Color Darkness black (#16160e):
HEX, RGB color codes for HTML and CSS

The Comprehensive Guide to Darkness black (#16160e):
Its Meaning and Harmonious Color Matches in Design.

Darkness is a color with a HTML hex code of #16160e.

Hue Family:

blacks Family:

moderately saturated





low chroma

Color Information about Darkness / #16160e

The HTML HEX code is #16160e. The corresponding color name is "Darkness". In RGB values (additive color space used for Digital Displays), this HEX code translates to Red (R): 22%, Green (G): 22%, Blue (B): 14%. In the CMYK color model (subtractive color model used in printing), it is represented by Cyan (C): 0%, Magenta (M): 0%, Yellow (Y):36%, Black (K): 91%. In the HSL color space, #16160e has a hue of 60°, saturation of 22%, and lightness of 7%. The HSV representation is 60° for hue, 36% for saturation, and 9% for value.

In the CIE-LAB color space, the color is denoted by L* (lightness) = 7, a* (green to red) = -2, and b* (blue to yellow) = 5. The XYZ representation is X: 1, Y: 1, Z: 1. In the YUV color space, it translates to Y (luminance) = 0.0827, U (chrominance) = -0.0137, and V (chrominance) = 0.0031.

The decimal value of the color is 1447438. The closest Web-safe HEX code is #000000. Variations of the colour are #545436 for a 20% lighter version and #000000 for a 20% darker version.

For the color with hex value #16160e, the correlated color temperature (CT) is estimated to be 4994 Kelvin (4994K).

The approximate wavelength of #16160e is around 580.00nm.

HEX Code16160e#16160e
RGB Decimal Code22, 22, 14rgb(22, 22, 14)
CMYK0, 0, 36, 91/
HSL60°, 22%, 7%hsl(60°, 22%, 7%)
HSV60°, 36%, 9%/
CIE-LAB7, -2, 5/
XYZ 1, 1, 1/
YUV0.0827, -0.0137, 0.0031/
Decimal value1447438/
Web-Safe HEX000000#000000
Color Temperature (CT)4994 Kelvin (4994K)/
Estimate Wavelengtharound 580.00nm/

The Depth and Diversity of Darkness (Hex: #16160e): Exploring its Impact in Design and Culture

The color #16160e, named Darkness, resembles the shade of dense forest at dusk. It evokes a sense of mystery and intrigue, much like the hidden depths of a secluded cave or the enigmatic night sky. This deep, rich color is akin to the obsidian sheen of an onyx gemstone, exuding a captivating allure. Darkness also bears a similarity to the inky black feathers of a raven, fluttering gracefully against a moonlit backdrop.

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Tints and Shades of #16160e HEX color (Darkness)

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 #16160e, 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
  • #C5C5C3
  • #8B8B87
  • #50504A
  • #16160e
  • #11110B
  • #0B0B07
  • #060604
  • #000000

Tones of Darkness (#16160e HEX color)

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In the case of #16160e, #40403c is the less saturated color, while #16160e is the most saturated one.

  • #40403c
  • #363630
  • #2b2b25
  • #212119
  • #16160e
  • #333333
  • #262626
  • #1a1a1a
  • #0d0d0d

HTML Usage Examples

HTML using color code example

<p style="color: #16160e;">This is a css example</p>

HTML / CSS Color Name using W3C

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CSS color code example

p { color: #16160e; }

Text with hexadecimal color #16160e

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Background Color with #16160e

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Border Color with #16160e

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#16160e Color Preview on White (#ffffff) Background

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#16160e Color Preview on Black (#000000) Background

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CSS codes examples

.text {color:#16160e;}
.background {background-color:#16160e;}
.border {border:1px solid #16160e;}

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