Description and conversion results of color #231916

It is a very dark grayish red color having an approximate luminance of 10%. It has a hue value of 14° indicating that this is a warm color.

Some of the most similar colors to this color are Raisin Black, Black Chocolate, Smoky Black, Eerie Black, Black Coffee, Bistre, Eigengrau, Black, Rich Black (FOGRA39) and Old Burgundy. A little below you will find the most similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors too.

Conversion results

The following list contains the conversion results of color #231916 to RGB, hexadecimal, HSL, HSV, Lab and XYZ colorspaces: each format represents the same color.

rgb(35, 25, 22)
#231916
hsl(13.8, 22.8%, 11.2%)
hsv(13.8, 37.1%, 13.7%)
lab(9.9, 4.4, 4)
xyz(1.2, 1.1, 0.9)

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Similar RAL, Pantone and Sherwin-Williams colors

The most important note: in real life paints might have a different shade compared to as they appear on your display. You shall always consult and double-check colors with a professional paint provider before you order.

The following list contains the nearest matching standard colors. The left hexagon is the reference, the right one is the matched color. For each color there is a link to our partner MyPerfectColor.com, where you can buy paints of the corresponding colors.

Pantone 412 C
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Pantone 440 C
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Pantone Black 7 C
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RAL 8022
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RAL 790-M
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RAL 9005
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Sherwin-Williams 7630
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Sherwin-Williams 6006
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Sherwin-Williams 6990
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Tints, shades and tones

Tints, shades and tones are generated from the base color by adding white, black and gray paint to it respectively. The process results a harmonic color scale.

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Tints

These are the color variants which are generated by adding white color to the base #231916 color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish red color to white. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets brigther and brighter.

This color scale contains similar colors to Dark Liver, Umber, Davy's Grey, Dark Lava, Sonic Silver, Rocket Metallic, Gray (Web), Nickel, Quick Silver, Silver Chalice, Silver (Metallic), Spanish Gray, Gainsboro, Light Gray, Timberwolf and Platinum.

Shades

These are the color variants which are generated by adding black color to the base #231916 color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish red color to black. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets darker and darker.

This color scale contains similar colors to Smoky Black, Black Chocolate, Eerie Black, Raisin Black, Black and Rich Black (FOGRA39).

Tones

These are the color variants which are generated by adding gray color to the base #231916 color. This process results a scale from a very dark grayish red color to gray. The warmness of the color remains the same as it gets grayer and grayer.

This color scale contains similar colors to Raisin Black, Smoky Black, Eerie Black and Black Chocolate.

Color schemes and palettes

Color schemes represent a set of colors creating a harmonic and aesthetic feeling. Color schemes are generated by choosing colors around the color wheel.

We can talk about monochromatic, complementary, triadic and tetradic color schemes, choosing one, two, three or four colors around the color wheel respectively. In the following tables these color schemes are present.

Monochromatic

The monochromatic scale is generated by choosing colors on the color wheel near to the base color. As the colors of the monochromatic scale are close to each other, they create a harmonic feeling.

This color scale contains cold and warm colors. There are variants of rose, red, orange and yellow colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Liver, Black Coffee, Black Shadows, Silver Pink, Dark Liver (horses), Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Chalice, Quick Silver and Black Olive.

Complementary

The complementary scale is generated by choosing the color on the opposite side on the color wheel relative to the base color. This results in slight vibrating tension between the complementary colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of red and cyan colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Black Coffee, Old Burgundy, Rocket Metallic, Cinereous, Champagne Pink, Timberwolf, Outer Space (Crayola), Gunmetal, Slate Gray, Light Slate Gray, Beau Blue and Pale Aqua.

Triadic

The triadic scale is generated by choosing two colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combines the slight vibrating tension and the harmonic feeling between the triadic colors.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of red, orange, azure and green colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Charcoal, Onyx, Silver (Metallic), Cadet Blue (Crayola), Kombu Green, Black Olive, Ash Gray and Morning Blue.

Tetradic

The tetradic scale is generated by choosing three colors on the color wheel relative to the base color. This combination covers the whole color wheel containing both the complementary and harmonic colors of the base color.

This color scale contains warm and cold colors. There are variants of red, orange, green, cyan and violet colors in the above items, which contain similar colors to Dark Lava, Taupe, Silver Pink, Black Shadows, Black Olive, Rifle Green, Ash Gray, Silver Chalice, Charcoal, Outer Space (Crayola), Cadet Grey, Pewter Blue, Dark Liver, Davy's Grey and Silver (Metallic).

If you want to have a more detailed control of the colors in the schemes, have a look at the Spektran application too!

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