Purple colour

Purple is a rich and imaginative colour often used to create luxurious and creative art pieces. It can evoke feelings of sophistication, wisdom, and creativity. Purple is an elegant and vibrant colour.

What is a complementary colour to purple?

Yellow is a complementary colour to purple.

Yellow is directly across from purple on the colour wheel. This creates a visually appealing contrast and makes each colour appear more intense.

What are complementary colours?

Complementary colours are a combination that provides a high contrast and high impact colour combination – together, these colours will appear brighter and more prominent.

What is the colour wheel?

The colour wheel is a diagram used in the visual arts to represent the colours of the visible spectrum and their relationships to one another.

What is a good contrasting colour combination with purple?

Green & purple colours are high in contrast. This combination makes purple appear more vibrant and defined.

What is a neutral colour combination with purple?

Light grey and beige are neutral colours that complement purple without competing with it, creating a harmonious balance.

Colour palette (examples)

Examples of colours that work well with purple.

Keep in mind that colour palettes can vary depending on the design style, brand identity, and personal preferences. These palettes are meant to serve as a starting point for your design explorations.

Colours in the colour palette

  • Harmonize with the main colour
  • Create a visually appealing contrast with the main colour
  • Enhance the main colour without overpowering it
  • Create a cohesive and consistent look with the main colour

Monochromatic colours

  • Purple: #800080
  • Deep Purple: #7A006E
  • Rich Purple: #6E0080
  • Light Purple: #63007F

Analogous colours

  • Blue: #0000FF
  • Pink: #FFC0CB
  • Red: #FF0000