Color Dark Tone Ink black (#121212):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Dark Tone Ink black (#121212):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Dark Tone Ink is a color with a HTML hex code of #121212.

Hue Family:

blacks Family:

almost gray





low chroma

Color Information about Dark Tone Ink / #121212

The HTML HEX code is #121212. The corresponding color name is "Dark Tone Ink". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 18%, Green (G): 18%, Blue (B): 18%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 0%, Magenta (M): 0%, Yellow (Y):0%, Black (K): 93%. In the HSL color space, #121212 has a hue of 0°, saturation of 0%, and lightness of 7%. The HSV representation is 0° for hue, 0% for saturation, and 7% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 5, a* (green to red) = 0, and b* (blue to yellow) = 0. The XYZ representation is X: 1, Y: 1, Z: 1. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.0706, U (chrominance) = 0.0000, and V (chrominance) = 0.0000.

The decimal value of the color is 1184274. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #000000. Variations of the colour are #454545 for a 20% lighter version and #000000 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #121212, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 6504 Kelvin (6504K).

The approximate wavelength of #121212 is around 700.00nm.

HEX Code121212#121212
RGB Decimal Code18, 18, 18rgb(18, 18, 18)
CMYK0, 0, 0, 93/
HSL0°, 0%, 7%hsl(0°, 0%, 7%)
HSV0°, 0%, 7%/
CIE-LAB5, 0, 0/
XYZ 1, 1, 1/
YUV0.0706, 0.0000, 0.0000/
Decimal value1184274/
Web-Safe HEX000000#000000
Color Temperature (CT)6504 Kelvin (6504K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 700.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Dark Tone Ink (Hex: #121212): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

Dark Tone Ink (#121212) is reminiscent of the deep shadows cast by towering evergreen trees in a dense forest. It exudes an air of mystery and sophistication, similar to the velvety darkness of a starry night sky. This color evokes a sense of timelessness, like ancient manuscripts preserved with ink that has stood the test of time. It serves as a powerful visual anchor, allowing other vivid hues to shine brightly in contrast. Dark Tone Ink is the perfect choice to add depth and richness to designs, making them stand out with an element of intrigue and elegance.

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Tints and Shades of #121212 HEX color (Dark Tone Ink)

In color theory, tints and shades are essential for understanding the depth and luminosity of colors. A tint is achieved by adding white to a pure hue, lightening its appearance. Conversely, a shade results from blending black with a color, giving it a deeper tone. In the context of #121212, this color stands at the center between its tints and shades. While the tints get progressively lighter moving towards white (#ffffff), the shades deepen towards black (#000000).

  • #ffffff
  • #C4C4C4
  • #898989
  • #4D4D4D
  • #121212
  • #0E0E0E
  • #090909
  • #050505
  • #000000

Tones of Dark Tone Ink (#121212 HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #121212, #3e3e3e is the less saturated color, while #121212 is the most saturated one.

  • #3e3e3e
  • #333333
  • #282828
  • #1d1d1d
  • #121212
  • #333333
  • #262626
  • #1a1a1a
  • #0d0d0d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #121212;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

W3C HTML / CSS Color Name doesn't exist for #121212.

CSS color code example

p { color: #121212; }

Text with hexadecimal color #121212

This is a sample text with color #121212.

Background Color with #121212

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Border Color with #121212

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#121212 Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

This is a example of text with color #121212 on white background.

#121212 Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

This is a example of text with color #121212 on black background.

CSS codes examples

.text {color:#121212;}
.background {background-color:#121212;}
.border {border:1px solid #121212;}

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