Guide to the Color Violet

Dive deep into the color violet. Find color palettes, get the codes for adding ’em to your designs—explore your color-dreaming heart out.
Violet
#8F00FF
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Violet color codes

Nail the exact color violet in your design by using the code from any one of these systems for color identification.

Hex#8F00FF
RGBr: 143, g: 0, b: 255
HSLh: 274°, s: 100%, l: 50%
HSVh: 274°, s: 100%, v: 100%
CMYKc: 44%, m: 100%, y: 0%, k: 0%

Violet color palettes

Complementary

#8F00FF
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#70FF00
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Split Complementary

#F0FF00
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#8F00FF
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#00FF0F
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Triadic

#8F00FF
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#FF8F00
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#00FF8F
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Tetradic

#0070FF
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#8F00FF
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#FF8F00
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#70FF00
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Analogous

#0070FF
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#0F00FF
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#8F00FF
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#FF00F0
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#FF0070
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Monochromatic

#470080
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#6B00BF
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#8F00FF
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#AB40FF
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#C780FF
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The color violet in percentages

If you're identifying color for pretty much anything digital, you're working in an RGB colorspace. If the project you're working on requires percentage representation, violet is made of 56% red, 0% green, and 100% blue.

If you're identifying color for a print project, you're most likely using a CMYK colorspace—the percentages are 44% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow, 0% black.

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