Prilly red (#ff0040) color information

#ff0040 is the hex color code that is named "Prilly red". The color is categorized as "generic red". Psychologically, when humans think of this color, Prilly red (#ff0040), in branding, they may think of some of these attributes: generally strong emotions, survival and tactical thinking, a sense of urgency, technology, and loud. Colors labeled as "generic red" are rarely tied to travel.

#ff0040 Breakdown

#ff0040 is made up of (255, 0, 64) in RGB colorspace and (0.00, 100.00, 74.90, 0.00) in CMYK colorspace. Its decimal value is 16711744 and the closest web-safe color code to it is #ff0033. White should be used ontop of #ff0040 to ensure the best legibility.

Here's a color conversion chart. It contains technical information about the hex color #ff0040. If you're a programmer, view the code snippets section for prepared language syntax.

hex #ff0040 luma #83.48
Websafe hex #ff0033 Black/white pairing White
rgb rgb(255, 0, 64) Adobe RGB (218.00, 29.00, 66.00)
rgb percent (%) rgb(100%, 0%, 25%) Closest named color Prilly red
rgba rgba(255.0, 0.0, 64.0, 1.0) Hunter-Lab (46.90, 81.54, 22.26)
cmyk cmyk(0.00, 100.00, 74.90, 0.00) CIE-L*ab (54.03, 79.00, 40.62)
hsv hsv(345.00, 100.00, 50.00) CIE-L*Ch(ab) (54.03, 88.83, 27.21)
hsb hsb(345.00, 100.00, 100.00) CIE-L*uv (54.03, 161.29, 24.92)
RGB COMPOSITION
CMYK Composition

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Compliments of #Prilly red (#ff0040)

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" #ff0040 and the second color is called the "compliment" #00ffbf.

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

Split Complimentary Colors of #Prilly red (#ff0040)

There are three colors that make up the Split Complimentary color scheme. The base color #ff0040 is paired with the two colors on either side of the compliment color #00ffbf.

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

Triadic Colors of Prilly red (#ff0040)

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

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

Tetradic Colors of Prilly red (#ff0040)

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 Prilly red (#ff0040)

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 variations of #ff0040

Lighter shades of #ff0040 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of white.

Darker variations of #ff0040

Darker shades of #ff0040 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of black.

Tones of #ff0040

Tones of #ff0040 can be created by blending the color with different amounts of gray.

Prilly red (#ff0040) 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 #ff0040 as the base color. The secondary colors come from the section above.

#ff0040 → #00ffbf
#ff0040 → #ff4c79
#ff0040 → #ffffff
#ff0040 → #ff3f00
#ff0040 → #990026
#ff0040 → #ff00bf

Prilly red (#ff0040) in different environments

Seeing #ff0040 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 #ff0040 could potentially look inside each of them, given perfect conditions.

#ff0040 popular variants and Interior/Exterior House Paints

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

#ff0040might 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.

#ff0040 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#ff0040. Click on the colors to explore their unique information.

#ff0040 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 #ff0040
Java new Color(255, 0, 64);
.NET Color.FromArgb(255, 255, 0, 64);
Objective-C [UIColor colorWithRed:255 green:0 blue:64 alpha:1.00000];
OpenGL glColor3f(255f, 0f, 64f);
Swift UIColor(red:255, green:0, blue:64, alpha:1.00000)
GameMaker Language (GML) $4000ff
Python Color('#ff0040')

Base Conversions of hex color #ff0040

This useful chart contains technical information about the hexadecimal color #ff0040. For example, the direct decimal conversion is 16711744 while the individual RGB conversions are: 255, 0, 64.

Red Green Blue
Binary 11111111 00000000 01000000
Hex ff 00 40
Octal 377 0 100
Decimal 255 0 64

#ff0040 Icons

If you're considering using #ff0040 in a logo or design, you can quickly reference below to see how various symbols, icons, and emblems look.

Color Prilly red (#ff0040) on different backgrounds

We learned earlier that White-colored text should be used on a #ff0040 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 #ff0040 on a solid black (#000000) background.
This text is hex color #ff0040 on a solid white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a solid hex color #ff0040 background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a solid hex color #ff0040 background.
This text is hex color #ff0040 on a striped black (#000000) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is hex color #ff0040 on a striped gray (#808080) and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid black (#000000) on a striped hex color #ff0040 and white (#ffffff) background.
This text is solid white (#ffffff) on a striped hex color #ff0040 and white (#ffffff) background.