Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e) color information

Hex color #3d169e greatly resembles "Pixie Powder" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark blue". When people from western culture see this color, Pixie Powder (#3d169e), used in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with peace, offices, a sense of security or trust, finance, and being taken seriously. Shades of "dark blue". typically aren't associated with food and restaurants.

Breakdown of Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

#3d169e is made up of (61, 22, 158) in RGB colorspace and (61.39, 86.08, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4003486 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330099. White should be used ontop of #3d169e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #3d169e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #3d169e luma #49.01
Websafe hex #330099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(61, 22, 158) Adobe RGB (49.00, 33.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(24%, 9%, 62%) Closest named color Pixie Powder
rgba rgba(61.0, 22.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 38.06, -88.18)
cmyk cmyk(61.39, 86.08, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 48.13, -65.94)
hsv hsv(256.98, 74.65, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 81.64, 306.13)
hsb hsb(256.98, 85.48, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, -1.92, -77.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

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" #3d169e while the second is the "compliment" #7a9e16.

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-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #3d169e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7a9e16.

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-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

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-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

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-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

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.

Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #3d169e, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #3d169e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #3d169e, tones are produced.

#3d169e 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 #3d169e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#3d169e → #7a9e16
#3d169e → #775bbb
#3d169e → #ffffff
#3d169e → #7e169e
#3d169e → #240d5e
#3d169e → #16369e

#3d169e in different lighting conditions

Seeing #3d169e 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 #3d169e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Pixie Powder (#3d169e)

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

#3d169emight 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 (#3d169e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#3d169e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#3d169e 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 #3d169e
Java new Color(61, 22, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 61, 22, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:61 green:22 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(61f, 22f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:61, green:22, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e163d
Python Color('#3d169e')

Base Conversions of hex color #3d169e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #3d169e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4003486 while the individual RGB conversions are: 61, 22, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00111101 00010110 10011110
Hex 3d 16 9e
Octal 75 26 236
Decimal 61 22 158

Icons incorporating the color #3d169e

If you're considering using #3d169e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #3d169e on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #3d169e 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 #3d169e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #3d169e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #3d169e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #3d169e background.
This text is hex color #3d169e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #3d169e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #3d169e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #3d169e and white (#ffffff) background.