Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ed1b2e, is very close to "Red (pigment)" because of their close resemblance. This color is described as "generic red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e), in branding, the following may come to mind: generally strong emotions, their physical self and being, impulsion, technology, and passion. Shades of "generic red". typically aren't associated with energy. American Red Cross and Tesco are two brands that use this color.

Breakdown of Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

#ed1b2e is made up of (237, 27, 46) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 88.61, 80.59, 7.06) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 15538990 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff3333. 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 luma #91.91
Websafe hex #ff3333 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(237, 27, 46) Adobe RGB (204.00, 30.00, 46.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(93%, 11%, 18%) Closest named color Red (pigment)
rgba rgba(237.0, 27.0, 46.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (43.59, 74.64, 23.57)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 88.61, 80.59, 7.06) CIE-L*ab (50.69, 74.32, 48.49)
hsv hsv(354.88, 85.42, 52.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (50.69, 88.74, 33.12)
hsb hsb(354.88, 88.17, 93.00) CIE-L*uv (50.69, 154.58, 29.77)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

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" #1cedd8.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

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 #1cedd8.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

The Triadic color scheme is made up of three colors. When viewed on a color wheel, all three colors are spaced evenly (120°) apart.

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

Tetradic Colors of Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

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 Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

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 variations of #ed1b2e

When you combine pure white with this color, #ed1b2e, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #ed1b2e

Darker shades of #ed1b2e can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ed1b2e

Tones are produced by blending #ed1b2e with gray

Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e) 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 #ed1b2e as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ed1b2e → #1cedd8
#ed1b2e → #f25f6c
#ed1b2e → #ffffff
#ed1b2e → #ed6f1c
#ed1b2e → #8e101b
#ed1b2e → #ed1c99

How #ed1b2e looks in different atmospheres

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.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Red (pigment) (#ed1b2e)

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

#ed1b2emight 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.

#ed1b2e popular opposites

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.

Tesco
American Red Cross

#ed1b2e in coding

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 #ed1b2e
Java new Color(237, 27, 46);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 237, 27, 46);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:237 green:27 blue:46 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(237f, 27f, 46f);
Swift UIColor(red:237, green:27, blue:46, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2e1bed
Python Color('#ed1b2e')

Base Conversions of hex 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.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11101101 00011011 00101110
Hex ed 1b 2e
Octal 355 33 56
Decimal 237 27 46

Icons incorporating the color #ed1b2e

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.

Color #ed1b2e on different backgrounds

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. 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 #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.