Steel pink (#cc33cc) color information

Hex color #cc33cc is commonly known by the name "Steel pink". It's labeled as "light purple". When people from western culture see this color, Steel pink (#cc33cc), used in advertisements, they might associate it with having wisdom, calming down and soothing, transcendence, luxurious, and travel. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for the home.

Breakdown of Steel pink (#cc33cc)

#cc33cc is made up of (204, 51, 204) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 75.00, 0.00, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13382604 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc33cc. White should be used ontop of #cc33cc to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc33cc. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc33cc luma #113.99
Websafe hex #cc33cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 51, 204) Adobe RGB (175.00, 60.00, 199.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 20%, 80%) Closest named color Steel pink
rgba rgba(204.0, 51.0, 204.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 72.95, -51.25)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 75.00, 0.00, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 72.68, -46.09)
hsv hsv(300.00, 60.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 86.06, 327.62)
hsb hsb(300.00, 75.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 60.72, -79.61)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Steel pink (#cc33cc)

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" #cc33cc and the second color is called the "compliment" #33cc33.

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 #Steel pink (#cc33cc)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cc33cc is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #33cc33.

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 Steel pink (#cc33cc)

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 Steel pink (#cc33cc)

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 Steel pink (#cc33cc)

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.

Steel pink (#cc33cc)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #cc33cc, lighter shades are produced.

Steel pink (#cc33cc)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #cc33cc, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #cc33cc

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cc33cc, tones are produced.

#cc33cc 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 #cc33cc as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc33cc → #33cc33
#cc33cc → #db70db
#cc33cc → #ffffff
#cc33cc → #cc337f
#cc33cc → #7a1e7a
#cc33cc → #7f33cc

#cc33cc in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cc33cc 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 #cc33cc could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Steel pink (#cc33cc)

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

#cc33ccmight 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 Steel pink (#cc33cc)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc33cc. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cc33cc 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 #cc33cc
Java new Color(204, 51, 204);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 51, 204);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:51 blue:204 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 51f, 204f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:51, blue:204, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cc33cc
Python Color('#cc33cc')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc33cc

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc33cc. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13382604 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 51, 204.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 00110011 11001100
Hex cc 33 cc
Octal 314 63 314
Decimal 204 51 204

#cc33cc Icons

If you're considering using #cc33cc in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Steel pink (#cc33cc) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc33cc 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 #cc33cc on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc33cc on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc33cc background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc33cc background.
This text is hex color #cc33cc on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc33cc on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc33cc and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc33cc and white (#ffffff) background.