Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1) color information

#ef42a1 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Rose bonbon" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "light red". When people spot this color, Rose bonbon (#ef42a1), in media, they may think of some of these attributes: an increased appetite, their physical self and being, a sense of urgency, transportation and cars, and passion. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

#ef42a1 Breakdown

#ef42a1 is made up of (239, 66, 161) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 72.38, 32.64, 6.27) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15680161 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff3399. White should be used ontop of #ef42a1 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ef42a1. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ef42a1 luma #128.40
Websafe hex #ff3399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(239, 66, 161) Adobe RGB (207.00, 70.00, 157.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(94%, 26%, 63%) Closest named color Rose bonbon
rgba rgba(239.0, 66.0, 161.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (50.00, 73.40, -10.81)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 72.38, 32.64, 6.27) CIE-L*ab (57.08, 71.81, -12.30)
hsv hsv(327.35, 85.00, 60.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (57.08, 72.86, 350.28)
hsb hsb(327.35, 72.34, 94.00) CIE-L*uv (57.08, 101.00, -30.71)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

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" #ef42a1 and the second color is called the "compliment" #42ef90.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ef42a1 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #42ef90.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

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-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

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.

Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #ef42a1 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #ef42a1

When you combine pure black with this color, #ef42a1, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #ef42a1

Tones are produced by blending #ef42a1 with gray

#ef42a1 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 #ef42a1 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ef42a1 → #42ef90
#ef42a1 → #f37abd
#ef42a1 → #ffffff
#ef42a1 → #ef424a
#ef42a1 → #8f2760
#ef42a1 → #e742ef

How #ef42a1 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ef42a1 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 #ef42a1 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ef42a1 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#ef42a1might 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-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ef42a1. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ef42a1 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 #ef42a1
Java new Color(239, 66, 161);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 239, 66, 161);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:239 green:66 blue:161 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(239f, 66f, 161f);
Swift UIColor(red:239, green:66, blue:161, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $a142ef
Python Color('#ef42a1')

Base Conversions of hex color #ef42a1

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ef42a1. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15680161 while the individual RGB conversions are: 239, 66, 161.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101111 01000010 10100001
Hex ef 42 a1
Octal 357 102 241
Decimal 239 66 161

#ef42a1 Icons

If you're considering using #ef42a1 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Rose bonbon (#ef42a1) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ef42a1 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 #ef42a1 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ef42a1 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ef42a1 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ef42a1 background.
This text is hex color #ef42a1 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ef42a1 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ef42a1 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ef42a1 and white (#ffffff) background.