Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b12dea, should not to be confused with "Purple (X11)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Purple (X11) (#b12dea), in branding, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. This color isn't popular for agriculture.

Breakdown of #b12dea

#b12dea is made up of (177, 45, 234) in RGB colorspace and (24.36, 80.77, 0.00, 8.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11611626 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #9933ff. White should be used ontop of #b12dea to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b12dea. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b12dea luma #105.78
Websafe hex #9933ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(177, 45, 234) Adobe RGB (152.00, 46.00, 230.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 18%, 92%) Closest named color Purple (X11)
rgba rgba(177.0, 45.0, 234.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 78.47, -91.82)
cmyk cmyk(24.36, 80.77, 0.00, 8.24) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 77.95, -69.68)
hsv hsv(281.35, 82.22, 55.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 104.55, 318.21)
hsb hsb(281.35, 80.43, 92.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 37.17, -112.37)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

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" #b12dea and the second color is called the "compliment" #69ea2d.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b12dea is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #69ea2d.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b12dea with white

Darker variations of #b12dea

When you combine pure black with this color, #b12dea, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #b12dea

Tones of #b12dea can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b12dea 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 #b12dea as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b12dea → #69ea2d
#b12dea → #c86cf0
#b12dea → #ffffff
#b12dea → #ea2dc8
#b12dea → #6a1b8c
#b12dea → #502dea

Faux-Purple (X11) (#b12dea) in different environments

Seeing #b12dea 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 #b12dea could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b12dea

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#b12deamight 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-Purple (X11) (#b12dea)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b12dea. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b12dea 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 #b12dea
Java new Color(177, 45, 234);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 177, 45, 234);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:177 green:45 blue:234 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(177f, 45f, 234f);
Swift UIColor(red:177, green:45, blue:234, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $ea2db1
Python Color('#b12dea')

Base Conversions of hex color #b12dea

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b12dea. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11611626 while the individual RGB conversions are: 177, 45, 234.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110001 00101101 11101010
Hex b1 2d ea
Octal 261 55 352
Decimal 177 45 234

Icons incorporating the color #b12dea

If you're considering using #b12dea in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b12dea on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b12dea 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 #b12dea on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b12dea on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b12dea background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b12dea background.
This text is hex color #b12dea on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b12dea on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b12dea and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b12dea and white (#ffffff) background.