Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977) color information

Hex color #ae4977 may be mistaken for "Mystic maroon" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Mystic maroon (#ae4977), in brand logos, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. Colors labeled as "dark pink" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

#ae4977 is made up of (174, 73, 119) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 58.05, 31.61, 31.76) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11422071 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993366. White should be used ontop of #ae4977 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ae4977. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ae4977 luma #108.32
Websafe hex #993366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(174, 73, 119) Adobe RGB (152.00, 74.00, 116.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(68%, 29%, 47%) Closest named color Mystic maroon
rgba rgba(174.0, 73.0, 119.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 40.94, -4.24)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 58.05, 31.61, 31.76) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 45.91, -5.50)
hsv hsv(332.31, 40.21, 48.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 46.24, 353.17)
hsb hsb(332.31, 57.35, 68.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 61.58, -15.25)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

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" #ae4977 while the second is the "compliment" #49ad7e.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ae4977 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #49ad7e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

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-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

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.

Lighter variations of #ae4977

When you combine pure white with this color, #ae4977, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #ae4977

Darker shades of #ae4977 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ae4977 with gray

Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977) 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 #ae4977 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ae4977 → #49ad7e
#ae4977 → #c67f9f
#ae4977 → #ffffff
#ae4977 → #ad4d49
#ae4977 → #682b47
#ae4977 → #ad49aa

How #ae4977 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #ae4977 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 #ae4977 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977)

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

#ae4977might 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.

#ae4977 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#ae4977. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ae4977 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 #ae4977
Java new Color(174, 73, 119);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 174, 73, 119);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:174 green:73 blue:119 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(174f, 73f, 119f);
Swift UIColor(red:174, green:73, blue:119, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7749ae
Python Color('#ae4977')

Base Conversions of hex color #ae4977

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ae4977. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11422071 while the individual RGB conversions are: 174, 73, 119.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101110 01001001 01110111
Hex ae 49 77
Octal 256 111 167
Decimal 174 73 119

#ae4977 Icons

If you're considering using #ae4977 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Mystic maroon (#ae4977) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ae4977 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 #ae4977 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ae4977 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ae4977 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ae4977 background.
This text is hex color #ae4977 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ae4977 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ae4977 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ae4977 and white (#ffffff) background.