Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f) color information

#400f6f is the hex color code that is a variation of "Persian indigo" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark purple". When people spot this color, Persian indigo (#400f6f), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for energy.

#400f6f Breakdown

#400f6f is made up of (64, 15, 111) in RGB colorspace and (42.34, 86.49, 0.00, 56.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4198255 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330066. White should be used ontop of #400f6f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #400f6f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #400f6f luma #40.48
Websafe hex #330066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(64, 15, 111) Adobe RGB (52.00, 37.00, 111.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(25%, 6%, 44%) Closest named color Persian indigo
rgba rgba(64.0, 15.0, 111.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 22.49, -45.26)
cmyk cmyk(42.34, 86.49, 0.00, 56.47) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 31.99, -43.40)
hsv hsv(270.00, 76.00, 25.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 53.92, 306.39)
hsb hsb(270.00, 86.36, 44.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 1.63, -50.24)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

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" #400f6f and the second color is called the "compliment" #3f700f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #400f6f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3f700f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

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.

Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #400f6f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #400f6f

When you combine pure black with this color, #400f6f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #400f6f

Tones are produced by blending #400f6f with gray

#400f6f 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 #400f6f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#400f6f → #3f700f
#400f6f → #79579a
#400f6f → #ffffff
#400f6f → #700f70
#400f6f → #260942
#400f6f → #0f0f70

How #400f6f looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #400f6f 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 #400f6f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#400f6f popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#400f6fmight 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-Persian indigo (#400f6f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#400f6f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#400f6f 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 #400f6f
Java new Color(64, 15, 111);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 64, 15, 111);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:64 green:15 blue:111 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(64f, 15f, 111f);
Swift UIColor(red:64, green:15, blue:111, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $6f0f40
Python Color('#400f6f')

Base Conversions of hex color #400f6f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #400f6f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4198255 while the individual RGB conversions are: 64, 15, 111.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01000000 00001111 01101111
Hex 40 0f 6f
Octal 100 17 157
Decimal 64 15 111

#400f6f Icons

If you're considering using #400f6f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Persian indigo (#400f6f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #400f6f 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 #400f6f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #400f6f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #400f6f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #400f6f background.
This text is hex color #400f6f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #400f6f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #400f6f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #400f6f and white (#ffffff) background.