Placebo Purple Color


Placebo Purple is pale, cool-toned shade of warm blue. It is better contrasting with black. This color combines beautifully with cool yellow, warm cyan or warm red

Inverse Color #0f1403
Complementary Color #f6fbeb
Color Shade: warm blue (257.65° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 95.49% (better contrasting with black)
Placebo Purple Color Sample
Placebo Purple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #f0ebfc

If you're looking for a similar warm blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Placebo Purple Color. The Selago color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Perfume (#d0bef8) for more energetic effect. Try Moon Raker as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#f6fbeb is the best complementary color to Placebo Purple. 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 #f0ebfc complementary color is Rum Swizzle, 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 Selago are #ebeefb and #f8ebfb. Thus found on the left and right of #f0ebfc on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Link Water and Selago colors as they work well with Placebo Purple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Placebo Purple palette consists of #eefbeb and #fbf8eb colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#f6fbeb). Try Feta and Rum Swizzle colors in combination with #f0ebfc, 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 #f0ebfc 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 Placebo Purple. Thus Granny Apple and Linen giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Placebo Purple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Rum Swizzle, Carousel Pink, and Polar split by 90° on the color wheel. #f0ebfc 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. Placebo Purple tetradic combo consists of cool yellow complementary color (#f6fbeb) and two others. The Linen is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Polar – 120° from the complementary Rum Swizzle. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #fbefeb and #ebf6fb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #f0ebfc is made of 33% red, 32% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Placebo Purple has a hue angle of 257.65°, a saturation of 73.91% and a lightness of 95.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #f0ebfc is made of 4.7% cyan, 6.66% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.18% black ink.

HEX #f0ebfc
RGB Decimal rgb(240,235,252)
RGB Percentage 33%, 32%, 35%
CMYK 4.7, 6.66, 0, 1.18
HSL hsl(257.65,73.91%,95.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(257.65,6.75%,98.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(93.8703,4.7462,-7.6026)
XYZ xyz(83.2142,84.9702,104.1105)