Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #1b021d, is related 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 (#1b021d), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Colors labeled as "very dark purple" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #1b021d

#1b021d is made up of (27, 2, 29) in RGB colorspace and (6.90, 93.10, 0.00, 88.63) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1770013 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330033. White should be used ontop of #1b021d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1b021d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1b021d luma #12.52
Websafe hex #330033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(27, 2, 29) Adobe RGB (40.00, 0.00, 32.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(11%, 1%, 11%) Closest named color French Middle Red Purple
rgba rgba(27.0, 2.0, 29.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 1813.37, -615.69)
cmyk cmyk(6.90, 93.10, 0.00, 88.63) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 40.60, -14.30)
hsv hsv(300.00, 83.33, 6.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 43.04, 340.60)
hsb hsb(300.00, 90.91, 11.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #1b021d and the second color is called the "compliment" #021c02.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #1b021d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #021c02.

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 (#1b021d)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 (#1b021d)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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 (#1b021d)

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 #1b021d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #1b021d with white

Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #1b021d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #1b021d

When you combine pure gray with this color, #1b021d, tones are produced.

Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d) 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 #1b021d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1b021d → #021c02
#1b021d → #5f4d60
#1b021d → #ffffff
#1b021d → #1c020f
#1b021d → #100111
#1b021d → #0f021c

#1b021d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #1b021d 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 #1b021d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #1b021d

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

#1b021dmight 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.

#1b021d 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#1b021d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#1b021d 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 #1b021d
Java new Color(27, 2, 29);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 27, 2, 29);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:27 green:2 blue:29 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(27f, 2f, 29f);
Swift UIColor(red:27, green:2, blue:29, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1d021b
Python Color('#1b021d')

Base Conversions of hex color #1b021d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1b021d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1770013 while the individual RGB conversions are: 27, 2, 29.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011011 00000010 00011101
Hex 1b 02 1d
Octal 33 2 35
Decimal 27 2 29

#1b021d Icons

If you're considering using #1b021d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-French Middle Red Purple (#1b021d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1b021d 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 #1b021d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1b021d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1b021d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1b021d background.
This text is hex color #1b021d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1b021d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1b021d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1b021d and white (#ffffff) background.