#dd5522 Color Information

#dd5522 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 #dd5522, and its official name is Firebird Tail Lights. In RGB, it consists of 86.7% Red, 33.3% Green, and 13.3% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 61.5% Magenta, 84.6% Yellow, and 13.3% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 16.4°, with saturation of 73.3% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #dd5522 is 14505250, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc6633. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #dd5522 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#dd5522 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorFirebird Tail Lights Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color221, 85, 34 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color86.7%, 33.3%, 13.3% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.133, 0.667, 0.867 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.615, 0.846, 0.133 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color16.4°, 73.3%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color16.4°, 84.6%, 86.7% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color33.356, 21.985, 3.999 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color221, 104, 34 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code14505250 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color54.011, 50.911, 54.229 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)54.011, 74.382, 46.808 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color54.011, 110.827, 41.513 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color46.888, 44.932, 27.765 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.562, 0.370, 21.985 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4292695330 / 0xffdd5522 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc6633 Copy
Last Updated: February 4, 2023

Shades of #dd5522

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #dd5522, its pure hue is 16.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 73.3%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #dd5522, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0502 to #d05020.

Tints of #dd5522

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #dd5522, its pure hue is 16.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 73.3%, and its lightness is 50.0%. 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 #dd5522, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #df5f2f to #fdf5f2.

Tones of #dd5522

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #dd5522, its pure hue is 16.4° on the color wheel and its saturation is 73.3%, 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 #dd5522, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff4600 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #dd5522

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #dd5522! For #dd5522, 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, #dd5522. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #dd5522

This color, #dd5522, consists of 86.7% Red, 33.3% Green, and 13.3% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 221, Green = 85, Blue = 34. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #dd5522 is 0% Cyan, 61.5% Magenta, 84.6% Yellow, and 13.3% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R86.7%
C0.0%
G33.3%
M61.5%
B13.3%
Y84.6%
K13.3%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 221 85 34
Octal 335 125 42
Hexa #dd #55 #22
Binary 11011101 01010101 00100010
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 61 84 13
Octal 0 75 124 15
Hexa #00 #3d #54 #0d
Binary 00000000 00111101 01010100 00001101

Analogous Colors of #dd5522

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #dd5522 — which has hue 16.4° — its analogous colors are located at 16.4° and 346.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd5522.

Triadic Colors of #dd5522

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 #dd5522 — which has hue 16.4° — its triadic colors are located at 16.4° and 256.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd5522.

Complementary Color of #dd5522

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #dd5522 — which has hue 16.4° — its complementary color is located at 196.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd5522.

Split Complementary Colors of #dd5522

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 #dd5522 — which has hue 16.4° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 16.4° and 226.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd5522.

Tetradic Colors of #dd5522

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 #dd5522 — which has hue 16.4° — its tetradic colors are located at 286.4°, 16.4°, 106.4°, and 196.4° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #dd5522.

Monochromatic Colors of #dd5522

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #dd5522, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #662e1a — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f7a688 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #dd5522

We want to make getting started with #dd5522 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #dd5522 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #dd5522 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 #dd5522 with other HTML elements.

#dd5522 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #dd5522.
<span style="color: #dd5522;">The color of this text is #dd5522.</span>

#dd5522 Background Color

The background color for this text is #dd5522.
<div style="background-color: #dd5522; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #dd5522.</div>

#dd5522 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #dd5522.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #dd5522;">This color for the shadow of this text is #dd5522.</span>

#dd5522 Border Color

This is a div with border color #dd5522.
<div style="border: #dd5522 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #dd5522.</div>

#dd5522 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #dd5522 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dd5522; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dd5522 on a white background.</div></div>

#dd5522 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #dd5522 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #dd5522; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #dd5522 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #dd5522 to White

This is a gradient from #dd5522 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dd5522,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dd5522 to white.</div>

Gradient from #dd5522 to Black

This is a gradient from #dd5522 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#dd5522,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#dd5522,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #dd5522 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #dd5522

In addition to using #dd5522 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 #dd5522 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #dd5522, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 221, Green = 85, Blue = 34). If you need details about the color coordinates of #dd5522 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 #dd5522
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(221, 85, 34)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #dd5522; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #dd5522; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #dd5522; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(221, 85, 34);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#dd5522")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:221, green:85, blue:34, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:221 green:85 blue:34 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(221f, 85f, 34f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(221, 85, 34);
 

#dd5522 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #dd5522 the same way. For those with color blindness, #dd5522 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #dd5522 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #dd5522 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 #dd5522 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 #dd5522 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 #dd5522 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 3.9:1 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 #dd5522 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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