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A comprehensive guide to hex color #e4000f

About hex color #e4000f - Nintendo red

Hex color #e4000f has the name "Nintendo red". It's described as "red". When humans think of red in ads, the following may come to mind: an increased appetite, safety and comfort, impulsion, technology, and anger. The color typically isn't associated with energy. LOMO, Qualtrics, and 10 others are using a color close to Nintendo red in their branding. (Explore brands using Nintendo red).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #e4000f is created using 89.4% red, 0% green, and 5.9% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 100% magenta, 93.4% yellow, and 10.6% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
89.4%
 
0%
 
5.9%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
100%
 
93.4%
10.6%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#e4000f is made up of R: 228, G: 0, B: 15 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:100, Y:93.42, K:10.59 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14942223 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0000. This color is named "Nintendo red". 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
Websafe hex #cc0000
rgb 228, 0, 15
rgb percent (%) 89.06%, 0%, 5.86%
rgba R: 228, G: 0, B: 15, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:100, Y:93.42, K:10.59
hsv 356.05, 100, 44.71
hsb 356.05, 100, 89.41
luma 69.867
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 195, 0, 22
Closest named color Nintendo red
Hunter-Lab 40.66, 73.02, 24.3
CIE-L*ab 47.66, 73.73, 57.42
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 47.66, 93.45, 37.91
CIE-L*uv 47.66, 155.55, 32.24°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #e4000f. 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" #e4000f and the second color is called the "compliment" #00e4d4.

Design Tip: Complimentary colors do the job if you want an element to really stand out!

#00e4d4
#e4000f

Split Complimentary

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 #00e4d4.

Design Tip: The Split Complimentary color scheme offers most of the contrast of the Complimentary Color scheme but without being as intense.

#0081e4
#e4000f
#00e462

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.

#000fe4
#e4000f
#0fe400

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: Find balance between the warm and cold colors if you desire to use the Tetradic color scheme in your design.

#d400e4
#00e4d4
#0fe400
#e4000f

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.

#e40081
#e4000f
#e46200

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #e4000f 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 #e4000f with black #000000.

#2d0003
#440004
#5b0006
#720007
#880009
#9f000a
#b6000c
#cd000d

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e4000f with white #FFFFFF.

#e9333f
#ec4c57
#ee666f
#f17f87
#f4999f
#f6b2b7
#f9cccf
#fce5e7

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e4000f with gray #808080.

#946669
#9e595e
#a84c52
#b24047
#bc333c
#c62630
#d01925
#da0c1a

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 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 #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. For example, #e4000f appears as #ea0000 when in northern sky daylight and as #e30037 when in cool 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 #e4000f

#e4000f 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.

Nintendo red
KU Crimson
Red cola
Red strawberry
Electric red
Cadmium red
Blood orange
Spanish red

Furthest named colors to #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.

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 #e4000f, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

LOMO uses the color #eb0028

#eb0028
#00a0df
  

Qualtrics uses the color #e10019

#e10019
   

NASCAR uses the color #e4002b

#e4002b
#007ac2
#ffd659
 

OnePlus uses the color #eb0029

#eb0029
   

Portfolium uses the color #fb0a2a

#fb0a2a
#0099ff
#17ad49
#333333

Gogo uses the color #e80029

#e80029
#40b4e5
#7c868d
 

Airbus uses the color #e4002b

#e4002b
#00205b
#005670
#0077c8
#0085ad
#008eaa
#009f4d
#4298b5
#48a9c5
#74d2e7
#84bd00
#8db9ca
#a51890
#da1884
#efdf00
#fe5000

Universität Hamburg uses the color #e2001a

#e2001a
#009cd1
#3b515b
 

GVB uses the color #e3001f

#e3001f
#009ee3
#0863b5
#13a538
#954a97
#e50064
#f39100
#fec600

Netflix uses the color #e50914

#e50914
#221f1f
#f5f5f1
 

ÖBB uses the color #e2002a

#e2002a
#6e6e6e
  

Samsung uses the color #e4002b

#e4002b
#0057b8
#009ca6
#00a9e0
#00b140
#0689d8
#1428a0
#685bc7
#75787b
#c800a1
#ff6900
#ffc600
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 #e4000f
Java new Color(228, 0, 15)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 228, 0, 15);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.8941 green:0 blue:0.0588 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.8941f, 0f, 0.0588f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.8941, green:0, blue:0.0588, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0F00E4
Python 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.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111001000000000000001111
Hexe4000f
Octal344017
Decimal228015

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.

Icons courtesy of Font Awesome.

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.

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.

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 #e4000f.

Buttons

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