Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f) color information

Hex color #1c171f may be mistaken for "Eerie black" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "very dark purple". When people spot this color, Eerie black (#1c171f), in marketing and promotions, they might associate it with being successful, sparks of creativity, transcendence, cutting-edge, and health care. This color isn't popular for the home. DeviantArt is a company using this color, according to our database.

#1c171f Breakdown

#1c171f is made up of (28, 23, 31) in RGB colorspace and (9.68, 25.81, 0.00, 87.84) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 1840927 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #330033. White should be used ontop of #1c171f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #1c171f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #1c171f luma #25.38
Websafe hex #330033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(28, 23, 31) Adobe RGB (33.00, 31.00, 30.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(11%, 9%, 12%) Closest named color Eerie black
rgba rgba(28.0, 23.0, 31.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (10.00, 0.90, 0.55)
cmyk cmyk(9.68, 25.81, 0.00, 87.84) CIE-L*ab (8.99, 1.84, 1.21)
hsv hsv(280.00, 14.29, 10.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (8.99, 2.20, 33.33)
hsb hsb(280.00, 25.00, 12.00) CIE-L*uv (8.99, 1.48, 0.63)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f)

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" #1c171f and the second color is called the "compliment" #191e16.

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 #Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #1c171f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #191e16.

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-Eerie black (#1c171f)

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 Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f)

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 Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f)

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 #1c171f

Lighter shades of #1c171f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Eerie black (#1c171f)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #1c171f with black

Tones of #1c171f

When you combine pure gray with this color, #1c171f, tones are produced.

Gradients including #1c171f

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 #1c171f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#1c171f → #191e16
#1c171f → #605c62
#1c171f → #ffffff
#1c171f → #1e161d
#1c171f → #100d12
#1c171f → #18161e

#1c171f in different lighting conditions

Seeing #1c171f 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 #1c171f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#1c171f 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.

#1c171fmight 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 #1c171f

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#1c171f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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Programming Language Syntax for #1c171f

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 #1c171f
Java new Color(28, 23, 31);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 28, 23, 31);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:28 green:23 blue:31 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(28f, 23f, 31f);
Swift UIColor(red:28, green:23, blue:31, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1f171c
Python Color('#1c171f')

Base Conversions of hex color #1c171f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #1c171f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 1840927 while the individual RGB conversions are: 28, 23, 31.

Red Green Blue
Binary 00011100 00010111 00011111
Hex 1c 17 1f
Octal 34 27 37
Decimal 28 23 31

Icons incorporating the color #1c171f

If you're considering using #1c171f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #1c171f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #1c171f 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 #1c171f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #1c171f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #1c171f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #1c171f background.
This text is hex color #1c171f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #1c171f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #1c171f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #1c171f and white (#ffffff) background.