Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4) color information

#bc42b4 is the hex color code that is related to "Byzantine" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Byzantine (#bc42b4), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: having wisdom, anti-aging and not growing old, states of pure consciousness, luxurious, and finance and wealth. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for energy.

#bc42b4 Breakdown

#bc42b4 is made up of (188, 66, 180) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 64.89, 4.26, 26.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12337844 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc33cc. White should be used ontop of #bc42b4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bc42b4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bc42b4 luma #115.29
Websafe hex #cc33cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(188, 66, 180) Adobe RGB (163.00, 69.00, 177.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(74%, 26%, 71%) Closest named color Byzantine
rgba rgba(188.0, 66.0, 180.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 59.37, -38.31)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 64.89, 4.26, 26.27) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 61.86, -37.15)
hsv hsv(303.75, 48.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 72.16, 329.01)
hsb hsb(303.75, 64.86, 74.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 54.45, -63.90)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)

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" #bc42b4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #42bc48.

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.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #bc42b4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #42bc48.

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.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)

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.

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

Lighter shades of #bc42b4

Lighter shades of #bc42b4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #bc42b4 with black

Tones of #bc42b4

When you combine pure gray with this color, #bc42b4, tones are produced.

Gradients including #bc42b4

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 #bc42b4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bc42b4 → #42bc48
#bc42b4 → #d07aca
#bc42b4 → #ffffff
#bc42b4 → #bc4279
#bc42b4 → #70276c
#bc42b4 → #8542bc

#bc42b4 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #bc42b4 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 #bc42b4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bc42b4 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.

#bc42b4might 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 #bc42b4

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bc42b4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #bc42b4

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 #bc42b4
Java new Color(188, 66, 180);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 188, 66, 180);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:188 green:66 blue:180 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(188f, 66f, 180f);
Swift UIColor(red:188, green:66, blue:180, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $b442bc
Python Color('#bc42b4')

Base Conversions of hex color #bc42b4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bc42b4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12337844 while the individual RGB conversions are: 188, 66, 180.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111100 01000010 10110100
Hex bc 42 b4
Octal 274 102 264
Decimal 188 66 180

#bc42b4 Icons

If you're considering using #bc42b4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Byzantine (#bc42b4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bc42b4 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 #bc42b4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bc42b4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bc42b4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bc42b4 background.
This text is hex color #bc42b4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bc42b4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bc42b4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bc42b4 and white (#ffffff) background.