Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2) color information

Hex color #7c14a2 is a variation of "Chinese purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic purple". When people spot this color, Chinese purple (#7c14a2), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2)

#7c14a2 is made up of (124, 20, 162) in RGB colorspace and (23.46, 87.65, 0.00, 36.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8131746 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660099. White should be used ontop of #7c14a2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7c14a2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7c14a2 luma #67.12
Websafe hex #660099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(124, 20, 162) Adobe RGB (104.00, 42.00, 158.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(49%, 8%, 64%) Closest named color Chinese purple
rgba rgba(124.0, 20.0, 162.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 47.42, -57.23)
cmyk cmyk(23.46, 87.65, 0.00, 36.47) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 54.76, -50.83)
hsv hsv(283.93, 77.78, 36.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 74.72, 317.13)
hsb hsb(283.93, 87.50, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 23.04, -74.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2)

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" #7c14a2 and the second color is called the "compliment" #3ca314.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7c14a2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3ca314.

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 (#7c14a2)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2)

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 (#7c14a2)

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.

Lighter variations of #7c14a2

When you combine pure white with this color, #7c14a2, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #7c14a2

Darker shades of #7c14a2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #7c14a2

Tones are produced by blending #7c14a2 with gray

Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2) 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 #7c14a2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7c14a2 → #3ca314
#7c14a2 → #a35abd
#7c14a2 → #ffffff
#7c14a2 → #a31484
#7c14a2 → #4a0c61
#7c14a2 → #3314a3

How #7c14a2 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #7c14a2 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 #7c14a2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2)

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

#7c14a2might 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.

#7c14a2 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#7c14a2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#7c14a2 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 #7c14a2
Java new Color(124, 20, 162);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 124, 20, 162);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:124 green:20 blue:162 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(124f, 20f, 162f);
Swift UIColor(red:124, green:20, blue:162, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a2147c
Python Color('#7c14a2')

Base Conversions of hex color #7c14a2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7c14a2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8131746 while the individual RGB conversions are: 124, 20, 162.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111100 00010100 10100010
Hex 7c 14 a2
Octal 174 24 242
Decimal 124 20 162

#7c14a2 Icons

If you're considering using #7c14a2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Chinese purple (#7c14a2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7c14a2 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 #7c14a2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7c14a2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7c14a2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7c14a2 background.
This text is hex color #7c14a2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7c14a2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7c14a2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7c14a2 and white (#ffffff) background.