#db3838 Color Information

#db3838 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 #db3838. In RGB, it consists of 85.9% Red, 22.0% Green, and 22.0% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 74.4% Magenta, 74.4% Yellow, and 14.1% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 0.0°, with saturation of 69.4% and lightness of 53.9%. The decimal value for #db3838 is 14366776, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc3333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #db3838 is red. In the CMYK color space, its strongest component is magenta. And in the RYB color space, its strongest component is red.
  • HexHex code for this color#db3838 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color219, 56, 56 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color85.9%, 22.0%, 22.0% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.141, 0.780, 0.780 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.744, 0.744, 0.141 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color0.0°, 69.4%, 53.9% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color0.0°, 74.4%, 85.9% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color31.341, 18.174, 5.597 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color219, 56, 56 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14366776 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color49.706, 62.216, 38.921 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)49.706, 73.387, 32.030 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color49.706, 124.727, 26.895 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color42.631, 56.626, 22.057 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.569, 0.330, 18.174 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4292556856 / 0xffdb3838 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc3333 Copy
Last Updated: February 5, 2023

Shades of #db3838

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #db3838, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.4%, and its lightness is 53.9%. 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 #db3838, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0303 to #ce3535.

Tints of #db3838

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #db3838, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.4%, and its lightness is 53.9%. 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 #db3838, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #dd4444 to #fdf3f3.

Tones of #db3838

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #db3838, its pure hue is 0.0° on the color wheel and its saturation is 69.4%, 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 #db3838, which range from #8a8a8a (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff1414 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #db3838

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #db3838! For #db3838, there are 6 variations of the color that can be created by swapping its Red, Green, and Blue color positions, of which 4 are different from our original color. Among these six variations, there are 3 unique colors including our original color, #db3838. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #db3838

This color, #db3838, consists of 85.9% Red, 22.0% Green, and 22.0% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 219, Green = 56, Blue = 56. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #db3838 is 0% Cyan, 74.4% Magenta, 74.4% Yellow, and 14.1% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R85.9%
C0.0%
G22.0%
M74.4%
B22.0%
Y74.4%
K14.1%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 219 56 56
Octal 333 70 70
Hexa #db #38 #38
Binary 11011011 00111000 00111000
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 74 74 14
Octal 0 112 112 16
Hexa #00 #4a #4a #0e
Binary 00000000 01001010 01001010 00001110

Analogous Colors of #db3838

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #db3838 — which has hue 0.0° — its analogous colors are located at 0.0° and 330.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db3838.

Triadic Colors of #db3838

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 #db3838 — which has hue 0.0° — its triadic colors are located at 0.0° and 240.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db3838.

Complementary Color of #db3838

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #db3838 — which has hue 0.0° — its complementary color is located at 180.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db3838.

Split Complementary Colors of #db3838

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 #db3838 — which has hue 0.0° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 0.0° and 210.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db3838.

Tetradic Colors of #db3838

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 #db3838 — which has hue 0.0° — its tetradic colors are located at 270.0°, 0.0°, 90.0°, and 180.0° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #db3838.

Monochromatic Colors of #db3838

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #db3838, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #792424 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f69393 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #db3838

We want to make getting started with #db3838 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #db3838 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #db3838 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 #db3838 with other HTML elements.

#db3838 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #db3838.
<span style="color: #db3838;">The color of this text is #db3838.</span>

#db3838 Background Color

The background color for this text is #db3838.
<div style="background-color: #db3838; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #db3838.</div>

#db3838 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #db3838.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #db3838;">This color for the shadow of this text is #db3838.</span>

#db3838 Border Color

This is a div with border color #db3838.
<div style="border: #db3838 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #db3838.</div>

#db3838 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #db3838 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #db3838; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #db3838 on a white background.</div></div>

#db3838 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #db3838 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #db3838; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #db3838 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #db3838 to White

This is a gradient from #db3838 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#db3838,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #db3838 to white.</div>

Gradient from #db3838 to Black

This is a gradient from #db3838 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#db3838,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#db3838,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #db3838 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #db3838

In addition to using #db3838 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 #db3838 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #db3838, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 219, Green = 56, Blue = 56). If you need details about the color coordinates of #db3838 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 #db3838
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(219, 56, 56)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #db3838; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #db3838; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #db3838; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(219, 56, 56);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#db3838")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:219, green:56, blue:56, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:219 green:56 blue:56 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(219f, 56f, 56f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(219, 56, 56);
 

#db3838 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #db3838 the same way. For those with color blindness, #db3838 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #db3838 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #db3838 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 #db3838 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 #db3838 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 #db3838 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 4.5:1 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 #db3838 would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

WCAG AA
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WCAG AA
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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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