Amaranth purple (#ab274f) color information

#ab274f is the hex color code that is commonly known by the name "Amaranth purple". The color is categorized as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Amaranth purple (#ab274f), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: warmth, youth, pretty, limiting, and the home. This color isn't popular for finance.

#ab274f Breakdown

#ab274f is made up of (171, 39, 79) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 77.19, 53.80, 32.94) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11216719 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993366. White should be used ontop of #ab274f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ab274f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ab274f luma #82.95
Websafe hex #993366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(171, 39, 79) Adobe RGB (147.00, 48.00, 76.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 15%, 31%) Closest named color Amaranth purple
rgba rgba(171.0, 39.0, 79.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 46.72, 7.38)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 77.19, 53.80, 32.94) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 52.78, 12.06)
hsv hsv(341.54, 63.41, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 54.14, 12.87)
hsb hsb(341.54, 77.61, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 86.21, 3.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Amaranth purple (#ab274f)

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" #ab274f and the second color is called the "compliment" #26aa80.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Amaranth purple (#ab274f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ab274f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #26aa80.

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

Triadic Colors of Amaranth purple (#ab274f)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Amaranth purple (#ab274f)

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 Amaranth purple (#ab274f)

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.

Lighter variations of #ab274f

Lighter shades of #ab274f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ab274f

Darker shades of #ab274f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ab274f

Tones of #ab274f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Amaranth purple (#ab274f) 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 #ab274f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ab274f → #26aa80
#ab274f → #c46783
#ab274f → #ffffff
#ab274f → #aa3e26
#ab274f → #66172f
#ab274f → #aa2692

Amaranth purple (#ab274f) in different environments

Seeing #ab274f 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 #ab274f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ab274f 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.

#ab274fmight 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.

#ab274f 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#ab274f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ab274f 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 #ab274f
Java new Color(171, 39, 79);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 171, 39, 79);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:171 green:39 blue:79 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(171f, 39f, 79f);
Swift UIColor(red:171, green:39, blue:79, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4f27ab
Python Color('#ab274f')

Base Conversions of hex color #ab274f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ab274f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11216719 while the individual RGB conversions are: 171, 39, 79.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101011 00100111 01001111
Hex ab 27 4f
Octal 253 47 117
Decimal 171 39 79

Icons incorporating the color #ab274f

If you're considering using #ab274f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #ab274f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ab274f 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 #ab274f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ab274f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ab274f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ab274f background.
This text is hex color #ab274f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ab274f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ab274f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ab274f and white (#ffffff) background.