Faux-French plum (#7c0053) color information

#7c0053 is the hex color code that is a variation of "French plum" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "generic purple". When people spot this color, French plum (#7c0053), in designs, 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.

#7c0053 Breakdown

#7c0053 is made up of (124, 0, 83) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 33.06, 51.37) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8126547 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660066. White should be used ontop of #7c0053 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7c0053. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7c0053 luma #46.46
Websafe hex #660066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(124, 0, 83) Adobe RGB (106.00, 9.00, 84.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(49%, 0%, 33%) Closest named color French plum
rgba rgba(124.0, 0.0, 83.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 42.56, -9.79)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 33.06, 51.37) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 51.84, -13.44)
hsv hsv(319.59, 100.00, 24.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 53.55, 345.47)
hsb hsb(319.59, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 55.37, -23.13)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-French plum (#7c0053)

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" #7c0053 while the second is the "compliment" #007c27.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-French plum (#7c0053)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7c0053 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #007c27.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-French plum (#7c0053)

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-French plum (#7c0053)

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-French plum (#7c0053)

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-French plum (#7c0053)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #7c0053 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #7c0053

When you combine pure black with this color, #7c0053, darker shades are produced.

Faux-French plum (#7c0053)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #7c0053 with gray

#7c0053 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 #7c0053 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7c0053 → #007c27
#7c0053 → #a34c86
#7c0053 → #ffffff
#7c0053 → #7c0016
#7c0053 → #4a0031
#7c0053 → #66007c

How #7c0053 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7c0053 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 #7c0053 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#7c0053 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.

#7c0053might 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-French plum (#7c0053)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7c0053. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7c0053 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 #7c0053
Java new Color(124, 0, 83);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 124, 0, 83);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:124 green:0 blue:83 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(124f, 0f, 83f);
Swift UIColor(red:124, green:0, blue:83, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $53007c
Python Color('#7c0053')

Base Conversions of hex color #7c0053

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7c0053. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8126547 while the individual RGB conversions are: 124, 0, 83.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111100 00000000 01010011
Hex 7c 00 53
Octal 174 0 123
Decimal 124 0 83

#7c0053 Icons

If you're considering using #7c0053 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-French plum (#7c0053) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7c0053 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 #7c0053 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7c0053 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7c0053 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7c0053 background.
This text is hex color #7c0053 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7c0053 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7c0053 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7c0053 and white (#ffffff) background.