Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d49ebf, should not to be confused with "Light medium orchid" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Light medium orchid (#d49ebf), in marketing and promotions, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #d49ebf

#d49ebf is made up of (212, 158, 191) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 25.47, 9.91, 16.86) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13934271 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #d49ebf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d49ebf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d49ebf luma #177.72
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(212, 158, 191) Adobe RGB (198.00, 155.00, 189.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(83%, 62%, 75%) Closest named color Light medium orchid
rgba rgba(212.0, 158.0, 191.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.81, 25.41, -8.81)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 25.47, 9.91, 16.86) CIE-L*ab (70.87, 26.47, -9.50)
hsv hsv(322.86, 38.18, 72.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.87, 28.12, 340.26)
hsb hsb(322.86, 25.30, 83.00) CIE-L*uv (70.87, 31.68, -18.86)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

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" #d49ebf while the second is the "compliment" #9ed3b1.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d49ebf is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #9ed3b1.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

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-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

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-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

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.

Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d49ebf with white

Darker variations of #d49ebf

When you combine pure black with this color, #d49ebf, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)'s Tones

Tones of #d49ebf can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#d49ebf in 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 #d49ebf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d49ebf → #9ed3b1
#d49ebf → #e0bbd2
#d49ebf → #ffffff
#d49ebf → #d39ea5
#d49ebf → #7f5e72
#d49ebf → #cc9ed3

Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf) in different environments

Seeing #d49ebf 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 #d49ebf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d49ebf

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

#d49ebfmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Light medium orchid (#d49ebf)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d49ebf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d49ebf in programming

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 #d49ebf
Java new Color(212, 158, 191);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 212, 158, 191);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:212 green:158 blue:191 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(212f, 158f, 191f);
Swift UIColor(red:212, green:158, blue:191, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $bf9ed4
Python Color('#d49ebf')

Base Conversions of hex color #d49ebf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d49ebf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13934271 while the individual RGB conversions are: 212, 158, 191.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010100 10011110 10111111
Hex d4 9e bf
Octal 324 236 277
Decimal 212 158 191

Icons incorporating the color #d49ebf

If you're considering using #d49ebf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d49ebf on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d49ebf 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 #d49ebf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d49ebf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d49ebf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d49ebf background.
This text is hex color #d49ebf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d49ebf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d49ebf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d49ebf and white (#ffffff) background.