Electric red (#e60000) color information

The hexidecimal color, #e60000, can simply be referred to as "Electric red". This color is described as "generic red". When people spot this color, Electric red (#e60000), in brand logos, the following may come to mind: an increased appetite, safety and comfort, impulsion, transportation and cars, and anger. This color isn't popular for energy. Sabre and Vodafone are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of #e60000

#e60000 is made up of (230, 0, 0) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 100.00, 9.80) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15073280 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0000. White should be used ontop of #e60000 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #e60000. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #e60000 luma #68.77
Websafe hex #ff0000 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(230, 0, 0) Adobe RGB (194.00, 31.00, 22.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(90%, 0%, 0%) Closest named color Electric red
rgba rgba(230.0, 0.0, 0.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (41.23, 69.67, 24.65)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 100.00, 9.80) CIE-L*ab (48.26, 70.85, 58.02)
hsv hsv(0.00, 100.00, 45.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (48.26, 91.58, 39.31)
hsb hsb(0.00, 100.00, 90.00) CIE-L*uv (48.26, 149.96, 33.78)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

Stock Photos

Seeing a variation of this color used in photos may be of value. Please note that 2020 Colors is an affiliate of Shutterstock and will receive a percentage of any sales made through this website.

Powered by Shutterstock

Join the Shutterstock Affiliate program using our invite

Complimentary Colors of #Electric red (#e60000)

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" #e60000 while the second is the "compliment" #00e5e5.

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

Split Compliments of #Electric red (#e60000)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #e60000 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00e5e5.

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

Triadic Colors of Electric red (#e60000)

There are three colors that make up the Triadic color scheme. A color wheel would show all three of these spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Electric red (#e60000)

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

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

Analagous Colors of Electric red (#e60000)

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.

Analagous colors often appear in nature. If you're designing with the outdoors in mind, keep this color harmony at your disposal.

Lighter shades of #e60000

Lighter shades are produced by blending #e60000 with white

Darker shades of #e60000

Darker shades are produced by blending #e60000 with black

Electric red (#e60000)'s Tones

Tones are produced by blending #e60000 with gray

Gradients including #e60000

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 #e60000 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#e60000 → #00e5e5
#e60000 → #ed4c4c
#e60000 → #ffffff
#e60000 → #e57200
#e60000 → #8a0000
#e60000 → #e50072

How #e60000 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #e60000 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 #e60000 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Paints related to #e60000

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

#e60000might 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 #e60000

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#e60000. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

Sabre
Vodafone

Programming Language Syntax for #e60000

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 #e60000
Java new Color(230, 0, 0);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 230, 0, 0);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:230 green:0 blue:0 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(230f, 0f, 0f);
Swift UIColor(red:230, green:0, blue:0, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $0000e6
Python Color('#e60000')

Base Conversions of hex color #e60000

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #e60000. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15073280 while the individual RGB conversions are: 230, 0, 0.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11100110 00000000 00000000
Hex e6 00 00
Octal 346 0 0
Decimal 230 0 0

Icons incorporating the color #e60000

If you're considering using #e60000 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #e60000 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #e60000 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 #e60000 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #e60000 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #e60000 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #e60000 background.
This text is hex color #e60000 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #e60000 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #e60000 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #e60000 and white (#ffffff) background.