#553b3d Color Information

#553b3d Color Information
Details | Shades, Tints, and Tones | Variations | Color Coordinates | Color Schemes | HTML+CSS Examples | Coding & Programming | Color Blindness | Accessibility | Related Colors

The hexadecimal value (hex value) of this color is #553b3d, and its official name is Charred Chocolate. In RGB, it consists of 33.3% Red, 23.1% Green, and 23.9% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 30.6% Magenta, 28.2% Yellow, and 66.7% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 355.4°, with saturation of 18.1% and lightness of 28.2%. The decimal value for #553b3d is 5585725, and its nearest "web safe" color is #663333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #553b3d is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is black. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#553b3d Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorCharred Chocolate Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color85, 59, 61 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color33.3%, 23.1%, 23.9% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.667, 0.769, 0.761 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.306, 0.282, 0.667 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color355.4°, 18.1%, 28.2% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color355.4°, 30.6%, 33.3% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color6.153, 5.396, 5.132 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color85, 59, 61 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code5585725 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color27.835, 11.817, 3.331 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)27.835, 12.278, 15.744 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color27.835, 15.300, 1.994 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color23.230, 6.626, 3.161 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.369, 0.323, 5.396 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4283775805 / 0xff553b3d Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#663333 Copy

Shades of #553b3d

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #553b3d, its pure hue is 355.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 18.1%, and its lightness is 28.2%. As the amount of black is added to this hue and we reduce its lightness, the result is increasingly darker shades tints. The palette given below provides 18 different shades of #553b3d, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #050304 to #503839.

Tints of #553b3d

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #553b3d, its pure hue is 355.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 18.1%, and its lightness is 28.2%. As the amount of white (lightness) is added to this hue, the result is increasingly lighter tints. The following palette gives 18 different tints of #553b3d, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #5f4748 to #f5f3f4.

Tones of #553b3d

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #553b3d, its pure hue is 355.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 18.1%, so we increase this saturation to create more colorful tones, and decrease the saturation to create grayer tones. The palette shown below gives 27 different tones of #553b3d, which range from #484848 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #90000b (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #553b3d

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #553b3d! For #553b3d, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 5 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 6 unique colors including our original color, #553b3d. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #553b3d

This color, #553b3d, consists of 33.3% Red, 23.1% Green, and 23.9% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 85, Green = 59, Blue = 61. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #553b3d is 0% Cyan, 30.6% Magenta, 28.2% Yellow, and 66.7% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R33.3%
C0.0%
G23.1%
M30.6%
B23.9%
Y28.2%
K66.7%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 85 59 61
Octal 125 73 75
Hexa #55 #3b #3d
Binary 01010101 00111011 00111101
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 30 28 66
Octal 0 36 34 102
Hexa #00 #1e #1c #42
Binary 00000000 00011110 00011100 01000010

Analogous Colors of #553b3d

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #553b3d — which has hue 355.4° — its analogous colors are located at 25.4° and 355.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #553b3d.

Triadic Colors of #553b3d

Triadic colors are located 120 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel, which means the original color and its triadic colors are equidistant from one another on the color wheel and form a triangle. For #553b3d — which has hue 355.4° — its triadic colors are located at 115.4° and 355.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #553b3d.

Complementary Color of #553b3d

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #553b3d — which has hue 355.4° — its complementary color is located at 175.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #553b3d.

Split Complementary Colors of #553b3d

Split complementary colors are the analogs of a color's complement, which places them 210 degrees away on the color wheel from an original color. For #553b3d — which has hue 355.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 145.4° and 355.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #553b3d.

Tetradic Colors of #553b3d

Tetradic colors are two sets of complementary colors on either side of a color wheel from each other, forming a rectangle on the color wheel. For #553b3d — which has hue 355.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 265.4°, 355.4°, 85.4°, and 175.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #553b3d.

Monochromatic Colors of #553b3d

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #553b3d, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #272121 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #894f53 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #553b3d

We want to make getting started with #553b3d on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #553b3d into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #553b3d can be used to color text, backgrounds, shadows, and borders, as well as how it can be used as a solid fill or gradient fill for rectangles. These examples principally make use of <span> and <div> tags, although the CSS shown in particular can be repurposed to make use of #553b3d with other HTML elements.

#553b3d Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #553b3d.
<span style="color: #553b3d;">The color of this text is #553b3d.</span>

#553b3d Background Color

The background color for this text is #553b3d.
<div style="background-color: #553b3d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #553b3d.</div>

#553b3d Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #553b3d.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #553b3d;">This color for the shadow of this text is #553b3d.</span>

#553b3d Border Color

This is a div with border color #553b3d.
<div style="border: #553b3d 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #553b3d.</div>

#553b3d Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #553b3d on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #553b3d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #553b3d on a white background.</div></div>

#553b3d Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #553b3d on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #553b3d; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #553b3d on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #553b3d to White

This is a gradient from #553b3d to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#553b3d,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #553b3d to white.</div>

Gradient from #553b3d to Black

This is a gradient from #553b3d to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#553b3d,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#553b3d,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #553b3d to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #553b3d

In addition to using #553b3d on the web, we know you might want to use it in your mobile and desktop apps, too. Whatever your needs, the table below shows how to access #553b3d in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #553b3d, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 85, Green = 59, Blue = 61). If you need details about the color coordinates of #553b3d in other color spaces, refer to these details as provided toward the top of this page.

Language Environment Code Snippet
HTML + CSS (Hex Code) Web #553b3d
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(85, 59, 61)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #553b3d; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #553b3d; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #553b3d; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(85, 59, 61);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#553b3d")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:85, green:59, blue:61, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:85 green:59 blue:61 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(85f, 59f, 61f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(85, 59, 61);
 

#553b3d Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #553b3d the same way. For those with color blindness, #553b3d might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #553b3d looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #553b3d is placed in a circle in the upper-left corner of each of the below boxes, with the color in the rest of those boxes signifying how #553b3d looks for someone with that type of color blindness. Many people will perceive close similarities between the colors in these boxes and the colors in the circles — with some noticing particular similarities. We offer this insight so that as you make choices about colors to use for your purposes, you can make an informed decision about whether #553b3d will be a good fit for everyone in your audience!

Trichromacy

Protanomaly
Affects 1 in 100 Men & 1 in 10,000 Women

Deuteranomaly
Affects 1 in 17 Men & 1 in 250 Women

Tritanomaly
Affects 1 in 10,000

Dichromacy

Protanopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Deuteranopia
Affects 1 in 100, Mostly Men

Tritanopia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Monochromacy

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 20,000

Achromatopsia
Affects 1 in 100,000

Accessibility

Recommended

We analyzed whether #553b3d is an accessible color when used as a text / foreground color against a white background. This analysis is based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2 Level issued by W3C. Based on this analysis, we calculate a contrast ratio against white of approximately 10.1:1 against white. This is a high enough ratio to be considered accessible under both the AA and AAA level standards for either normal size or large text.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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