Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7) color information

Hex color #9a0bd7 is related to "Dark violet" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "generic purple". When people from western culture see this color, Dark violet (#9a0bd7), used in advertising materials, they might associate it with having wisdom, calming down and soothing, transcendence, luxurious, and travel. This color isn't popular for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)

#9a0bd7 is made up of (154, 11, 215) in RGB colorspace and (28.37, 94.88, 0.00, 15.69) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10095575 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900cc. White should be used ontop of #9a0bd7 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9a0bd7. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9a0bd7 luma #76.80
Websafe hex #9900cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(154, 11, 215) Adobe RGB (128.00, 31.00, 209.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(60%, 4%, 84%) Closest named color Dark violet
rgba rgba(154.0, 11.0, 215.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 71.16, -92.31)
cmyk cmyk(28.37, 94.88, 0.00, 15.69) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 73.74, -69.75)
hsv hsv(282.00, 90.91, 44.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 101.50, 316.59)
hsb hsb(282.00, 95.24, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 27.95, -106.27)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)

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" #9a0bd7 while the second is the "compliment" #47d60a.

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 violet (#9a0bd7)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9a0bd7 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #47d60a.

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 violet (#9a0bd7)

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 violet (#9a0bd7)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)

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.

Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #9a0bd7, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #9a0bd7, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9a0bd7, tones are produced.

#9a0bd7 in 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 #9a0bd7 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9a0bd7 → #47d60a
#9a0bd7 → #b854e3
#9a0bd7 → #ffffff
#9a0bd7 → #d60aad
#9a0bd7 → #5c0681
#9a0bd7 → #330ad6

#9a0bd7 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9a0bd7 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 #9a0bd7 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)

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

#9a0bd7might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Dark violet (#9a0bd7)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9a0bd7. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9a0bd7 in programming

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 #9a0bd7
Java new Color(154, 11, 215);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 154, 11, 215);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:154 green:11 blue:215 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(154f, 11f, 215f);
Swift UIColor(red:154, green:11, blue:215, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d70b9a
Python Color('#9a0bd7')

Base Conversions of hex color #9a0bd7

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9a0bd7. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10095575 while the individual RGB conversions are: 154, 11, 215.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011010 00001011 11010111
Hex 9a 0b d7
Octal 232 13 327
Decimal 154 11 215

Icons incorporating the color #9a0bd7

If you're considering using #9a0bd7 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9a0bd7 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9a0bd7 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 #9a0bd7 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9a0bd7 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9a0bd7 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9a0bd7 background.
This text is hex color #9a0bd7 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9a0bd7 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9a0bd7 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9a0bd7 and white (#ffffff) background.