Metallic violet (#5b0a91) color information

Hex color #5b0a91 is commonly known by the name "Metallic violet". This color is described as "generic purple". When people from western culture see this color, Metallic violet (#5b0a91), used in media, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to agriculture.

Breakdown of #5b0a91

#5b0a91 is made up of (91, 10, 145) in RGB colorspace and (37.24, 93.10, 0.00, 43.14) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5966481 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660099. White should be used ontop of #5b0a91 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #5b0a91. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #5b0a91 luma #49.46
Websafe hex #660099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(91, 10, 145) Adobe RGB (82.00, 29.00, 140.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(36%, 4%, 57%) Closest named color Metallic violet
rgba rgba(91.0, 10.0, 145.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 42.56, -59.35)
cmyk cmyk(37.24, 93.10, 0.00, 43.14) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 51.84, -51.97)
hsv hsv(276.23, 86.89, 30.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 73.40, 314.93)
hsb hsb(276.23, 92.98, 57.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 14.99, -68.56)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Metallic violet (#5b0a91)

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" #5b0a91 and the second color is called the "compliment" #40910a.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Metallic violet (#5b0a91)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #5b0a91 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #40910a.

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 Metallic violet (#5b0a91)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Metallic violet (#5b0a91)

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 Metallic violet (#5b0a91)

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 #5b0a91

Lighter shades are produced by blending #5b0a91 with white

Metallic violet (#5b0a91)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #5b0a91 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #5b0a91

When you combine pure gray with this color, #5b0a91, tones are produced.

Metallic violet (#5b0a91) 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 #5b0a91 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#5b0a91 → #40910a
#5b0a91 → #8c53b2
#5b0a91 → #ffffff
#5b0a91 → #910a83
#5b0a91 → #360657
#5b0a91 → #170a91

#5b0a91 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #5b0a91 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 #5b0a91 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #5b0a91

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

#5b0a91might 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.

#5b0a91 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#5b0a91. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#5b0a91 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 #5b0a91
Java new Color(91, 10, 145);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 91, 10, 145);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:91 green:10 blue:145 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(91f, 10f, 145f);
Swift UIColor(red:91, green:10, blue:145, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $910a5b
Python Color('#5b0a91')

Base Conversions of hex color #5b0a91

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #5b0a91. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5966481 while the individual RGB conversions are: 91, 10, 145.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01011011 00001010 10010001
Hex 5b 0a 91
Octal 133 12 221
Decimal 91 10 145

#5b0a91 Icons

If you're considering using #5b0a91 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Metallic violet (#5b0a91) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #5b0a91 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 #5b0a91 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #5b0a91 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #5b0a91 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #5b0a91 background.
This text is hex color #5b0a91 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #5b0a91 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #5b0a91 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #5b0a91 and white (#ffffff) background.