真朱 (Shinshu) has the hex code #8F1D21. The equivalent RGB values are (143, 29, 33), which means it is composed of 70% red, 14% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:80 Y:77 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, 真朱 (Shinshu) has a hue of 358°, 80% saturation and a brightness value of 56%. Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.
Shinshu (真朱) is a traditional color of Japanese culture. It literally means true red. The names of most Japanese colors come from nature - animals, plants and flowers. Colors in Japan have a special significance as they were once used as descriptors of social hierarchy.
Not being part of the web colors list, shinshu cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name. It can, however, be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL color values. Please note that the hexadecimal code (#8F1D21) displayed on this page is the closest to what shinshu (真朱) looks like in the real world. Also, the CMYK numbers have been calculated from the hexadecimal value through known formulae and are only approximates.
The complement of 真朱 (Shinshu) is Metallic Seaweed with the hex code #1D8F8B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8F1D21 color is offered by #1D8F8B. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.
The analogous colors of 真朱 (Shinshu) (#8F1D21) are Saddle Brown (#8F521D) and Dark Raspberry (#8F1D5A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 真朱 (Shinshu) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 真朱 (Shinshu) (#8F1D21) are #1D8F52 (Sea Green) and #1D5A8F (Cyan Cobalt Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.
真朱 (Shinshu) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #218F1D (Forest Green (Web)) and #1D218F (Indigo Dye) along with #8F1D21 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of 真朱 (Shinshu) has four colors - #218F1D (Forest Green (Web)), #1D8F8B (Metallic Seaweed) and #8B1D8F (Dark Magenta) in addition to the base color (#8F1D21). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.
真朱 (Shinshu) square color palette has #5A8F1D (Olive Drab (#3)), #1D8F8B (Metallic Seaweed) and #521D8F (American Violet). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°. Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.
真朱 (Shinshu) Color Rainbow Palette
Our 真朱 (Shinshu) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.