Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39) color information

Hex color #8d2d39 is very close to "Red-violet (Color wheel)" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39), in advertisements, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. Shades of "generic brown". typically aren't associated with travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

#8d2d39 is made up of (141, 45, 57) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 68.09, 59.57, 44.71) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9252153 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993333. White should be used ontop of #8d2d39 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #8d2d39. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #8d2d39 luma #75.02
Websafe hex #993333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(141, 45, 57) Adobe RGB (123.00, 49.00, 61.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(55%, 18%, 22%) Closest named color Red-violet (Color wheel)
rgba rgba(141.0, 45.0, 57.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 34.60, 8.08)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 68.09, 59.57, 44.71) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 42.17, 14.56)
hsv hsv(353.51, 50.68, 36.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 44.61, 19.05)
hsb hsb(353.51, 67.27, 55.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 67.82, 8.02)
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

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" #8d2d39 while the second is the "compliment" #2d8c81.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #8d2d39 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #2d8c81.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

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-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

The Tetradic color scheme is made up of four colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart.

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

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 #8d2d39

When you combine pure white with this color, #8d2d39, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #8d2d39

Darker shades are produced by blending #8d2d39 with black

Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)'s Tones

Tones of #8d2d39 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #8d2d39

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 #8d2d39 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#8d2d39 → #2d8c81
#8d2d39 → #af6c74
#8d2d39 → #ffffff
#8d2d39 → #8c522d
#8d2d39 → #541b22
#8d2d39 → #8c2d68

Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39) in different environments

Seeing #8d2d39 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 #8d2d39 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Red-violet (Color wheel) (#8d2d39)

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

#8d2d39might 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 #8d2d39

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#8d2d39. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #8d2d39

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 #8d2d39
Java new Color(141, 45, 57);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 141, 45, 57);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:141 green:45 blue:57 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(141f, 45f, 57f);
Swift UIColor(red:141, green:45, blue:57, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $392d8d
Python Color('#8d2d39')

Base Conversions of hex color #8d2d39

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #8d2d39. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9252153 while the individual RGB conversions are: 141, 45, 57.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10001101 00101101 00111001
Hex 8d 2d 39
Octal 215 55 71
Decimal 141 45 57

Icons incorporating the color #8d2d39

If you're considering using #8d2d39 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #8d2d39 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #8d2d39 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 #8d2d39 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #8d2d39 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #8d2d39 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #8d2d39 background.
This text is hex color #8d2d39 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #8d2d39 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #8d2d39 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #8d2d39 and white (#ffffff) background.