Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b) color information

The hexidecimal color, #d9278b, looks similar to "Barbie 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, Barbie pink (#d9278b), used in designs, the following may come to mind: something sweet, youth, soft or fluffy, women, and the home. This color isn't popular for transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #d9278b

#d9278b is made up of (217, 39, 139) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 82.03, 35.94, 14.90) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14231435 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3399. White should be used ontop of #d9278b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #d9278b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #d9278b luma #103.48
Websafe hex #cc3399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(217, 39, 139) Adobe RGB (186.00, 42.00, 138.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(85%, 15%, 55%) Closest named color Barbie pink
rgba rgba(217.0, 39.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (42.43, 72.20, -10.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 82.03, 35.94, 14.90) CIE-L*ab (49.50, 72.63, -12.73)
hsv hsv(325.71, 70.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (49.50, 73.74, 350.06)
hsb hsb(325.71, 82.35, 85.00) CIE-L*uv (49.50, 100.00, -30.60)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b)

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" #d9278b while the second is the "compliment" #26d870.

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 Compliments of #Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #d9278b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #26d870.

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-Barbie pink (#d9278b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these 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-Barbie pink (#d9278b)

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-Barbie pink (#d9278b)

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 #d9278b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #d9278b with white

Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #d9278b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #d9278b, tones are produced.

Faux-Barbie pink (#d9278b) 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 #d9278b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#d9278b → #26d870
#d9278b → #e467ad
#d9278b → #ffffff
#d9278b → #d82635
#d9278b → #821753
#d9278b → #c926d8

#d9278b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #d9278b 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 #d9278b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #d9278b

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

#d9278bmight 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.

#d9278b 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#d9278b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#d9278b 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 #d9278b
Java new Color(217, 39, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 217, 39, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:217 green:39 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(217f, 39f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:217, green:39, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8b27d9
Python Color('#d9278b')

Base Conversions of hex color #d9278b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #d9278b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14231435 while the individual RGB conversions are: 217, 39, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011001 00100111 10001011
Hex d9 27 8b
Octal 331 47 213
Decimal 217 39 139

Icons incorporating the color #d9278b

If you're considering using #d9278b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #d9278b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #d9278b 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 #d9278b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #d9278b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #d9278b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #d9278b background.
This text is hex color #d9278b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #d9278b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #d9278b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #d9278b and white (#ffffff) background.