Faux-Falu red (#7f181b) color information

#7f181b is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Falu red" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark red". When people spot this color, Falu red (#7f181b), in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: an increased appetite, their physical self and being, a sense of urgency, transportation and cars, and passion. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. American Red Cross uses this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

#7f181b is made up of (127, 24, 27) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 81.10, 78.74, 50.20) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 8329243 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #660033. White should be used ontop of #7f181b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #7f181b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #7f181b luma #55.11
Websafe hex #660033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(127, 24, 27) Adobe RGB (107.00, 27.00, 38.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(50%, 9%, 11%) Closest named color Falu red
rgba rgba(127.0, 24.0, 27.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (22.36, 34.45, 9.48)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 81.10, 78.74, 50.20) CIE-L*ab (26.73, 43.70, 20.91)
hsv hsv(357.07, 69.49, 29.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (26.73, 48.45, 25.57)
hsb hsb(357.07, 82.00, 50.00) CIE-L*uv (26.73, 70.26, 11.00)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

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" #7f181b while the second is the "compliment" #167f7a.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #7f181b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #167f7a.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

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-Falu red (#7f181b)

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 #7f181b

When you combine pure white with this color, #7f181b, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #7f181b

Darker shades are produced by blending #7f181b with black

Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)'s Tones

Tones of #7f181b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #7f181b

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 #7f181b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#7f181b → #167f7a
#7f181b → #a55d5f
#7f181b → #ffffff
#7f181b → #7f4616
#7f181b → #4c0e10
#7f181b → #7f1650

Faux-Falu red (#7f181b) in different environments

Seeing #7f181b 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 #7f181b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Falu red (#7f181b)

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

#7f181bmight 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 #7f181b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#7f181b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

American Red Cross

Programming Language Syntax for #7f181b

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 #7f181b
Java new Color(127, 24, 27);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 127, 24, 27);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:127 green:24 blue:27 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(127f, 24f, 27f);
Swift UIColor(red:127, green:24, blue:27, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1b187f
Python Color('#7f181b')

Base Conversions of hex color #7f181b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #7f181b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 8329243 while the individual RGB conversions are: 127, 24, 27.

Red Green Blue
Binary 01111111 00011000 00011011
Hex 7f 18 1b
Octal 177 30 33
Decimal 127 24 27

#7f181b Icons

If you're considering using #7f181b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Falu red (#7f181b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #7f181b 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 #7f181b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #7f181b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #7f181b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #7f181b background.
This text is hex color #7f181b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #7f181b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #7f181b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #7f181b and white (#ffffff) background.