Faux-Mexican pink (#d60080) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d60080, greatly resembles "Mexican pink" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark pink". When people from western culture see this color, Mexican pink (#d60080), used in media, the following may come to mind: something sweet, youth, soft or fluffy, women, and the home. Shades of "dark pink". typically aren't associated with transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #d60080

#d60080 is made up of (214, 0, 128) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 40.19, 16.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14024832 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0099. White should be used ontop of #d60080 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d60080. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d60080 luma #78.45
Websafe hex #cc0099 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(214, 0, 128) Adobe RGB (184.00, 0.00, 125.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(84%, 0%, 50%) Closest named color Mexican pink
rgba rgba(214.0, 0.0, 128.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 76.13, -7.05)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 40.19, 16.08) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 76.39, -8.78)
hsv hsv(324.29, 100.00, 42.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 76.89, 353.44)
hsb hsb(324.29, 100.00, 84.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 110.44, -25.83)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Mexican pink (#d60080)

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" #d60080 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00d655.

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-Mexican pink (#d60080)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d60080 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00d655.

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-Mexican pink (#d60080)

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-Mexican pink (#d60080)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Mexican pink (#d60080)

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.

Lighter variations of #d60080

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d60080 with white

Faux-Mexican pink (#d60080)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #d60080 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #d60080

When you combine pure gray with this color, #d60080, tones are produced.

Faux-Mexican pink (#d60080) 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 #d60080 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d60080 → #00d655
#d60080 → #e24ca6
#d60080 → #ffffff
#d60080 → #d60015
#d60080 → #80004c
#d60080 → #c000d6

#d60080 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #d60080 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 #d60080 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d60080

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

#d60080might 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.

#d60080 popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#d60080. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d60080 in coding

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 #d60080
Java new Color(214, 0, 128);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 214, 0, 128);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:214 green:0 blue:128 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(214f, 0f, 128f);
Swift UIColor(red:214, green:0, blue:128, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8000d6
Python Color('#d60080')

Base Conversions of hex color #d60080

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d60080. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14024832 while the individual RGB conversions are: 214, 0, 128.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11010110 00000000 10000000
Hex d6 00 80
Octal 326 0 200
Decimal 214 0 128

Icons incorporating the color #d60080

If you're considering using #d60080 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d60080 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d60080 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 #d60080 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d60080 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d60080 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d60080 background.
This text is hex color #d60080 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d60080 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d60080 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d60080 and white (#ffffff) background.