Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c) color information

Hex color #cd058c is very close to "Medium violet-red" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium violet-red (#cd058c), in advertising materials, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. This color isn't popular for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

#cd058c is made up of (205, 5, 140) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 97.56, 31.71, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13436300 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0099. White should be used ontop of #cd058c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd058c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd058c luma #80.05
Websafe hex #cc0099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 5, 140) Adobe RGB (175.00, 13.00, 136.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 2%, 55%) Closest named color Medium violet-red
rgba rgba(205.0, 5.0, 140.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (38.73, 73.71, -15.37)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 97.56, 31.71, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (45.63, 74.77, -17.81)
hsv hsv(319.23, 95.12, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (45.63, 76.86, 346.60)
hsb hsb(319.23, 97.50, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (45.63, 96.41, -37.33)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

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" #cd058c while the second is the "compliment" #05cc44.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cd058c is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #05cc44.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

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 Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

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 Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

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 #cd058c

When you combine pure white with this color, #cd058c, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #cd058c

Darker shades are produced by blending #cd058c with black

Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)'s Tones

Tones of #cd058c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #cd058c

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 #cd058c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd058c → #05cc44
#cd058c → #dc50ae
#cd058c → #ffffff
#cd058c → #cc0529
#cd058c → #7b0354
#cd058c → #a705cc

Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c) in different environments

Seeing #cd058c 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 #cd058c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Medium violet-red (#cd058c)

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

#cd058cmight 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 #cd058c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cd058c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #cd058c

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 #cd058c
Java new Color(205, 5, 140);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 5, 140);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:5 blue:140 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 5f, 140f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:5, blue:140, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8c05cd
Python Color('#cd058c')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd058c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd058c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13436300 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 5, 140.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 00000101 10001100
Hex cd 05 8c
Octal 315 5 214
Decimal 205 5 140

Icons incorporating the color #cd058c

If you're considering using #cd058c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cd058c on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd058c 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 #cd058c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd058c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd058c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd058c background.
This text is hex color #cd058c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd058c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd058c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd058c and white (#ffffff) background.