Medium Violet Red Color


Medium Violet Red is vivid, warm-toned shade of warm magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool green, cool blue or cool yellow

Inverse Color #38ea7a
Complementary Color #15c757
Color Shade: warm magenta (322.25° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 43.14% (better contrasting with white)
Medium Violet Red Color Sample
Medium Violet Red Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c71585

If you're looking for a similar warm magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Medium Violet Red Color. The Fanatic Fuchsia color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Fabulous Fuchsia (#ee1188) for more energetic effect. Try Banafsaji Purple as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#15c757 is the best complementary color to Medium Violet Red. Cool green shades generally complement the warm magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c71585 complementary color is Malachite, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool magenta, warm magenta, and cool red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Red Violet are #b015c7 and #c7152b. Thus found on the left and right of #c71585 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Electric Violet and Crimson colors as they work well with Medium Violet Red.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Medium Violet Red palette consists of #15c7b0 and #2bc715 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#15c757). Try Java and Christi colors in combination with #c71585, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #c71585 offers a combination of cool cyan and cool yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Medium Violet Red. Thus Denim and Lima giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Medium Violet Red contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Malachite, Sahara, and Persian Blue split by 90° on the color wheel. #c71585 square combo is a palette of warm magenta, warm yellow, cool green and cool blue shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Medium Violet Red tetradic combo consists of cool green complementary color (#15c757) and two others. The Lima is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Purple Heart – 120° from the complementary Malachite. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #84c715 and #5715c7.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c71585 is made of 56% red, 6% green and 38% blue. In a HSL mode Medium Violet Red has a hue angle of 322.25°, a saturation of 80.91% and a lightness of 43.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c71585 is made of 0% cyan, 69.8% magenta, 25.88% yellow and 21.96% black ink.

HEX #c71585
RGB Decimal rgb(199,21,133)
RGB Percentage 56%, 6%, 38%
CMYK 0, 69.8, 25.88, 21.96
HSL hsl(322.25,80.91%,43.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(322.25,89.45%,78.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(44.7616,71.0068,-15.1824)
XYZ xyz(28.055,14.3719,23.4857)