Slice open a perfectly ripe fig and the delicious juicy pink flesh you'll see will be the color of Candy. Candy is a color associated with femininity and good health and was chosen as the token color for breast cancer awareness in 1992. Candy is a playful and engaging color that creates a light-hearted mood.
How the color is made: The Candy color is made by combining a Moderate Deep Pink with White to create a color that is delectable for the eyes.
History: Historically Candy colored clothing was worn by the upper classes in countries across Central Asia and Europe as a way to differentiate their higher social status.
Color in Action
Candy is a color associated with femininity and good health and was chosen as the token color for Breast Cancer awareness in 1992. Every year in October people across the world wear Candy clothing and dye their hair a captivating Candy Pink in support of Breast Cancer sufferers and survivors.
A room that is painted in a soft Candy can create a calm and nurturing feeling. In the Stanza of the Signatura two of Raphael’s cardinal virtues, Temperance and Fortitude, are depicted as women clothed in Candy-colored dresses, to signify their tenderness and sustenance for the human soul.
Colors that go with Candy
When Candy is included in a tetradic color scheme that contains Very Soft Violet, Very Soft Green, and Very Soft Lime Green an airy happy vibe is designed.
Candy Color Palettes and Schemes
A color palette that includes Candy as its base and spreads out across tonal ranges to include Light Grayish Pink on one end and Dark Desaturated Pink on the other results in a palette that feels feminine and malleable.
Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns
Wallpapers with Broad candy and White stripes work well in a nursery, while a Candy, Cream, and Pastel Pink argyle pattern looks trendy.