Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117) color information

The hexidecimal color, #160117, looks similar to "French Middle Red Purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "very dark purple". When people from western culture see this color, French Middle Red Purple (#160117), used in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Shades of "very dark purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #160117

#160117 is made up of (22, 1, 23) in RGB colorspace and (4.35, 95.65, 0.00, 90.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1442071 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #160117 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #160117. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #160117 luma #9.76
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(22, 1, 23) Adobe RGB (40.00, 0.00, 32.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(9%, 0%, 9%) Closest named color French Middle Red Purple
rgba rgba(22.0, 1.0, 23.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 1813.37, -615.69)
cmyk cmyk(4.35, 95.65, 0.00, 90.98) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 40.60, -14.30)
hsv hsv(300.00, 100.00, 4.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 43.04, 340.60)
hsb hsb(300.00, 100.00, 9.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #160117 while the second is the "compliment" #001600.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #160117 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #001600.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #160117

Lighter shades are produced by blending #160117 with white

Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #160117 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #160117, tones are produced.

Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#160117) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #160117 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#160117 → #001600
#160117 → #5b4d5c
#160117 → #ffffff
#160117 → #16000b
#160117 → #0d000d
#160117 → #0b0016

#160117 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #160117 on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #160117 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #160117

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#160117might be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#160117 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#160117. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#160117 in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #160117
Java new Color(22, 1, 23);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 22, 1, 23);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:22 green:1 blue:23 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(22f, 1f, 23f);
Swift UIColor(red:22, green:1, blue:23, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $170116
Python Color('#160117')

Base Conversions of hex color #160117

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #160117. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1442071 while the individual RGB conversions are: 22, 1, 23.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010110 00000001 00010111
Hex 16 01 17
Octal 26 1 27
Decimal 22 1 23

Icons incorporating the color #160117

If you're considering using #160117 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #160117 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #160117 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #160117 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #160117 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #160117 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #160117 background.
This text is hex color #160117 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #160117 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #160117 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #160117 and white (#ffffff) background.