Faux-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6) color information

The hexidecimal color, #dc99c6, looks similar to "Light medium orchid" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Light medium orchid (#dc99c6), used in brand logos, the following may come to mind: having wisdom, sparks of creativity, their spiritual life, luxurious, and health care. Shades of "light purple". typically aren't associated with agriculture.

Breakdown of #dc99c6

#dc99c6 is made up of (220, 153, 198) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 30.45, 10.00, 13.73) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14457286 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc99cc. White should be used ontop of #dc99c6 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dc99c6. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dc99c6 luma #177.97
Websafe hex #cc99cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(220, 153, 198) Adobe RGB (202.00, 151.00, 195.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(86%, 60%, 78%) Closest named color Light medium orchid
rgba rgba(220.0, 153.0, 198.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (64.81, 31.00, -12.61)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 30.45, 10.00, 13.73) CIE-L*ab (70.87, 31.86, -13.27)
hsv hsv(318.46, 48.15, 73.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (70.87, 34.51, 337.39)
hsb hsb(318.46, 30.23, 86.00) CIE-L*uv (70.87, 36.78, -25.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)

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" #dc99c6 and the second color is called the "compliment" #99dbac.

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-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #dc99c6 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #99dbac.

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-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)

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-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)

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 variations of #dc99c6

Lighter shades are produced by blending #dc99c6 with white

Faux-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #dc99c6 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #dc99c6

When you combine pure gray with this color, #dc99c6, tones are produced.

Faux-Light medium orchid (#dc99c6) 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 #dc99c6 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dc99c6 → #99dbac
#dc99c6 → #e6b7d7
#dc99c6 → #ffffff
#dc99c6 → #db99a6
#dc99c6 → #845b76
#dc99c6 → #ce99db

#dc99c6 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #dc99c6 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 #dc99c6 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #dc99c6

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

#dc99c6might 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.

#dc99c6 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#dc99c6. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#dc99c6 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 #dc99c6
Java new Color(220, 153, 198);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 220, 153, 198);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:220 green:153 blue:198 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(220f, 153f, 198f);
Swift UIColor(red:220, green:153, blue:198, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $c699dc
Python Color('#dc99c6')

Base Conversions of hex color #dc99c6

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dc99c6. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14457286 while the individual RGB conversions are: 220, 153, 198.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011100 10011001 11000110
Hex dc 99 c6
Octal 334 231 306
Decimal 220 153 198

Icons incorporating the color #dc99c6

If you're considering using #dc99c6 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #dc99c6 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #dc99c6 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 #dc99c6 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dc99c6 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dc99c6 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dc99c6 background.
This text is hex color #dc99c6 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dc99c6 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dc99c6 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dc99c6 and white (#ffffff) background.