Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16) color information

The hexidecimal color, #9e3d16, should not to be confused with "Chinese red" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Chinese red (#9e3d16), in advertising materials, the following may come to mind: being natural, more masculine than feminine, underutilized, argiculture, and conservation. This color isn't popular for finance.

Breakdown of #9e3d16

#9e3d16 is made up of (158, 61, 22) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 61.39, 86.08, 38.04) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10370326 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #993300. White should be used ontop of #9e3d16 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #9e3d16. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #9e3d16 luma #85.54
Websafe hex #993300 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(158, 61, 22) Adobe RGB (138.00, 67.00, 31.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(62%, 24%, 9%) Closest named color Chinese red
rgba rgba(158.0, 61.0, 22.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (33.17, 30.32, 18.52)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 61.39, 86.08, 38.04) CIE-L*ab (39.58, 36.51, 43.06)
hsv hsv(16.98, 74.65, 35.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (39.58, 56.45, 49.71)
hsb hsb(16.98, 85.48, 62.00) CIE-L*uv (39.58, 74.30, 31.43)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

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" #9e3d16 while the second is the "compliment" #167a9e.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #9e3d16 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #167a9e.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

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-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

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-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

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.

Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #9e3d16 with white

Darker variations of #9e3d16

When you combine pure black with this color, #9e3d16, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16)'s Tones

Tones of #9e3d16 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#9e3d16 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 #9e3d16 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#9e3d16 → #167a9e
#9e3d16 → #bb775b
#9e3d16 → #ffffff
#9e3d16 → #9e7e16
#9e3d16 → #5e240d
#9e3d16 → #9e1636

Faux-Chinese red (#9e3d16) in different environments

Seeing #9e3d16 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 #9e3d16 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #9e3d16

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

#9e3d16might 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-Chinese red (#9e3d16)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#9e3d16. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#9e3d16 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 #9e3d16
Java new Color(158, 61, 22);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 158, 61, 22);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:158 green:61 blue:22 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(158f, 61f, 22f);
Swift UIColor(red:158, green:61, blue:22, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $163d9e
Python Color('#9e3d16')

Base Conversions of hex color #9e3d16

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #9e3d16. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10370326 while the individual RGB conversions are: 158, 61, 22.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10011110 00111101 00010110
Hex 9e 3d 16
Octal 236 75 26
Decimal 158 61 22

Icons incorporating the color #9e3d16

If you're considering using #9e3d16 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #9e3d16 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #9e3d16 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 #9e3d16 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #9e3d16 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #9e3d16 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #9e3d16 background.
This text is hex color #9e3d16 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #9e3d16 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #9e3d16 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #9e3d16 and white (#ffffff) background.