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Falu red Color

Color Name: Falu red
Hex Color Code: #801818
RGB Color Code: RGB(128, 24, 24)
CMYK Values *: 0.00%, 81.25%, 81.25%, 49.80%

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Falu Red or Falun Red is a red paint commonly used on wooden cottages and barns in Sweden, Finland, and Norway. The pigment consists of water, rye flour, linseed oil, silicates, iron oxides, copper compounds, and zinc. The actual color may differ depending on the degree to which the oxide is burnt.

What color is Falu red?

Falu red color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for Falu red is #801818, and the RGB color code is RGB(128, 24, 24).

In the RGB color model, Falu red has a red value of 128, a green value of 24, and a blue value of 24. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 81.3% magenta, 81.3% yellow, and 49.8% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 68.4 % saturation, and 29.8 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Falu red has a hue of 0° (degrees), 81.2 % saturation and 50.2 % brightness/value.

Color Codes - Color Space Conversions

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

RGBA - RGB(128, 24, 24)

Red 128 (50.2%)
Green 24 (9.4%)
Blue 24 (9.4%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)


Saturation 68.42 %.
Lightness 29.80 %.
LRV ~ 5.3 %
Munsell Color System 8.4R 2.6/9.6
XYZ X : 9.39
Y : 5.31
Z : 1.39
YXY Y1 : 5.31
X : 0.58
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 49.80%
M : 90.59%
Y : 90.59%


Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 81.25%
Yellow 81.25%
Key 49.80%


Saturation 81.25 %.
Brightness / Value 50.20 %.
CIE-Lab L : 27.6
A : 43.26
B : 28.38
CIE-Lch L : 27.6
C : 51.74
H : 33.27
CIE-Luv L : 27.6
U : 73.66
V : 15.88
Hunter-Lab L : 23.04
A : 32.46
B : 12.54

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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.

Analogous Color Palette

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Here is the Triadic and Tetradic Color Scheme of Falu red. The triadic color palette has three colors separated by 120° in the RGB color wheel and tetradic colour scheme composed of two sets of complementary colors in a rectangular shape on the color wheel.

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Tetradic Color Scheme Palette

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