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#BB0B0B Hex Code

Color Name: International Orange (Engineering)

What is hex #BB0B0B Color?

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The color name of hex code #BB0B0B is International Orange (Engineering). The RGB values are (187, 11, 11) which means it is composed of 89% red, 5% green and 5% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:94 Y:94 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BB0B0B has a hue of 0°, 94% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

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Hex #BB0B0B Color Codes

Color NameInternational Orange (Engineering)
RGB Values(187, 11, 11)
CMYK Values(0%, 94%, 94%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 94%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0000
Inverse Color#44F4F4 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®3546 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#0BBBBB [Tiffany Blue]
#BB0B0B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#464646
Weighted Average (Most Common)#404040
Weighted Average (Luma)#303030
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#747474

Hex #BB0B0B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BB0B0B. Complementary color is 0BBBBB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BB0B0B is #0BBBBB which is called Tiffany Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BB0B0B color is offered by #0BBBBB. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (BB0B0B, BB630B and BB0B63)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BB0B0B are #BB630B and #BB0B63, called Alloy Orange and Pictorial Carmine, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BB0B0B with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

BB0B0B BB630B BB0B63
Split Complementary color palette with (BB0B0B, 0BBB63 and 0B63BB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BB0B0B are #0BBB63 (GO Green) and #0B63BB (Green-Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

BB0B0B 0BBB63 0B63BB
Triadic color palette with (BB0B0B, 0BBB0B and 0B0BBB)

Triadic Palette

#BB0B0B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0BBB0B (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #0B0BBB (Zaffre) along with #BB0B0B, our main color, create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (BB0B0B, 0BBB0B, 0BBBBB and BB0BBB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BB0B0B has #0BBB0B (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #0BBBBB (Tiffany Blue) and #BB0BBB (Heliotrope Magenta). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (BB0B0B, 63BB0B, 0BBBBB and 630BBB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BB0B0B contains #63BB0B (Kelly Green), #0BBBBB (Tiffany Blue) and #630BBB (Chinese Purple). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Hex #BB0B0B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BB0B0B rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of BB0B0B Color


  • Transparent C93C3CC93C3C
  • Transparent CF5454CF5454
  • Transparent D66D6DD66D6D
  • Transparent DD8585DD8585
  • Transparent E49D9DE49D9D
  • Transparent EBB6B6EBB6B6
  • Transparent F1CECEF1CECE
  • Transparent F8E7E7F8E7E7


  • Transparent AF2222AF2222
  • Transparent A92E2EA92E2E
  • Transparent A33A3AA33A3A
  • Transparent 9E46469E4646
  • Transparent 985151985151
  • Transparent 925D5D925D5D
  • Transparent 8C69698C6969
  • Transparent 867474867474


  • Transparent 960909960909
  • Transparent 830808830808
  • Transparent 700707700707
  • Transparent 5E06065E0606
  • Transparent 4B04044B0404
  • Transparent 380303380303
  • Transparent 250202250202
  • Transparent 130101130101

#BB0B0B Color Patterns

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    #BB0B0B Houndstooth Pattern

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    #BB0B0B Trellis Pattern

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    #BB0B0B Plaid Pattern

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.