Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa) color information

Hex color #e9d5fa greatly resembles "Pale lavender" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "very light blue". When people from western culture see this color, Pale lavender (#e9d5fa), used in designs, they might associate it with peace, offices, a sense of security or trust, finance, and being taken seriously. This color isn't popular for food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

#e9d5fa is made up of (233, 213, 250) in RGB colorspace and (6.80, 14.80, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15324666 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ffccff. Black should be used ontop of #e9d5fa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e9d5fa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e9d5fa luma #222.95
Websafe hex #ffccff Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(233, 213, 250) Adobe RGB (228.00, 212.00, 248.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(91%, 84%, 98%) Closest named color Pale lavender
rgba rgba(233.0, 213.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (84.85, 14.03, -15.68)
cmyk cmyk(6.80, 14.80, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (87.97, 13.90, -15.15)
hsv hsv(270.00, 77.78, 91.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (87.97, 20.56, 312.54)
hsb hsb(270.00, 14.29, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (87.97, 9.54, -26.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

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" #e9d5fa while the second is the "compliment" #e8f9d6.

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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e9d5fa is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #e8f9d6.

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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #e9d5fa, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #e9d5fa, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e9d5fa, tones are produced.

#e9d5fa 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 #e9d5fa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e9d5fa → #e8f9d6
#e9d5fa → #efe1fb
#e9d5fa → #000000
#e9d5fa → #f9d6f9
#e9d5fa → #8b7f96
#e9d5fa → #d6d6f9

#e9d5fa in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e9d5fa 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 #e9d5fa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

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

#e9d5famight 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-Pale lavender (#e9d5fa)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e9d5fa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#e9d5fa 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 #e9d5fa
Java new Color(233, 213, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 233, 213, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:233 green:213 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(233f, 213f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:233, green:213, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fad5e9
Python Color('#e9d5fa')

Base Conversions of hex color #e9d5fa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e9d5fa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15324666 while the individual RGB conversions are: 233, 213, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101001 11010101 11111010
Hex e9 d5 fa
Octal 351 325 372
Decimal 233 213 250

Icons incorporating the color #e9d5fa

If you're considering using #e9d5fa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e9d5fa on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #e9d5fa 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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