Color Name: KU Crimson

Hex Color Code: #E8000D

RGB Color Code: RGB(232, 0, 13)

CMYK Values*: 0.0%, 100.0%, 94.4%, 9.0%





The University of Kansas is a public research university with its main campus in Lawrence, Kansas. Crimson and Blue are the official brand colors of Kansas University.

What color is KU Crimson?

KU Crimson color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for KU Crimson is #E8000D, and the RGB color code is RGB(232, 0, 13).

In the RGB color model, KU Crimson has a red value of 232, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 13. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 94.4% yellow, and 9.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 356.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 45.5 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, KU Crimson has a hue of 356.6° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 91.0 % brightness/value.

KU Crimson is cool or warm?

The color KU Crimson is a warm color.

What is the LRV of KU Crimson?

KU Crimson has an LRV of nearly 17. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.
Light Reflectance Value (LRV), indicates how light or dark a color will look on a scale of 0 (black) to 100 (white).





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


KU Crimson (Other - School) color codes / color number / color space conversions - HEX, RGBA, CMYK, HSL, HSV/HSB, HYZ, CMY, HWB

RGBA - RGB(232, 0, 13)

Red 232 (91.0%)
Green 0 (0.0%)
Blue 13 (5.1%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 356.64°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Lightness 45.49 %.
HWB H: 356.64°
W: 0.00 %
B: 9.02 %
LRV ~ 17.2 %
Munsell Color System 7.1R 4.7/20.5
XYZ X : 33.35
Y : 17.18
Z : 1.94
YXY Y1 : 17.18
X : 0.64
Y2 : 0.33
CMY C : 9.02%
M : 100.00%
Y : 94.90%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 100.00%
Yellow 94.40%
Key 9.02%

HSV/HSB

Hue 356.64°
Saturation 100.00 %.
Brightness / Value 90.98 %.
CIE-Lab L : 48.49
A : 74.68
B : 58.96
CIE-Lch L : 48.49
C : 95.15
H : 38.29
CIE-Luv L : 48.49
U : 158.5
V : 33.11
Hunter-Lab L : 41.45
A : 71.06
B : 26.24








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Color Combinations


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KU Crimson e8000d 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.

KU Crimson e8000d 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.

KU Crimson e8000d triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

KU Crimson e8000d 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.







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