Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d) color information

The hexidecimal color, #72465d, looks similar to "Deep ruby" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark gray". When people from western culture see this color, Deep ruby (#72465d), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: being simplistic, sleek, graceful, travel, and something classic. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for agriculture.

Breakdown of #72465d

#72465d is made up of (114, 70, 93) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 38.60, 18.42, 55.29) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 7489117 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #663366. White should be used ontop of #72465d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #72465d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #72465d luma #85.69
Websafe hex #663366 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(114, 70, 93) Adobe RGB (103.00, 74.00, 91.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(45%, 27%, 36%) Closest named color Deep ruby
rgba rgba(114.0, 70.0, 93.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 14.78, -2.46)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 38.60, 18.42, 55.29) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 19.59, -3.52)
hsv hsv(330.00, 25.00, 36.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 19.90, 349.81)
hsb hsb(330.00, 40.00, 45.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, 22.44, -7.40)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)

There are two colors that make up the Complimentary color scheme. Opposites of one another in the color spectrum, one color is referred to as the "base" #72465d while the second is the "compliment" #44725b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #72465d is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #44725b.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)

The Analagous color scheme is made up of three colors. The three colors sit next to one another on the color wheel. The palette is made in similar fashion to how the Split Complimentary palette is made. However, the two secondary colors are adjacent to the base, not the compliment.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #72465d

Lighter shades are produced by blending #72465d with white

Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #72465d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #72465d, tones are produced.

Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d) Gradients

A color gradient may also be known as color progression or a color ramp. A gradient is the gradual transition of one color into another. This section showcases gradients featuring #72465d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#72465d → #44725b
#72465d → #9c7d8d
#72465d → #ffffff
#72465d → #724444
#72465d → #442a37
#72465d → #724472

#72465d in different lighting conditions

Seeing #72465d on a computer or phone screen is much different than how it may appear in the real world. Shown here are 20 different environment types and how #72465d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #72465d

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated.

#72465dmight be precisely the color you're looking for. But, the colors below are a close match. What's better is that they're named colors, meaning chances are there's more information about them. If you feel like taking a slight deviation in hue, click a color below to learn about why it's so unique.

#72465d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#72465d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#72465d in coding

Here you can easily copy-and-paste formatted color code for use with your favorite programming/markup languages like HTML/CSS, Java, Objective-C, and GameMaker Language.

Language Syntax
HTML, CSS #72465d
Java new Color(114, 70, 93);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 114, 70, 93);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:114 green:70 blue:93 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(114f, 70f, 93f);
Swift UIColor(red:114, green:70, blue:93, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $5d4672
Python Color('#72465d')

Base Conversions of hex color #72465d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #72465d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 7489117 while the individual RGB conversions are: 114, 70, 93.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01110010 01000110 01011101
Hex 72 46 5d
Octal 162 106 135
Decimal 114 70 93

#72465d Icons

If you're considering using #72465d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Deep ruby (#72465d) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #72465d colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below. Accessibility is an important aspect of (web) design that is many a developer's afterthought.

To learn more about accessible colors, read Google's article covering best practices and principals.

This text is hex color #72465d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #72465d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #72465d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #72465d background.
This text is hex color #72465d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #72465d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #72465d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #72465d and white (#ffffff) background.