#db230b Color Information

#db230b 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 #db230b. In RGB, it consists of 85.9% Red, 13.7% Green, and 4.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 84% Magenta, 95% Yellow, and 14.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 6.9°, with saturation of 90.4% and lightness of 45.1%. The decimal value for #db230b is 14361355, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc3300. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #db230b is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is yellow. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#db230b Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color219, 35, 11 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color85.9%, 13.7%, 4.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.141, 0.863, 0.957 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.84, 0.95, 0.141 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color6.9°, 90.4%, 45.1% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color6.9°, 95.0%, 85.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color29.875, 16.286, 1.886 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color219, 38, 11 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14361355 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color47.348, 66.907, 57.477 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)47.348, 88.205, 40.664 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color47.348, 141.084, 34.147 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color40.356, 61.516, 25.479 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.622, 0.339, 16.286 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4292551435 / 0xffdb230b Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc3300 Copy
Last Updated: January 31, 2023

Shades of #db230b

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #db230b, its pure hue is 6.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 90.4%, and its lightness is 45.1%. 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 #db230b, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0201 to #ce210a.

Tints of #db230b

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #db230b, its pure hue is 6.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 90.4%, and its lightness is 45.1%. 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 #db230b, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #dd3019 to #fdf2f1.

Tones of #db230b

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #db230b, its pure hue is 6.9° on the color wheel and its saturation is 90.4%, 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 #db230b, which range from #737373 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #e61b00 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #db230b

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #db230b! For #db230b, 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, #db230b. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #db230b

This color, #db230b, consists of 85.9% Red, 13.7% Green, and 4.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 219, Green = 35, Blue = 11. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #db230b is 0% Cyan, 84% Magenta, 95% Yellow, and 14.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R85.9%
C0.0%
G13.7%
M84.0%
B4.3%
Y95.0%
K14.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 219 35 11
Octal 333 43 13
Hexa #db #23 #0b
Binary 11011011 00100011 00001011
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 84 94 14
Octal 0 124 136 16
Hexa #00 #54 #5e #0e
Binary 00000000 01010100 01011110 00001110

Analogous Colors of #db230b

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #db230b — which has hue 6.9° — its analogous colors are located at 6.9° and 336.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db230b.

Triadic Colors of #db230b

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 #db230b — which has hue 6.9° — its triadic colors are located at 6.9° and 246.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db230b.

Complementary Color of #db230b

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #db230b — which has hue 6.9° — its complementary color is located at 186.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db230b.

Split Complementary Colors of #db230b

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 #db230b — which has hue 6.9° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 6.9° and 216.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db230b.

Tetradic Colors of #db230b

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 #db230b — which has hue 6.9° — its tetradic colors are located at 276.9°, 6.9°, 96.9°, and 186.9° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db230b.

Monochromatic Colors of #db230b

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #db230b, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #6b1408 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #fb705e (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #db230b

We want to make getting started with #db230b on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #db230b into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #db230b 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 #db230b with other HTML elements.

#db230b Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #db230b.
<span style="color: #db230b;">The color of this text is #db230b.</span>

#db230b Background Color

The background color for this text is #db230b.
<div style="background-color: #db230b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #db230b.</div>

#db230b Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #db230b.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #db230b;">This color for the shadow of this text is #db230b.</span>

#db230b Border Color

This is a div with border color #db230b.
<div style="border: #db230b 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #db230b.</div>

#db230b Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #db230b on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #db230b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #db230b on a white background.</div></div>

#db230b Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #db230b on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #db230b; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #db230b on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #db230b to White

This is a gradient from #db230b to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#db230b,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #db230b to white.</div>

Gradient from #db230b to Black

This is a gradient from #db230b to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#db230b,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#db230b,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #db230b to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #db230b

In addition to using #db230b 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 #db230b in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #db230b, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 219, Green = 35, Blue = 11). If you need details about the color coordinates of #db230b 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 #db230b
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(219, 35, 11)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #db230b; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #db230b; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #db230b; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(219, 35, 11);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#db230b")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:219, green:35, blue:11, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:219 green:35 blue:11 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(219f, 35f, 11f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(219, 35, 11);
 

#db230b Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #db230b the same way. For those with color blindness, #db230b might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #db230b looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #db230b 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 #db230b 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 #db230b 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

Not Accessibility Recommended

We analyzed whether #db230b 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 4.9:1 against white. While there are some situations where this contrast is high enough to be considered accessible under the AA or AAA level standards, it is not high enough to be considered accessible in all cases. Details about the specific circumstances where #db230b would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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