Pink

HEX #FFC0CB / RGB (255, 192, 203)

Pink Rose Flower

What is Pink Color?

Pink (Hex code: FFC0CB) Thumbnail

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.

Pink Color Codes

Hex Code#FFC0CB
RGB Values(255, 192, 203)
CMYK Values(0%, 25%, 20%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(350°, 25%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FFCCCC
Inverse Color#003F34 [Rich Black]
Closest Pantone®182 C
Closest RAL1013 [Oyster white]
Complementary Color#C0FFF4 [Aero Blue]
Pink Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D9D9D9
Desaturated#E0E0E0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#D4D4D4
Weighted Average (Luma)#CECECE
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E1E1E1

Pink Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FFC0CB. Complementary color is C0FFF4

Complementary Palette

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.

Analogous color palette with (FFC0CB, FFD5C0 and FFC0EB)

Analogous Palette

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.

Split Complementary color palette with (FFC0CB, C0FFD5 and C0EBFF)

Split-Complementary Palette

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.

Triadic color palette with (FFC0CB, CBFFC0 and C0CBFF)

Triadic Palette

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.

Tetradic color palette with (FFC0CB, CBFFC0, C0FFF4 and F4C0FF)

Tetradic Palette

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.

Square color palette with (FFC0CB, EBFFC0, C0FFF4 and D5C0FF)

Square Palette

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.

Rainbow color

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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Pink Color

Tints

  • Transparent FFCDD5#FFCDD5
  • Transparent FFD3DB#FFD3DB
  • Transparent FFD9E0#FFD9E0
  • Transparent FFE0E5#FFE0E5
  • Transparent FFE6EA#FFE6EA
  • Transparent FFECEF#FFECEF
  • Transparent FFF2F5#FFF2F5
  • Transparent FFF9FA#FFF9FA

Tones

  • Transparent E6B3BC#E6B3BC
  • Transparent D9ADB5#D9ADB5
  • Transparent CCA6AD#CCA6AD
  • Transparent C0A0A6#C0A0A6
  • Transparent B39A9E#B39A9E
  • Transparent A69397#A69397
  • Transparent 998D8F#998D8F
  • Transparent 8D8688#8D8688

Shades

  • Transparent CC9AA2#CC9AA2
  • Transparent B3868E#B3868E
  • Transparent 99737A#99737A
  • Transparent 806066#806066
  • Transparent 664D51#664D51
  • Transparent 4D3A3D#4D3A3D
  • Transparent 332629#332629
  • Transparent 1A1314#1A1314

Pink Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pink Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pink Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pink Plaid Pattern

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