Faux-Cerise pink (#f2427c) color information

#f2427c is the hex color code that greatly resembles "Cerise pink" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "light red". When people from western culture see this color, Cerise pink (#f2427c), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of love and affection, safety and comfort, a sense of urgency, food and restaurants, and anger. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

#f2427c Breakdown

#f2427c is made up of (242, 66, 124) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 72.73, 48.76, 5.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15876732 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff3366. White should be used ontop of #f2427c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f2427c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f2427c luma #125.11
Websafe hex #ff3366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(242, 66, 124) Adobe RGB (209.00, 67.00, 123.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 26%, 49%) Closest named color Cerise pink
rgba rgba(242.0, 66.0, 124.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (48.99, 71.03, 5.19)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 72.73, 48.76, 5.10) CIE-L*ab (56.09, 70.11, 6.93)
hsv hsv(340.00, 87.34, 60.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (56.09, 70.45, 5.65)
hsb hsb(340.00, 72.63, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (56.09, 117.49, -4.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Cerise pink (#f2427c)

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" #f2427c and the second color is called the "compliment" #42f2b7.

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-Cerise pink (#f2427c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f2427c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #42f2b7.

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-Cerise pink (#f2427c)

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-Cerise pink (#f2427c)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Cerise pink (#f2427c)

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 shades of #f2427c

Lighter shades of #f2427c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Cerise pink (#f2427c)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #f2427c with black

Tones of #f2427c

When you combine pure gray with this color, #f2427c, tones are produced.

Gradients including #f2427c

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 #f2427c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f2427c → #42f2b7
#f2427c → #f57aa3
#f2427c → #ffffff
#f2427c → #f25f42
#f2427c → #91274a
#f2427c → #f242d4

#f2427c in different lighting conditions

Seeing #f2427c 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 #f2427c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#f2427c popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#f2427cmight 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 #f2427c

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f2427c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #f2427c

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 #f2427c
Java new Color(242, 66, 124);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 242, 66, 124);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:242 green:66 blue:124 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(242f, 66f, 124f);
Swift UIColor(red:242, green:66, blue:124, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $7c42f2
Python Color('#f2427c')

Base Conversions of hex color #f2427c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f2427c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15876732 while the individual RGB conversions are: 242, 66, 124.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110010 01000010 01111100
Hex f2 42 7c
Octal 362 102 174
Decimal 242 66 124

#f2427c Icons

If you're considering using #f2427c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Cerise pink (#f2427c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f2427c 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 #f2427c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f2427c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f2427c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f2427c background.
This text is hex color #f2427c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f2427c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f2427c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f2427c and white (#ffffff) background.