Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd) color information

#6000dd is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Violet (Caran d'Ache)" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: signs of royalty, sparks of creativity, states of pure consciousness, slight femininity, and health care. Shades of "generic purple". typically aren't associated with energy.

#6000dd Breakdown

#6000dd is made up of (96, 0, 221) in RGB colorspace and (56.56, 100.00, 0.00, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6291677 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6600cc. White should be used ontop of #6000dd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #6000dd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #6000dd luma #53.68
Websafe hex #6600cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(96, 0, 221) Adobe RGB (81.00, 22.00, 217.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(38%, 0%, 87%) Closest named color Violet (Caran d'Ache)
rgba rgba(96.0, 0.0, 221.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 66.65, -133.42)
cmyk cmyk(56.56, 100.00, 0.00, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 71.69, -86.44)
hsv hsv(266.21, 100.00, 43.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 112.30, 309.67)
hsb hsb(266.21, 100.00, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 4.00, -115.50)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)

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" #6000dd while the second is the "compliment" #7ddd00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #6000dd is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #7ddd00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)

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-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)

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-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)

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 variations of #6000dd

Lighter shades of #6000dd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #6000dd

Darker shades of #6000dd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd)'s Tones

Tones of #6000dd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd) 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 #6000dd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#6000dd → #7ddd00
#6000dd → #8f4ce7
#6000dd → #ffffff
#6000dd → #cf00dd
#6000dd → #390084
#6000dd → #000edd

Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#6000dd) in different environments

Seeing #6000dd 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 #6000dd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#6000dd popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#6000ddmight 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.

#6000dd 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#6000dd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#6000dd 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 #6000dd
Java new Color(96, 0, 221);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 96, 0, 221);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:96 green:0 blue:221 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(96f, 0f, 221f);
Swift UIColor(red:96, green:0, blue:221, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $dd0060
Python Color('#6000dd')

Base Conversions of hex color #6000dd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #6000dd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6291677 while the individual RGB conversions are: 96, 0, 221.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100000 00000000 11011101
Hex 60 00 dd
Octal 140 0 335
Decimal 96 0 221

Icons incorporating the color #6000dd

If you're considering using #6000dd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #6000dd on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #6000dd 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 #6000dd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #6000dd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #6000dd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #6000dd background.
This text is hex color #6000dd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #6000dd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #6000dd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #6000dd and white (#ffffff) background.