#ec1916 Color Information

#ec1916 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 #ec1916. In RGB, it consists of 92.5% Red, 9.8% Green, and 8.6% Blue. Likewise, in the CMYK color space, it consists of 0% Cyan, 89.4% Magenta, 90.7% Yellow, and 7.5% Black. On the color wheel, its Hue is found at 0.8°, with saturation of 84.9% and lightness of 50.6%. The decimal value for #ec1916 is 15472918, and its nearest "web safe" color is #ff0000. In the RGB color space, the strongest component for #ec1916 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#ec1916 Copy
  • NameThe common name of this color(Unnamed) Copy
  • RGBRed, Green, Blue composition for this color236, 25, 22 Copy
  • RGB PercentPercent Red, Green, Blue composition for this color92.5%, 9.8%, 8.6% Copy
  • CMYCyan, Magenta, Yellow composition for this color0.075, 0.902, 0.914 Copy
  • CMYKCyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black composition for this color0, 0.894, 0.907, 0.075 Copy
  • HSLHue, Saturation, Lightness combination for this color0.8°, 84.9%, 50.6% Copy
  • HSV (or HSB)Hue, Saturation, Brightness combination for this color0.8°, 90.7%, 92.5% Copy
  • XYZCIE 1931 color space XYZ coordinates for this color35.084, 18.586, 2.497 Copy
  • RYBRed, Yellow, Blue composition for this color236, 25, 22 Copy
  • DecimalDecimal representation of this color's hex code15472918 Copy
  • CIE-LABCIELAB color space coordinates for this color50.199, 73.328, 57.312 Copy
  • CIE-LCHCIE-LCH color space coordinates for this color (chroma, hue, etc.)50.199, 93.068, 38.010 Copy
  • CIE-LUVCIE-LUV color space coordinates for this color50.199, 155.871, 34.047 Copy
  • Hunter LabHunter-Lab color space coordinates for this color43.112, 69.819, 26.744 Copy
  • xyYCIE xyY color space coordinates for this color0.625, 0.331, 18.586 Copy
  • AndroidValue of this color in Android development4293662998 / 0xffec1916 Copy
  • Web SafeHex code of the nearest "web safe" version of this color#ff0000 Copy

Shades of #ec1916

Shades are created by adding black to or removing lightness from a particular color. For #ec1916, its pure hue is 0.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 84.9%, and its lightness is 50.6%. 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 #ec1916, which — excluding black and our original color — range from #0e0101 to #de1815.

Tints of #ec1916

Tints are created by adding white or lightness to a particular color. For #ec1916, its pure hue is 0.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 84.9%, and its lightness is 50.6%. 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 #ec1916, which — excluding white and our original color — range from #ed2724 to #fef1f1.

Tones of #ec1916

Tones are the result of adding gray to a pure hue. In the case of #ec1916, its pure hue is 0.8° on the color wheel and its saturation is 84.9%, 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 #ec1916, which range from #818181 (the grayest / 0% saturation) to #ff0703 (the most colorful / 100% saturation).

Variations of #ec1916

There are several ways to create color variations and premutations of #ec1916! For #ec1916, 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, #ec1916. Click on these colors to learn more about them, too!

Color Coordinates of #ec1916

This color, #ec1916, consists of 92.5% Red, 9.8% Green, and 8.6% Blue, resulting in color coordinates Red = 236, Green = 25, Blue = 22. Likewise, the CMYK color space composition for #ec1916 is 0% Cyan, 89.4% Magenta, 90.7% Yellow, and 7.5% Black. These values are shown in the following charts and tables.

R92.5%
C0.0%
G9.8%
M89.4%
B8.6%
Y90.7%
K7.5%
Color Base R (Red) G (Green) B (Blue)
Decimal 236 25 22
Octal 354 31 26
Hexa #ec #19 #16
Binary 11101100 00011001 00010110
Color Base C (Cyan) M (Magenta) Y (Yellow) Y (Black)
Decimal 0 89 90 7
Octal 0 131 132 7
Hexa #00 #59 #5a #07
Binary 00000000 01011001 01011010 00000111

Analogous Colors of #ec1916

Analogous colors are located 30 degrees away from a color's hue on the color wheel. For #ec1916 — which has hue 0.8° — its analogous colors are located at 0.8° and 330.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ec1916.

