Faux-Vivid red (#f90021) color information

Hex color #f90021 is a variation of "Vivid red" because they look the same at a quick glance. It's labeled as "generic red". When people spot this color, Vivid red (#f90021), in designs, they might associate it with an increased appetite, survival and tactical thinking, an increased heart rate, transportation and cars, and loud. This color isn't popular for finance and wealth.

Breakdown of Faux-Vivid red (#f90021)

#f90021 is made up of (249, 0, 33) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 86.75, 2.35) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16318497 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0033. White should be used ontop of #f90021 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #f90021. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #f90021 luma #78.18
Websafe hex #ff0033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(249, 0, 33) Adobe RGB (216.00, 0.00, 34.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(98%, 0%, 13%) Closest named color Vivid red
rgba rgba(249.0, 0.0, 33.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (44.72, 85.11, 25.85)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 86.75, 2.35) CIE-L*ab (51.84, 82.29, 56.55)
hsv hsv(352.04, 100.00, 49.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (51.84, 99.85, 34.50)
hsb hsb(352.04, 100.00, 98.00) CIE-L*uv (51.84, 175.62, 31.96)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Complimentary Colors of #Faux-Vivid red (#f90021)

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" #f90021 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00f9d8.

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-Vivid red (#f90021)

The Split Complimentary color scheme is made up of three colors. The base color #f90021 is paired with the two colors to the left and the right of compliment color #00f9d8.

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

Triadic Colors of Faux-Vivid red (#f90021)

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-Vivid red (#f90021)

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-Vivid red (#f90021)

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 #f90021

When you combine pure white with this color, #f90021, lighter shades are produced.

Darker shades of #f90021

Darker shades of #f90021 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #f90021

Tones are produced by blending #f90021 with gray

Faux-Vivid red (#f90021) 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 #f90021 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#f90021 → #00f9d8
#f90021 → #fa4c63
#f90021 → #ffffff
#f90021 → #f95b00
#f90021 → #950013
#f90021 → #f9009e

How #f90021 looks in different atmospheres

Seeing #f90021 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 #f90021 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Faux-Vivid red (#f90021)

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

#f90021might 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.

#f90021 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#f90021. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#f90021 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 #f90021
Java new Color(249, 0, 33);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 249, 0, 33);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:249 green:0 blue:33 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(249f, 0f, 33f);
Swift UIColor(red:249, green:0, blue:33, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $2100f9
Python Color('#f90021')

Base Conversions of hex color #f90021

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #f90021. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16318497 while the individual RGB conversions are: 249, 0, 33.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111001 00000000 00100001
Hex f9 00 21
Octal 371 0 41
Decimal 249 0 33

Icons incorporating the color #f90021

If you're considering using #f90021 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color #f90021 on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #f90021 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 #f90021 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #f90021 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #f90021 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #f90021 background.
This text is hex color #f90021 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #f90021 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #f90021 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #f90021 and white (#ffffff) background.