Medium violet-red (#c71585) color information

#c71585 is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Medium violet-red". It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium violet-red (#c71585), in advertising materials, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. This color isn't popular for technology.

Breakdown of Medium violet-red (#c71585)

#c71585 is made up of (199, 21, 133) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 89.45, 33.17, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13047173 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0099. White should be used ontop of #c71585 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c71585. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c71585 luma #86.86
Websafe hex #cc0099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(199, 21, 133) Adobe RGB (171.00, 10.00, 128.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 8%, 52%) Closest named color Medium violet-red
rgba rgba(199.0, 21.0, 133.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 71.21, -12.76)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 89.45, 33.17, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 73.07, -15.26)
hsv hsv(322.29, 81.40, 43.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 74.65, 348.20)
hsb hsb(322.29, 89.74, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 96.02, -33.30)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Medium violet-red (#c71585)

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" #c71585 while the second is the "compliment" #14c655.

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

Split Compliments of #Medium violet-red (#c71585)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c71585 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #14c655.

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

Triadic Colors of Medium violet-red (#c71585)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Medium violet-red (#c71585)

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 Medium violet-red (#c71585)

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 #c71585

When you combine pure white with this color, #c71585, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #c71585

Darker shades are produced by blending #c71585 with black

Medium violet-red (#c71585)'s Tones

Tones of #c71585 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #c71585

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 #c71585 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c71585 → #14c655
#c71585 → #d75ba9
#c71585 → #ffffff
#c71585 → #c6142c
#c71585 → #770c4f
#c71585 → #af14c6

Medium violet-red (#c71585) in different environments

Seeing #c71585 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 #c71585 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Medium violet-red (#c71585)

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

#c71585might 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 #c71585

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c71585. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c71585

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 #c71585
Java new Color(199, 21, 133);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 199, 21, 133);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:199 green:21 blue:133 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(199f, 21f, 133f);
Swift UIColor(red:199, green:21, blue:133, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8515c7
Python Color('#c71585')

Base Conversions of hex color #c71585

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c71585. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13047173 while the individual RGB conversions are: 199, 21, 133.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000111 00010101 10000101
Hex c7 15 85
Octal 307 25 205
Decimal 199 21 133

Icons incorporating the color #c71585

If you're considering using #c71585 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c71585 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c71585 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 #c71585 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c71585 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c71585 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c71585 background.
This text is hex color #c71585 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c71585 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c71585 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c71585 and white (#ffffff) background.