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#dc143c Color Hex (crimson)

Hex color #dc143c, RGB(220, 20, 60) - also known as crimson - code, conversions, schemes and color harmonies, as well as examples of use in HTML and CSS.

The hex color code #dc143c is a shade of red. In a RGB color space it is composed of 86.27% red, 7.84% green and 23.53% blue. In HSL notation it has 348° hue, 83.3% saturation and 47.1% lightness. The process color (CMYK) is combination of 0% cyan, 90.91% magenta, 72.73% yellow and 13.73% key (black). The closest short hexadecimal code of #dc143c is #d13.

Color information

  • #dc143c is a shade of red.
  • Red is dominant among the three primary colors (RGB).
  • CMYK color proportions:
    • Cyan: 0%
    • Magenta: 90.91%
    • Yellow: 72.73%
    • Key color - black: 13.73%
  • In the HSL model coordinates are:
    • Hue: 348° degrees
    • Saturation: 83.3%
    • Lightness: 47.1%
  • The values in the RGB color space are:
    • Red: 220 (86.27%)
    • Green: 20 (7.84%)
    • Blue: 60 (23.53%)


C: 0%, M: 90.91%, Y: 72.73%, K: 13.73%
R: 220, G: 20, B: 60
H: 348°, S: 83.3%, L: 47.1%

Color harmonies

#dc143c color HTML and CSS codes

Example CSS code:

.setFontColor { color: #dc143c; }
.setBackgroundColor { background-color: #dc143c; }

#dc143c text/font color

How to set font color?

<p style="color:#dc143c">Font color is #dc143c.</p>

Font color is #dc143c.

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#dc143c background color

How to set background color?

<div style="background-color:#dc143c">Background color is #dc143c.</div>

Background color is #dc143c.

Red was ruby, green was fluorescent, yellow was simply incandescent. Color was life. Color was everything. Color, you see, was the universal sign of magic.
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