Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b) color information

#e4002b is the hex color code that is related to "Spanish red" due to their similar appearences. The color is categorized as "generic red". When people from western culture see this color, Spanish red (#e4002b), used in advertising materials, 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. Shades of "generic red". typically aren't associated with travel. Samsung, ÖBB, and Airbus are three companies using this color in their branding.

Breakdown of #e4002b

#e4002b is made up of (228, 0, 43) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 81.14, 10.59) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 14942251 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #cc0033. White should be used ontop of #e4002b to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e4002b. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e4002b luma #73.03
Websafe hex #cc0033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(228, 0, 43) Adobe RGB (194.00, 0.00, 48.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(89%, 0%, 17%) Closest named color Spanish red
rgba rgba(228.0, 0.0, 43.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (40.00, 76.13, 20.66)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 81.14, 10.59) CIE-L*ab (46.97, 76.39, 42.09)
hsv hsv(348.54, 100.00, 44.50) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (46.97, 87.22, 28.85)
hsb hsb(348.54, 100.00, 89.00) CIE-L*uv (46.97, 154.42, 23.64)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)

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" #e4002b and the second color is called the "compliment" #00e2b5.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e4002b is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00e2b5.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)

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 Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)

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-Spanish red (#e4002b)

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.

Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)'s Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e4002b with white

Darker variations of #e4002b

When you combine pure black with this color, #e4002b, darker shades are produced.

Tones of #e4002b

Tones of #e4002b can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

#e4002b 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 #e4002b as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e4002b → #00e2b5
#e4002b → #ec4c6a
#e4002b → #ffffff
#e4002b → #e24400
#e4002b → #880019
#e4002b → #e2009e

Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b) in different environments

Seeing #e4002b 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 #e4002b could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e4002b

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

#e4002bmight 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 Faux-Spanish red (#e4002b)

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e4002b. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Samsung
ÖBB
Airbus
Gogo
NASCAR

#e4002b 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 #e4002b
Java new Color(228, 0, 43);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 228, 0, 43);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:228 green:0 blue:43 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(228f, 0f, 43f);
Swift UIColor(red:228, green:0, blue:43, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2b00e4
Python Color('#e4002b')

Base Conversions of hex color #e4002b

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e4002b. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 14942251 while the individual RGB conversions are: 228, 0, 43.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100100 00000000 00101011
Hex e4 00 2b
Octal 344 0 53
Decimal 228 0 43

Icons incorporating the color #e4002b

If you're considering using #e4002b in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e4002b on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e4002b 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 #e4002b on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e4002b on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e4002b background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e4002b background.
This text is hex color #e4002b on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e4002b on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e4002b and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e4002b and white (#ffffff) background.