Glossy Purple

HEX #A228FF / RGB (162, 40, 255)

What is Glossy Purple Color?

Glossy Purple (Hex code: A228FF) Thumbnail

Glossy Purple has the hex code #A228FF. The equivalent RGB values are (162, 40, 255), which means it is composed of 35% red, 9% green and 56% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:37 M:84 Y:0 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Glossy Purple has a hue of 274°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Glossy Purple is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the glossy purple CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Glossy Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#A228FF
RGB Values(162, 40, 255)
CMYK Values(37%, 84%, 0%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(274°, 84%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#9933FF
Inverse Color#5DD700 [Harlequin Green]
Closest Pantone®2582 C
Closest RAL4005 [Blue lilac]
Complementary Color#85FF28 [Spring Frost]
Glossy Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#646464
Weighted Average (Luma)#515151
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Glossy Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A228FF. Complementary color is 85FF28

Complementary Palette

The complement of Glossy Purple is Spring Frost with the hex code #85FF28. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A228FF color is offered by #85FF28. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (A228FF, FF28F1 and 3628FF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Glossy Purple (#A228FF) are Hot Magenta (#FF28F1) and Bluebonnet (#3628FF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Glossy Purple with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (A228FF, F1FF28 and 28FF37)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Glossy Purple (#A228FF) are #F1FF28 (Daffodil) and #28FF37 (Neon Green). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (A228FF, FFA228 and 28FFA2)

Triadic Palette

Glossy Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #FFA228 (Bright Yellow (Crayola)) and #28FFA2 (Medium Spring Green) along with #A228FF create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (A228FF, FFA228, 85FF28 and 2885FF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Glossy Purple has four colors - #FFA228 (Bright Yellow (Crayola)), #85FF28 (Spring Frost) and #2885FF (Dodger Blue) in addition to the base color (#A228FF). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (A228FF, FF3728, 85FF28 and 28F1FF)

Square Palette

Glossy Purple square color palette has #FF3728 (Deep Carmine Pink), #85FF28 (Spring Frost) and #28F1FF (Fluorescent Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Glossy Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Glossy Purple rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Glossy Purple Color


  • Transparent B553FF#B553FF
  • Transparent BE69FF#BE69FF
  • Transparent C77EFF#C77EFF
  • Transparent D194FF#D194FF
  • Transparent DAA9FF#DAA9FF
  • Transparent E3BFFF#E3BFFF
  • Transparent ECD4FF#ECD4FF
  • Transparent F6EAFF#F6EAFF


  • Transparent 9B3AE6#9B3AE6
  • Transparent 9842D9#9842D9
  • Transparent 944BCC#944BCC
  • Transparent 9154C0#9154C0
  • Transparent 8E5DB3#8E5DB3
  • Transparent 8A66A6#8A66A6
  • Transparent 876E99#876E99
  • Transparent 83778D#83778D


  • Transparent 8220CC#8220CC
  • Transparent 711CB3#711CB3
  • Transparent 611899#611899
  • Transparent 511480#511480
  • Transparent 411066#411066
  • Transparent 310C4D#310C4D
  • Transparent 200833#200833
  • Transparent 10041A#10041A

Glossy Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Glossy Purple Plaid Pattern