Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9) color information

#9f6fd9 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Dark pastel purple" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9), used in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: having wisdom, anti-aging and not growing old, states of pure consciousness, luxurious, and finance and wealth. Colors labeled as "light purple" are rarely tied to energy.

#9f6fd9 Breakdown

#9f6fd9 is made up of (159, 111, 217) in RGB colorspace and (26.73, 48.85, 0.00, 14.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10448857 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9966cc. White should be used ontop of #9f6fd9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9f6fd9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9f6fd9 luma #137.22
Websafe hex #9966cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(159, 111, 217) Adobe RGB (144.00, 113.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 44%, 85%) Closest named color Dark pastel purple
rgba rgba(159.0, 111.0, 217.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 34.01, -52.62)
cmyk cmyk(26.73, 48.85, 0.00, 14.90) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 37.11, -46.66)
hsv hsv(266.34, 57.75, 64.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 59.62, 308.50)
hsb hsb(266.34, 48.24, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 12.34, -77.23)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9)

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" #9f6fd9 while the second is the "compliment" #abd870.

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 pastel purple (#9f6fd9)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #9f6fd9 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #abd870.

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 pastel purple (#9f6fd9)

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 pastel purple (#9f6fd9)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9)

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 #9f6fd9

Lighter shades of #9f6fd9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #9f6fd9 with black

Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #9f6fd9, tones are produced.

Gradients including #9f6fd9

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 #9f6fd9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9f6fd9 → #abd870
#9f6fd9 → #bb9ae4
#9f6fd9 → #ffffff
#9f6fd9 → #d170d8
#9f6fd9 → #5f4282
#9f6fd9 → #7077d8

#9f6fd9 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #9f6fd9 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 #9f6fd9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#9f6fd9 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.

#9f6fd9might 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 #9f6fd9

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9f6fd9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #9f6fd9

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 #9f6fd9
Java new Color(159, 111, 217);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 159, 111, 217);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:159 green:111 blue:217 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(159f, 111f, 217f);
Swift UIColor(red:159, green:111, blue:217, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d96f9f
Python Color('#9f6fd9')

Base Conversions of hex color #9f6fd9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9f6fd9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10448857 while the individual RGB conversions are: 159, 111, 217.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011111 01101111 11011001
Hex 9f 6f d9
Octal 237 157 331
Decimal 159 111 217

#9f6fd9 Icons

If you're considering using #9f6fd9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark pastel purple (#9f6fd9) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9f6fd9 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 #9f6fd9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9f6fd9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9f6fd9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9f6fd9 background.
This text is hex color #9f6fd9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9f6fd9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9f6fd9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9f6fd9 and white (#ffffff) background.