Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4) color information

The hexidecimal color, #f242d4, almost matches the color named "Purple pizzazz" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "light pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Purple pizzazz (#f242d4), in designs, the following may come to mind: warmth, being nurtured, soft or fluffy, limiting, and energy. Colors labeled as "light pink" are rarely tied to transportation and cars.

Breakdown of #f242d4

#f242d4 is made up of (242, 66, 212) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 72.73, 12.40, 5.10) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15876820 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff33cc. White should be used ontop of #f242d4 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f242d4. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f242d4 luma #135.06
Websafe hex #ff33cc Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(242, 66, 212) Adobe RGB (211.00, 70.00, 207.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(95%, 26%, 83%) Closest named color Purple pizzazz
rgba rgba(242.0, 66.0, 212.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (52.92, 83.57, -40.16)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 72.73, 12.40, 5.10) CIE-L*ab (59.89, 79.19, -37.56)
hsv hsv(310.43, 87.34, 60.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (59.89, 87.65, 334.62)
hsb hsb(310.43, 72.63, 95.00) CIE-L*uv (59.89, 84.45, -70.04)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

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" #f242d4 and the second color is called the "compliment" #42f25f.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #f242d4 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #42f25f.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

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.

Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #f242d4 with white

Darker variations of #f242d4

When you combine pure black with this color, #f242d4, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #f242d4

Tones of #f242d4 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#f242d4 in 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 #f242d4 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f242d4 → #42f25f
#f242d4 → #f57ae0
#f242d4 → #ffffff
#f242d4 → #f2427c
#f242d4 → #91277f
#f242d4 → #b742f2

Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4) in different environments

Seeing #f242d4 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 #f242d4 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #f242d4

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

#f242d4might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#f242d4. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f242d4 in programming

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 #f242d4
Java new Color(242, 66, 212);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 242, 66, 212);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:242 green:66 blue:212 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(242f, 66f, 212f);
Swift UIColor(red:242, green:66, blue:212, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $d442f2
Python Color('#f242d4')

Base Conversions of hex color #f242d4

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f242d4. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15876820 while the individual RGB conversions are: 242, 66, 212.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11110010 01000010 11010100
Hex f2 42 d4
Octal 362 102 324
Decimal 242 66 212

#f242d4 Icons

If you're considering using #f242d4 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Purple pizzazz (#f242d4) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f242d4 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 #f242d4 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f242d4 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f242d4 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f242d4 background.
This text is hex color #f242d4 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f242d4 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f242d4 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f242d4 and white (#ffffff) background.