Faux-Medium orchid (#ce57d5) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ce57d5, is close to the color named "Medium orchid" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "light purple". When people spot this color, Medium orchid (#ce57d5), in designs, the following may come to mind: being successful, anti-aging and not growing old, their spiritual life, cutting-edge, and finance and wealth. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #ce57d5

#ce57d5 is made up of (206, 87, 213) in RGB colorspace and (3.29, 59.15, 0.00, 16.47) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13522901 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66cc. White should be used ontop of #ce57d5 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ce57d5. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ce57d5 luma #136.73
Websafe hex #cc66cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(206, 87, 213) Adobe RGB (181.00, 89.00, 209.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(81%, 34%, 84%) Closest named color Medium orchid
rgba rgba(206.0, 87.0, 213.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, 62.52, -47.75)
cmyk cmyk(3.29, 59.15, 0.00, 16.47) CIE-L*ab (57.08, 62.81, -43.27)
hsv hsv(296.40, 60.98, 59.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 76.27, 325.44)
hsb hsb(296.40, 59.52, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, 51.39, -75.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium orchid (#ce57d5)

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" #ce57d5 while the second is the "compliment" #5fd656.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium orchid (#ce57d5)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ce57d5 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #5fd656.

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 (#ce57d5)

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-Medium orchid (#ce57d5)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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 (#ce57d5)

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 shades of #ce57d5

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ce57d5 with white

Darker shades of #ce57d5

Darker shades are produced by blending #ce57d5 with black

Faux-Medium orchid (#ce57d5)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ce57d5 with gray

Gradients including #ce57d5

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 #ce57d5 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ce57d5 → #5fd656
#ce57d5 → #dc89e1
#ce57d5 → #ffffff
#ce57d5 → #d6569e
#ce57d5 → #7b347f
#ce57d5 → #8d56d6

How #ce57d5 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ce57d5 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 #ce57d5 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #ce57d5

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

#ce57d5might 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 #ce57d5

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ce57d5. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #ce57d5

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 #ce57d5
Java new Color(206, 87, 213);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 206, 87, 213);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:206 green:87 blue:213 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(206f, 87f, 213f);
Swift UIColor(red:206, green:87, blue:213, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d557ce
Python Color('#ce57d5')

Base Conversions of hex color #ce57d5

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ce57d5. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13522901 while the individual RGB conversions are: 206, 87, 213.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001110 01010111 11010101
Hex ce 57 d5
Octal 316 127 325
Decimal 206 87 213

Icons incorporating the color #ce57d5

If you're considering using #ce57d5 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ce57d5 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ce57d5 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 #ce57d5 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ce57d5 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ce57d5 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ce57d5 background.
This text is hex color #ce57d5 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ce57d5 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ce57d5 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ce57d5 and white (#ffffff) background.