Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b) color information

Hex color #e3428b almost matches the color named "Christmas pink" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "light red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Christmas pink (#e3428b), in advertising materials, they might associate it with generally strong emotions, safety and comfort, an increased heart rate, technology, and anger. Shades of "light red". typically aren't associated with finance and wealth.

Breakdown of Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

#e3428b is made up of (227, 66, 139) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 70.93, 38.77, 10.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14893707 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3399. White should be used ontop of #e3428b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e3428b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e3428b luma #122.32
Websafe hex #cc3399 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(227, 66, 139) Adobe RGB (196.00, 69.00, 137.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 26%, 55%) Closest named color Christmas pink
rgba rgba(227.0, 66.0, 139.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 66.07, -4.00)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 70.93, 38.77, 10.98) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 66.50, -4.91)
hsv hsv(332.38, 74.12, 57.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 66.68, 355.78)
hsb hsb(332.38, 70.79, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 98.81, -19.21)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

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" #e3428b while the second is the "compliment" #42e297.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e3428b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #42e297.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #e3428b

When you combine pure white with this color, #e3428b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #e3428b

Darker shades are produced by blending #e3428b with black

Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)'s Tones

Tones of #e3428b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #e3428b

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 #e3428b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e3428b → #42e297
#e3428b → #eb7aad
#e3428b → #ffffff
#e3428b → #e24742
#e3428b → #882753
#e3428b → #e242dd

Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b) in different environments

Seeing #e3428b 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 #e3428b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Christmas pink (#e3428b)

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

#e3428bmight 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 #e3428b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e3428b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #e3428b

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 #e3428b
Java new Color(227, 66, 139);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 227, 66, 139);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:227 green:66 blue:139 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(227f, 66f, 139f);
Swift UIColor(red:227, green:66, blue:139, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $8b42e3
Python Color('#e3428b')

Base Conversions of hex color #e3428b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e3428b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14893707 while the individual RGB conversions are: 227, 66, 139.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100011 01000010 10001011
Hex e3 42 8b
Octal 343 102 213
Decimal 227 66 139

Icons incorporating the color #e3428b

If you're considering using #e3428b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e3428b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e3428b 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 #e3428b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e3428b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e3428b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e3428b background.
This text is hex color #e3428b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e3428b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e3428b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e3428b and white (#ffffff) background.