Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68) color information

Hex color #9f2b68 is named "Amaranth deep purple". The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68), used in advertisements, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. This color isn't popular for finance.

#9f2b68 Breakdown

#9f2b68 is made up of (159, 43, 104) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 72.96, 34.59, 37.65) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10431336 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993366. White should be used ontop of #9f2b68 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9f2b68. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9f2b68 luma #84.53
Websafe hex #993366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 43, 104) Adobe RGB (139.00, 42.00, 102.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 17%, 41%) Closest named color Amaranth deep purple
rgba rgba(159.0, 43.0, 104.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (31.62, 48.72, -6.06)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 72.96, 34.59, 37.65) CIE-L*ab (37.84, 55.05, -8.11)
hsv hsv(328.00, 56.96, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (37.84, 55.64, 351.62)
hsb hsb(328.00, 72.58, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (37.84, 71.34, -19.56)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)

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" #9f2b68 and the second color is called the "compliment" #2b9e60.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9f2b68 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2b9e60.

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 Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)

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 Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)

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.

Lighter shades of #9f2b68

Lighter shades of #9f2b68 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Amaranth deep purple (#9f2b68)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #9f2b68 with black

Tones of #9f2b68

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9f2b68, tones are produced.

Gradients including #9f2b68

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 #9f2b68 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9f2b68 → #2b9e60
#9f2b68 → #bb6a95
#9f2b68 → #ffffff
#9f2b68 → #9e2b2f
#9f2b68 → #5f193e
#9f2b68 → #9a2b9e

#9f2b68 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9f2b68 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 #9f2b68 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9f2b68 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.

#9f2b68might 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 #9f2b68

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9f2b68. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9f2b68

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 #9f2b68
Java new Color(159, 43, 104);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 43, 104);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:43 blue:104 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 43f, 104f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:43, blue:104, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $682b9f
Python Color('#9f2b68')

Base Conversions of hex color #9f2b68

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9f2b68. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10431336 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 43, 104.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 00101011 01101000
Hex 9f 2b 68
Octal 237 53 150
Decimal 159 43 104

Icons incorporating the color #9f2b68

If you're considering using #9f2b68 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9f2b68 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9f2b68 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.

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