Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b224b2, should not to be confused with "Byzantine" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Byzantine (#b224b2), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #b224b2

#b224b2 is made up of (178, 36, 178) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 79.78, 0.00, 30.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11674802 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993399. White should be used ontop of #b224b2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b224b2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b224b2 luma #94.47
Websafe hex #993399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(178, 36, 178) Adobe RGB (152.00, 42.00, 174.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 14%, 70%) Closest named color Byzantine
rgba rgba(178.0, 36.0, 178.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 66.36, -47.32)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 79.78, 0.00, 30.20) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 69.06, -44.01)
hsv hsv(300.00, 66.67, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 81.89, 327.49)
hsb hsb(300.00, 80.00, 70.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 54.54, -72.96)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2)

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" #b224b2 while the second is the "compliment" #23b223.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b224b2 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #23b223.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2)

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-Byzantine (#b224b2)

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-Byzantine (#b224b2)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b224b2 with white

Darker variations of #b224b2

When you combine pure black with this color, #b224b2, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2)'s Tones

Tones of #b224b2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b224b2 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 #b224b2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b224b2 → #23b223
#b224b2 → #c965c9
#b224b2 → #ffffff
#b224b2 → #b2236b
#b224b2 → #6a156a
#b224b2 → #6b23b2

Faux-Byzantine (#b224b2) in different environments

Seeing #b224b2 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 #b224b2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b224b2

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

#b224b2might 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-Byzantine (#b224b2)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b224b2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b224b2 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 #b224b2
Java new Color(178, 36, 178);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 178, 36, 178);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:178 green:36 blue:178 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(178f, 36f, 178f);
Swift UIColor(red:178, green:36, blue:178, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b224b2
Python Color('#b224b2')

Base Conversions of hex color #b224b2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b224b2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11674802 while the individual RGB conversions are: 178, 36, 178.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110010 00100100 10110010
Hex b2 24 b2
Octal 262 44 262
Decimal 178 36 178

Icons incorporating the color #b224b2

If you're considering using #b224b2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b224b2 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b224b2 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 #b224b2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b224b2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b224b2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b224b2 background.
This text is hex color #b224b2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b224b2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b224b2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b224b2 and white (#ffffff) background.