Faux-Nintendo red (#e0000b) color information

#e0000b is the hex color code that is related to "Nintendo red" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic red". When people from western culture see this color, Nintendo red (#e0000b), used in brand logos, they may think of some of these attributes: feelings of love and affection, safety and comfort, a sense of urgency, food and restaurants, and anger. Consider using a different color if you're in the market for travel.

#e0000b Breakdown

#e0000b is made up of (224, 0, 11) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 95.09, 12.16) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14680075 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0000. White should be used ontop of #e0000b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e0000b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e0000b luma #68.22
Websafe hex #cc0000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(224, 0, 11) Adobe RGB (192.00, 8.00, 24.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(88%, 0%, 4%) Closest named color Nintendo red
rgba rgba(224.0, 0.0, 11.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 71.59, 23.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 95.09, 12.16) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 72.73, 55.81)
hsv hsv(357.27, 100.00, 44.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 91.68, 37.50)
hsb hsb(357.27, 100.00, 88.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 152.55, 31.46)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Faux-Nintendo red (#e0000b)

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" #e0000b while the second is the "compliment" #00e0d5.

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-Nintendo red (#e0000b)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #e0000b is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00e0d5.

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-Nintendo red (#e0000b)

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-Nintendo red (#e0000b)

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-Nintendo red (#e0000b)

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 shades of #e0000b

Lighter shades of #e0000b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Faux-Nintendo red (#e0000b)'s Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #e0000b with black

Faux-Nintendo red (#e0000b)'s Tones

When you combine pure gray with this color, #e0000b, tones are produced.

Gradients including #e0000b

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 #e0000b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e0000b → #00e0d5
#e0000b → #e94c54
#e0000b → #ffffff
#e0000b → #e06400
#e0000b → #860006
#e0000b → #e0007b

#e0000b in different lighting conditions

Seeing #e0000b 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 #e0000b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#e0000b 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.

#e0000bmight 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 #e0000b

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e0000b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Programming Language Syntax for #e0000b

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 #e0000b
Java new Color(224, 0, 11);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 224, 0, 11);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:224 green:0 blue:11 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(224f, 0f, 11f);
Swift UIColor(red:224, green:0, blue:11, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0b00e0
Python Color('#e0000b')

Base Conversions of hex color #e0000b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e0000b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14680075 while the individual RGB conversions are: 224, 0, 11.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100000 00000000 00001011
Hex e0 00 0b
Octal 340 0 13
Decimal 224 0 11

#e0000b Icons

If you're considering using #e0000b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Faux-Nintendo red (#e0000b) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e0000b 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 #e0000b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e0000b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e0000b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e0000b background.
This text is hex color #e0000b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e0000b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e0000b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e0000b and white (#ffffff) background.