Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e) color information

#930c1e is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Ruby red" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark red". When people spot this color, Ruby red (#930c1e), in branding, 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. Colors labeled as "dark red" are rarely tied to travel.

#930c1e Breakdown

#930c1e is made up of (147, 12, 30) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 91.84, 79.59, 42.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 9636894 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990033. White should be used ontop of #930c1e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #930c1e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #930c1e luma #54.39
Websafe hex #990033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(147, 12, 30) Adobe RGB (128.00, 25.00, 36.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(58%, 5%, 12%) Closest named color Ruby red
rgba rgba(147.0, 12.0, 30.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (26.46, 43.50, 13.08)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 91.84, 79.59, 42.35) CIE-L*ab (31.81, 51.55, 29.66)
hsv hsv(352.08, 84.13, 31.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (31.81, 59.47, 29.91)
hsb hsb(352.08, 91.38, 58.00) CIE-L*uv (31.81, 91.59, 16.43)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

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" #930c1e while the second is the "compliment" #0c9381.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #930c1e is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #0c9381.

The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

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

This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

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

Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #930c1e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #930c1e

When you combine pure black with this color, #930c1e, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #930c1e with gray

#930c1e in 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 #930c1e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#930c1e → #0c9381
#930c1e → #b35461
#930c1e → #ffffff
#930c1e → #933e0c
#930c1e → #580712
#930c1e → #930c62

How #930c1e looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #930c1e 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 #930c1e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#930c1e 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.

#930c1emight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#930c1e. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#930c1e in programming

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 #930c1e
Java new Color(147, 12, 30);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 147, 12, 30);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:147 green:12 blue:30 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(147f, 12f, 30f);
Swift UIColor(red:147, green:12, blue:30, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1e0c93
Python Color('#930c1e')

Base Conversions of hex color #930c1e

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #930c1e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 9636894 while the individual RGB conversions are: 147, 12, 30.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10010011 00001100 00011110
Hex 93 0c 1e
Octal 223 14 36
Decimal 147 12 30

#930c1e Icons

If you're considering using #930c1e in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Ruby red (#930c1e) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #930c1e 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 #930c1e on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #930c1e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #930c1e background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #930c1e background.
This text is hex color #930c1e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #930c1e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #930c1e and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #930c1e and white (#ffffff) background.