Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda) color information

Hex color #b95eda is close to the color named "Medium orchid" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light purple". When people spot this color, Medium orchid (#b95eda), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. Colors labeled as "light purple" are rarely tied to the home.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

#b95eda is made up of (185, 94, 218) in RGB colorspace and (15.14, 56.88, 0.00, 14.51) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12148442 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66cc. White should be used ontop of #b95eda to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b95eda. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b95eda luma #135.13
Websafe hex #cc66cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(185, 94, 218) Adobe RGB (165.00, 97.00, 212.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(73%, 37%, 85%) Closest named color Medium orchid
rgba rgba(185.0, 94.0, 218.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 52.52, -52.62)
cmyk cmyk(15.14, 56.88, 0.00, 14.51) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 54.36, -46.66)
hsv hsv(285.00, 61.54, 61.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 71.64, 319.36)
hsb hsb(285.00, 56.47, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 35.30, -79.43)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

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" #b95eda and the second color is called the "compliment" #7cd85e.

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-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b95eda is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #7cd85e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

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-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

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-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

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 variations of #b95eda

When you combine pure white with this color, #b95eda, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #b95eda

Darker shades of #b95eda can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #b95eda

Tones are produced by blending #b95eda with gray

Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda) 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 #b95eda as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b95eda → #7cd85e
#b95eda → #ce8ee5
#b95eda → #ffffff
#b95eda → #d85eba
#b95eda → #6f3882
#b95eda → #7c5ed8

How #b95eda looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #b95eda 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 #b95eda could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda)

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

#b95edamight 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.

#b95eda 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#b95eda. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b95eda 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 #b95eda
Java new Color(185, 94, 218);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 185, 94, 218);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:185 green:94 blue:218 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(185f, 94f, 218f);
Swift UIColor(red:185, green:94, blue:218, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $da5eb9
Python Color('#b95eda')

Base Conversions of hex color #b95eda

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b95eda. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12148442 while the individual RGB conversions are: 185, 94, 218.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111001 01011110 11011010
Hex b9 5e da
Octal 271 136 332
Decimal 185 94 218

#b95eda Icons

If you're considering using #b95eda in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium orchid (#b95eda) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b95eda 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 #b95eda on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b95eda on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b95eda background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b95eda background.
This text is hex color #b95eda on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b95eda on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b95eda and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b95eda and white (#ffffff) background.