Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #8732cd, should not to be confused with "Dark orchid" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark orchid (#8732cd), in branding, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars. WhatsBroadcast is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

#8732cd is made up of (135, 50, 205) in RGB colorspace and (34.15, 75.61, 0.00, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8860365 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8732cd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8732cd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8732cd luma #92.88
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(135, 50, 205) Adobe RGB (117.00, 56.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(53%, 20%, 80%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(135.0, 50.0, 205.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 55.46, -79.86)
cmyk cmyk(34.15, 75.61, 0.00, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 60.37, -63.48)
hsv hsv(273.00, 60.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 87.60, 313.56)
hsb hsb(273.00, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 19.40, -97.04)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

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" #8732cd while the second is the "compliment" #77cc33.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8732cd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #77cc33.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

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-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

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-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

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 #8732cd

When you combine pure white with this color, #8732cd, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #8732cd

Darker shades of #8732cd can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #8732cd with gray

Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd) 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 #8732cd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8732cd → #77cc33
#8732cd → #ab6fdc
#8732cd → #ffffff
#8732cd → #cc33c4
#8732cd → #511e7b
#8732cd → #3a33cc

How #8732cd looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #8732cd 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 #8732cd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd)

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

#8732cdmight 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.

#8732cd 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#8732cd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#8732cd 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 #8732cd
Java new Color(135, 50, 205);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 135, 50, 205);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:135 green:50 blue:205 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(135f, 50f, 205f);
Swift UIColor(red:135, green:50, blue:205, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cd3287
Python Color('#8732cd')

Base Conversions of hex color #8732cd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8732cd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8860365 while the individual RGB conversions are: 135, 50, 205.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10000111 00110010 11001101
Hex 87 32 cd
Octal 207 62 315
Decimal 135 50 205

#8732cd Icons

If you're considering using #8732cd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark orchid (#8732cd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8732cd 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 #8732cd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8732cd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8732cd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8732cd background.
This text is hex color #8732cd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8732cd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8732cd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8732cd and white (#ffffff) background.