Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326) color information

Hex color #c12326 almost matches the color named "Fire engine red" due to their similar appearences. It's labeled as "generic brown". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Fire engine red (#c12326), in advertising materials, they might associate it with being natural, rugged, something stand-out, argiculture, and outdoors. Colors labeled as "generic brown" are rarely tied to travel.

Breakdown of Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

#c12326 is made up of (193, 35, 38) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 81.87, 80.31, 24.31) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 12657446 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. White should be used ontop of #c12326 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #c12326. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #c12326 luma #82.55
Websafe hex #cc3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(193, 35, 38) Adobe RGB (165.00, 45.00, 41.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(76%, 14%, 15%) Closest named color Fire engine red
rgba rgba(193.0, 35.0, 38.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 53.53, 19.05)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 81.87, 80.31, 24.31) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 58.29, 40.91)
hsv hsv(359.03, 68.89, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 71.21, 35.06)
hsb hsb(359.03, 81.58, 76.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 115.32, 26.17)
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

The Complimentary color scheme is made up of two colors. These two colors are opposite one another in the color spectrum. The first color is called the "base" #c12326 and the second color is called the "compliment" #23c1bf.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #c12326 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #23c1bf.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

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-Fire engine red (#c12326)

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 shades of #c12326

When you combine pure white with this color, #c12326, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #c12326

Darker shades are produced by blending #c12326 with black

Tones of #c12326

Tones of #c12326 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #c12326

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 #c12326 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#c12326 → #23c1bf
#c12326 → #d36567
#c12326 → #ffffff
#c12326 → #c17023
#c12326 → #731516
#c12326 → #c12375

Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326) in different environments

Seeing #c12326 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 #c12326 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326)

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

#c12326might 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.

Furthest named colors and Paints related to #c12326

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#c12326. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #c12326

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 #c12326
Java new Color(193, 35, 38);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 193, 35, 38);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:193 green:35 blue:38 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(193f, 35f, 38f);
Swift UIColor(red:193, green:35, blue:38, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2623c1
Python Color('#c12326')

Base Conversions of hex color #c12326

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #c12326. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 12657446 while the individual RGB conversions are: 193, 35, 38.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11000001 00100011 00100110
Hex c1 23 26
Octal 301 43 46
Decimal 193 35 38

#c12326 Icons

If you're considering using #c12326 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Fire engine red (#c12326) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #c12326 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 #c12326 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #c12326 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #c12326 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #c12326 background.
This text is hex color #c12326 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #c12326 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #c12326 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #c12326 and white (#ffffff) background.