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A comprehensive guide to hex color #ed1b2e

About hex color #ed1b2e - near-Red (pigment)

Hex color #ed1b2e greatly resembles "Red (pigment)". 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. Wendy’s, NikeFuel, and 6 others are using a color close to Red (pigment) in their branding. (Explore brands using Red (pigment)).

In RGB colorspace, the hexadecimal color #ed1b2e is created using 92.9% red, 10.6% green, and 18% blue. In CMYK colorspace, you can make the color using 0% cyan, 88.6% magenta, 80.6% yellow, and 7.1% black.
 

RGB Composition
   
92.9%
 
10.6%
 
18%
   
    R   G   B    
CMYK Composition
 
0%
 
88.6%
 
80.6%
7.1%
 
  C   M   Y   K  

#ed1b2e is made up of R: 237, G: 27, B: 46 in RGB colorspace and C: 0, M:88.61, Y:80.59, K:7.06 in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15538990 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff3333. Its closest named color is "Red (pigment)". White should be used ontop of #ed1b2e to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ed1b2e. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ed1b2e
Websafe hex #ff3333
rgb 237, 27, 46
rgb percent (%) 92.58%, 10.55%, 17.97%
rgba R: 237, G: 27, B: 46, A: 1.0
CMYK C: 0, M:88.61, Y:80.59, K:7.06
hsv 354.57, 85.37, 51.76
hsb 354.57, 88.61, 92.94
luma 91.91
Black or white text? #ffffff
Adobe RGB 203, 33, 49
Closest named color Red (pigment)
Hunter-Lab 43.57, 73.93, 23.05
CIE-L*ab 50.67, 73.75, 46.52
CIE-L*Ch(ab) 50.67, 87.2, 32.24
CIE-L*uv 50.67, 152.45, 28.81°

Some colors work better together. Here, you'll find color harmonies and schemes specific to the hex color #ed1b2e. 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" #ed1b2e and the second color is called the "compliment" #1aedd8.

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

#1aedd8
#ed1b2e

Split Complimentary

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #ed1b2e is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #1aedd8.

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.

#1a99ed
#ed1b2e
#1aed6f

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.

#1a2fed
#ed1b2e
#2fed1a

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.

#d81aed
#1aedd8
#2fed1a
#ed1b2e

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.

#ed1a99
#ed1b2e
#ed6f1a

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 #ed1b2e: "their physical self and being".
 

Please note that 2020 Colours will receive commission for purchases made through the affiliate links above. This page's Amazon links are paid advertisements and are not endoresements or reviews of the product.

Seeing darker, lighter, and tinted variations of the hex color #ed1b2e 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 #ed1b2e with black #000000.

#2f0509
#47080d
#5e0a12
#760d17
#8e101b
#a51220
#bd1524
#d51829

Lighter shades

Lighter shades are produced by blending #ed1b2e with white #FFFFFF.

#f04857
#f25f6c
#f47681
#f68d96
#f7a3ab
#f9bac0
#fbd1d5
#fde8ea

Tones

Tones are produced by blending #ed1b2e with gray #808080.

#956b6f
#a06167
#ab575f
#b64d57
#c1434e
#cc3946
#d72f3e
#e22536

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 #ed1b2e 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 #ed1b2e 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 #ed1b2e could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions. For example, #ed1b2e appears as #f00f11 when in old daylight and as #e42a59 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 #ed1b2e

#ed1b2e 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.

Red (pigment)
Lust
Rose madder
Imperial red
Red (Pantone)
Permanent Geranium Lake
Scarlet
Tractor red

Furthest named colors to #ed1b2e

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from #ed1b2e. 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 #ed1b2e, or a color similar, can help you in determining whether the color is appropriate to your design.

Domino’s uses the color #e21737

#e21737
#0b648f
  

American Red Cross uses the color #ed1b2e

#000000
#ed1b2e
#004b79
#0091cd
#537b35
#56a0d3
#6d6e70
#7f181b
#8ec06c
#9f9fa3
#b4a996
#c4dff6
#d7d7d8
#d7d7d8
#ecb731
 

DISH Network uses the color #ec1944

#ec1944
   

Pepsi uses the color #e32934

#e32934
#004883
  

NikeFuel uses the color #e2142d

#e2142d
#4bad31
#e95814
#f5dc00

Walgreens uses the color #e31837

#e31837
#2774a6
#35393d
#489cd4
#f37520
   

Wendy’s uses the color #e2203d

#e2203d
#199fda
  

Tesco uses the color #ee1c2e

#ee1c2e
#00539f
  
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 #ed1b2e
Java new Color(237, 27, 46)
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 237, 27, 46);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:0.9294 green:0.1059 blue:0.1804 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(0.9294f, 0.1059f, 0.1804f);
Swift UIColor(red:0.9294, green:0.1059, blue:0.1804, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2E1BED
Python Color('#ed1b2e')

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ed1b2e. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 15538990 while the individual RGB conversions are: 237, 27, 46.

BaseRedGreenBlue
Binary111011010001101100101110
Hexed1b2e
Octal3553356
Decimal2372746

If you're considering using #ed1b2e 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 #ed1b2e colored background for best readability. But, you can be the judge of that by looking at the examples below.

This text is hex color #ed1b2e on a solid black (#000000) background.

This text is hex color #ed1b2e on a solid white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ed1b2e background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ed1b2e background.

This text is hex color #ed1b2e on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is hex color #ed1b2e on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ed1b2e and white (#ffffff) background.

This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ed1b2e 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 #ed1b2e.

Buttons

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