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A comprehensive guide to hex color #b60ce0

About hex color #b60ce0 - near-Vivid mulberry

Hex color #b60ce0 is a variation of "Vivid mulberry". It's described as "purple". When people from western culture see purple in brand logos, the following may come to mind: being successful, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, cutting-edge, and travel. This color isn't popular for energy.

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #b60ce0 is created using 71.4% red, 4.7% green, and 87.8% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 18.8% cyan, 94.6% magenta, 0% yellow, and 12.2% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
71.4%
 
4.7%
 
87.8%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
18.8%
 
94.6%
 
0%
12.2%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#b60ce0 is made up of R: 182, G: 12, B: 224 in RGB colorspace and C: 18.75, M:94.64, Y:0, K:12.16 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11930848 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc00cc. Its closest named color is "Vivid mulberry". White should be used ontop of #b60ce0 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b60ce0. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b60ce0
Websafe hex #cc00cc
rgb 182, 12, 224
rgb percent (%) 71.09%, 4.69%, 87.5%
rgba R: 182, G: 12, B: 224, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 18.75, M:94.64, Y:0, K:12.16
hsv 288.11, 89.83, 46.27
hsb 288.11, 94.64, 87.84
luma 86.774
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 155, 20, 219
Closest named color Vivid mulberry
Hunter-Lab 39.48, 82.94, -85.49
CIE-L*ab 46.43, 81.88, -66.44
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 46.43, 105.45, 320.95
CIE-L*uv 46.43, 45.23, -107.03°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #b60ce0. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #b60ce0 and the second color is called the "compliment" #36df0c.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#36df0c
#b60ce0

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b60ce0 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #36df0c.

Design Tip: 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.

#0cdf4b
#b60ce0
#a0df0c

Triadic

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

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

#0cdfb5
#b60ce0
#dfb50c

Tetradic

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

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

#0c36df
#36df0c
#dfb50c
#b60ce0

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#4b0cdf
#b60ce0
#df0ca0

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #b60ce0: "calming down and soothing".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #b60ce0 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #b60ce0 with black #000000.

#24022c
#360343
#480459
#5b0670
#6d0786
#7f089c
#9109b3
#a30ac9

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b60ce0 with white #FFFFFF.

#c43ce6
#cb54e9
#d36dec
#da85ef
#e19df2
#e9b6f5
#f0cef8
#f7e6fb

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #b60ce0 with gray #808080.

#8a6893
#905d9c
#9551a6
#9b46b0
#a03ab9
#a52ec3
#ab23cc
#b017d6

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 #b60ce0 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #b60ce0 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 #b60ce0 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #b60ce0 appears as #c400d4 when in northern sky daylight and as #952bff when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #b60ce0

#b60ce0 might 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.

Vivid mulberry
Deep magenta
Purple (X11)
Veronica
Electric purple
Purple (Munsell)
Dark violet
Vivid orchid

Furthest named colors to #b60ce0

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #b60ce0. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Electric green
Green (Color Wheel) (X11 green)
Lime (web) (X11 green)
Harlequin
Chlorophyll green
Neon green
Green slime
Bright green

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #b60ce0, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #b60ce0
Java new Color(182, 12, 224)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 182, 12, 224);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.7137 green:0.0471 blue:0.8784 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.7137f, 0.0471f, 0.8784f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.7137, green:0.0471, blue:0.8784, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $E00CB6
Python Color('#b60ce0')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b60ce0. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11930848 while the individual RGB conversions are: 182, 12, 224.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary101101100000110011100000
Hexb60ce0
Octal26614340
Decimal18212224

If you're considering using #b60ce0 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b60ce0 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #b60ce0 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #b60ce0 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b60ce0 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b60ce0 background.

This text is hex color #b60ce0 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #b60ce0 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b60ce0 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b60ce0 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #b60ce0.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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