Faux-Dark orchid (#a533cc) color information

#a533cc is the hex color code that looks similar to "Dark orchid" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Dark orchid (#a533cc), used in advertising materials, 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. This color isn't popular for energy.

#a533cc Breakdown

#a533cc is made up of (165, 51, 204) in RGB colorspace and (19.12, 75.00, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10826700 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933cc. White should be used ontop of #a533cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a533cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a533cc luma #102.32
Websafe hex #9933cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 51, 204) Adobe RGB (144.00, 55.00, 200.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 20%, 80%) Closest named color Dark orchid
rgba rgba(165.0, 51.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 64.35, -67.83)
cmyk cmyk(19.12, 75.00, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 67.03, -56.79)
hsv hsv(285.00, 60.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 87.85, 319.73)
hsb hsb(285.00, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 37.15, -91.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark orchid (#a533cc)

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" #a533cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #59cc33.

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 #Faux-Dark orchid (#a533cc)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a533cc is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #59cc33.

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 (#a533cc)

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 Faux-Dark orchid (#a533cc)

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 orchid (#a533cc)

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 #a533cc

Lighter shades of #a533cc can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Dark orchid (#a533cc)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a533cc with black

Tones of #a533cc

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a533cc, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a533cc

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 #a533cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a533cc → #59cc33
#a533cc → #c070db
#a533cc → #ffffff
#a533cc → #cc33a5
#a533cc → #631e7a
#a533cc → #5933cc

#a533cc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a533cc 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 #a533cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a533cc 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.

#a533ccmight 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 #a533cc

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a533cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a533cc

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 #a533cc
Java new Color(165, 51, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 51, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:51 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 51f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:51, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc33a5
Python Color('#a533cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #a533cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a533cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10826700 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 51, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 00110011 11001100
Hex a5 33 cc
Octal 245 63 314
Decimal 165 51 204

Icons incorporating the color #a533cc

If you're considering using #a533cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a533cc on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a533cc 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 #a533cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a533cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a533cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a533cc background.
This text is hex color #a533cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a533cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a533cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a533cc and white (#ffffff) background.