Faux-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc) color information

Hex color #8f2bbc is close to the color named "Dark orchid" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Dark orchid (#8f2bbc), in designs, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology. University of Cambridge is a company using this color, according to our database.

#8f2bbc Breakdown

#8f2bbc is made up of (143, 43, 188) in RGB colorspace and (23.94, 77.13, 0.00, 26.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9382844 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #8f2bbc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8f2bbc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8f2bbc luma #89.24
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(143, 43, 188) Adobe RGB (122.00, 46.00, 184.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(56%, 17%, 74%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(143.0, 43.0, 188.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 57.65, -68.73)
cmyk cmyk(23.94, 77.13, 0.00, 26.27) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 62.70, -57.44)
hsv hsv(281.05, 62.64, 45.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 85.03, 317.51)
hsb hsb(281.05, 77.03, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 28.00, -88.01)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)

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" #8f2bbc while the second is the "compliment" #59bc2b.

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-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #8f2bbc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #59bc2b.

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-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)

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-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)

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-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)

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 #8f2bbc

Lighter shades of #8f2bbc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #8f2bbc with black

Faux-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #8f2bbc, tones are produced.

Gradients including #8f2bbc

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 #8f2bbc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8f2bbc → #59bc2b
#8f2bbc → #b06ad0
#8f2bbc → #ffffff
#8f2bbc → #bc2ba2
#8f2bbc → #551970
#8f2bbc → #452bbc

#8f2bbc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #8f2bbc 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 #8f2bbc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#8f2bbc 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.

#8f2bbcmight 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 #8f2bbc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8f2bbc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #8f2bbc

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 #8f2bbc
Java new Color(143, 43, 188);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 143, 43, 188);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:143 green:43 blue:188 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(143f, 43f, 188f);
Swift UIColor(red:143, green:43, blue:188, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bc2b8f
Python Color('#8f2bbc')

Base Conversions of hex color #8f2bbc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8f2bbc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9382844 while the individual RGB conversions are: 143, 43, 188.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001111 00101011 10111100
Hex 8f 2b bc
Octal 217 53 274
Decimal 143 43 188

#8f2bbc Icons

If you're considering using #8f2bbc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark orchid (#8f2bbc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8f2bbc 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 #8f2bbc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8f2bbc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8f2bbc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8f2bbc background.
This text is hex color #8f2bbc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8f2bbc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8f2bbc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8f2bbc and white (#ffffff) background.