Eerie black (#1b1b1b) color information

#1b1b1b is the hex color code that is synonymous with "Eerie black". It's labeled as "very dark purple". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Eerie black (#1b1b1b), in media, they might associate it with signs of royalty, anti-aging and not growing old, transcendence, slight femininity, and finance and wealth. This color isn't popular for the home. Soulcycle, Lloyd’s, and Cunard are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #1b1b1b

#1b1b1b is made up of (27, 27, 27) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 89.41) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1776411 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #333333. White should be used ontop of #1b1b1b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1b1b1b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1b1b1b luma #26.97
Websafe hex #333333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(27, 27, 27) Adobe RGB (33.00, 31.00, 30.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(11%, 11%, 11%) Closest named color Eerie black
rgba rgba(27.0, 27.0, 27.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 0.90, 0.55)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 0.00, 0.00, 89.41) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 1.84, 1.21)
hsv hsv(0.00, 0.00, 11.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 2.20, 33.33)
hsb hsb(0.00, 0.00, 11.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, 1.48, 0.63)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Eerie black (#1b1b1b)

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" #1b1b1b while the second is the "compliment" #1c1c1c.

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 #Eerie black (#1b1b1b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #1b1b1b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1c1c1c.

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 Eerie black (#1b1b1b)

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 Eerie black (#1b1b1b)

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 Eerie black (#1b1b1b)

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 #1b1b1b

Lighter shades are produced by blending #1b1b1b with white

Eerie black (#1b1b1b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #1b1b1b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Eerie black (#1b1b1b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #1b1b1b, tones are produced.

Eerie black (#1b1b1b) 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 #1b1b1b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1b1b1b → #1c1c1c
#1b1b1b → #5f5f5f
#1b1b1b → #ffffff
#1b1b1b → #1c1c1c
#1b1b1b → #101010
#1b1b1b → #1c1c1c

#1b1b1b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #1b1b1b 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 #1b1b1b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #1b1b1b

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

#1b1b1bmight 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.

#1b1b1b 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#1b1b1b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Cunard
DeviantArt
Soulcycle
Lloyd’s

#1b1b1b 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 #1b1b1b
Java new Color(27, 27, 27);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 27, 27, 27);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:27 green:27 blue:27 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(27f, 27f, 27f);
Swift UIColor(red:27, green:27, blue:27, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1b1b1b
Python Color('#1b1b1b')

Base Conversions of hex color #1b1b1b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1b1b1b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1776411 while the individual RGB conversions are: 27, 27, 27.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011011 00011011 00011011
Hex 1b 1b 1b
Octal 33 33 33
Decimal 27 27 27

Icons incorporating the color #1b1b1b

If you're considering using #1b1b1b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #1b1b1b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1b1b1b 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 #1b1b1b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1b1b1b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1b1b1b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1b1b1b background.
This text is hex color #1b1b1b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1b1b1b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1b1b1b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1b1b1b and white (#ffffff) background.