Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf) color information

The hexidecimal color, #dfb6cf, is close to the color named "Pink lavender" due to their similar appearences. This color is described as "generic pink". When people spot this color, Pink lavender (#dfb6cf), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: love, romance, soft or fluffy, femininity, and health care. Colors labeled as "generic pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #dfb6cf

#dfb6cf is made up of (223, 182, 207) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 18.39, 7.17, 12.55) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14661327 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cccccc. Black should be used ontop of #dfb6cf to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dfb6cf. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dfb6cf luma #196.90
Websafe hex #cccccc Black/white pairing Black
rgb rgb(223, 182, 207) Adobe RGB (211.00, 179.00, 204.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 71%, 81%) Closest named color Pink lavender
rgba rgba(223.0, 182.0, 207.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (72.80, 18.99, -7.01)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 18.39, 7.17, 12.55) CIE-L*ab (77.87, 19.46, -7.41)
hsv hsv(322.50, 38.10, 79.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (77.87, 20.82, 339.15)
hsb hsb(322.50, 18.39, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (77.87, 23.19, -14.66)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf)

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" #dfb6cf and the second color is called the "compliment" #b5ddc4.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #dfb6cf is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #b5ddc4.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #dfb6cf

Lighter shades are produced by blending #dfb6cf with white

Darker shades of #dfb6cf

Darker shades are produced by blending #dfb6cf with black

Tones of #dfb6cf

Tones are produced by blending #dfb6cf with gray

Gradients including #dfb6cf

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 #dfb6cf as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dfb6cf → #b5ddc4
#dfb6cf → #e8cbdd
#dfb6cf → #000000
#dfb6cf → #ddb5ba
#dfb6cf → #856d7c
#dfb6cf → #d8b5dd

How #dfb6cf looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #dfb6cf 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 #dfb6cf could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #dfb6cf

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

#dfb6cfmight 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #dfb6cf

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#dfb6cf. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #dfb6cf

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 #dfb6cf
Java new Color(223, 182, 207);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 223, 182, 207);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:223 green:182 blue:207 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(223f, 182f, 207f);
Swift UIColor(red:223, green:182, blue:207, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $cfb6df
Python Color('#dfb6cf')

Base Conversions of hex color #dfb6cf

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dfb6cf. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14661327 while the individual RGB conversions are: 223, 182, 207.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011111 10110110 11001111
Hex df b6 cf
Octal 337 266 317
Decimal 223 182 207

#dfb6cf Icons

If you're considering using #dfb6cf in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Pink lavender (#dfb6cf) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that Black-colored text should be used on a #dfb6cf 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 #dfb6cf on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dfb6cf on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dfb6cf background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dfb6cf background.
This text is hex color #dfb6cf on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dfb6cf on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dfb6cf and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dfb6cf and white (#ffffff) background.