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A comprehensive guide to hex color #dea5a4

About hex color #dea5a4 - Pastel pink

Hex color #dea5a4 is named "Pastel pink". It's categorized as "pink". When people spot the color pink in marketing, they may think of some of the following attributes: warmth, youth, pretty, femininity, and energy. It's rarely tied to technology. HootSuite is using a color close to Pastel pink in their branding. (Explore brands using Pastel pink).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #dea5a4 is created using 87.1% red, 64.7% green, and 64.3% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 25.7% magenta, 26.1% yellow, and 12.9% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
87.1%
 
64.7%
 
64.3%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
25.7%
 
26.1%
12.9%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#dea5a4 is made up of R: 222, G: 165, B: 164 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:25.68, Y:26.13, K:12.94 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14591396 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc9999. This color is named "Pastel pink". White should be used ontop of #dea5a4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dea5a4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dea5a4
Websafe hex #cc9999
rgb 222, 165, 164
rgb percent (%) 86.72%, 64.45%, 64.06%
rgba R: 222, G: 165, B: 164, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:25.68, Y:26.13, K:12.94
hsv 1.03, 46.77, 75.69
hsb 1.03, 26.13, 87.06
luma 181.765
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 207, 163, 163
Closest named color Pastel pink
Hunter-Lab 67.17, 19.96, 7.28
CIE-L*ab 72.97, 20.88, 8.76
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 72.97, 22.65, 22.76
CIE-L*uv 72.97, 36.62, 8.59°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #dea5a4. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #dea5a4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #a3ddde.

Design Tip: It's not unusual for complimentary colors to appear jarring given their contrast, so be sure to tweak vibrancies to your liking.

#a3ddde
#dea5a4

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #dea5a4 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #a3ddde.

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

#a3c0de
#dea5a4
#a3dec1

Triadic

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

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#a4a3de
#dea5a4
#a3dea4

Tetradic

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

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

#dea3dd
#a3ddde
#a3dea4
#dea5a4

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

#dea3c0
#dea5a4
#dec1a3

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #dea5a4: "soft or fluffy".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #dea5a4 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #dea5a4 with black #000000.

#2c2120
#423131
#584241
#6f5252
#856362
#9b7372
#b18483
#c79493

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #dea5a4 with white #FFFFFF.

#e4b7b6
#e7c0bf
#ebc9c8
#eed2d1
#f1dbda
#f5e4e3
#f8edec
#fbf6f5

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #dea5a4 with gray #808080.

#928787
#9c8b8a
#a58e8e
#af9292
#b89695
#c19999
#cb9d9c
#d4a1a0

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 #dea5a4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #dea5a4 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 #dea5a4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #dea5a4 appears as #dba5b2 when in old direct sunlight at noon and as #ee9ea1 when in daylight fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #dea5a4

#dea5a4 might 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.

Pastel pink
Pale chestnut
Parrot Pink
Mauvelous
Charm pink
Light Thulian pink
Flower girl
Tumbleweed

Furthest named colors to #dea5a4

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #dea5a4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Black
Mahogany
Registration black
Vampire black
Smoky black
Blue
Electric green
Green (Color Wheel) (X11 green)

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #dea5a4, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

HootSuite uses the color #c6af92

#c6af92
#003265
#38322d
#54493f
#71685f
#f7e8d5
#ffbd0a
 
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #dea5a4
Java new Color(222, 165, 164)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 222, 165, 164);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8706 green:0.6471 blue:0.6431 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8706f, 0.6471f, 0.6431f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8706, green:0.6471, blue:0.6431, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $A4A5DE
Python Color('#dea5a4')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dea5a4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14591396 while the individual RGB conversions are: 222, 165, 164.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary110111101010010110100100
Hexdea5a4
Octal336245244
Decimal222165164

If you're considering using #dea5a4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #dea5a4 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #dea5a4 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #dea5a4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dea5a4 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dea5a4 background.

This text is hex color #dea5a4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #dea5a4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dea5a4 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dea5a4 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #dea5a4.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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