Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2) color information

Hex color #b742f2 is very close to "Medium orchid" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium orchid (#b742f2), in advertising materials, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

#b742f2 is made up of (183, 66, 242) in RGB colorspace and (24.38, 72.73, 0.00, 5.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12010226 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc33ff. White should be used ontop of #b742f2 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b742f2. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b742f2 luma #120.81
Websafe hex #cc33ff Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(183, 66, 242) Adobe RGB (162.00, 61.00, 237.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(72%, 26%, 95%) Closest named color Medium orchid
rgba rgba(183.0, 66.0, 242.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 77.00, -88.42)
cmyk cmyk(24.38, 72.73, 0.00, 5.10) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 75.94, -67.91)
hsv hsv(280.00, 87.34, 60.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 101.88, 318.20)
hsb hsb(280.00, 72.63, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 38.54, -112.08)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

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" #b742f2 while the second is the "compliment" #7cf242.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b742f2 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7cf242.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

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-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

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.

Lighter shades of #b742f2

When you combine pure white with this color, #b742f2, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #b742f2

Darker shades are produced by blending #b742f2 with black

Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)'s Tones

Tones of #b742f2 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #b742f2

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 #b742f2 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b742f2 → #7cf242
#b742f2 → #cc7af5
#b742f2 → #ffffff
#b742f2 → #f242d4
#b742f2 → #6d2791
#b742f2 → #5f42f2

Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2) in different environments

Seeing #b742f2 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 #b742f2 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2)

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

#b742f2might 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 #b742f2

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b742f2. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b742f2

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 #b742f2
Java new Color(183, 66, 242);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 183, 66, 242);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:183 green:66 blue:242 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(183f, 66f, 242f);
Swift UIColor(red:183, green:66, blue:242, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $f242b7
Python Color('#b742f2')

Base Conversions of hex color #b742f2

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b742f2. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12010226 while the individual RGB conversions are: 183, 66, 242.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110111 01000010 11110010
Hex b7 42 f2
Octal 267 102 362
Decimal 183 66 242

#b742f2 Icons

If you're considering using #b742f2 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium orchid (#b742f2) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b742f2 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 #b742f2 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b742f2 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b742f2 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b742f2 background.
This text is hex color #b742f2 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b742f2 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b742f2 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b742f2 and white (#ffffff) background.