English violet (#563c5c) color information

#563c5c is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "English violet". It's labeled as "dark gray". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, English violet (#563c5c), in media, they might associate it with being clean, glamorous, elegant, the home, and accessibility. Colors labeled as "dark gray" are rarely tied to health care.

Breakdown of English violet (#563c5c)

#563c5c is made up of (86, 60, 92) in RGB colorspace and (6.52, 34.78, 0.00, 63.92) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5651548 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663366. White should be used ontop of #563c5c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #563c5c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #563c5c luma #71.33
Websafe hex #663366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(86, 60, 92) Adobe RGB (86.00, 59.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(34%, 24%, 36%) Closest named color English violet
rgba rgba(86.0, 60.0, 92.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 17.01, -11.23)
cmyk cmyk(6.52, 34.78, 0.00, 63.92) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 23.38, -14.85)
hsv hsv(290.00, 20.00, 30.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 27.70, 327.58)
hsb hsb(290.00, 33.33, 36.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, 17.75, -21.46)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #English violet (#563c5c)

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" #563c5c while the second is the "compliment" #425b3d.

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

Split Compliments of #English violet (#563c5c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #563c5c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #425b3d.

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

Triadic Colors of English violet (#563c5c)

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 English violet (#563c5c)

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

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

Analagous Colors of English violet (#563c5c)

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 #563c5c

When you combine pure white with this color, #563c5c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #563c5c

Darker shades are produced by blending #563c5c with black

English violet (#563c5c)'s Tones

Tones of #563c5c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #563c5c

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 #563c5c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#563c5c → #425b3d
#563c5c → #88768c
#563c5c → #ffffff
#563c5c → #5b3d51
#563c5c → #332437
#563c5c → #473d5b

English violet (#563c5c) in different environments

Seeing #563c5c 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 #563c5c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to English violet (#563c5c)

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

#563c5cmight 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 #563c5c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#563c5c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #563c5c

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 #563c5c
Java new Color(86, 60, 92);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 86, 60, 92);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:86 green:60 blue:92 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(86f, 60f, 92f);
Swift UIColor(red:86, green:60, blue:92, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5c3c56
Python Color('#563c5c')

Base Conversions of hex color #563c5c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #563c5c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5651548 while the individual RGB conversions are: 86, 60, 92.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010110 00111100 01011100
Hex 56 3c 5c
Octal 126 74 134
Decimal 86 60 92

#563c5c Icons

If you're considering using #563c5c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color English violet (#563c5c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #563c5c 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 #563c5c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #563c5c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #563c5c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #563c5c background.
This text is hex color #563c5c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #563c5c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #563c5c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #563c5c and white (#ffffff) background.