Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #31128c, should not to be confused with "Pixie Powder" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark blue". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Pixie Powder (#31128c), in designs, the following may come to mind: serenity, offices, human life, health care, and being taken seriously. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for clothing.

Breakdown of #31128c

#31128c is made up of (49, 18, 140) in RGB colorspace and (65.00, 87.14, 0.00, 45.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3216012 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330099. White should be used ontop of #31128c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #31128c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #31128c luma #41.04
Websafe hex #330099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(49, 18, 140) Adobe RGB (42.00, 29.00, 136.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(19%, 7%, 55%) Closest named color Pixie Powder
rgba rgba(49.0, 18.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 32.96, -77.26)
cmyk cmyk(65.00, 87.14, 0.00, 45.10) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 43.72, -60.32)
hsv hsv(255.00, 77.42, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 74.50, 305.93)
hsb hsb(255.00, 87.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, -1.92, -66.20)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

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" #31128c while the second is the "compliment" #6d8c11.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #31128c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #6d8c11.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #31128c with white

Darker variations of #31128c

When you combine pure black with this color, #31128c, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)'s Tones

Tones of #31128c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#31128c in 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 #31128c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#31128c → #6d8c11
#31128c → #6e59ae
#31128c → #ffffff
#31128c → #6d118c
#31128c → #1d0a54
#31128c → #11308c

Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c) in different environments

Seeing #31128c 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 #31128c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #31128c

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

#31128cmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#31128c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#31128c in programming

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 #31128c
Java new Color(49, 18, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 49, 18, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:49 green:18 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(49f, 18f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:49, green:18, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c1231
Python Color('#31128c')

Base Conversions of hex color #31128c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #31128c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3216012 while the individual RGB conversions are: 49, 18, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00110001 00010010 10001100
Hex 31 12 8c
Octal 61 22 214
Decimal 49 18 140

#31128c Icons

If you're considering using #31128c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pixie Powder (#31128c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #31128c 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 #31128c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #31128c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #31128c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #31128c background.
This text is hex color #31128c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #31128c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #31128c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #31128c and white (#ffffff) background.