French raspberry (#c72c48) color information

Hex color #c72c48 can simply be referred to as "French raspberry". The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, French raspberry (#c72c48), used in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for finance.

#c72c48 Breakdown

#c72c48 is made up of (199, 44, 72) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 77.89, 63.82, 21.96) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13053000 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. White should be used ontop of #c72c48 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c72c48. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c72c48 luma #93.47
Websafe hex #cc3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(199, 44, 72) Adobe RGB (173.00, 36.00, 70.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(78%, 17%, 28%) Closest named color French raspberry
rgba rgba(199.0, 44.0, 72.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 61.52, 13.56)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 77.89, 63.82, 21.96) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 64.95, 23.73)
hsv hsv(349.18, 64.21, 47.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 69.15, 20.07)
hsb hsb(349.18, 78.21, 78.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 118.93, 12.61)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #French raspberry (#c72c48)

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" #c72c48 while the second is the "compliment" #2bc6aa.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #French raspberry (#c72c48)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c72c48 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #2bc6aa.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of French raspberry (#c72c48)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of French raspberry (#c72c48)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of French raspberry (#c72c48)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter shades of #c72c48

Lighter shades of #c72c48 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

French raspberry (#c72c48)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #c72c48 with black

French raspberry (#c72c48)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #c72c48, tones are produced.

Gradients including #c72c48

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 #c72c48 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c72c48 → #2bc6aa
#c72c48 → #d76b7e
#c72c48 → #ffffff
#c72c48 → #c65c2b
#c72c48 → #771a2b
#c72c48 → #c62b95

#c72c48 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #c72c48 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 #c72c48 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#c72c48 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.

#c72c48might 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 #c72c48

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c72c48. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c72c48

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 #c72c48
Java new Color(199, 44, 72);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 199, 44, 72);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:199 green:44 blue:72 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(199f, 44f, 72f);
Swift UIColor(red:199, green:44, blue:72, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $482cc7
Python Color('#c72c48')

Base Conversions of hex color #c72c48

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c72c48. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13053000 while the individual RGB conversions are: 199, 44, 72.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000111 00101100 01001000
Hex c7 2c 48
Octal 307 54 110
Decimal 199 44 72

#c72c48 Icons

If you're considering using #c72c48 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color French raspberry (#c72c48) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c72c48 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 #c72c48 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c72c48 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c72c48 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c72c48 background.
This text is hex color #c72c48 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c72c48 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c72c48 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c72c48 and white (#ffffff) background.