Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574) color information

Hex color #b42574 is very close to "Medium red-violet" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium red-violet (#b42574), in branding, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

#b42574 is made up of (180, 37, 116) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 79.44, 35.56, 29.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11806068 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3366. White should be used ontop of #b42574 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b42574. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b42574 luma #88.65
Websafe hex #cc3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(180, 37, 116) Adobe RGB (157.00, 30.00, 111.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(71%, 15%, 45%) Closest named color Medium red-violet
rgba rgba(180.0, 37.0, 116.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (34.64, 60.69, -6.99)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 79.44, 35.56, 29.41) CIE-L*ab (41.22, 64.96, -9.05)
hsv hsv(327.86, 65.12, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (41.22, 65.59, 352.07)
hsb hsb(327.86, 78.87, 71.00) CIE-L*uv (41.22, 88.07, -23.11)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

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" #b42574 and the second color is called the "compliment" #26b566.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #b42574 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #26b566.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

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 Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

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 Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

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 shades of #b42574

When you combine pure white with this color, #b42574, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #b42574

Darker shades are produced by blending #b42574 with black

Tones of #b42574

Tones of #b42574 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #b42574

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 #b42574 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b42574 → #26b566
#b42574 → #ca669d
#b42574 → #ffffff
#b42574 → #b5262d
#b42574 → #6c1645
#b42574 → #ad26b5

Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574) in different environments

Seeing #b42574 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 #b42574 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium red-violet (#b42574)

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

#b42574might 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 #b42574

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#b42574. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #b42574

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 #b42574
Java new Color(180, 37, 116);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 180, 37, 116);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:180 green:37 blue:116 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(180f, 37f, 116f);
Swift UIColor(red:180, green:37, blue:116, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7425b4
Python Color('#b42574')

Base Conversions of hex color #b42574

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b42574. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11806068 while the individual RGB conversions are: 180, 37, 116.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110100 00100101 01110100
Hex b4 25 74
Octal 264 45 164
Decimal 180 37 116

Icons incorporating the color #b42574

If you're considering using #b42574 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #b42574 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b42574 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 #b42574 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b42574 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b42574 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b42574 background.
This text is hex color #b42574 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b42574 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b42574 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b42574 and white (#ffffff) background.