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A comprehensive guide to hex color #e11b22

About hex color #e11b22 - near-Lust

Hex color #e11b22 greatly resembles "Lust". It's categorized as "red". When people from western culture see red in marketing, the following may come to mind: feelings of love and affection, their physical self and being, an increased heart rate, transportation and cars, and loud. It's rarely tied to finance and wealth. Polariod, TED, and 21 others are using a color close to Lust in their branding. (Explore brands using Lust).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #e11b22 is created using 88.2% red, 10.6% green, and 13.3% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 88% magenta, 84.9% yellow, and 11.8% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
88.2%
 
10.6%
 
13.3%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
88%
 
84.9%
11.8%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#e11b22 is made up of R: 225, G: 27, B: 34 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:88, Y:84.89, K:11.76 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14752546 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc3333. Its closest named color is "Lust". White should be used ontop of #e11b22 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e11b22. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e11b22
Websafe hex #cc3333
rgb 225, 27, 34
rgb percent (%) 87.89%, 10.55%, 13.28%
rgba R: 225, G: 27, B: 34, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:88, Y:84.89, K:11.76
hsv 357.88, 78.57, 49.41
hsb 357.88, 88, 88.24
luma 86.966
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 193, 33, 39
Closest named color Lust
Hunter-Lab 41.12, 69.07, 22.92
CIE-L*ab 48.14, 70.39, 49.49
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 48.14, 86.04, 35.11
CIE-L*uv 48.14, 145.78, 30.09°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #e11b22. These color palettes have been mathematically proven to pair well in designs.
 

Complimentary

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" #e11b22 and the second color is called the "compliment" #1be1d7.

Design Tip: It's not a good idea to use one of these colors for text and the other for the background.

#1be1d7
#e11b22

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e11b22 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1be1d7.

Design Tip: 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.

#1b87e1
#e11b22
#1be174

Triadic

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

Design Tip: This color scheme tends to produce colors that are quite vibrant, regardless of saturation.

#1b24e1
#e11b22
#24e11b

Tetradic

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

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

#d71be1
#1be1d7
#24e11b
#e11b22

Analagous

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.

Design Tip: This color scheme typically doesn't produce tension as all three colors tend to be either warm or cold.

#e11b87
#e11b22
#e1741b

When designing or marketing products, especially on a worldwide platform like Amazon, color is important. This section contains links to Amazon products that have some relation to one of the attributes of the color #e11b22: "technology".
 

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Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #e11b22 can help you with your creative processes. Remember, you can click on a color to be taken to its own page full of unique color information.
 

Darker shades

Darker shades are produced by blending #e11b22 with black #000000.

#2d0506
#43080a
#5a0a0d
#700d11
#871014
#9d1217
#b4151b
#ca181e

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e11b22 with white #FFFFFF.

#e7484e
#ea5f64
#ed767a
#f08d90
#f3a3a6
#f6babc
#f9d1d2
#fce8e8

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e11b22 with gray #808080.

#936b6d
#9d6163
#a6575a
#b04d51
#ba4347
#c3393e
#cd2f34
#d7252b

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 #e11b22 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the Color Harmonies section above.

Below each gradient is the CSS color code that was used to create it. You can copy and paste it so it can be used in designs of your own.

For more information on how to apply gradients, visit the w3schools.com page on CSS gradients.

Seeing #e11b22 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 #e11b22 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #e11b22 appears as #e41100 when in old daylight and as #d9294e when in white fluorescent.

Incandescent/tungsten
Old direct sunlight at noon
Old daylight
ICC profile PCS
Mid-morning daylight
Daylight, sRGB, Adobe-RGB
North sky daylight
Equal energy
Daylight Fluorescent
Cool fluorescent
White Fluorescent
Warm White Fluorescent
Daylight Fluorescent
Lite White Fluorescent
Daylight fluorescent, D65 simulator
Sylvania F40, D50 simulator
Cool White Fluorescent
Ultralume 50, Philips TL85
Ultralume 40, Philips TL84
Ultralume 30, Philips TL83
Data used in calculating these colors comes courtesy of Easy RGB.

