Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #3b125c, is close to the color named "Russian violet" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark purple". When people spot this color, Russian violet (#3b125c), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being successful, anti-aging and not growing old, their spiritual life, cutting-edge, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #3b125c

#3b125c is made up of (59, 18, 92) in RGB colorspace and (35.87, 80.43, 0.00, 63.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 3871324 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330066. White should be used ontop of #3b125c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3b125c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3b125c luma #38.60
Websafe hex #330066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(59, 18, 92) Adobe RGB (56.00, 18.00, 89.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(23%, 7%, 36%) Closest named color Russian violet
rgba rgba(59.0, 18.0, 92.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 26.92, -34.06)
cmyk cmyk(35.87, 80.43, 0.00, 63.92) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 38.20, -35.95)
hsv hsv(273.10, 67.44, 21.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 52.46, 316.74)
hsb hsb(273.10, 80.56, 36.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, 10.50, -37.67)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)

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" #3b125c while the second is the "compliment" #335b11.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3b125c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #335b11.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #3b125c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #3b125c with white

Darker shades of #3b125c

Darker shades are produced by blending #3b125c with black

Faux-Russian violet (#3b125c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #3b125c with gray

Gradients including #3b125c

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 #3b125c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3b125c → #335b11
#3b125c → #75598c
#3b125c → #ffffff
#3b125c → #5b1158
#3b125c → #230a37
#3b125c → #15115b

How #3b125c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #3b125c 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 #3b125c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #3b125c

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

#3b125cmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #3b125c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3b125c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #3b125c

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 #3b125c
Java new Color(59, 18, 92);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 59, 18, 92);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:59 green:18 blue:92 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(59f, 18f, 92f);
Swift UIColor(red:59, green:18, blue:92, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5c123b
Python Color('#3b125c')

Base Conversions of hex color #3b125c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3b125c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 3871324 while the individual RGB conversions are: 59, 18, 92.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111011 00010010 01011100
Hex 3b 12 5c
Octal 73 22 134
Decimal 59 18 92

Icons incorporating the color #3b125c

If you're considering using #3b125c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3b125c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3b125c 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 #3b125c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3b125c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3b125c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3b125c background.
This text is hex color #3b125c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3b125c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3b125c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3b125c and white (#ffffff) background.