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MIT Cardinal Red School Color


Color Name: MIT Cardinal Red
Hex Color Code: #A31F34
RGB Color Code: RGB(163, 31, 52)
CMYK Values *: 0.0%, 81.0%, 68.1%, 36.1%
Pantone PMS 201 C




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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It is among the top academic institutions in the world. MIT Cardinal Red is the official primary color of the university.

What color is MIT Cardinal Red?

MIT Cardinal Red color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code (color number) for MIT Cardinal Red is #A31F34, and the RGB color code is RGB(163, 31, 52).

In the RGB color model, MIT Cardinal Red has a red value of 163, a green value of 31, and a blue value of 52. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 81.0% magenta, 68.1% yellow, and 36.1% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 350.5° (degrees), 68.0 % saturation, and 38.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, MIT Cardinal Red has a hue of 350.5° (degrees), 81.0 % saturation and 63.9 % brightness/value.

MIT Cardinal Red is cool or warm?

MIT Cardinal Red is a warm color.





Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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

RGBA - RGB(163, 31, 52)

Red 163 (63.9%)
Green 31 (12.2%)
Blue 52 (20.4%)
Alpha 1 (100.0%)

HSL

Hue 350.45°
Saturation 68.04 %.
Lightness 38.04 %.
HWB H: 350.45°
W: 12.16 %
B: 36.08 %
LRV ~ 9 %
Munsell Color System 5.1R 3.4/11.4
XYZ X : 16.21
Y : 9.01
Z : 4.13
YXY Y1 : 9.01
X : 0.55
Y2 : 0.31
CMY C : 36.08%
M : 87.84%
Y : 79.61%

CMYK

Cyan 0.00%
Magenta 80.98%
Yellow 68.10%
Key 36.08%

HSV/HSB

Hue 350.45°
Saturation 80.98 %.
Brightness / Value 63.92 %.
CIE-Lab L : 36.01
A : 53.11
B : 22.45
CIE-Lch L : 36.01
C : 57.66
H : 22.92
CIE-Luv L : 36.01
U : 92.71
V : 12.58
Hunter-Lab L : 30.02
A : 43.85
B : 12.85








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Color Combinations


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MIT Cardinal Red a31f34 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.

MIT Cardinal Red a31f34 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.

MIT Cardinal Red a31f34 triadic Color Palette
Triadic Color Palette

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

MIT Cardinal Red a31f34 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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