Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028) color information

Hex color #510028 should not to be confused with "Dark scarlet" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "very dark pink". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Dark scarlet (#510028), in media, they might associate it with warmth, romance, fun and playful, limiting, and health care. Colors labeled as "very dark pink" are rarely tied to technology.

Breakdown of Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

#510028 is made up of (81, 0, 40) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 50.62, 68.24) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 5308456 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660033. White should be used ontop of #510028 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #510028. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #510028 luma #28.74
Websafe hex #660033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(81, 0, 40) Adobe RGB (73.00, 0.00, 42.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(32%, 0%, 16%) Closest named color Dark scarlet
rgba rgba(81.0, 0.0, 40.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (14.14, 26.92, 0.77)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 50.62, 68.24) CIE-L*ab (15.49, 38.20, 1.52)
hsv hsv(330.00, 100.00, 16.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (15.49, 38.23, 2.28)
hsb hsb(330.00, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*uv (15.49, 40.70, -3.69)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

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" #510028 and the second color is called the "compliment" #005128.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #510028 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #005128.

The two secondary colors make for great accent and highlight colors in your design.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

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

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

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.

This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

Lighter shades of #510028

When you combine pure white with this color, #510028, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #510028

Darker shades are produced by blending #510028 with black

Tones of #510028

Tones of #510028 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #510028

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 #510028 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#510028 → #005128
#510028 → #854c68
#510028 → #ffffff
#510028 → #510000
#510028 → #300018
#510028 → #510051

Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028) in different environments

Seeing #510028 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 #510028 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028)

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

#510028might 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 #510028

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#510028. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #510028

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 #510028
Java new Color(81, 0, 40);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 81, 0, 40);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:81 green:0 blue:40 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(81f, 0f, 40f);
Swift UIColor(red:81, green:0, blue:40, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $280051
Python Color('#510028')

Base Conversions of hex color #510028

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #510028. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 5308456 while the individual RGB conversions are: 81, 0, 40.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01010001 00000000 00101000
Hex 51 00 28
Octal 121 0 50
Decimal 81 0 40

#510028 Icons

If you're considering using #510028 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Dark scarlet (#510028) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #510028 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 #510028 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #510028 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #510028 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #510028 background.
This text is hex color #510028 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #510028 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #510028 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #510028 and white (#ffffff) background.