Faux-Medium red (#aa0005) color information

The hexidecimal color, #aa0005, is very close to "Medium red" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "dark red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Medium red (#aa0005), in designs, the following may come to mind: generally strong emotions, their physical self and being, impulsion, technology, and passion. Colors labeled as "dark red" are rarely tied to energy.

Breakdown of #aa0005

#aa0005 is made up of (170, 0, 5) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 97.06, 33.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11141125 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990000. White should be used ontop of #aa0005 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #aa0005. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #aa0005 luma #51.40
Websafe hex #990000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(170, 0, 5) Adobe RGB (146.00, 22.00, 14.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(67%, 0%, 2%) Closest named color Medium red
rgba rgba(170.0, 0.0, 5.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 51.05, 18.06)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 97.06, 33.33) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 57.64, 47.74)
hsv hsv(358.21, 100.00, 33.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 74.84, 39.63)
hsb hsb(358.21, 100.00, 67.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, 112.68, 25.38)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Medium red (#aa0005)

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" #aa0005 while the second is the "compliment" #00aaa5.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Medium red (#aa0005)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #aa0005 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00aaa5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Medium red (#aa0005)

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-Medium red (#aa0005)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Medium red (#aa0005)

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-Medium red (#aa0005)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #aa0005 with white

Darker variations of #aa0005

When you combine pure black with this color, #aa0005, darker shades are produced.

Faux-Medium red (#aa0005)'s Tones

Tones of #aa0005 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#aa0005 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 #aa0005 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#aa0005 → #00aaa5
#aa0005 → #c34c50
#aa0005 → #ffffff
#aa0005 → #aa4f00
#aa0005 → #660003
#aa0005 → #aa005b

Faux-Medium red (#aa0005) in different environments

Seeing #aa0005 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 #aa0005 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #aa0005

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

#aa0005might 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-Medium red (#aa0005)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#aa0005. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#aa0005 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 #aa0005
Java new Color(170, 0, 5);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 170, 0, 5);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:170 green:0 blue:5 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(170f, 0f, 5f);
Swift UIColor(red:170, green:0, blue:5, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0500aa
Python Color('#aa0005')

Base Conversions of hex color #aa0005

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #aa0005. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11141125 while the individual RGB conversions are: 170, 0, 5.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10101010 00000000 00000101
Hex aa 00 05
Octal 252 0 5
Decimal 170 0 5

#aa0005 Icons

If you're considering using #aa0005 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Medium red (#aa0005) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #aa0005 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 #aa0005 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #aa0005 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #aa0005 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #aa0005 background.
This text is hex color #aa0005 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #aa0005 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #aa0005 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #aa0005 and white (#ffffff) background.