#8b4940 Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #8b4940 is composed of 54.5% red, 28.6% green and 25.1% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 0% cyan, 47.5% magenta, 54% yellow and 45.5% black. It has a hue angle of 7.2 degrees, a saturation of 36.9% and a lightness of 39.8%. #8b4940 color hex could be obtained by blending #ff9280 with #170000. Closest websafe color is: #993333.

    • R 55
    • G 29
    • B 25
    RGB color chart
    • C 0
    • M 47
    • Y 54
    • K 45
    CMYK color chart

#8b4940 color description : Dark moderate red.

#8b4940 Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #8b4940 has RGB values of R:139, G:73, B:64 and CMYK values of C:0, M:0.47, Y:0.54, K:0.45. Its decimal value is 9128256.

Hex triplet 8b4940 #8b4940
RGB Decimal 139, 73, 64 rgb(139,73,64)
RGB Percent 54.5, 28.6, 25.1 rgb(54.5%,28.6%,25.1%)
CMYK 0, 47, 54, 45
HSL 7.2°, 36.9, 39.8 hsl(7.2,36.9%,39.8%)
HSV (or HSB) 7.2°, 54, 54.5
Web Safe 993333 #993333
CIE-LAB 38.942, 26.96, 17.924
XYZ 13.956, 10.625, 6.166
xyY 0.454, 0.346, 10.625
CIE-LCH 38.942, 32.375, 33.618
CIE-LUV 38.942, 47.16, 15.267
Hunter-Lab 32.596, 19.378, 11.602
Binary 10001011, 01001001, 01000000

Color Schemes with #8b4940

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Alternatives to #8b4940

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#8b4940 Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #8b4940

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CSS codes
.text {color:#8b4940;}
.background {background-color:#8b4940;}
.border {border:1px solid #8b4940;}

Shades and Tints of #8b4940

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, #050202 is the darkest color, while #fbf7f6 is the lightest one.

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Tones of #8b4940

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #6c615f is the less saturated color, while #c91a02 is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #8b4940 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.

  • #5c5c5c Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #655856 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #6a6451 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #766046 Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #915055 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #765a4a Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #7e5744 Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #8f4d4d Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population