Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb) color information

#9833cb is the hex color code that is very close to "Dark orchid" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark orchid (#9833cb), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: signs of royalty, sparks of creativity, states of pure consciousness, slight femininity, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for energy.

#9833cb Breakdown

#9833cb is made up of (152, 51, 203) in RGB colorspace and (25.12, 74.88, 0.00, 20.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9974731 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #9833cb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9833cb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9833cb luma #98.32
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(152, 51, 203) Adobe RGB (133.00, 48.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 20%, 80%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(152.0, 51.0, 203.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 63.59, -74.87)
cmyk cmyk(25.12, 74.88, 0.00, 20.39) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 67.07, -60.81)
hsv hsv(280.00, 60.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 90.53, 317.80)
hsb hsb(280.00, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 31.11, -95.28)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #9833cb and the second color is called the "compliment" #66cc33.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9833cb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #66cc33.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter variations of #9833cb

Lighter shades of #9833cb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #9833cb

Darker shades of #9833cb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #9833cb

Tones of #9833cb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb) 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 #9833cb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9833cb → #66cc33
#9833cb → #b670da
#9833cb → #ffffff
#9833cb → #cc33b2
#9833cb → #5b1e79
#9833cb → #4c33cc

Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb) in different environments

Seeing #9833cb 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 #9833cb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9833cb 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.

#9833cbmight 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.

#9833cb 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#9833cb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9833cb 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 #9833cb
Java new Color(152, 51, 203);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 152, 51, 203);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:152 green:51 blue:203 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(152f, 51f, 203f);
Swift UIColor(red:152, green:51, blue:203, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cb3398
Python Color('#9833cb')

Base Conversions of hex color #9833cb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9833cb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9974731 while the individual RGB conversions are: 152, 51, 203.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011000 00110011 11001011
Hex 98 33 cb
Octal 230 63 313
Decimal 152 51 203

#9833cb Icons

If you're considering using #9833cb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark orchid (#9833cb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9833cb 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 #9833cb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9833cb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9833cb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9833cb background.
This text is hex color #9833cb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9833cb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9833cb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9833cb and white (#ffffff) background.