Smoky black (#100c08) color information

The hexidecimal color, #100c08, is commonly known by the name "Smoky black". It's labeled as "very dark brown". When people spot this color, Smoky black (#100c08), in media, they might associate it with simplicity, serious, something stand-out, clothing, and longevity. Shades of "very dark brown". typically aren't associated with travel. iStock is a company using this color, according to our database.

#100c08 Breakdown

#100c08 is made up of (16, 12, 8) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 25.00, 50.00, 93.73) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1051656 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #100c08 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #100c08. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #100c08 luma #12.73
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(16, 12, 8) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(6%, 5%, 3%) Closest named color Smoky black
rgba rgba(16.0, 12.0, 8.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 25.00, 50.00, 93.73) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(40.00, 33.33, 4.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(40.00, 50.00, 6.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Smoky black (#100c08)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #100c08 and the second color is called the "compliment" #070a0f.

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 Complimentary Colors of #Smoky black (#100c08)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #100c08 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #070a0f.

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 Smoky black (#100c08)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are 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 Smoky black (#100c08)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Smoky black (#100c08)

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 shades of #100c08

Lighter shades of #100c08 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Smoky black (#100c08)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #100c08 with black

Tones of #100c08

When you combine pure gray with this color, #100c08, tones are produced.

Gradients including #100c08

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 #100c08 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#100c08 → #070a0f
#100c08 → #575452
#100c08 → #ffffff
#100c08 → #0e0f07
#100c08 → #090704
#100c08 → #0f0807

#100c08 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #100c08 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 #100c08 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#100c08 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#100c08might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #100c08

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#100c08. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #100c08

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 #100c08
Java new Color(16, 12, 8);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 16, 12, 8);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:16 green:12 blue:8 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(16f, 12f, 8f);
Swift UIColor(red:16, green:12, blue:8, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $080c10
Python Color('#100c08')

Base Conversions of hex color #100c08

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #100c08. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1051656 while the individual RGB conversions are: 16, 12, 8.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010000 00001100 00001000
Hex 10 0c 08
Octal 20 14 10
Decimal 16 12 8

Icons incorporating the color #100c08

If you're considering using #100c08 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #100c08 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #100c08 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 #100c08 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #100c08 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #100c08 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #100c08 background.
This text is hex color #100c08 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #100c08 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #100c08 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #100c08 and white (#ffffff) background.