Deep lilac (#9955bb) color information

#9955bb is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Deep lilac". The color is categorized as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Deep lilac (#9955bb), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: signs of royalty, sparks of creativity, states of pure consciousness, slight femininity, and health care. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with energy. Yo uses this color in their branding.

#9955bb Breakdown

#9955bb is made up of (153, 85, 187) in RGB colorspace and (18.18, 54.55, 0.00, 26.67) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10048955 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966cc. White should be used ontop of #9955bb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9955bb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9955bb luma #116.77
Websafe hex #9966cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(153, 85, 187) Adobe RGB (135.00, 88.00, 181.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 33%, 73%) Closest named color Deep lilac
rgba rgba(153.0, 85.0, 187.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 38.89, -44.04)
cmyk cmyk(18.18, 54.55, 0.00, 26.67) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 43.38, -41.42)
hsv hsv(280.50, 42.55, 53.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 59.98, 316.32)
hsb hsb(280.50, 54.79, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 23.85, -67.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Deep lilac (#9955bb)

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" #9955bb while the second is the "compliment" #76ba54.

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

Split Compliments of #Deep lilac (#9955bb)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9955bb is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #76ba54.

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

Triadic Colors of Deep lilac (#9955bb)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Deep lilac (#9955bb)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Deep lilac (#9955bb)

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 #9955bb

Lighter shades of #9955bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #9955bb

Darker shades of #9955bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Deep lilac (#9955bb)'s Tones

Tones of #9955bb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Deep lilac (#9955bb) 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 #9955bb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9955bb → #76ba54
#9955bb → #b788cf
#9955bb → #ffffff
#9955bb → #ba54a9
#9955bb → #5b3370
#9955bb → #6554ba

Deep lilac (#9955bb) in different environments

Seeing #9955bb 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 #9955bb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9955bb 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.

#9955bbmight 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.

#9955bb 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#9955bb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#9955bb 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 #9955bb
Java new Color(153, 85, 187);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 153, 85, 187);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:153 green:85 blue:187 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(153f, 85f, 187f);
Swift UIColor(red:153, green:85, blue:187, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bb5599
Python Color('#9955bb')

Base Conversions of hex color #9955bb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9955bb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10048955 while the individual RGB conversions are: 153, 85, 187.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011001 01010101 10111011
Hex 99 55 bb
Octal 231 125 273
Decimal 153 85 187

Icons incorporating the color #9955bb

If you're considering using #9955bb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9955bb on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9955bb 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 #9955bb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9955bb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9955bb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9955bb background.
This text is hex color #9955bb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9955bb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9955bb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9955bb and white (#ffffff) background.