#281b36 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #281b36 is composed of 15.7% red, 10.6% green and 21.2% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 25.9% cyan, 50% magenta, 0% yellow and 78.8% black. It has a hue angle of 268.9 degrees, a saturation of 33.3% and a lightness of 15.9%. #281b36 color hex could be obtained by blending #50366c with #000000. Closest websafe color is: #333333.

    • R 16
    • G 11
    • B 21
    RGB color chart
    • C 26
    • M 50
    • Y 0
    • K 79
    CMYK color chart

#281b36 color description : Very dark desaturated violet.

#281b36 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #281b36 has RGB values of R:40, G:27, B:54 and CMYK values of C:0.26, M:0.5, Y:0, K:0.79. Its decimal value is 2628406.

Hex triplet 281b36 #281b36
RGB Decimal 40, 27, 54 rgb(40,27,54)
RGB Percent 15.7, 10.6, 21.2 rgb(15.7%,10.6%,21.2%)
CMYK 26, 50, 0, 79
HSL 268.9°, 33.3, 15.9 hsl(268.9,33.3%,15.9%)
HSV (or HSB) 268.9°, 50, 21.2
Web Safe 333333 #333333
CIE-LAB 12.617, 13.126, -15.312
XYZ 1.933, 1.501, 3.678
xyY 0.272, 0.211, 1.501
CIE-LCH 12.617, 20.168, 310.606
CIE-LUV 12.617, 3.284, -14.362
Hunter-Lab 12.253, 6.714, -9.219
Binary 00101000, 00011011, 00110110

Color Schemes with #281b36

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Alternatives to #281b36

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#281b36 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #281b36

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CSS codes
.text {color:#281b36;}
.background {background-color:#281b36;}
.border {border:1px solid #281b36;}

Shades and Tints of #281b36

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #010102 is the darkest color, while #f6f4f9 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #281b36

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #28272a is the less saturated color, while #27024f is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #281b36 is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #222222 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #232126 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #222b43 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #242c3e Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #2f2b2e Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #24253e Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #25253b Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #2c2531 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population