Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800) color information

The hexidecimal color, #b00800, greatly resembles "Mordant red 19" because they look the same at a quick glance. This color is described as "dark red". When people from western culture see this color, Mordant red 19 (#b00800), used in advertisements, the following may come to mind: feelings of love and affection, survival and tactical thinking, impulsion, food and restaurants, and loud. Colors labeled as "dark red" are rarely tied to energy.

Breakdown of #b00800

#b00800 is made up of (176, 8, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 95.45, 100.00, 30.98) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 11536384 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #990000. White should be used ontop of #b00800 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #b00800. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #b00800 luma #57.32
Websafe hex #990000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(176, 8, 0) Adobe RGB (150.00, 0.00, 15.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(69%, 3%, 0%) Closest named color Mordant red 19
rgba rgba(176.0, 8.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (30.00, 57.10, 18.06)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 95.45, 100.00, 30.98) CIE-L*ab (35.98, 63.06, 47.74)
hsv hsv(2.61, 100.00, 34.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (35.98, 79.09, 37.13)
hsb hsb(2.61, 100.00, 69.00) CIE-L*uv (35.98, 123.36, 23.81)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)

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" #b00800 while the second is the "compliment" #00aaaf.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Split Compliments of #Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #b00800 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00aaaf.

If you're new to designing, basing your color choices off the Split Complimentary color scheme is a good idea; it's not as easy to mess up the color pairing when it's being used.

Triadic Colors of Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)

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

Similar to the Split Complimentary color scheme, it's smart to use the secondary colors for accents and highlights.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)

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

The Tetradic color scheme is a highly-aggressive color scheme as all four colors fight for dominance.

Analagous Colors of Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)

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.

Finding the right contrast may prove to be a challenge when working with Analagous colors.

Lighter variations of #b00800

Lighter shades are produced by blending #b00800 with white

Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)'s Darker shades

Darker shades of #b00800 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #b00800, tones are produced.

Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800) 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 #b00800 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#b00800 → #00aaaf
#b00800 → #c7524c
#b00800 → #ffffff
#b00800 → #af5d00
#b00800 → #690400
#b00800 → #af0052

#b00800 in different lighting conditions

Seeing #b00800 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 #b00800 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #b00800

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

#b00800might 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.

#b00800 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#b00800. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#b00800 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 #b00800
Java new Color(176, 8, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 176, 8, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:176 green:8 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(176f, 8f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:176, green:8, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0008b0
Python Color('#b00800')

Base Conversions of hex color #b00800

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #b00800. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 11536384 while the individual RGB conversions are: 176, 8, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 10110000 00001000 00000000
Hex b0 08 00
Octal 260 10 0
Decimal 176 8 0

#b00800 Icons

If you're considering using #b00800 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Mordant red 19 (#b00800) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #b00800 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 #b00800 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #b00800 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #b00800 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #b00800 background.
This text is hex color #b00800 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #b00800 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #b00800 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #b00800 and white (#ffffff) background.