Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa) color information

#b100fa is the hex color code that is a variation of "Electric purple" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Electric purple (#b100fa), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: love, being nurtured, pretty, femininity, and energy. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance.

#b100fa Breakdown

#b100fa is made up of (177, 0, 250) in RGB colorspace and (29.20, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11600122 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9900ff. White should be used ontop of #b100fa to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b100fa. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b100fa luma #81.17
Websafe hex #9900ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(177, 0, 250) Adobe RGB (149.00, 0.00, 245.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 0%, 98%) Closest named color Electric purple
rgba rgba(177.0, 0.0, 250.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 89.73, -114.79)
cmyk cmyk(29.20, 100.00, 0.00, 1.96) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 86.94, -80.50)
hsv hsv(282.24, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 118.49, 317.20)
hsb hsb(282.24, 100.00, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 34.35, -126.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa)

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" #b100fa while the second is the "compliment" #4af900.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b100fa is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4af900.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa)

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-Electric purple (#b100fa)

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-Electric purple (#b100fa)

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-Electric purple (#b100fa)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #b100fa can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #b100fa

When you combine pure black with this color, #b100fa, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #b100fa with gray

#b100fa 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 #b100fa as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b100fa → #4af900
#b100fa → #c84cfb
#b100fa → #ffffff
#b100fa → #f900c7
#b100fa → #6a0096
#b100fa → #3100f9

How #b100fa looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b100fa 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 #b100fa could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b100fa 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.

#b100famight 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-Electric purple (#b100fa)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b100fa. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b100fa 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 #b100fa
Java new Color(177, 0, 250);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 177, 0, 250);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:177 green:0 blue:250 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(177f, 0f, 250f);
Swift UIColor(red:177, green:0, blue:250, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fa00b1
Python Color('#b100fa')

Base Conversions of hex color #b100fa

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b100fa. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11600122 while the individual RGB conversions are: 177, 0, 250.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110001 00000000 11111010
Hex b1 00 fa
Octal 261 0 372
Decimal 177 0 250

#b100fa Icons

If you're considering using #b100fa in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Electric purple (#b100fa) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b100fa 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 #b100fa on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b100fa on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b100fa background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b100fa background.
This text is hex color #b100fa on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b100fa on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b100fa and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b100fa and white (#ffffff) background.