Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e) color information

#71009e is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Chinese purple" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Chinese purple (#71009e), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: being successful, calming down and soothing, states of pure consciousness, cutting-edge, and travel. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to energy.

#71009e Breakdown

#71009e is made up of (113, 0, 158) in RGB colorspace and (28.48, 100.00, 0.00, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7405726 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660099. White should be used ontop of #71009e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #71009e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #71009e luma #51.64
Websafe hex #660099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(113, 0, 158) Adobe RGB (96.00, 6.00, 154.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(44%, 0%, 62%) Closest named color Chinese purple
rgba rgba(113.0, 0.0, 158.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 54.02, -66.53)
cmyk cmyk(28.48, 100.00, 0.00, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 61.87, -56.05)
hsv hsv(282.58, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 83.48, 317.83)
hsb hsb(282.58, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, 22.78, -76.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)

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" #71009e while the second is the "compliment" #2f9e00.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #71009e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2f9e00.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)

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-Chinese purple (#71009e)

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-Chinese purple (#71009e)

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.

Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #71009e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #71009e

When you combine pure black with this color, #71009e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #71009e with gray

#71009e in 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 #71009e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#71009e → #2f9e00
#71009e → #9b4cbb
#71009e → #ffffff
#71009e → #9e007e
#71009e → #43005e
#71009e → #1f009e

How #71009e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #71009e 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 #71009e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#71009e 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.

#71009emight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#71009e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#71009e in programming

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 #71009e
Java new Color(113, 0, 158);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 113, 0, 158);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:113 green:0 blue:158 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(113f, 0f, 158f);
Swift UIColor(red:113, green:0, blue:158, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9e0071
Python Color('#71009e')

Base Conversions of hex color #71009e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #71009e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7405726 while the individual RGB conversions are: 113, 0, 158.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110001 00000000 10011110
Hex 71 00 9e
Octal 161 0 236
Decimal 113 0 158

#71009e Icons

If you're considering using #71009e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Chinese purple (#71009e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #71009e 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 #71009e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #71009e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #71009e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #71009e background.
This text is hex color #71009e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #71009e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #71009e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #71009e and white (#ffffff) background.