Description and conversion results of color Lavender (Web)

It is a very bright pastel blue color having an approximate luminance of 92%. It has a hue value of 240° indicating that this is a cold color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Ghost White, Light Periwinkle, Periwinkle (Crayola), Languid Lavender, Pale Purple (Pantone), Alice Blue, Lavender Blush, Lavender Gray, Gainsboro and Cultured. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color Lavender (Web) to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(230, 230, 250)
#e6e6fa
hsl(240, 66.7%, 94.1%)
hsv(240, 8%, 98%)
lab(91.8, 3.7, -9.7)
xyz(78.2, 80.3, 101.8)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 649 U
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Pantone 5315 U
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Pantone 656 U
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RAL 160-1
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RAL 570-1
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RAL D2 300 90 05
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Sherwin-Williams 6820
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Sherwin-Williams 6827
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Sherwin-Williams 6834
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base Lavender (Web) color. This process results a scale from a very bright pastel blue color to white. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Ghost White, Alice Blue, Lavender Blush, Cultured, Snow and White.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base Lavender (Web) color. This process results a scale from a very bright pastel blue color to black. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Manatee, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Silver (Metallic), Quick Silver, Sonic Silver, Gray (Web), Taupe Gray, Roman Silver, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey, Onyx, Charcoal, Raisin Black, Eerie Black, Eigengrau and Jet.

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base Lavender (Web) color. This process results a scale from a very bright pastel blue color to gray. The coldness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Ghost White, Alice Blue, Light Periwinkle, Gainsboro, Platinum and Cultured.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of cyan, azure, blue, magenta and rose colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Charcoal, Dark Slate Gray, Pewter Blue, Cadet Grey, Gunmetal, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Independence, Dark Liver, Manatee, Eggplant, Heliotrope Gray, Rose Quartz, Black Shadows and Silver Pink.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains cold colors. There are variants of blue and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Onyx, Jet, Roman Silver, Cool Grey, Light Periwinkle, Black Olive, Pine Tree, Artichoke, Middle Grey, Bone and Eggshell.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of blue, green and orange colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Independence, Dark Liver, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Manatee, Dark Slate Gray, MSU Green, Morning Blue, Opal, Dark Liver (horses), Taupe, Silver Pink and Black Shadows.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of blue, red, yellow and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Independence, Dark Liver, Cadet Blue (Crayola), Manatee, Dark Liver (horses), Rose Ebony, Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Rifle Green, Black Olive, Laurel Green, Ash Gray, Dark Slate Gray, Midnight Green (Eagle Green), Opal and Morning Blue.

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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