Faux-Purpureus (#9748a8) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9748a8, may be mistaken for "Purpureus" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Purpureus (#9748a8), in designs, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars. McDonald’s is a brand that uses this color.

Breakdown of #9748a8

#9748a8 is made up of (151, 72, 168) in RGB colorspace and (10.12, 57.14, 0.00, 34.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9914536 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993399. White should be used ontop of #9748a8 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9748a8. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9748a8 luma #106.40
Websafe hex #993399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(151, 72, 168) Adobe RGB (132.00, 74.00, 165.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(59%, 28%, 66%) Closest named color Purpureus
rgba rgba(151.0, 72.0, 168.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 42.13, -39.09)
cmyk cmyk(10.12, 57.14, 0.00, 34.12) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 47.37, -38.19)
hsv hsv(288.95, 40.43, 47.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 60.85, 321.12)
hsb hsb(288.95, 57.58, 66.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 31.23, -61.70)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purpureus (#9748a8)

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" #9748a8 while the second is the "compliment" #5aa847.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Purpureus (#9748a8)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9748a8 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5aa847.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purpureus (#9748a8)

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-Purpureus (#9748a8)

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-Purpureus (#9748a8)

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 #9748a8

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9748a8 with white

Darker shades of #9748a8

Darker shades are produced by blending #9748a8 with black

Faux-Purpureus (#9748a8)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9748a8 with gray

Gradients including #9748a8

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 #9748a8 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9748a8 → #5aa847
#9748a8 → #b67ec2
#9748a8 → #ffffff
#9748a8 → #a8478b
#9748a8 → #5a2b64
#9748a8 → #6447a8

How #9748a8 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9748a8 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 #9748a8 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9748a8

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

#9748a8might 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 #9748a8

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9748a8. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #9748a8

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 #9748a8
Java new Color(151, 72, 168);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 151, 72, 168);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:151 green:72 blue:168 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(151f, 72f, 168f);
Swift UIColor(red:151, green:72, blue:168, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a84897
Python Color('#9748a8')

Base Conversions of hex color #9748a8

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9748a8. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9914536 while the individual RGB conversions are: 151, 72, 168.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010111 01001000 10101000
Hex 97 48 a8
Octal 227 110 250
Decimal 151 72 168

Icons incorporating the color #9748a8

If you're considering using #9748a8 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9748a8 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9748a8 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 #9748a8 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9748a8 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9748a8 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9748a8 background.
This text is hex color #9748a8 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9748a8 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9748a8 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9748a8 and white (#ffffff) background.