Faux-Royal red (#c90073) color information

Hex color #c90073 is a variation of "Royal red" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people spot this color, Royal red (#c90073), in advertisements, they might associate it with love, youth, fun and playful, femininity, and the home. This color isn't popular for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

#c90073 is made up of (201, 0, 115) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 42.79, 21.18) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13172851 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0066. White should be used ontop of #c90073 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c90073. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c90073 luma #73.09
Websafe hex #cc0066 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(201, 0, 115) Adobe RGB (171.00, 28.00, 111.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(79%, 0%, 45%) Closest named color Royal red
rgba rgba(201.0, 0.0, 115.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (37.42, 66.36, -2.89)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 42.79, 21.18) CIE-L*ab (44.23, 69.06, -3.84)
hsv hsv(325.82, 100.00, 39.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (44.23, 69.17, 356.82)
hsb hsb(325.82, 100.00, 79.00) CIE-L*uv (44.23, 101.87, -17.73)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

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" #c90073 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00c953.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #c90073 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00c953.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

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 Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

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 #c90073

When you combine pure white with this color, #c90073, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #c90073

Darker shades of #c90073 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #c90073

Tones are produced by blending #c90073 with gray

Faux-Royal red (#c90073) 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 #c90073 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c90073 → #00c953
#c90073 → #d94c9d
#c90073 → #ffffff
#c90073 → #c90010
#c90073 → #780045
#c90073 → #b800c9

How #c90073 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #c90073 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 #c90073 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Royal red (#c90073)

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

#c90073might 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.

#c90073 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#c90073. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#c90073 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 #c90073
Java new Color(201, 0, 115);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 201, 0, 115);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:201 green:0 blue:115 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(201f, 0f, 115f);
Swift UIColor(red:201, green:0, blue:115, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7300c9
Python Color('#c90073')

Base Conversions of hex color #c90073

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c90073. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13172851 while the individual RGB conversions are: 201, 0, 115.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001001 00000000 01110011
Hex c9 00 73
Octal 311 0 163
Decimal 201 0 115

Icons incorporating the color #c90073

If you're considering using #c90073 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #c90073 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c90073 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 #c90073 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c90073 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c90073 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c90073 background.
This text is hex color #c90073 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c90073 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c90073 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c90073 and white (#ffffff) background.