Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f) color information

Hex color #cd3c5f is related to "Brick red" because of their close resemblance. It's labeled as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Brick red (#cd3c5f), used in advertisements, they might associate it with something sweet, being nurtured, fun and playful, women, and energy. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)

#cd3c5f is made up of (205, 60, 95) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 70.73, 53.66, 19.61) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13450335 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3366. White should be used ontop of #cd3c5f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cd3c5f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cd3c5f luma #107.25
Websafe hex #cc3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(205, 60, 95) Adobe RGB (178.00, 61.00, 92.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 24%, 37%) Closest named color Brick red
rgba rgba(205.0, 60.0, 95.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 56.48, 9.72)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 70.73, 53.66, 19.61) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 59.62, 14.90)
hsv hsv(346.07, 58.33, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 61.45, 14.03)
hsb hsb(346.07, 70.00, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 103.30, 6.14)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)

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" #cd3c5f and the second color is called the "compliment" #3dccaa.

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 (#cd3c5f)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cd3c5f is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #3dccaa.

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 (#cd3c5f)

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 (#cd3c5f)

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 Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)

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.

Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)'s Lighter shades

When you combine pure white with this color, #cd3c5f, lighter shades are produced.

Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)'s Darker shades

When you combine pure black with this color, #cd3c5f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #cd3c5f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #cd3c5f, tones are produced.

#cd3c5f 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 #cd3c5f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cd3c5f → #3dccaa
#cd3c5f → #dc768f
#cd3c5f → #ffffff
#cd3c5f → #cc633d
#cd3c5f → #7b2439
#cd3c5f → #cc3da5

#cd3c5f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #cd3c5f 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 #cd3c5f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f)

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

#cd3c5fmight 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 (#cd3c5f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#cd3c5f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#cd3c5f 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 #cd3c5f
Java new Color(205, 60, 95);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 205, 60, 95);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:205 green:60 blue:95 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(205f, 60f, 95f);
Swift UIColor(red:205, green:60, blue:95, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5f3ccd
Python Color('#cd3c5f')

Base Conversions of hex color #cd3c5f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cd3c5f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13450335 while the individual RGB conversions are: 205, 60, 95.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001101 00111100 01011111
Hex cd 3c 5f
Octal 315 74 137
Decimal 205 60 95

#cd3c5f Icons

If you're considering using #cd3c5f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Brick red (#cd3c5f) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cd3c5f 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 #cd3c5f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cd3c5f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cd3c5f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cd3c5f background.
This text is hex color #cd3c5f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cd3c5f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cd3c5f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cd3c5f and white (#ffffff) background.