Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c) color information

The hexidecimal color, #85157c, may be mistaken for "Philippine violet" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Philippine violet (#85157c), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #85157c

#85157c is made up of (133, 21, 124) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 84.21, 6.77, 47.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8721788 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990066. White should be used ontop of #85157c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #85157c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #85157c luma #66.11
Websafe hex #990066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(133, 21, 124) Adobe RGB (116.00, 21.00, 122.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(52%, 8%, 49%) Closest named color Philippine violet
rgba rgba(133.0, 21.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 50.35, -28.81)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 84.21, 6.77, 47.84) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 57.99, -31.26)
hsv hsv(304.09, 73.33, 30.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 65.88, 331.67)
hsb hsb(304.09, 84.62, 52.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 47.56, -48.12)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c)

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" #85157c while the second is the "compliment" #14841b.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #85157c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #14841b.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c)

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-Philippine violet (#85157c)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c)

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 shades of #85157c

Lighter shades are produced by blending #85157c with white

Darker shades of #85157c

Darker shades are produced by blending #85157c with black

Faux-Philippine violet (#85157c)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #85157c with gray

Gradients including #85157c

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 #85157c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#85157c → #14841b
#85157c → #a95ba3
#85157c → #ffffff
#85157c → #841445
#85157c → #4f0c4a
#85157c → #531484

How #85157c looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #85157c 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 #85157c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #85157c

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

#85157cmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #85157c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#85157c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #85157c

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 #85157c
Java new Color(133, 21, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 133, 21, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:133 green:21 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(133f, 21f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:133, green:21, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c1585
Python Color('#85157c')

Base Conversions of hex color #85157c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #85157c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8721788 while the individual RGB conversions are: 133, 21, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000101 00010101 01111100
Hex 85 15 7c
Octal 205 25 174
Decimal 133 21 124

Icons incorporating the color #85157c

If you're considering using #85157c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #85157c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #85157c 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 #85157c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #85157c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #85157c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #85157c background.
This text is hex color #85157c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #85157c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #85157c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #85157c and white (#ffffff) background.