Faux-Carmine (#a0001d) color information

#a0001d is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Carmine" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Carmine (#a0001d), in designs, they may think of some of these attributes: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, technology, and loud. Shades of "dark red". typically aren't associated with travel.

#a0001d Breakdown

#a0001d is made up of (160, 0, 29) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 81.88, 37.25) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10485789 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990033. White should be used ontop of #a0001d to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a0001d. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a0001d luma #51.12
Websafe hex #990033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(160, 0, 29) Adobe RGB (137.00, 24.00, 35.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(63%, 0%, 11%) Closest named color Carmine
rgba rgba(160.0, 0.0, 29.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 47.42, 14.61)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 81.88, 37.25) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 54.76, 33.41)
hsv hsv(349.52, 100.00, 31.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 64.15, 31.39)
hsb hsb(349.52, 100.00, 63.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 100.59, 18.69)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Carmine (#a0001d)

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" #a0001d while the second is the "compliment" #00a083.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Carmine (#a0001d)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a0001d is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00a083.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Carmine (#a0001d)

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-Carmine (#a0001d)

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-Carmine (#a0001d)

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 variations of #a0001d

Lighter shades of #a0001d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #a0001d

Darker shades of #a0001d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Carmine (#a0001d)'s Tones

Tones of #a0001d can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Carmine (#a0001d) 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 #a0001d as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a0001d → #00a083
#a0001d → #bc4c60
#a0001d → #ffffff
#a0001d → #a03200
#a0001d → #600011
#a0001d → #a0006d

Faux-Carmine (#a0001d) in different environments

Seeing #a0001d 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 #a0001d could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a0001d 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.

#a0001dmight 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.

#a0001d popular opposites

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a0001d. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a0001d in coding

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 #a0001d
Java new Color(160, 0, 29);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 160, 0, 29);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:160 green:0 blue:29 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(160f, 0f, 29f);
Swift UIColor(red:160, green:0, blue:29, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1d00a0
Python Color('#a0001d')

Base Conversions of hex color #a0001d

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a0001d. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10485789 while the individual RGB conversions are: 160, 0, 29.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100000 00000000 00011101
Hex a0 00 1d
Octal 240 0 35
Decimal 160 0 29

Icons incorporating the color #a0001d

If you're considering using #a0001d in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a0001d on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a0001d 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 #a0001d on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a0001d on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a0001d background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a0001d background.
This text is hex color #a0001d on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a0001d on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a0001d and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a0001d and white (#ffffff) background.