Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce) color information

Hex color #963cce may be mistaken for "Dark orchid" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light purple". When people spot this color, Dark orchid (#963cce), in brand logos, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. This color isn't popular for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce)

#963cce is made up of (150, 60, 206) in RGB colorspace and (27.18, 70.87, 0.00, 19.22) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9845966 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #963cce to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #963cce. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #963cce luma #103.35
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(150, 60, 206) Adobe RGB (134.00, 56.00, 202.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(59%, 24%, 81%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(150.0, 60.0, 206.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 61.52, -73.65)
cmyk cmyk(27.18, 70.87, 0.00, 19.22) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 64.95, -60.12)
hsv hsv(276.84, 60.00, 52.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 88.50, 317.21)
hsb hsb(276.84, 70.37, 81.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 29.99, -95.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce)

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" #963cce while the second is the "compliment" #77ce3d.

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 (#963cce)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #963cce is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #77ce3d.

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 (#963cce)

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 (#963cce)

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-Dark orchid (#963cce)

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 #963cce

When you combine pure white with this color, #963cce, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #963cce

Darker shades of #963cce can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #963cce with gray

Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce) 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 #963cce as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#963cce → #77ce3d
#963cce → #b576dc
#963cce → #ffffff
#963cce → #ce3dc0
#963cce → #5a247b
#963cce → #4b3dce

How #963cce looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #963cce 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 #963cce could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark orchid (#963cce)

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

#963ccemight 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.

#963cce 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#963cce. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#963cce 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 #963cce
Java new Color(150, 60, 206);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 150, 60, 206);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:150 green:60 blue:206 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(150f, 60f, 206f);
Swift UIColor(red:150, green:60, blue:206, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ce3c96
Python Color('#963cce')

Base Conversions of hex color #963cce

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #963cce. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9845966 while the individual RGB conversions are: 150, 60, 206.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010110 00111100 11001110
Hex 96 3c ce
Octal 226 74 316
Decimal 150 60 206

Icons incorporating the color #963cce

If you're considering using #963cce in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #963cce on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #963cce 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 #963cce on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #963cce on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #963cce background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #963cce background.
This text is hex color #963cce on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #963cce on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #963cce and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #963cce and white (#ffffff) background.