Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21) color information

#dd1e21 is the hex color code that should not to be confused with "Maximum red" because they look the same at a quick glance. The color is categorized as "generic red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Maximum red (#dd1e21), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, technology, and loud. This color isn't popular for travel. RE/MAX uses this color in their branding.

#dd1e21 Breakdown

#dd1e21 is made up of (221, 30, 33) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 86.43, 85.07, 13.33) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14491169 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. White should be used ontop of #dd1e21 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #dd1e21. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #dd1e21 luma #87.42
Websafe hex #cc3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(221, 30, 33) Adobe RGB (190.00, 43.00, 37.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(87%, 12%, 13%) Closest named color Maximum red
rgba rgba(221.0, 30.0, 33.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 65.28, 23.16)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 86.43, 85.07, 13.33) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 67.19, 50.39)
hsv hsv(359.20, 75.76, 49.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 83.99, 36.87)
hsb hsb(359.20, 86.21, 87.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 139.59, 31.56)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21)

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" #dd1e21 while the second is the "compliment" #1eddda.

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

Split Compliments of #Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #dd1e21 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1eddda.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21)

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-Maximum red (#dd1e21)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21)

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 #dd1e21

Lighter shades of #dd1e21 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #dd1e21

Darker shades of #dd1e21 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21)'s Tones

Tones of #dd1e21 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21) 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 #dd1e21 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#dd1e21 → #1eddda
#dd1e21 → #e76163
#dd1e21 → #ffffff
#dd1e21 → #dd7b1e
#dd1e21 → #841213
#dd1e21 → #dd1e81

Faux-Maximum red (#dd1e21) in different environments

Seeing #dd1e21 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 #dd1e21 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#dd1e21 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.

#dd1e21might 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.

#dd1e21 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#dd1e21. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

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#dd1e21 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 #dd1e21
Java new Color(221, 30, 33);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 221, 30, 33);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:30 blue:33 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(221f, 30f, 33f);
Swift UIColor(red:221, green:30, blue:33, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $211edd
Python Color('#dd1e21')

Base Conversions of hex color #dd1e21

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #dd1e21. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14491169 while the individual RGB conversions are: 221, 30, 33.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11011101 00011110 00100001
Hex dd 1e 21
Octal 335 36 41
Decimal 221 30 33

Icons incorporating the color #dd1e21

If you're considering using #dd1e21 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #dd1e21 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #dd1e21 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 #dd1e21 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #dd1e21 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #dd1e21 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #dd1e21 background.
This text is hex color #dd1e21 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #dd1e21 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #dd1e21 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #dd1e21 and white (#ffffff) background.