Pansy purple (#78184a) color information

#78184a is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "Pansy purple". This color is described as "dark purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Pansy purple (#78184a), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Shades of "dark purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #78184a

#78184a is made up of (120, 24, 74) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 80.00, 38.33, 52.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7870538 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660033. White should be used ontop of #78184a to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #78184a. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #78184a luma #58.33
Websafe hex #660033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(120, 24, 74) Adobe RGB (101.00, 31.00, 74.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(47%, 9%, 29%) Closest named color Pansy purple
rgba rgba(120.0, 24.0, 74.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 34.45, -4.28)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 80.00, 38.33, 52.94) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 43.70, -6.44)
hsv hsv(328.42, 67.86, 28.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 44.17, 351.62)
hsb hsb(328.42, 80.85, 47.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 50.40, -13.82)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Pansy purple (#78184a)

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" #78184a while the second is the "compliment" #167744.

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

Split Compliments of #Pansy purple (#78184a)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #78184a is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #167744.

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

Triadic Colors of Pansy purple (#78184a)

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 Pansy purple (#78184a)

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 Pansy purple (#78184a)

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.

Pansy purple (#78184a)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #78184a with white

Darker variations of #78184a

When you combine pure black with this color, #78184a, darker shades are produced.

Pansy purple (#78184a)'s Tones

Tones of #78184a can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#78184a 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 #78184a as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#78184a → #167744
#78184a → #a05d80
#78184a → #ffffff
#78184a → #77161a
#78184a → #480e2c
#78184a → #741677

Pansy purple (#78184a) in different environments

Seeing #78184a 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 #78184a could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #78184a

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

#78184amight 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 Pansy purple (#78184a)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#78184a. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#78184a 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 #78184a
Java new Color(120, 24, 74);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 120, 24, 74);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:120 green:24 blue:74 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(120f, 24f, 74f);
Swift UIColor(red:120, green:24, blue:74, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4a1878
Python Color('#78184a')

Base Conversions of hex color #78184a

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #78184a. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7870538 while the individual RGB conversions are: 120, 24, 74.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111000 00011000 01001010
Hex 78 18 4a
Octal 170 30 112
Decimal 120 24 74

Icons incorporating the color #78184a

If you're considering using #78184a in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #78184a on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #78184a 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 #78184a on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #78184a on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #78184a background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #78184a background.
This text is hex color #78184a on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #78184a on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #78184a and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #78184a and white (#ffffff) background.