Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d) color information

#b9337d is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Medium red-violet" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium red-violet (#b9337d), in marketing and promotions, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, youth, pretty, limiting, and the home. This color isn't popular for finance.

#b9337d Breakdown

#b9337d is made up of (185, 51, 125) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 72.43, 32.43, 27.45) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12137341 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3366. White should be used ontop of #b9337d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b9337d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b9337d luma #99.38
Websafe hex #cc3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(185, 51, 125) Adobe RGB (160.00, 51.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 20%, 49%) Closest named color Medium red-violet
rgba rgba(185.0, 51.0, 125.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 56.67, -9.47)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 72.43, 32.43, 27.45) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 60.73, -11.70)
hsv hsv(327.17, 56.99, 46.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 61.85, 349.10)
hsb hsb(327.17, 72.60, 73.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 79.20, -26.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d)

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" #b9337d while the second is the "compliment" #33ba6f.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b9337d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #33ba6f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d)

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 red-violet (#b9337d)

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 red-violet (#b9337d)

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 variations of #b9337d

Lighter shades of #b9337d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #b9337d

Darker shades of #b9337d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d)'s Tones

Tones of #b9337d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d) 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 #b9337d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b9337d → #33ba6f
#b9337d → #ce70a4
#b9337d → #ffffff
#b9337d → #ba3339
#b9337d → #6f1e4b
#b9337d → #b333ba

Faux-Medium red-violet (#b9337d) in different environments

Seeing #b9337d 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 #b9337d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#b9337d popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#b9337dmight 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.

#b9337d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b9337d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b9337d in coding

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 #b9337d
Java new Color(185, 51, 125);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 185, 51, 125);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:185 green:51 blue:125 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(185f, 51f, 125f);
Swift UIColor(red:185, green:51, blue:125, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7d33b9
Python Color('#b9337d')

Base Conversions of hex color #b9337d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b9337d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12137341 while the individual RGB conversions are: 185, 51, 125.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111001 00110011 01111101
Hex b9 33 7d
Octal 271 63 175
Decimal 185 51 125

Icons incorporating the color #b9337d

If you're considering using #b9337d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b9337d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b9337d 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 #b9337d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b9337d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b9337d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b9337d background.
This text is hex color #b9337d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b9337d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b9337d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b9337d and white (#ffffff) background.