Faux-Electric purple (#b300fd) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b300fd, may be mistaken for "Electric purple" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Electric purple (#b300fd), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #b300fd

#b300fd is made up of (179, 0, 253) in RGB colorspace and (29.25, 100.00, 0.00, 0.78) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11731197 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00ff. White should be used ontop of #b300fd to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b300fd. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b300fd luma #82.11
Websafe hex #cc00ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(179, 0, 253) Adobe RGB (151.00, 30.00, 248.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(70%, 0%, 99%) Closest named color Electric purple
rgba rgba(179.0, 0.0, 253.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 87.27, -112.73)
cmyk cmyk(29.25, 100.00, 0.00, 0.78) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 84.78, -79.64)
hsv hsv(282.42, 100.00, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 116.32, 316.79)
hsb hsb(282.42, 100.00, 99.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 33.55, -126.30)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Electric purple (#b300fd)

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" #b300fd and the second color is called the "compliment" #4bfc00.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Electric purple (#b300fd)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b300fd is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #4bfc00.

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 (#b300fd)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Electric purple (#b300fd)

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 (#b300fd)

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.

Lighter shades of #b300fd

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b300fd with white

Darker shades of #b300fd

Darker shades are produced by blending #b300fd with black

Tones of #b300fd

Tones are produced by blending #b300fd with gray

Gradients including #b300fd

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 #b300fd as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b300fd → #4bfc00
#b300fd → #c94cfd
#b300fd → #ffffff
#b300fd → #fc00c9
#b300fd → #6b0097
#b300fd → #3200fc

How #b300fd looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b300fd 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 #b300fd could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b300fd

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

#b300fdmight 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 #b300fd

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b300fd. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b300fd

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 #b300fd
Java new Color(179, 0, 253);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 179, 0, 253);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:179 green:0 blue:253 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(179f, 0f, 253f);
Swift UIColor(red:179, green:0, blue:253, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $fd00b3
Python Color('#b300fd')

Base Conversions of hex color #b300fd

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b300fd. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11731197 while the individual RGB conversions are: 179, 0, 253.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110011 00000000 11111101
Hex b3 00 fd
Octal 263 0 375
Decimal 179 0 253

#b300fd Icons

If you're considering using #b300fd in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Electric purple (#b300fd) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b300fd 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 #b300fd on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b300fd on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b300fd background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b300fd background.
This text is hex color #b300fd on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b300fd on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b300fd and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b300fd and white (#ffffff) background.