Faux-Smoky black (#140500) color information

#140500 is the hex color code that is a variation of "Smoky black" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "very dark brown". When people spot this color, Smoky black (#140500), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: simplicity, more masculine than feminine, something competitive, clothing, and conservation. Colors labeled as "very dark brown" are rarely tied to technology.

#140500 Breakdown

#140500 is made up of (20, 5, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 75.00, 100.00, 92.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1312000 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #000000. White should be used ontop of #140500 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #140500. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #140500 luma #8.92
Websafe hex #000000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(20, 5, 0) Adobe RGB (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(8%, 2%, 0%) Closest named color Smoky black
rgba rgba(20.0, 5.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 75.00, 100.00, 92.16) CIE-L*ab (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
hsv hsv(15.00, 100.00, 4.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (0.00, 0.00, 360.00)
hsb hsb(15.00, 100.00, 8.00) CIE-L*uv (0.00, 0.00, 0.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

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" #140500 and the second color is called the "compliment" #000f14.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #140500 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #000f14.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Smoky black (#140500)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #140500 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #140500

When you combine pure black with this color, #140500, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #140500

Tones are produced by blending #140500 with gray

#140500 in 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 #140500 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#140500 → #000f14
#140500 → #5a504c
#140500 → #ffffff
#140500 → #140f00
#140500 → #0c0300
#140500 → #140005

How #140500 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #140500 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 #140500 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#140500 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.

#140500might 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Smoky black (#140500)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#140500. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#140500 in programming

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 #140500
Java new Color(20, 5, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 20, 5, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:20 green:5 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(20f, 5f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:20, green:5, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $000514
Python Color('#140500')

Base Conversions of hex color #140500

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #140500. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1312000 while the individual RGB conversions are: 20, 5, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00010100 00000101 00000000
Hex 14 05 00
Octal 24 5 0
Decimal 20 5 0

#140500 Icons

If you're considering using #140500 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Smoky black (#140500) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #140500 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 #140500 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #140500 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #140500 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #140500 background.
This text is hex color #140500 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #140500 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #140500 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #140500 and white (#ffffff) background.