Calming Red

HEX #CD5F66 / RGB (205, 95, 102)

What is Calming Red Color?

Calming Red (Hex code: CD5F66) Thumbnail

Calming Red has the hex code #CD5F66. The equivalent RGB values are (205, 95, 102), which means it is composed of 51% red, 24% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:50 K:20. In the HSV/HSB scale, Calming Red has a hue of 356°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 80%.
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.

Calming Red is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Calming Red Color Codes

Hex Code#CD5F66
RGB Values(205, 95, 102)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 50%, 20%)
HSV/HSB Values(356°, 54%, 80%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#32A099 [Zomp]
Closest Pantone®702 C
Closest RAL3017 [Rose]
Complementary Color#5FCDC6 [Sea Serpent]
Calming Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#868686
Weighted Average (Most Common)#818181
Weighted Average (Luma)#777777
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B0B0B0

Calming Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CD5F66. Complementary color is 5FCDC6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Calming Red is Sea Serpent with the hex code #5FCDC6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CD5F66 color is offered by #5FCDC6. 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 (CD5F66, CD8F5F and CD5F9D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Calming Red (#CD5F66) are Raw Sienna (#CD8F5F) and Mulberry (Crayola) (#CD5F9D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Calming Red 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 (CD5F66, 5FCD8F and 5F9DCD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Calming Red (#CD5F66) are #5FCD8F (Ocean Green) and #5F9DCD (Blue-Gray). 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 (CD5F66, 66CD5F and 5F66CD)

Triadic Palette

Calming Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #66CD5F (Mantis) and #5F66CD (Slate Blue) along with #CD5F66 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 (CD5F66, 66CD5F, 5FCDC6 and C65FCD)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Calming Red has four colors - #66CD5F (Mantis), #5FCDC6 (Sea Serpent) and #C65FCD (Medium Orchid) in addition to the base color (#CD5F66). 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 (CD5F66, 9DCD5F, 5FCDC6 and 8F5FCD)

Square Palette

Calming Red square color palette has #9DCD5F (Middle Green Yellow), #5FCDC6 (Sea Serpent) and #8F5FCD (Amethyst). 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

Calming Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Calming Red 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 Calming Red Color


  • Transparent D77F85#D77F85
  • Transparent DC8F94#DC8F94
  • Transparent E19FA3#E19FA3
  • Transparent E6AFB3#E6AFB3
  • Transparent EBBFC2#EBBFC2
  • Transparent F0CFD1#F0CFD1
  • Transparent F5DFE0#F5DFE0
  • Transparent FAEFF0#FAEFF0


  • Transparent BE666B#BE666B
  • Transparent B6696E#B6696E
  • Transparent AE6C70#AE6C70
  • Transparent A77073#A77073
  • Transparent 9F7376#9F7376
  • Transparent 977678#977678
  • Transparent 8F797B#8F797B
  • Transparent 887D7D#887D7D


  • Transparent A44C52#A44C52
  • Transparent 904347#904347
  • Transparent 7B393D#7B393D
  • Transparent 673033#673033
  • Transparent 522629#522629
  • Transparent 3E1D1F#3E1D1F
  • Transparent 291314#291314
  • Transparent 150A0A#150A0A

Calming Red Color Patterns

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    Calming Red Gingham Checks

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    Calming Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Calming Red Plaid Pattern