Faux-Brick red (#cb4053) color information

#cb4053 is the hex color code that looks similar to "Brick red" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Brick red (#cb4053), used in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: something sweet, romance, pretty, women, and health care. This color isn't popular for finance.

#cb4053 Breakdown

#cb4053 is made up of (203, 64, 83) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 68.47, 59.11, 20.39) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13320275 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3366. White should be used ontop of #cb4053 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cb4053. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cb4053 luma #107.64
Websafe hex #cc3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(203, 64, 83) Adobe RGB (176.00, 66.00, 83.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 25%, 33%) Closest named color Brick red
rgba rgba(203.0, 64.0, 83.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 52.08, 12.71)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 68.47, 59.11, 20.39) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 55.71, 20.56)
hsv hsv(351.27, 57.89, 52.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 59.38, 20.26)
hsb hsb(351.27, 68.75, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 100.37, 12.85)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)

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" #cb4053 and the second color is called the "compliment" #3fccb6.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cb4053 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3fccb6.

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 Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)

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 #cb4053

Lighter shades of #cb4053 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Brick red (#cb4053)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #cb4053 with black

Tones of #cb4053

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cb4053, tones are produced.

Gradients including #cb4053

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 #cb4053 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cb4053 → #3fccb6
#cb4053 → #da7986
#cb4053 → #ffffff
#cb4053 → #cc703f
#cb4053 → #792631
#cb4053 → #cc3f9a

#cb4053 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cb4053 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 #cb4053 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cb4053 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.

#cb4053might 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 #cb4053

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cb4053. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cb4053

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 #cb4053
Java new Color(203, 64, 83);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 203, 64, 83);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:203 green:64 blue:83 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(203f, 64f, 83f);
Swift UIColor(red:203, green:64, blue:83, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5340cb
Python Color('#cb4053')

Base Conversions of hex color #cb4053

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cb4053. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13320275 while the individual RGB conversions are: 203, 64, 83.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001011 01000000 01010011
Hex cb 40 53
Octal 313 100 123
Decimal 203 64 83

Icons incorporating the color #cb4053

If you're considering using #cb4053 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cb4053 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cb4053 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 #cb4053 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cb4053 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cb4053 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cb4053 background.
This text is hex color #cb4053 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cb4053 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cb4053 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cb4053 and white (#ffffff) background.