Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d56fdb, should not to be confused with "Orchid" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Orchid (#d56fdb), in advertisements, the following may come to mind: signs of royalty, calming down and soothing, their spiritual life, slight femininity, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #d56fdb

#d56fdb is made up of (213, 111, 219) in RGB colorspace and (2.74, 49.32, 0.00, 14.12) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13987803 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc66cc. White should be used ontop of #d56fdb to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d56fdb. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d56fdb luma #153.59
Websafe hex #cc66cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(213, 111, 219) Adobe RGB (189.00, 112.00, 215.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 44%, 86%) Closest named color Orchid
rgba rgba(213.0, 111.0, 219.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (55.68, 53.85, -41.19)
cmyk cmyk(2.74, 49.32, 0.00, 14.12) CIE-L*ab (62.51, 54.17, -38.07)
hsv hsv(297.14, 60.00, 65.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (62.51, 66.21, 324.90)
hsb hsb(297.14, 48.84, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (62.51, 45.75, -67.43)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb)

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" #d56fdb while the second is the "compliment" #75db70.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #d56fdb is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #75db70.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb)

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-Orchid (#d56fdb)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb)

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-Orchid (#d56fdb)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d56fdb with white

Darker variations of #d56fdb

When you combine pure black with this color, #d56fdb, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb)'s Tones

Tones of #d56fdb can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#d56fdb 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 #d56fdb as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d56fdb → #75db70
#d56fdb → #e19ae5
#d56fdb → #ffffff
#d56fdb → #db70ab
#d56fdb → #7f4283
#d56fdb → #a070db

Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb) in different environments

Seeing #d56fdb 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 #d56fdb could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d56fdb

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

#d56fdbmight 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-Orchid (#d56fdb)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d56fdb. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d56fdb 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 #d56fdb
Java new Color(213, 111, 219);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 213, 111, 219);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:213 green:111 blue:219 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(213f, 111f, 219f);
Swift UIColor(red:213, green:111, blue:219, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $db6fd5
Python Color('#d56fdb')

Base Conversions of hex color #d56fdb

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d56fdb. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13987803 while the individual RGB conversions are: 213, 111, 219.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010101 01101111 11011011
Hex d5 6f db
Octal 325 157 333
Decimal 213 111 219

#d56fdb Icons

If you're considering using #d56fdb in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Orchid (#d56fdb) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d56fdb 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 #d56fdb on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d56fdb on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d56fdb background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d56fdb background.
This text is hex color #d56fdb on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d56fdb on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d56fdb and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d56fdb and white (#ffffff) background.