Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f) color information

The hexidecimal color, #cd3b5f, should not to be confused with "Brick red" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Brick red (#cd3b5f), in designs, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #cd3b5f

#cd3b5f is made up of (205, 59, 95) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 71.22, 53.66, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13450079 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3366. White should be used ontop of #cd3b5f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd3b5f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd3b5f luma #106.66
Websafe hex #cc3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 59, 95) Adobe RGB (175.00, 67.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 23%, 37%) Closest named color Brick red
rgba rgba(205.0, 59.0, 95.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 52.08, 9.72)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 71.22, 53.66, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 55.71, 14.90)
hsv hsv(345.26, 58.76, 51.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 57.67, 14.97)
hsb hsb(345.26, 71.25, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 96.15, 7.08)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

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" #cd3b5f and the second color is called the "compliment" #3acca7.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #cd3b5f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #3acca7.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

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-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

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.

Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #cd3b5f with white

Darker variations of #cd3b5f

When you combine pure black with this color, #cd3b5f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #cd3b5f

Tones of #cd3b5f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#cd3b5f 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 #cd3b5f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd3b5f → #3acca7
#cd3b5f → #dc758f
#cd3b5f → #ffffff
#cd3b5f → #cc5e3a
#cd3b5f → #7b2339
#cd3b5f → #cc3aa7

Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f) in different environments

Seeing #cd3b5f 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 #cd3b5f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #cd3b5f

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

#cd3b5fmight 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 Faux-Brick red (#cd3b5f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cd3b5f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cd3b5f 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 #cd3b5f
Java new Color(205, 59, 95);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 59, 95);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:59 blue:95 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 59f, 95f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:59, blue:95, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5f3bcd
Python Color('#cd3b5f')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd3b5f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd3b5f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13450079 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 59, 95.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 00111011 01011111
Hex cd 3b 5f
Octal 315 73 137
Decimal 205 59 95

Icons incorporating the color #cd3b5f

If you're considering using #cd3b5f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #cd3b5f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd3b5f 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 #cd3b5f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd3b5f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd3b5f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd3b5f background.
This text is hex color #cd3b5f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd3b5f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd3b5f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd3b5f and white (#ffffff) background.