Everything about the color Violet

The meaning of the color Violet and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Like many colors, violet is named after the flower whose shade it bears. Unlike hues such as purple or green, violet is not a composite color. Instead, it stands alone at the end of the visible light spectrum and sits between the wavelengths of invisible ultraviolet light and blue light. The hex code for violet is #8F00FF.


Aside from the border, violet evokes the same feelings of intelligence and confidence that blue does. It is also associated with creativity and individuality.

Violet combines well with its complementary color, yellow. You can also combine it with blues and greens to add depth to your design.

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Information about Violet / #8F00FF

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #8F00FF is made of 56.1% red, 0% green and 100% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #8F00FF is made of 44% cyan, 100% magenta, 0% yellow and 0% black. Violet has a hue angle of 273.6 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #8F00FF has RGB values of R: 56.1, G: 0, B: 100 and CMYK values of C: 0.44, M: 1, Y: 0, K:0.




RGB Decimal

143, 0, 255


RGB Percentage

56.1, 0, 100

rgb(56.1%, 0%, 100%)


44, 100, 0, 0


273.6°, 100, 50

hsl(273.6°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

273.6°, 100, 100

Web Safe




42.852, 84.371, -90.017


29.373, 13.059, 95.561


0.213, 0.095, 13.059


42.852, 123.375, 313.146


42.852, 17.638, -133.006


36.137, 85.108, -138.588


10001111, 00000000, 11111111

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