Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc) color information

The hexidecimal color, #7200cc, greatly resembles "Violet (Caran d'Ache)" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "generic purple". When people from western culture see this color, Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc), used in media, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Shades of "generic purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #7200cc

#7200cc is made up of (114, 0, 204) in RGB colorspace and (44.12, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7471308 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #6600cc. White should be used ontop of #7200cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7200cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7200cc luma #57.14
Websafe hex #6600cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(114, 0, 204) Adobe RGB (98.00, 0.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 0%, 80%) Closest named color Violet (Caran d'Ache)
rgba rgba(114.0, 0.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 66.65, -107.29)
cmyk cmyk(44.12, 100.00, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 71.69, -75.95)
hsv hsv(273.75, 100.00, 40.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 104.44, 313.35)
hsb hsb(273.75, 100.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 14.55, -104.95)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)

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" #7200cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #5bcc00.

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 #Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #7200cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5bcc00.

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 Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)

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 Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)

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 #7200cc

Lighter shades are produced by blending #7200cc with white

Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #7200cc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #7200cc

When you combine pure gray with this color, #7200cc, tones are produced.

Faux-Violet (Caran d'Ache) (#7200cc) 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 #7200cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7200cc → #5bcc00
#7200cc → #9c4cdb
#7200cc → #ffffff
#7200cc → #cc00c1
#7200cc → #44007a
#7200cc → #0a00cc

#7200cc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #7200cc 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 #7200cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #7200cc

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

#7200ccmight 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.

#7200cc 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#7200cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7200cc 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 #7200cc
Java new Color(114, 0, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 114, 0, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:114 green:0 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(114f, 0f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:114, green:0, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc0072
Python Color('#7200cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #7200cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7200cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7471308 while the individual RGB conversions are: 114, 0, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110010 00000000 11001100
Hex 72 00 cc
Octal 162 0 314
Decimal 114 0 204

Icons incorporating the color #7200cc

If you're considering using #7200cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #7200cc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7200cc 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 #7200cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7200cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7200cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7200cc background.
This text is hex color #7200cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7200cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7200cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7200cc and white (#ffffff) background.