Faux-Medium orchid (#b73fc9) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b73fc9, almost matches the color named "Medium orchid" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium orchid (#b73fc9), in designs, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #b73fc9

#b73fc9 is made up of (183, 63, 201) in RGB colorspace and (8.96, 68.66, 0.00, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12009417 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc33cc. White should be used ontop of #b73fc9 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b73fc9. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b73fc9 luma #114.41
Websafe hex #cc33cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(183, 63, 201) Adobe RGB (159.00, 66.00, 196.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(72%, 25%, 79%) Closest named color Medium orchid
rgba rgba(183.0, 63.0, 201.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 63.65, -54.28)
cmyk cmyk(8.96, 68.66, 0.00, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 65.52, -48.26)
hsv hsv(292.22, 56.25, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 81.38, 323.63)
hsb hsb(292.22, 68.35, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 46.83, -80.97)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

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" #b73fc9 and the second color is called the "compliment" #52c93f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b73fc9 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #52c93f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

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-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

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-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

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-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b73fc9 with white

Darker variations of #b73fc9

When you combine pure black with this color, #b73fc9, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #b73fc9

Tones of #b73fc9 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#b73fc9 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 #b73fc9 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b73fc9 → #52c93f
#b73fc9 → #cc78d9
#b73fc9 → #ffffff
#b73fc9 → #c93f96
#b73fc9 → #6d2578
#b73fc9 → #723fc9

Faux-Medium orchid (#b73fc9) in different environments

Seeing #b73fc9 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 #b73fc9 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b73fc9

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

#b73fc9might 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-Medium orchid (#b73fc9)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b73fc9. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b73fc9 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 #b73fc9
Java new Color(183, 63, 201);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 183, 63, 201);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:183 green:63 blue:201 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(183f, 63f, 201f);
Swift UIColor(red:183, green:63, blue:201, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c93fb7
Python Color('#b73fc9')

Base Conversions of hex color #b73fc9

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b73fc9. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12009417 while the individual RGB conversions are: 183, 63, 201.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110111 00111111 11001001
Hex b7 3f c9
Octal 267 77 311
Decimal 183 63 201

Icons incorporating the color #b73fc9

If you're considering using #b73fc9 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b73fc9 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b73fc9 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 #b73fc9 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b73fc9 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b73fc9 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b73fc9 background.
This text is hex color #b73fc9 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b73fc9 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b73fc9 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b73fc9 and white (#ffffff) background.