Faux-French plum (#860b57) color information

#860b57 is the hex color code that greatly resembles "French plum" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, French plum (#860b57), used in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance.

#860b57 Breakdown

#860b57 is made up of (134, 11, 87) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 91.79, 35.07, 47.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8784727 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990066. White should be used ontop of #860b57 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #860b57. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #860b57 luma #56.35
Websafe hex #990066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(134, 11, 87) Adobe RGB (116.00, 7.00, 88.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 4%, 34%) Closest named color French plum
rgba rgba(134.0, 11.0, 87.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (24.49, 46.62, -8.71)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 91.79, 35.07, 47.45) CIE-L*ab (29.41, 55.09, -11.94)
hsv hsv(323.27, 85.96, 28.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (29.41, 56.37, 347.77)
hsb hsb(323.27, 92.45, 53.00) CIE-L*uv (29.41, 63.39, -22.65)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-French plum (#860b57)

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" #860b57 while the second is the "compliment" #0a873a.

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 Compliments of #Faux-French plum (#860b57)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #860b57 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0a873a.

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-French plum (#860b57)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-French plum (#860b57)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-French plum (#860b57)

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 shades of #860b57

Lighter shades of #860b57 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-French plum (#860b57)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #860b57 with black

Faux-French plum (#860b57)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #860b57, tones are produced.

Gradients including #860b57

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 #860b57 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#860b57 → #0a873a
#860b57 → #aa5489
#860b57 → #ffffff
#860b57 → #870a18
#860b57 → #500634
#860b57 → #780a87

#860b57 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #860b57 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 #860b57 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#860b57 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.

#860b57might 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 #860b57

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#860b57. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #860b57

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 #860b57
Java new Color(134, 11, 87);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 134, 11, 87);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:134 green:11 blue:87 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(134f, 11f, 87f);
Swift UIColor(red:134, green:11, blue:87, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $570b86
Python Color('#860b57')

Base Conversions of hex color #860b57

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #860b57. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8784727 while the individual RGB conversions are: 134, 11, 87.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000110 00001011 01010111
Hex 86 0b 57
Octal 206 13 127
Decimal 134 11 87

#860b57 Icons

If you're considering using #860b57 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-French plum (#860b57) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #860b57 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 #860b57 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #860b57 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #860b57 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #860b57 background.
This text is hex color #860b57 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #860b57 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #860b57 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #860b57 and white (#ffffff) background.