Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c) color information

#cc051c is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Chinese red" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "dark red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Chinese red (#cc051c), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, technology, and loud. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel. Subway uses this color in their branding.

#cc051c Breakdown

#cc051c is made up of (204, 5, 28) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 97.55, 86.27, 20.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 13370652 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0033. White should be used ontop of #cc051c to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #cc051c. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #cc051c luma #67.10
Websafe hex #cc0033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(204, 5, 28) Adobe RGB (174.00, 16.00, 29.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(80%, 2%, 11%) Closest named color Chinese red
rgba rgba(204.0, 5.0, 28.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (36.06, 63.59, 20.76)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 97.55, 86.27, 20.00) CIE-L*ab (42.76, 67.07, 48.55)
hsv hsv(353.08, 95.12, 41.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (42.76, 82.80, 35.90)
hsb hsb(353.08, 97.50, 80.00) CIE-L*uv (42.76, 136.00, 27.44)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c)

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" #cc051c and the second color is called the "compliment" #05ccb4.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #cc051c is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #05ccb4.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c)

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-Chinese red (#cc051c)

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-Chinese red (#cc051c)

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 #cc051c

Lighter shades of #cc051c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #cc051c

Darker shades of #cc051c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #cc051c

Tones of #cc051c can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c) 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 #cc051c as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#cc051c → #05ccb4
#cc051c → #db5060
#cc051c → #ffffff
#cc051c → #cc5105
#cc051c → #7a0310
#cc051c → #cc057f

Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c) in different environments

Seeing #cc051c 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 #cc051c could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#cc051c 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.

#cc051cmight 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.

#cc051c 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#cc051c. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#cc051c 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 #cc051c
Java new Color(204, 5, 28);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 204, 5, 28);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:204 green:5 blue:28 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(204f, 5f, 28f);
Swift UIColor(red:204, green:5, blue:28, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $1c05cc
Python Color('#cc051c')

Base Conversions of hex color #cc051c

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #cc051c. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 13370652 while the individual RGB conversions are: 204, 5, 28.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11001100 00000101 00011100
Hex cc 05 1c
Octal 314 5 34
Decimal 204 5 28

#cc051c Icons

If you're considering using #cc051c in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Chinese red (#cc051c) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #cc051c 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 #cc051c on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #cc051c on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #cc051c background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #cc051c background.
This text is hex color #cc051c on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #cc051c on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #cc051c and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #cc051c and white (#ffffff) background.