#8b231b Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b231b is composed of 54.5% red, 13.7% green and 10.6% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 74.8% magenta, 80.6% yellow and 45.5% black. It has a hue angle of 4.3 degrees, a saturation of 67.5% and a lightness of 32.5%. #8b231b color hex could be obtained by blending #ff4636 with #170000. Closest websafe color is: #993333.

    • R 55
    • G 14
    • B 11
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 75
    • Y 81
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8b231b color description : Dark red.

#8b231b Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b231b has RGB values of R:139, G:35, B:27 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.75, Y:0.81, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9118491.

Hex triplet 8b231b #8b231b
RGB Decimal 139, 35, 27 rgb(139,35,27)
RGB Percent 54.5, 13.7, 10.6 rgb(54.5%,13.7%,10.6%)
CMYK 0, 75, 81, 45
HSL 4.3°, 67.5, 32.5 hsl(4.3,67.5%,32.5%)
HSV (or HSB) 4.3°, 80.6, 54.5
Web Safe 993333 #993333
CIE-LAB 31.281, 43.121, 31.132
XYZ 11.447, 6.772, 1.741
xyY 0.574, 0.339, 6.772
CIE-LCH 31.281, 53.184, 35.828
CIE-LUV 31.281, 77.017, 19.143
Hunter-Lab 26.022, 32.981, 14.248
Binary 10001011, 00100011, 00011011

Color Schemes with #8b231b

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Alternatives to #8b231b

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#8b231b Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b231b

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Shades and Tints of #8b231b

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, #080201 is the darkest color, while #fdf7f6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b231b

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #584f4e is the less saturated color, while #a50d01 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b231b 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.

  • #414141 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #503b39 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #5a5331 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #664f1e Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #912d2f Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6c4129 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #743f1d Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8f2927 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population