Pink has the hex code #FFC0CB. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 192, 203), which means it is composed of 39% red, 30% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:25 Y:20 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pink has a hue of 350°, 25% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.
Pink color is named after the flower called "pinks", though in several languages spoken in Europe, the color is called <em>rose</em> or <em>rosa</em> after the rose flower. Generally considered as a gentle and tender color associated with femininity, and with the smell of roses.
Pink in included in the web colors list and can, therefore, be used by its name in HTML and CSS code. One can also employ the hex, RGB, CMYK and HSB color values.
The complement of Pink is Aero Blue with the hex code #C0FFF4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FFC0CB color is offered by #C0FFF4. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.
The analogous colors of Pink (#FFC0CB) are Peach Puff (#FFD5C0) and Classic Rose (#FFC0EB). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pink with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pink (#FFC0CB) are #C0FFD5 (Aero Blue) and #C0EBFF (Diamond). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.
Pink triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #CBFFC0 (Tea Green) and #C0CBFF (Lavender Blue) along with #FFC0CB create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Pink has four colors - #CBFFC0 (Tea Green), #C0FFF4 (Aero Blue) and #F4C0FF (Brilliant Lavender) in addition to the base color (#FFC0CB). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.
Pink square color palette has #EBFFC0 (Very Pale Yellow), #C0FFF4 (Aero Blue) and #D5C0FF (Lavender Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°. Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.
Pink Color Rainbow Palette
Our Pink rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.