Faux-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f) color information

#a5427f is the hex color code that looks similar to "Maximum Red Purple" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with finance.

#a5427f Breakdown

#a5427f is made up of (165, 66, 127) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 60.00, 23.03, 35.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10830463 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993366. White should be used ontop of #a5427f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a5427f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a5427f luma #102.43
Websafe hex #993366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(165, 66, 127) Adobe RGB (146.00, 70.00, 125.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(65%, 26%, 50%) Closest named color Maximum Red Purple
rgba rgba(165.0, 66.0, 127.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 42.13, -11.12)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 60.00, 23.03, 35.29) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 47.37, -13.51)
hsv hsv(323.08, 42.86, 45.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 49.26, 344.08)
hsb hsb(323.08, 60.00, 65.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 56.04, -26.17)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)

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" #a5427f and the second color is called the "compliment" #42a568.

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-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a5427f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #42a568.

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-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)

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-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)

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-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)

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 shades of #a5427f

Lighter shades of #a5427f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Maximum Red Purple (#a5427f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #a5427f with black

Tones of #a5427f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #a5427f, tones are produced.

Gradients including #a5427f

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 #a5427f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a5427f → #42a568
#a5427f → #c07aa5
#a5427f → #ffffff
#a5427f → #a5424d
#a5427f → #63274c
#a5427f → #9a42a5

#a5427f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #a5427f 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 #a5427f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a5427f 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.

#a5427fmight 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 #a5427f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a5427f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #a5427f

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 #a5427f
Java new Color(165, 66, 127);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 165, 66, 127);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:165 green:66 blue:127 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(165f, 66f, 127f);
Swift UIColor(red:165, green:66, blue:127, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7f42a5
Python Color('#a5427f')

Base Conversions of hex color #a5427f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a5427f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10830463 while the individual RGB conversions are: 165, 66, 127.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100101 01000010 01111111
Hex a5 42 7f
Octal 245 102 177
Decimal 165 66 127

Icons incorporating the color #a5427f

If you're considering using #a5427f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a5427f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a5427f 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 #a5427f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a5427f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a5427f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a5427f background.
This text is hex color #a5427f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a5427f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a5427f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a5427f and white (#ffffff) background.