Carmine red (#ff0038) color information

The hexidecimal color, #ff0038, can simply be referred to as "Carmine red". The color is categorized as "generic red". When people spot this color, Carmine red (#ff0038), in advertising materials, they may think of some of these attributes: an increased appetite, their physical self and being, a sense of urgency, transportation and cars, and passion. Colors labeled as "generic red" are rarely tied to travel. ESPN and Shazam use this color in their branding.

Breakdown of Carmine red (#ff0038)

#ff0038 is made up of (255, 0, 56) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 78.04, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16711736 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0033. White should be used ontop of #ff0038 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff0038. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff0038 luma #82.57
Websafe hex #ff0033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 0, 56) Adobe RGB (219.00, 29.00, 59.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 0%, 22%) Closest named color Carmine red
rgba rgba(255.0, 0.0, 56.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 81.54, 23.57)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 78.04, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 79.00, 44.63)
hsv hsv(346.80, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 90.73, 29.46)
hsb hsb(346.80, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 163.60, 27.64)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Carmine red (#ff0038)

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" #ff0038 while the second is the "compliment" #00ffc3.

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

Split Compliments of #Carmine red (#ff0038)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ff0038 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00ffc3.

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

Triadic Colors of Carmine red (#ff0038)

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

Use this color scheme carefully and spend time balancing where and when each color is used.

Tetradic Colors of Carmine red (#ff0038)

Fours colors make up the Tetradic color scheme. All four colors are spaced evenly (90°) apart when visualized on a color wheel.

To successfuly incorpoate Tetradic colors in your designs, you'll need to plan carefully.

Analagous Colors of Carmine red (#ff0038)

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.

Lighter shades of #ff0038

When you combine pure white with this color, #ff0038, lighter shades are produced.

Darker variations of #ff0038

Darker shades are produced by blending #ff0038 with black

Carmine red (#ff0038)'s Tones

Tones of #ff0038 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Gradients including #ff0038

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 #ff0038 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff0038 → #00ffc3
#ff0038 → #ff4c73
#ff0038 → #ffffff
#ff0038 → #ff4400
#ff0038 → #990021
#ff0038 → #ff00bb

Carmine red (#ff0038) in different environments

Seeing #ff0038 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 #ff0038 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

Named colors and Interior Paints close to Carmine red (#ff0038)

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

#ff0038might 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 #ff0038

Looking for something completely different? Try a well-documented complimentary color. The named colors below have been calculated to be the furthest colors from#ff0038. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

ESPN
Shazam

Programming Language Syntax for #ff0038

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 #ff0038
Java new Color(255, 0, 56);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 0, 56);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:0 blue:56 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 0f, 56f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:0, blue:56, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $3800ff
Python Color('#ff0038')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff0038

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff0038. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16711736 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 0, 56.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 00000000 00111000
Hex ff 00 38
Octal 377 0 70
Decimal 255 0 56

#ff0038 Icons

If you're considering using #ff0038 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Carmine red (#ff0038) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff0038 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 #ff0038 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff0038 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff0038 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff0038 background.
This text is hex color #ff0038 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff0038 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff0038 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff0038 and white (#ffffff) background.