Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673) color information

The hexidecimal color, #4a1673, is related to "Blue-violet (color wheel)" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark purple". When people from western culture see this color, Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673), used in designs, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Colors labeled as "dark purple" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #4a1673

#4a1673 is made up of (74, 22, 115) in RGB colorspace and (35.65, 80.87, 0.00, 54.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 4855411 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330066. White should be used ontop of #4a1673 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #4a1673. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #4a1673 luma #48.04
Websafe hex #330066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(74, 22, 115) Adobe RGB (66.00, 22.00, 111.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(29%, 9%, 45%) Closest named color Blue-violet (color wheel)
rgba rgba(74.0, 22.0, 115.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (17.32, 32.96, -45.26)
cmyk cmyk(35.65, 80.87, 0.00, 54.90) CIE-L*ab (20.04, 43.72, -43.40)
hsv hsv(273.33, 66.67, 27.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (20.04, 61.60, 315.21)
hsb hsb(273.33, 80.00, 45.00) CIE-L*uv (20.04, 11.62, -50.97)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)

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" #4a1673 while the second is the "compliment" #407216.

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-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #4a1673 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #407216.

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-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)

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-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)

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-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)

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 #4a1673

Lighter shades are produced by blending #4a1673 with white

Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #4a1673 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #4a1673, tones are produced.

Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673) 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 #4a1673 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#4a1673 → #407216
#4a1673 → #805b9d
#4a1673 → #ffffff
#4a1673 → #72166e
#4a1673 → #2c0d45
#4a1673 → #1b1672

#4a1673 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #4a1673 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 #4a1673 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #4a1673

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

#4a1673might 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.

#4a1673 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#4a1673. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#4a1673 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 #4a1673
Java new Color(74, 22, 115);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 74, 22, 115);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:74 green:22 blue:115 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(74f, 22f, 115f);
Swift UIColor(red:74, green:22, blue:115, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $73164a
Python Color('#4a1673')

Base Conversions of hex color #4a1673

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #4a1673. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 4855411 while the individual RGB conversions are: 74, 22, 115.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01001010 00010110 01110011
Hex 4a 16 73
Octal 112 26 163
Decimal 74 22 115

#4a1673 Icons

If you're considering using #4a1673 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Blue-violet (color wheel) (#4a1673) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #4a1673 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 #4a1673 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #4a1673 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #4a1673 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #4a1673 background.
This text is hex color #4a1673 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #4a1673 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #4a1673 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #4a1673 and white (#ffffff) background.