Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b) color information

Hex color #c5669b is close to the color named "Pearly purple" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "light purple". When people spot this color, Pearly purple (#c5669b), in branding, 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-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

#c5669b is made up of (197, 102, 155) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 48.22, 21.32, 22.75) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12936859 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc6699. White should be used ontop of #c5669b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c5669b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c5669b luma #136.29
Websafe hex #cc6699 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(197, 102, 155) Adobe RGB (176.00, 103.00, 152.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(77%, 40%, 61%) Closest named color Pearly purple
rgba rgba(197.0, 102.0, 155.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 41.42, -9.89)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 48.22, 21.32, 22.75) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 44.21, -11.40)
hsv hsv(325.95, 44.58, 58.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 45.66, 345.54)
hsb hsb(325.95, 48.05, 77.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 55.67, -23.95)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

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" #c5669b while the second is the "compliment" #66c48d.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c5669b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #66c48d.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

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-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

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 #c5669b

When you combine pure white with this color, #c5669b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #c5669b

Darker shades of #c5669b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #c5669b with gray

Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b) 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 #c5669b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c5669b → #66c48d
#c5669b → #d693b9
#c5669b → #ffffff
#c5669b → #c4666d
#c5669b → #763d5d
#c5669b → #bc66c4

How #c5669b looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c5669b 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 #c5669b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b)

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

#c5669bmight 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.

#c5669b 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#c5669b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c5669b 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 #c5669b
Java new Color(197, 102, 155);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 197, 102, 155);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:197 green:102 blue:155 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(197f, 102f, 155f);
Swift UIColor(red:197, green:102, blue:155, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $9b66c5
Python Color('#c5669b')

Base Conversions of hex color #c5669b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c5669b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12936859 while the individual RGB conversions are: 197, 102, 155.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000101 01100110 10011011
Hex c5 66 9b
Octal 305 146 233
Decimal 197 102 155

#c5669b Icons

If you're considering using #c5669b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pearly purple (#c5669b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c5669b 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 #c5669b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c5669b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c5669b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c5669b background.
This text is hex color #c5669b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c5669b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c5669b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c5669b and white (#ffffff) background.