緋 (Ake)

HEX #CF3A24 / RGB (207, 58, 36)

What is 緋 (Ake) Color?

緋 (Ake) (Hex code: CF3A24) Thumbnail

緋 (Ake) has the hex code #CF3A24. The equivalent RGB values are (207, 58, 36), which means it is composed of 69% red, 19% green and 12% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:72 Y:83 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, 緋 (Ake) has a hue of 8°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

Ake (緋) is a traditional color of Japanese culture. It literally means scarlet or blood. 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, ake 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 (#CF3A24) displayed on this page is the closest to what ake (緋) looks like in the real world. Also, the CMYK numbers have been calculated from the hexadecimal value through known formulae and are only approximates.

緋 (Ake) Color Codes

Hex Code#CF3A24
RGB Values(207, 58, 36)
CMYK Values(0%, 72%, 83%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(8°, 83%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#30C5DB [Maximum Blue Green]
Closest Pantone®7597 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#24B9CF [Ball Blue]
緋 (Ake) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#646464
Weighted Average (Most Common)#646464
Weighted Average (Luma)#585858
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#999999

緋 (Ake) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CF3A24. Complementary color is 24B9CF

Complementary Palette

The complement of 緋 (Ake) is Ball Blue with the hex code #24B9CF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CF3A24 color is offered by #24B9CF. 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.

Analogous color palette with (CF3A24, CF9024 and CF2464)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 緋 (Ake) (#CF3A24) are Lemon Curry (#CF9024) and Dogwood Rose (#CF2464). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 緋 (Ake) 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (CF3A24, 24CF90 and 2464CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 緋 (Ake) (#CF3A24) are #24CF90 (Mountain Meadow) and #2464CF (Celtic 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.

Triadic color palette with (CF3A24, 24CF3A and 3A24CF)

Triadic Palette

緋 (Ake) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #24CF3A (Lime Green) and #3A24CF (Interdimensional Blue) along with #CF3A24 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (CF3A24, 24CF3A, 24B9CF and CF24B9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 緋 (Ake) has four colors - #24CF3A (Lime Green), #24B9CF (Ball Blue) and #CF24B9 (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#CF3A24). 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.

Square color palette with (CF3A24, 64CF24, 24B9CF and 9024CF)

Square Palette

緋 (Ake) square color palette has #64CF24 (Harlequin Green), #24B9CF (Ball Blue) and #9024CF (Dark Orchid). 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.

Rainbow color

緋 (Ake) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 緋 (Ake) 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of 緋 (Ake) Color


  • Transparent D96150#D96150
  • Transparent DD7566#DD7566
  • Transparent E2897C#E2897C
  • Transparent E79D92#E79D92
  • Transparent ECB0A7#ECB0A7
  • Transparent F1C4BD#F1C4BD
  • Transparent F5D8D3#F5D8D3
  • Transparent FAEBE9#FAEBE9


  • Transparent BF4836#BF4836
  • Transparent B74F40#B74F40
  • Transparent AF5649#AF5649
  • Transparent A85D52#A85D52
  • Transparent A0645B#A0645B
  • Transparent 986B64#986B64
  • Transparent 90726E#90726E
  • Transparent 887977#887977


  • Transparent A62E1D#A62E1D
  • Transparent 912919#912919
  • Transparent 7C2316#7C2316
  • Transparent 681D12#681D12
  • Transparent 53170E#53170E
  • Transparent 3E110B#3E110B
  • Transparent 290C07#290C07
  • Transparent 150604#150604

緋 (Ake) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    緋 (Ake) Plaid Pattern