Triadic Colors of #ec1916

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 #ec1916 — which has hue 0.8° — its triadic colors are located at 0.8° and 240.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ec1916.

Complementary Color of #ec1916

A complementary color is located opposite a color on the color wheel (180 degrees away). For #ec1916 — which has hue 0.8° — its complementary color is located at 180.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ec1916.

Split Complementary Colors of #ec1916

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 #ec1916 — which has hue 0.8° — its split complementary colors its split complementary colors are located at 0.8° and 210.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ec1916.

Tetradic Colors of #ec1916

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 #ec1916 — which has hue 0.8° — its tetradic colors are located at 270.8°, 0.8°, 90.8°, and 180.8° on the color wheel, with the same saturation and lightness as #ec1916.

Monochromatic Colors of #ec1916

Monochromatic colors are colors that share a common hue but that have different saturations and lightness. For #ec1916, we show 9 different monochromatic colors of it, ranging from #75100f — (which has very low saturation and very low lightness) — to #fa8786 (which has a very high saturation and very high lightness).

HTML+CSS Examples & Previews of #ec1916

We want to make getting started with #ec1916 on your website fast and easy! Below are 8 examples of how to integrate #ec1916 into a website using HTML+CSS. These examples include showing how #ec1916 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 #ec1916 with other HTML elements.

#ec1916 Foreground / Text Color

The color of this text is #ec1916.
<span style="color: #ec1916;">The color of this text is #ec1916.</span>

#ec1916 Background Color

The background color for this text is #ec1916.
<div style="background-color: #ec1916; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">The background color for this text is #ec1916.</div>

#ec1916 Text Shadow Color

This color for the shadow of this text is #ec1916.
<span style="text-shadow: 3px 3px 3px #ec1916;">This color for the shadow of this text is #ec1916.</span>

#ec1916 Border Color

This is a div with border color #ec1916.
<div style="border: #ec1916 4px solid;width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a div with border color #ec1916.</div>

#ec1916 Color Rectangle on a White Background

This is a rectangle of color #ec1916 on a white background.
<div style="background-color: #ffffff; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ec1916; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ec1916 on a white background.</div></div>

#ec1916 Color Rectangle on a Black Background

This is a rectangle of color #ec1916 on a black background.
<div style="background-color: #000000; padding: 60px; width:100%; height: 100%;"><div style="background-color: #ec1916; color:#ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; padding: 10px; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a rectangle of color #ec1916 on a black background.</div></div>

Gradient from #ec1916 to White

This is a gradient from #ec1916 to white.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,white); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ec1916,white); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,white); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,white); width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ec1916 to white.</div>

Gradient from #ec1916 to Black

This is a gradient from #ec1916 to black.
<div style="background: -webkit-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,black); /* Firefox */ background: linear-gradient(to right,#ec1916,black); /* Safari */ background: -o-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,black); /* Opera */ background: -moz-linear-gradient(left,#ec1916,black); color: #ffffff; width:100%; height:100%; display: flex; justify-content: center; align-items: center;">This is a gradient from #ec1916 to black.</div>

Coding & Programming with #ec1916

In addition to using #ec1916 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 #ec1916 in the language and environment of your choice. These code snippets are principally the hexadecimal representation of #ec1916, or the RGB color coordinates for the same (Red = 236, Green = 25, Blue = 22). If you need details about the color coordinates of #ec1916 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 #ec1916
HTML + CSS (RGB Code) Web rgb(236, 25, 22)
CSS Background Color Web .myclass { background-color: #ec1916; }
CSS Foreground + Text Color Web .myclass { color: #ec1916; }
CSS Border Color Web .myclass { border: 2px solid #ec1916; }
Java (Multi-platform) new Color(236, 25, 22);
Python (Multi-platform) Color("#ec1916")
Swift iOS UIColor(red:236, green:25, blue:22, alpha:1.0000)
Objective-C (iOS) iOS [UIColor colorWithRed:236 green:25 blue:22 alpha:1.0000];
OpenGL (Graphics) glColor3f(236f, 25f, 22f);
C# / .NET Windows Color.FromArgb(236, 25, 22);
 

#ec1916 Color Blindness

Not everyone can see #ec1916 the same way. For those with color blindness, #ec1916 might look very, very different. Here, we simulate eight examples of color blindness, and how #ec1916 looks next to each one of them. In all cases, #ec1916 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 #ec1916 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 #ec1916 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 #ec1916 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 #ec1916 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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