Red is one of the primary colors in the RGB color model, along with Green and Blue.


What color is Red?

Red color belongs to the Red color family (hue). The hexadecimal color code(color number) for Red is #FF0000, and the RGB color code is RGB(255, 0, 0).

In the RGB color model, Red has a red value of 255, a green value of 0, and a blue value of 0. The CMYK color model (also known as process color, used in color printing) comprises 0.0% cyan, 100.0% magenta, 100.0% yellow, and 0.0% key (black). The HSL color scale has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation, and 50.0 % lightness. In the HSB/HSV color space, Red has a hue of 0° (degrees), 100.0 % saturation and 100.0 % brightness/value.


Red is cool or warm?

The color Red is a warm color.


What is the LRV of Red?

Red has an LRV of nearly 21. By LRV value, it is a medium dark color.

Light Reflectance Value (LRV) is a measure of how much visible light is reflected off a surface. It is a number on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being pure black and 100 being pure white. The higher the LRV, the more light the color reflects and the lighter it will appear.






Color Codes - Color Space Conversions


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


RGBA / RGB

RGB(255, 0, 0)
Red
255 (100.0%)
Green
0 (0.0%)
Blue
0 (0.0%)
Alpha
1 (100.0%)

CMYK

Cyan
0.00%
Magenta
100.00%
Yellow
100.00%
Key
0.00%

HSL

HSL(0deg, 100.0 %, 50.0 %)

Hue
Saturation
100.00 %.
Lightness
50.00 %.

RYB

RYB(255, 0, 0)
Red
255 (100.0%)
Yellow
0 (0.0%)
Blue
0 (0.0%)

HSV/HSB

Hue
Saturation
100.00 %.
Brightness / Value
100.00 %.

HWB

H: 0°

W: 0.00 %

B: 0.00 %

XYZ

X : 41.24

Y : 21.26

Z : 1.93

YXY

Y1 : 21.26

X : 0.64

Y2 : 0.33

CMY

C : 0.00%

M : 100.00%

Y : 100.00%


LRV

~ 21.3 %

Munsell Color System

8.4R 5.2/21

CIE-Lab

L : 53.23

A : 80.11

B : 67.22

CIE-Lch

L : 53.23

C : 104.58

H : 40

CIE-Luv

L : 53.23

U : 175.05

V : 37.75

Hunter-Lab

L : 46.11

A : 78.96

B : 29.79






Similar Colors and Paints



Named colors similar to Red


Here are the colors similar to Red . 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.



#FF0800
Candy Apple Red
ΔE - 0.27 (99.7% similar)
#FF2400
Scarlet
ΔE - 1.95 (98.0% similar)
#FF2603
Neon Scarlet
ΔE - 1.99 (98.0% similar)





Similar colors from Pantone, RAL, and other color matching system


British Standard 4800


Red color similar/equivalent colors from British Standard 4800. Conversion of Red to British Standard 4800




RAL Classic


Red color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Classic. Conversion of Red to RAL Classic


#FF2D21
RAL 3024 - Luminous Red
ΔE - 3.20 (96.8% similar)
#FA4402
RAL 2017 RAL Orange
ΔE - 5.85 (94.1% similar)
#FF4D06
RAL 2005 - Luminous Orange
ΔE - 7.62 (92.4% similar)


Pantone PMS


Red color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone PMS. Conversion of Red to Pantone PMS


#F93822
PANTONE Bright Red C
ΔE - 3.25 (96.7% similar)
#EB3300
PANTONE 2028 C
ΔE - 3.98 (96.0% similar)
#E63422
PANTONE 3556 C
ΔE - 4.55 (95.5% similar)
#FA4616
PANTONE 172 C
ΔE - 5.19 (94.8% similar)


Pantone TCX


Red color similar/equivalent colors from Pantone TCX. Conversion of Red to Pantone TCX




RAL Design


Red color similar/equivalent colors from RAL Design. Conversion of Red to RAL Design


#D1462C
RAL 040 50 70 - Pompeii Red
ΔE - 7.93 (92.1% similar)


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



#FF2800
Ferrari Red
ΔE - 2.34 (97.7% similar)
#F50514
OnePlus Red
ΔE - 3.00 (97.0% similar)
#EE0000
Red Hat Red
ΔE - 3.63 (96.4% similar)
#EE3124
Honeywell Red
ΔE - 3.91 (96.1% similar)





Paint similar to Red


Here are the best recommended paint colors similar to Red . 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


Red color similar/equivalent paint from Benjamin Moore. Conversion of Red to Benjamin Moore


#E04227
Tawny Day Lily (2012-10)
ΔE - 5.41 (94.6% similar)
#E0412B
Orange (2011-10)
ΔE - 5.74 (94.3% similar)
#E34C28
Outrageous Orange (2013-10)
ΔE - 5.75 (94.3% similar)
#E75136
Flame (2012-20)
ΔE - 6.54 (93.5% similar)


Dunn-Edwards


Red color similar/equivalent paint from Dunn-Edwards. Conversion of Red to Dunn-Edwards


#EB5030
Burning Tomato (DEA 111)
ΔE - 5.96 (94.0% similar)
#DE5730
Untamed Orange (DEA 110)
ΔE - 7.65 (92.4% similar)
#CE4E35
Bonfire Flame (DEA 109)
ΔE - 8.90 (91.1% similar)
#F0622F
Exuberant Orange (DEA 112)
ΔE - 9.55 (90.4% similar)


Valspar


Red color similar/equivalent paint from Valspar. Conversion of Red to Valspar


#D63D2B
Scarlet Sun (1011-1)
ΔE - 7.49 (92.5% similar)
#E55B2B
Autumn Blaze (2002-1A)
ΔE - 8.30 (91.7% similar)
#E76344
Autumn Enchantment (2001-1A)
ΔE - 9.49 (90.5% similar)
#C33D25
Steelhead Redd (8001-14G)
ΔE - 10.59 (89.4% similar)





Behr


Red color similar/equivalent paint from Behr. Conversion of Red to Behr


#DA5736
Inferno (P190-7)
ΔE - 7.98 (92.0% similar)
#D04838
Top Tomato (P180-7)
ΔE - 9.24 (90.8% similar)
#DC5D47
Pimento (P180-6)
ΔE - 9.62 (90.4% similar)
#E36940
Emergency Zone (P190-6)
ΔE - 10.75 (89.2% similar)


Sherwin Williams


Red color similar/equivalent paint from Sherwin Williams. Conversion of Red to Sherwin Williams


#D7552A
Obstinate Orange (SW 6884)
ΔE - 8.22 (91.8% similar)
#C35530
Raucous Orange (SW 6883)
ΔE - 10.91 (89.1% similar)
#C04D35
Cayenne (SW 6881)
ΔE - 11.23 (88.8% similar)
#C65F47
Emotional (SW 6621)
ΔE - 11.87 (88.1% similar)


PPG Paints


Red color similar/equivalent paint from PPG Paints. Conversion of Red to PPG Paints


#C9543A
Cinnamon Stone (PPG1193-7)
ΔE - 10.04 (90.0% similar)
#D9624E
Candy Corn (PPG17-16)
ΔE - 10.95 (89.1% similar)
#D1584C
Wet Coral (PPG1189-6)
ΔE - 11.44 (88.6% similar)
#BC5339
Orange Vermillion (PPG1194-7)
ΔE - 12.09 (87.9% similar)








Color Combinations


View more Red - #FF0000 color palettes and coordinating colors



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

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.

Triadic Color Palette

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

Tetradic Color Palette

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







Example Color Images and Mockup


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