Nintendo red (#e4000f) color information

#e4000f is the hex color code that is named "Nintendo red". This color is described as "generic red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Nintendo red (#e4000f), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: generally strong emotions, their physical self and being, impulsion, technology, and passion. This color isn't popular for energy.

Breakdown of #e4000f

#e4000f is made up of (228, 0, 15) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 93.42, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14942223 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0000. White should be used ontop of #e4000f to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e4000f. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e4000f luma #69.87
Websafe hex #cc0000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(228, 0, 15) Adobe RGB (195.00, 0.00, 24.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 0%, 6%) Closest named color Nintendo red
rgba rgba(228.0, 0.0, 15.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 76.13, 23.74)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 93.42, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 76.39, 55.81)
hsv hsv(355.96, 100.00, 44.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 94.61, 36.15)
hsb hsb(355.96, 100.00, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 160.36, 30.32)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Nintendo red (#e4000f)

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" #e4000f and the second color is called the "compliment" #00e2d0.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Nintendo red (#e4000f)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e4000f is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00e2d0.

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

Triadic Colors of Nintendo red (#e4000f)

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 Nintendo red (#e4000f)

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 Nintendo red (#e4000f)

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.

Nintendo red (#e4000f)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e4000f with white

Darker variations of #e4000f

When you combine pure black with this color, #e4000f, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #e4000f

Tones of #e4000f can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#e4000f in 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 #e4000f as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e4000f → #00e2d0
#e4000f → #ec4c57
#e4000f → #ffffff
#e4000f → #e25e00
#e4000f → #880009
#e4000f → #e20084

Nintendo red (#e4000f) in different environments

Seeing #e4000f 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 #e4000f could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e4000f

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

#e4000fmight 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.

Named colors and Paints furthest from Nintendo red (#e4000f)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e4000f. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#e4000f in programming

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 #e4000f
Java new Color(228, 0, 15);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 228, 0, 15);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:228 green:0 blue:15 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(228f, 0f, 15f);
Swift UIColor(red:228, green:0, blue:15, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0f00e4
Python Color('#e4000f')

Base Conversions of hex color #e4000f

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e4000f. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14942223 while the individual RGB conversions are: 228, 0, 15.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100100 00000000 00001111
Hex e4 00 0f
Octal 344 0 17
Decimal 228 0 15

Icons incorporating the color #e4000f

If you're considering using #e4000f in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e4000f on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e4000f 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 #e4000f on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e4000f on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e4000f background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e4000f background.
This text is hex color #e4000f on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e4000f on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e4000f and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e4000f and white (#ffffff) background.