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Hex #c72b28

#c72b28 is a great dark red shade for your next project. Scroll down for #c72b28 color information, color shades and color usage information.

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#c72b28 Conversion table


red (dark red)


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R 199   G 43   B 40   copy to clipboard


H 1.13   S 0.67   L 0.47


C 0%   M 61%   Y 62%   K 22%
Usage of red The color #c72b28 is a great dark shade. Is it suitable for text, buttons or backgrounds? Read usage recommendations ...

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#c72b28 Conversion and Usage

Conversion results of this color to RGB, CMYK and HSL. Usage Recommendations on the right.

#c72b28 to RGB conversion

199% RED
40% BLUE

CSS code: color: rgb(199, 43, 40); // for text color
background-color: rgb(199, 43, 40); // for background color

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#c72b28 to CMYK conversion

Cyan Magenta Yellow Black
0 % 61.18 % 62.35 % 21.96 %

#c72b28 to HSL conversion

Hue Saturation Lightness
1.132 0.67 0.47

CSS code: color: hsl(1.1, 67%, 47%);

HSL is supported in all major browsers!

Usage of #c72b28

Recommendations for light backgrounds in respect of a good contrast.

Usage for Text: recommended
Usage for headings: recommended
Usage as fill color: use with caution on large areas
Usage for buttons: recommended

As a rather dark shade, this color can very well be used to color smaller elements (like text and buttons). Due to its darkness it gives good contrast, also if used on white background. Readability of text is perfectly ok.

Color Examples: This is a red Heading in #c72b28

This shows how text with the hex-color #c72b28 would look on a white background. Because of the darkness of the color this color is recommended to be used as font-color. However, if you know what youre doing, feel free to use this color for anything you think it would be nice :-)!

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