English vermillion (#cc474b) color information

#cc474b is the hex color code that can simply be referred to as "English vermillion". It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, English vermillion (#cc474b), in media, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with technology.

Breakdown of English vermillion (#cc474b)

#cc474b is made up of (204, 71, 75) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 65.20, 63.24, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13387595 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. White should be used ontop of #cc474b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc474b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc474b luma #111.15
Websafe hex #cc3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 71, 75) Adobe RGB (176.00, 76.00, 73.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 28%, 29%) Closest named color English vermillion
rgba rgba(204.0, 71.0, 75.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 46.55, 16.83)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 65.20, 63.24, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 50.38, 29.16)
hsv hsv(358.85, 56.52, 54.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 58.21, 30.06)
hsb hsb(358.85, 65.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 96.51, 22.37)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #English vermillion (#cc474b)

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" #cc474b while the second is the "compliment" #47ccc7.

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

Split Compliments of #English vermillion (#cc474b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cc474b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #47ccc7.

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

Triadic Colors of English vermillion (#cc474b)

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 English vermillion (#cc474b)

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 English vermillion (#cc474b)

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 #cc474b

When you combine pure white with this color, #cc474b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #cc474b

Darker shades are produced by blending #cc474b with black

English vermillion (#cc474b)'s Tones

Tones of #cc474b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #cc474b

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 #cc474b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc474b → #47ccc7
#cc474b → #db7e81
#cc474b → #ffffff
#cc474b → #cc8547
#cc474b → #7a2a2d
#cc474b → #cc478e

English vermillion (#cc474b) in different environments

Seeing #cc474b 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 #cc474b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to English vermillion (#cc474b)

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

#cc474bmight 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 #cc474b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cc474b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cc474b

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 #cc474b
Java new Color(204, 71, 75);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 71, 75);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:71 blue:75 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 71f, 75f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:71, blue:75, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4b47cc
Python Color('#cc474b')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc474b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc474b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13387595 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 71, 75.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 01000111 01001011
Hex cc 47 4b
Octal 314 107 113
Decimal 204 71 75

Icons incorporating the color #cc474b

If you're considering using #cc474b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cc474b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc474b 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 #cc474b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc474b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc474b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc474b background.
This text is hex color #cc474b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc474b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc474b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc474b and white (#ffffff) background.