Colors that have names have reached a point of status where they're more than just a hex code: they're real-world associated. View a list of all 1,500+ named colors.

Closest named colors to #e11b22

#e11b22 might 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.

Lust
Maximum red
Red (pigment)
Amaranth red
Permanent Geranium Lake
Fire engine red
Lava
Stop red

Furthest named colors to #e11b22

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #e11b22. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Aqua
Cyan
Electric cyan
Spanish sky blue
Neon cyan
Turquoise blue
Lotion blue
Sea green (Crayola)

Colors are important to brands and the messages they convey. Brand recognition and colors go hand-in-hand. Knowing what brands are using #e11b22, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Sony uses the color #e31a22

#000000
#e31a22
#00a4e8
#165b65
#697d99
#7c8285
#96b8db
#a4dbdb
#b1b134
#b24f3f
#b2c8bd
#b51f29
#bbd634
#bfbdb0
#dbe3b6
#dc9018
#df8f2d
#f4979c
#f58268
#fdd666

Instagram uses the color #fd1d1d

#fd1d1d
#405de6
#5851db
#833ab4
#c13584
#e1306c
#f56040
#f77737
#fcaf45
#ffdc80
  

TED uses the color #e62b1e

#e62b1e
   

State Farm uses the color #e1261c

#e1261c
   

USPS uses the color #e71921

#e71921
#218748
#333366
 

Rentler uses the color #ed1c27

#ed1c27
   

RE/MAX uses the color #e11b22

#e11b22
#0054a4
  

The Sun uses the color #ed1c24

#ed1c24
#b90c13
  

British Airways uses the color #eb2226

#eb2226
#01295c
#075aaa
#a7a9ac
#aca095
#b9cfed
#efe9e5
 

Roo Kids uses the color #e22027

#e22027
#003e70
#a1cd3d
 

Mobilink uses the color #ee1d23

#ee1d23
   

Burger King uses the color #ec1c24

#ec1c24
#0066b2
#ed7902
#fdbd10

Polariod uses the color #e41b13

#e41b13
#00a3e2
#1ba548
#f1860e
#fdc800
   

Cunard uses the color #e42313

#e42313
#1d1d1b
#8b8c8d
#ae9a64

Flipboard uses the color #e12828

#e12828
   

Windows uses the color #e81123

#e81123
#002050
#0078d7
#008272
#107c10
#5c2d91
#b4009e
#d83b01
#ffb900
   

Ferrari uses the color #e32119

#e32119
   

Trustpilot uses the color #e12729

#e12729
#007f4e
#72b043
#c8c8c8
#f37324
#f8cc1b
  

Coca-Cola uses the color #ed1c16

#ed1c16
   

Alphabet uses the color #ed1c24

#ed1c24
   

San Francisco 49ers uses the color #e91e22

#000000
#e91e22
#c8aa76
 

SugarCRM uses the color #e61718

#e61718
#282828
#595a5c
#e8e9ea

Change.org uses the color #ec2c22

#ec2c22
   
Brand data comes courtesy of Brand Colors. Brands linked may not be suitable for all ages and in no way affiliated with 2020 Colors.

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.

HTML, CSS #e11b22
Java new Color(225, 27, 34)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 225, 27, 34);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8824 green:0.1059 blue:0.1333 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8824f, 0.1059f, 0.1333f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8824, green:0.1059, blue:0.1333, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $221BE1
Python Color('#e11b22')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e11b22. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14752546 while the individual RGB conversions are: 225, 27, 34.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111000010001101100100010
Hexe11b22
Octal3413342
Decimal2252734

If you're considering using #e11b22 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e11b22 colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #e11b22 on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #e11b22 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e11b22 background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e11b22 background.

This text is hex color #e11b22 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #e11b22 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e11b22 and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e11b22 and white (#ffffff) background.

Patterns courtesy of Hero Patterns.

If you're a web developer, you might find it useful to see elements like buttons and check boxes in the color #e11b22.

Buttons

The HTML and CSS used to create these elements comes from w3schools.com.
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