#e51a4c Color Information

#e51a4c 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 #e51a4c, and its official name is Spanish Crimson. In RGB, it consists of 89.8% Red, 10.2% Green, and 29.8% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 88.6% Magenta, 66.8% Yellow, and 10.2% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 345.2°, with saturation of 79.6% and lightness of 50%. The decimal value for #e51a4c is 15014476, and its nearest "web safe" color is #cc3333. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #e51a4c 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#e51a4c Copy
  • NameThe common name of this colorSpanish Crimson Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color229, 26, 76 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color89.8%, 10.2%, 29.8% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.102, 0.898, 0.702 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.886, 0.668, 0.102 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color345.2°, 79.6%, 50.0% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color345.2°, 88.6%, 89.8% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color33.987, 17.919, 8.505 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color229, 26, 76 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code15014476 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color49.397, 73.006, 27.261 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)49.397, 77.930, 20.476 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color49.397, 138.888, 14.714 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color42.330, 69.239, 17.719 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.563, 0.297, 17.919 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293204556 / 0xffe51a4c Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#cc3333 Copy

Shades of #e51a4c

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #e51a4c, its pure hue is 345.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.6%, 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 #e51a4c, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0d0204 to #d81848.

Tints of #e51a4c

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #e51a4c, its pure hue is 345.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.6%, 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 #e51a4c, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #e72757 to #fdf2f4.

Tones of #e51a4c

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #e51a4c, its pure hue is 345.2° on the color wheel and its saturation is 79.6%, 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 #e51a4c, which range from #808080 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff003f (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #e51a4c

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #e51a4c! For #e51a4c, 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, #e51a4c. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #e51a4c

This color, #e51a4c, consists of 89.8% Red, 10.2% Green, and 29.8% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 229, Green = 26, Blue = 76. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #e51a4c is 0% Cyan, 88.6% Magenta, 66.8% Yellow, and 10.2% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R89.8%
C0.0%
G10.2%
M88.6%
B29.8%
Y66.8%
K10.2%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 229 26 76
Octal 345 32 114
Hexa #e5 #1a #4c
Binary 11100101 00011010 01001100
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 88 66 10
Octal 0 130 102 12
Hexa #00 #58 #42 #0a
Binary 00000000 01011000 01000010 00001010

Analogous Colors of #e51a4c

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #e51a4c — which has hue 345.2° — its analogous colors are located at 15.2° and 345.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e51a4c.

Triadic Colors of #e51a4c

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 #e51a4c — which has hue 345.2° — its triadic colors are located at 105.2° and 345.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e51a4c.

Complementary Color of #e51a4c

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #e51a4c — which has hue 345.2° — its complementary color is located at 165.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e51a4c.

Split Complementary Colors of #e51a4c

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 #e51a4c — which has hue 345.2° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 135.2° and 345.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e51a4c.

Tetradic Colors of #e51a4c

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 #e51a4c — which has hue 345.2° — its tetradic colors are located at 255.2°, 345.2°, 75.2°, and 165.2° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #e51a4c.

Monochromatic Colors of #e51a4c

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #e51a4c, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #6c1429 — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #f986a2 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #e51a4c

We want to make getting started with #e51a4c on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #e51a4c into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #e51a4c 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 #e51a4c with other HTML elements.

#e51a4c Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #e51a4c.
<span style="color: #e51a4c;">The color of this text is #e51a4c.</span>

#e51a4c Background Color

The background color for this text is #e51a4c.
<div style="background-color: #e51a4c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #e51a4c.</div>

#e51a4c Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #e51a4c.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #e51a4c;">This color for the shadow of this text is #e51a4c.</span>

#e51a4c Border Color

This is a div with border color #e51a4c.
<div style="border: #e51a4c 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #e51a4c.</div>

#e51a4c Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #e51a4c on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e51a4c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e51a4c on a white background.</div></div>

#e51a4c Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #e51a4c on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #e51a4c; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #e51a4c on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #e51a4c to White

This is a gradient from #e51a4c to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e51a4c,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e51a4c to white.</div>

Gradient from #e51a4c to Black

This is a gradient from #e51a4c to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#e51a4c,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#e51a4c,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #e51a4c to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #e51a4c

In addition to using #e51a4c 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 #e51a4c in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #e51a4c, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 229, Green = 26, Blue = 76). If you need details about the color coordinates of #e51a4c 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 #e51a4c
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(229, 26, 76)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #e51a4c; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #e51a4c; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #e51a4c; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(229, 26, 76);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#e51a4c")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:229, green:26, blue:76, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:229 green:26 blue:76 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(229f, 26f, 76f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(229, 26, 76);
 

#e51a4c Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #e51a4c the same way. For those with color blindness, #e51a4c might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #e51a4c looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #e51a4c 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 #e51a4c 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 #e51a4c 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 Recommended

We analyzed whether #e51a4c 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 4.6:1 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 #e51a4c would and would not be an accessible foreground color are summarized below.

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WCAG AAA
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WCAG AAA
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