Can Can Color


Can Can is pale, warm-toned shade of red magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with green cyan, mid blue or yellow green

Inverse Color #2a6e5b
Complementary Color #91d4c2
Color Shade: red magenta (343.24° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 70.2% (better contrasting with white)
Can Can Color Sample
Can Can Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d591a4

If you're looking for a similar red magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Can Can Color. The Pentalon color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a warm magenta bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Silk Ribbon (#c86e8b) for more energetic effect. Try Mental Floss as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#91d4c2 is the best complementary color to Can Can. Green cyan shades generally complement the red magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #d591a4 complementary color is Monte Carlo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid magenta, red magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Can Can are #d491c5 and #d4a091. Thus found on the left and right of #d591a4 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Viola and My Pink colors as they work well with Can Can.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Can Can palette consists of #91c5d4 and #91d4a0 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#91d4c2). Try Half Baked and Vista Blue colors in combination with #d591a4, 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 #d591a4 offers a combination of blue cyan and yellow green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Can Can. Thus Polo Blue and Feijoa giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Can Can contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Monte Carlo, Deco, and Cold Purple split by 90° on the color wheel. #d591a4 square combo is a palette of red magenta, mid yellow, green cyan and mid 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. Can Can tetradic combo consists of green cyan complementary color (#91d4c2) and two others. The Feijoa is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Light Wisteria – 120° from the complementary Monte Carlo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #a3d491 and #c291d4.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d591a4 is made of 41% red, 28% green and 31% blue. In a HSL mode Can Can has a hue angle of 343.24°, a saturation of 44.74% and a lightness of 70.2%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d591a4 is made of 0% cyan, 26.67% magenta, 19.22% yellow and 16.47% black ink.

HEX #d591a4
RGB Decimal rgb(213,145,164)
RGB Percentage 41%, 28%, 31%
CMYK 0, 26.67, 19.22, 16.47
HSL hsl(343.24,44.74%,70.2%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(343.24,31.92%,83.53%)
CIE-LAB lab(67.335,28.3674,0.5064)
XYZ xyz(44.2668,37.0773,39.9455)