Faux-Dark orchid (#a125da) color information

#a125da is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Dark orchid" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Dark orchid (#a125da), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to finance.

#a125da Breakdown

#a125da is made up of (161, 37, 218) in RGB colorspace and (26.15, 83.03, 0.00, 14.51) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10560986 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #a125da to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a125da. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a125da luma #94.49
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(161, 37, 218) Adobe RGB (139.00, 42.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 15%, 85%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(161.0, 37.0, 218.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 71.21, -85.17)
cmyk cmyk(26.15, 83.03, 0.00, 14.51) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 73.07, -66.26)
hsv hsv(281.14, 70.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 98.64, 317.80)
hsb hsb(281.14, 82.35, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 32.94, -104.26)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark orchid (#a125da)

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" #a125da while the second is the "compliment" #5ed826.

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 orchid (#a125da)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #a125da is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #5ed826.

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 orchid (#a125da)

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 orchid (#a125da)

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 orchid (#a125da)

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 #a125da

Lighter shades of #a125da can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark orchid (#a125da)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a125da with black

Faux-Dark orchid (#a125da)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a125da, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a125da

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 #a125da as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a125da → #5ed826
#a125da → #bd66e5
#a125da → #ffffff
#a125da → #d826b8
#a125da → #601682
#a125da → #4626d8

#a125da in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a125da 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 #a125da could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a125da 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.

#a125damight 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 #a125da

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a125da. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a125da

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 #a125da
Java new Color(161, 37, 218);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 161, 37, 218);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:161 green:37 blue:218 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(161f, 37f, 218f);
Swift UIColor(red:161, green:37, blue:218, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $da25a1
Python Color('#a125da')

Base Conversions of hex color #a125da

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a125da. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10560986 while the individual RGB conversions are: 161, 37, 218.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100001 00100101 11011010
Hex a1 25 da
Octal 241 45 332
Decimal 161 37 218

#a125da Icons

If you're considering using #a125da in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark orchid (#a125da) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a125da 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 #a125da on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a125da on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a125da background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a125da background.
This text is hex color #a125da on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a125da on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a125da and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a125da and white (#ffffff) background.