Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500) color information

#a30500 is the hex color code that is close to the color named "Dark candy apple red" because of their close resemblance. The color is categorized as "dark red". When people spot this color, Dark candy apple red (#a30500), in designs, 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. This color isn't popular for travel.

#a30500 Breakdown

#a30500 is made up of (163, 5, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 96.93, 100.00, 36.08) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 10683648 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990000. White should be used ontop of #a30500 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #a30500. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #a30500 luma #51.67
Websafe hex #990000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(163, 5, 0) Adobe RGB (138.00, 23.00, 17.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(64%, 2%, 0%) Closest named color Dark candy apple red
rgba rgba(163.0, 5.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (28.28, 47.42, 16.78)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 96.93, 100.00, 36.08) CIE-L*ab (33.98, 54.76, 44.29)
hsv hsv(1.88, 100.00, 32.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (33.98, 70.43, 38.97)
hsb hsb(1.88, 100.00, 64.00) CIE-L*uv (33.98, 104.68, 23.59)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

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" #a30500 while the second is the "compliment" #00a0a3.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #a30500 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00a0a3.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

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-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

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-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades of #a30500 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker shades of #a30500

When you combine pure black with this color, #a30500, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #a30500 with gray

#a30500 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 #a30500 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#a30500 → #00a0a3
#a30500 → #be504c
#a30500 → #ffffff
#a30500 → #a35400
#a30500 → #610300
#a30500 → #a3004e

How #a30500 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #a30500 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 #a30500 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#a30500 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.

#a30500might 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-Dark candy apple red (#a30500)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#a30500. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#a30500 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 #a30500
Java new Color(163, 5, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 163, 5, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:163 green:5 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(163f, 5f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:163, green:5, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0005a3
Python Color('#a30500')

Base Conversions of hex color #a30500

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #a30500. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 10683648 while the individual RGB conversions are: 163, 5, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10100011 00000101 00000000
Hex a3 05 00
Octal 243 5 0
Decimal 163 5 0

Icons incorporating the color #a30500

If you're considering using #a30500 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #a30500 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #a30500 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 #a30500 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #a30500 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #a30500 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #a30500 background.
This text is hex color #a30500 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #a30500 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #a30500 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #a30500 and white (#ffffff) background.