Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c) color information

Hex color #59159c is a variation of "Metallic violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Metallic violet (#59159c), in branding, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

#59159c is made up of (89, 21, 156) in RGB colorspace and (42.95, 86.54, 0.00, 38.82) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5838236 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660099. White should be used ontop of #59159c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #59159c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #59159c luma #56.57
Websafe hex #660099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(89, 21, 156) Adobe RGB (74.00, 32.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(35%, 8%, 61%) Closest named color Metallic violet
rgba rgba(89.0, 21.0, 156.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 42.56, -73.12)
cmyk cmyk(42.95, 86.54, 0.00, 38.82) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 51.84, -59.29)
hsv hsv(270.57, 76.81, 34.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 78.76, 311.16)
hsb hsb(270.57, 86.89, 61.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 8.05, -76.36)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

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" #59159c while the second is the "compliment" #579b14.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #59159c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #579b14.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

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-Metallic violet (#59159c)

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.

Lighter variations of #59159c

When you combine pure white with this color, #59159c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #59159c

Darker shades of #59159c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #59159c with gray

Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c) 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 #59159c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#59159c → #579b14
#59159c → #8a5bb9
#59159c → #ffffff
#59159c → #9b149b
#59159c → #350c5d
#59159c → #14149b

How #59159c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #59159c 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 #59159c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c)

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

#59159cmight 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.

#59159c 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#59159c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#59159c 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 #59159c
Java new Color(89, 21, 156);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 89, 21, 156);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:89 green:21 blue:156 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(89f, 21f, 156f);
Swift UIColor(red:89, green:21, blue:156, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9c1559
Python Color('#59159c')

Base Conversions of hex color #59159c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #59159c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5838236 while the individual RGB conversions are: 89, 21, 156.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011001 00010101 10011100
Hex 59 15 9c
Octal 131 25 234
Decimal 89 21 156

#59159c Icons

If you're considering using #59159c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Metallic violet (#59159c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #59159c 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 #59159c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #59159c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #59159c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #59159c background.
This text is hex color #59159c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #59159c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #59159c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #59159c and white (#ffffff) background.