Violet Color


Violet is deep, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #dbf5bf
Complementary Color #254009
Color Shade: warm blue (268.89° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 14.51% (better contrasting with white)
Violet Color Sample
Violet Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #240a40

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Violet Color. The Jagger color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Voldemort (#2d135f) for more calm effect. Try Violent Violet as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#254009 is the best complementary color to Violet. Cool yellow shades generally complement the warm blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #240a40 complementary color is Turtle Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool blue, warm blue, and cool magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Violet are #090a40 and #3f0940. Thus found on the left and right of #240a40 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Deep Cove and Violet colors as they work well with Violet.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Violet palette consists of #0a4009 and #403f09 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#254009). Try Dark Fern and Bronze Olive colors in combination with #240a40, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #240a40 offers a combination of cool green and warm red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Violet. Thus Bottle Green and Bronze giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Violet contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Turtle Green, Aubergine, and Tiber split by 90° on the color wheel. #240a40 square combo is a palette of warm blue, cool red, cool yellow and warm cyan shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Violet tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#254009) and two others. The Bronze is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Downriver – 120° from the complementary Turtle Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #402409 and #092540.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #240a40 is made of 33% red, 9% green and 58% blue. In a HSL mode Violet has a hue angle of 268.89°, a saturation of 72.97% and a lightness of 14.51%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #240a40 is made of 10.98% cyan, 21.18% magenta, 0% yellow and 74.9% black ink.

HEX #240a40
RGB Decimal rgb(36,10,64)
RGB Percentage 33%, 9%, 58%
CMYK 10.98, 21.18, 0, 74.9
HSL hsl(268.89,72.97%,14.51%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(268.89,84.38%,25.1%)
CIE-LAB lab(8.6735,25.9667,-28.808)
XYZ xyz(1.7615,0.9623,4.9434)