Watermelon red (#bf4147) color information

The hexidecimal color, #bf4147, is synonymous with "Watermelon red". The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Watermelon red (#bf4147), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: love, being nurtured, pretty, femininity, and energy. This color isn't popular for finance.

#bf4147 Breakdown

#bf4147 is made up of (191, 65, 71) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 65.97, 62.83, 25.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12534087 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. White should be used ontop of #bf4147 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #bf4147. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #bf4147 luma #103.29
Websafe hex #cc3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(191, 65, 71) Adobe RGB (168.00, 61.00, 75.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(75%, 25%, 28%) Closest named color Watermelon red
rgba rgba(191.0, 65.0, 71.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 50.30, 13.25)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 65.97, 62.83, 25.10) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 54.69, 22.50)
hsv hsv(356.40, 50.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 59.14, 22.36)
hsb hsb(356.40, 66.67, 75.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 99.15, 14.45)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Watermelon red (#bf4147)

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" #bf4147 while the second is the "compliment" #3fbfb6.

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

Split Compliments of #Watermelon red (#bf4147)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #bf4147 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3fbfb6.

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

Triadic Colors of Watermelon red (#bf4147)

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 Watermelon red (#bf4147)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Watermelon red (#bf4147)

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.

Watermelon red (#bf4147)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #bf4147 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #bf4147

When you combine pure black with this color, #bf4147, darker shades are produced.

Watermelon red (#bf4147)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #bf4147 with gray

#bf4147 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 #bf4147 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#bf4147 → #3fbfb6
#bf4147 → #d27a7e
#bf4147 → #ffffff
#bf4147 → #bf773f
#bf4147 → #72272a
#bf4147 → #bf3f88

How #bf4147 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #bf4147 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 #bf4147 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#bf4147 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.

#bf4147might 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 Watermelon red (#bf4147)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#bf4147. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#bf4147 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 #bf4147
Java new Color(191, 65, 71);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 191, 65, 71);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:191 green:65 blue:71 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(191f, 65f, 71f);
Swift UIColor(red:191, green:65, blue:71, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4741bf
Python Color('#bf4147')

Base Conversions of hex color #bf4147

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #bf4147. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12534087 while the individual RGB conversions are: 191, 65, 71.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10111111 01000001 01000111
Hex bf 41 47
Octal 277 101 107
Decimal 191 65 71

Icons incorporating the color #bf4147

If you're considering using #bf4147 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #bf4147 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #bf4147 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 #bf4147 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #bf4147 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #bf4147 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #bf4147 background.
This text is hex color #bf4147 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #bf4147 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #bf4147 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #bf4147 and white (#ffffff) background.