Christmas purple (#663398) color information

Hex color #663398 is synonymous with "Christmas purple". This color is described as "generic purple". When people from western culture see this color, Christmas purple (#663398), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #663398

#663398 is made up of (102, 51, 152) in RGB colorspace and (32.89, 66.45, 0.00, 40.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 6697880 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663399. White should be used ontop of #663398 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #663398. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #663398 luma #77.61
Websafe hex #663399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(102, 51, 152) Adobe RGB (89.00, 50.00, 149.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(40%, 20%, 60%) Closest named color Christmas purple
rgba rgba(102.0, 51.0, 152.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 36.65, -54.40)
cmyk cmyk(32.89, 66.45, 0.00, 40.39) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 44.77, -49.15)
hsv hsv(270.00, 50.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 66.48, 312.33)
hsb hsb(270.00, 66.67, 60.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 12.71, -69.61)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Christmas purple (#663398)

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" #663398 while the second is the "compliment" #669932.

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 Compliments of #Christmas purple (#663398)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #663398 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #669932.

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 Christmas purple (#663398)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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 Christmas purple (#663398)

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 Christmas purple (#663398)

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 #663398

Lighter shades are produced by blending #663398 with white

Christmas purple (#663398)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #663398 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Christmas purple (#663398)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #663398, tones are produced.

Christmas purple (#663398) 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 #663398 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#663398 → #669932
#663398 → #9370b6
#663398 → #ffffff
#663398 → #993299
#663398 → #3d1e5b
#663398 → #323299

#663398 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #663398 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 #663398 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #663398

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

#663398might 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.

#663398 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#663398. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#663398 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 #663398
Java new Color(102, 51, 152);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 102, 51, 152);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:102 green:51 blue:152 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(102f, 51f, 152f);
Swift UIColor(red:102, green:51, blue:152, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $983366
Python Color('#663398')

Base Conversions of hex color #663398

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #663398. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 6697880 while the individual RGB conversions are: 102, 51, 152.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01100110 00110011 10011000
Hex 66 33 98
Octal 146 63 230
Decimal 102 51 152

#663398 Icons

If you're considering using #663398 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Christmas purple (#663398) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #663398 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 #663398 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #663398 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #663398 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #663398 background.
This text is hex color #663398 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #663398 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #663398 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #663398 and white (#ffffff) background.