Faux-Metallic violet (#550099) color information

#550099 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Metallic violet" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Metallic violet (#550099), in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. This color isn't popular for energy. Disney XD uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

#550099 is made up of (85, 0, 153) in RGB colorspace and (44.44, 100.00, 0.00, 40.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5570713 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660099. White should be used ontop of #550099 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #550099. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #550099 luma #42.70
Websafe hex #660099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(85, 0, 153) Adobe RGB (70.00, 6.00, 148.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(33%, 0%, 60%) Closest named color Metallic violet
rgba rgba(85.0, 0.0, 153.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (20.00, 47.13, -78.95)
cmyk cmyk(44.44, 100.00, 0.00, 40.00) CIE-L*ab (23.67, 56.90, -61.74)
hsv hsv(273.00, 100.00, 30.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (23.67, 83.96, 312.66)
hsb hsb(273.00, 100.00, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (23.67, 8.79, -74.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

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" #550099 while the second is the "compliment" #449900.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #550099 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #449900.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

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-Metallic violet (#550099)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

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.

Lighter shades of #550099

When you combine pure white with this color, #550099, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #550099

Darker shades are produced by blending #550099 with black

Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)'s Tones

Tones of #550099 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #550099

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 #550099 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#550099 → #449900
#550099 → #884cb7
#550099 → #ffffff
#550099 → #990091
#550099 → #33005b
#550099 → #070099

Faux-Metallic violet (#550099) in different environments

Seeing #550099 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 #550099 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Metallic violet (#550099)

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

#550099might 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 #550099

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#550099. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #550099

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 #550099
Java new Color(85, 0, 153);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 85, 0, 153);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:85 green:0 blue:153 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(85f, 0f, 153f);
Swift UIColor(red:85, green:0, blue:153, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $990055
Python Color('#550099')

Base Conversions of hex color #550099

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #550099. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5570713 while the individual RGB conversions are: 85, 0, 153.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010101 00000000 10011001
Hex 55 00 99
Octal 125 0 231
Decimal 85 0 153

Icons incorporating the color #550099

If you're considering using #550099 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #550099 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #550099 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 #550099 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #550099 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #550099 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #550099 background.
This text is hex color #550099 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #550099 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #550099 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #550099 and white (#ffffff) background.