Color Name: Crimson
Hex Color Code: #DC143C
RGB Color Code: RGB(220, 20, 60)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 90.9%, 72.7%, 13.7%




Table Of Contents


Crimson is a deep red color, produced using the dried bodies of a scale insect, Kermes.

What color is Crimson?

Crimson color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Crimson is #DC143C, and the RGB color code is RGB(220, 20, 60).

In the RGB color model, Crimson has a red value of 220, a green value of 20, and a blue value of 60. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 90.9% magenta, 72.7% yellow, and 13.7% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 348° (degrees), 83.3 % saturation, and 47.1 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Crimson has a hue of 348° (degrees), 90.9 % saturation and 86.3 % brightness/value.

Crimson is cool or warm?

Crimson is a warm color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


Crimson color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(220, 20, 60)

Red 220 (86.3%)
Green 20 (7.8%)
Blue 60 (23.5%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 348°
Saturation 83.33 %.
Lightness 47.06 %.
HWB H: 348°
W: 7.84 %
B: 13.73 %
LRV ~ 16 %
Munsell Color System 5.1R 4.5/16.2
XYZ X : 30.58
Y : 16.04
Z : 5.76
YXY Y1 : 16.04
X : 0.58
Y2 : 0.31
CMY C : 13.73%
M : 92.16%
Y : 76.47%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 90.91%
Yellow 72.73%
Key 13.73%

HSV/HSB

Hue 348°
Saturation 90.91 %.
Brightness / Value 86.27 %.
CIE-Lab L : 47.03
A : 70.94
B : 33.59
CIE-Lch L : 47.03
C : 78.49
H : 25.34
CIE-Luv L : 47.03
U : 138.28
V : 19.64
Hunter-Lab L : 40.05
A : 66.2
B : 19.51








Similar Colors and Paints



Colors similar to Crimson


Here are the colors similar to Crimson . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


#DA2C43
Rusty Red
ΔE - 1.86 (98.1% similar)
#DB2D43
Alizarin
ΔE - 2.05 (97.9% similar)
#D70040
Rich Carmine
ΔE - 2.77 (97.2% similar)


Similar colors from RAL, Brand, Business, School, Organization, Sports, Flag


#D3003F
Utah Crimson
ΔE - 3.39 (96.6% similar)




Paint similar to Crimson


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Crimson . Delta E (ΔE) is the measure of the difference between two colors. Delta E is measured on a scale from 0 to 100, where 0 means exact match, and 100 is the highest difference.


Benjamin Moore

#D33A41
Tricycle Red (2000-20)
ΔE - 3.55 (96.4% similar)
#D5393F
Bonfire (2001-20)
ΔE - 3.74 (96.3% similar)
#C53D46
Watermelon Red (2087-20)
ΔE - 4.47 (95.5% similar)
#C33D3D
Strawberry Red (2003-20)
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)

PPG Paints

#C53A4B
Calypso Berry (PPG1185-7)
ΔE - 4.99 (95.0% similar)
#C6494C
Burnt Red (PPG1188-7)
ΔE - 5.87 (94.1% similar)
#AC3A3E
Red Gumball (PPG1187-7)
ΔE - 8.49 (91.5% similar)
#B44940
Teaberry Blossom (PPG1189-7)
ΔE - 8.50 (91.5% similar)

Behr

#C74547
Whip Lash (P150-6)
ΔE - 5.24 (94.8% similar)
#C93F38
100 Mph (P170-7)
ΔE - 6.14 (93.9% similar)
#CF4944
Race Car Stripe (P170-6)
ΔE - 6.35 (93.7% similar)
#BE3C37
Flirt Alert (P150-7)
ΔE - 6.50 (93.5% similar)

Sherwin Williams

#BF2D32
Real Red (SW 6868)
ΔE - 5.79 (94.2% similar)
#C33A36
Stop (SW 6869)
ΔE - 5.93 (94.1% similar)
#BB4B51
Coral Bells (SW 6593)
ΔE - 7.45 (92.6% similar)
#B8473D
Habanero Chile (SW 7589)
ΔE - 8.07 (91.9% similar)







Color Combinations


View more Crimson - #DC143C color palettes and color scheme combinations


Crimson dc143c Monochromatic Color Palette
Monochromatic Color Palette

Monochromatic colors belong to the same hue angle but different tints and shades. Monochromatic color palette can be generated by keeping the exact hue of the base color and then changing the saturation and lightness.

Crimson dc143c Analogous Color Palette
Analogous Color Palette

Analogous colors are a group of colors adjacent to each other on a color wheel. Group of these adjacent colors forms Analogous color scheme Palette. Analogous Palette can be generated by increasing or decreasing the hue value by 30 points.

Crimson dc143c triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel

Crimson dc143c tetradic Color Palette
Tetradic Color Palette

The tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.







Color Images and Mockup


Mobile app mockup example for Crimson - #DC143C color



Website mockup example for Crimson - #DC143C color



T-Shirt mockup example for Crimson - #DC143C color


Chart visualization example with Crimson - #DC143C color



Crimson - #DC143C Color Images and Patterns


color crimson home interior design jpg
color crimson living room interior design jpg
color crimson office interior design jpg
color crimson window on wall jpg
color crimson bed on color background jpg
color crimson home exterior design on color paint jpg
color crimson svg abstract dynamic pattern svg
color crimson svg heart svg
color crimson svg paint splash circle svg
color crimson svg paint splatter svg
color crimson svg paint stroke svg
color crimson svg paint stroke splashes svg
color crimson svg solid circle svg
color crimson svg square pattern svg
color crimson svg water drop svg