Faux-Dark magenta (#9e009b) color information

#9e009b is the hex color code that may be mistaken for "Dark magenta" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Dark magenta (#9e009b), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: love, being nurtured, pretty, femininity, and energy. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to finance.

#9e009b Breakdown

#9e009b is made up of (158, 0, 155) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 1.90, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10354843 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990099. White should be used ontop of #9e009b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9e009b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9e009b luma #64.76
Websafe hex #990099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(158, 0, 155) Adobe RGB (134.00, 27.00, 151.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 0%, 61%) Closest named color Dark magenta
rgba rgba(158.0, 0.0, 155.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 60.18, -41.10)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 1.90, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 65.32, -40.14)
hsv hsv(300.97, 100.00, 31.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 76.67, 328.43)
hsb hsb(300.97, 100.00, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 50.63, -63.95)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark magenta (#9e009b)

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" #9e009b while the second is the "compliment" #009e00.

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 magenta (#9e009b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9e009b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #009e00.

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 magenta (#9e009b)

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 magenta (#9e009b)

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

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 magenta (#9e009b)

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.

Faux-Dark magenta (#9e009b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #9e009b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #9e009b

When you combine pure black with this color, #9e009b, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark magenta (#9e009b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #9e009b with gray

#9e009b 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 #9e009b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9e009b → #009e00
#9e009b → #bb4cb9
#9e009b → #ffffff
#9e009b → #9e004f
#9e009b → #5e005d
#9e009b → #4f009e

How #9e009b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #9e009b 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 #9e009b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9e009b 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.

#9e009bmight 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 magenta (#9e009b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9e009b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9e009b 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 #9e009b
Java new Color(158, 0, 155);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 158, 0, 155);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:0 blue:155 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(158f, 0f, 155f);
Swift UIColor(red:158, green:0, blue:155, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9b009e
Python Color('#9e009b')

Base Conversions of hex color #9e009b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9e009b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10354843 while the individual RGB conversions are: 158, 0, 155.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011110 00000000 10011011
Hex 9e 00 9b
Octal 236 0 233
Decimal 158 0 155

#9e009b Icons

If you're considering using #9e009b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark magenta (#9e009b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9e009b 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 #9e009b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9e009b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9e009b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9e009b background.
This text is hex color #9e009b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9e009b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9e009b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9e009b and white (#ffffff) background.