and white (#ffffff) background.