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China Red Color

HEX #AD2B10 / RGB (173, 43, 16)

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What is China Red Color?

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China Red has the hex code #AD2B10. The equivalent RGB values are (173, 43, 16), which means it is composed of 75% red, 19% green and 7% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:75 Y:91 K:32. In the HSV/HSB scale, China Red has a hue of 10°, 91% saturation and a brightness value of 68%.
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.

China Red is from the RAL Design list where it is included with the number 040 40 67. RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries like Germany, Italy, France and the United Kingdom. RAL Design, which has colors for interiors, is different from the RAL Classic list.

China Red color hex code is #AD2B10 which can be used along with RGB (173, 43, 16) or HSL values in HTML and/or CSS to display the color on web pages. Please note that the corresponding CMYK values and the Pantone (PMS) number listed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code and are only approximations.

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China Red Color Codes

Hex Code#AD2B10
RGB Values(173, 43, 16)
CMYK Values(0%, 75%, 91%, 32%)
HSV/HSB Values(10°, 91%, 68%)
Closest Web Safe#993300
Inverse Color#52D4EF [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®2350 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#1092AD [Blue-Green]
China Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4F4F4F
Weighted Average (Luma)#454545
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#898989

China Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AD2B10. Complementary color is 1092AD

Complementary Palette

The complement of China Red is Blue-Green with the hex code #1092AD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AD2B10 color is offered by #1092AD. 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.

AD2B10 1092AD
Analogous color palette with (AD2B10, AD7A10 and AD1043)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of China Red (#AD2B10) are Philippine Gold (#AD7A10) and French Wine (#AD1043). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of China 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.

AD2B10 AD7A10 AD1043
Split Complementary color palette with (AD2B10, 10AD7A and 1044AD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of China Red (#AD2B10) are #10AD7A (Green (Crayola)) and #1044AD (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.

AD2B10 10AD7A 1044AD
Triadic color palette with (AD2B10, 10AD2B and 2B10AD)

Triadic Palette

China Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #10AD2B (Dark Pastel Green) and #2B10AD (Neon Blue) along with #AD2B10 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

AD2B10 10AD2B 2B10AD
Tetradic color palette with (AD2B10, 10AD2B, 1092AD and AD1092)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of China Red has four colors - #10AD2B (Dark Pastel Green), #1092AD (Blue-Green) and #AD1092 (Medium Violet-Red) in addition to the base color (#AD2B10). 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.

AD2B10 10AD2B 1092AD AD1092
Square color palette with (AD2B10, 44AD10, 1092AD and 7A10AD)

Square Palette

China Red square color palette has #44AD10 (Kelly Green), #1092AD (Blue-Green) and #7A10AD (Violet (RYB)). 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.

AD2B10 44AD10 1092AD 7A10AD
Rainbow color

China Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our China 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.

AD2A10 A9AD10 23AD10 10AD84 1050AD 5710AD AD107C

Tints, Tones & Shades of China Red Color


  • Transparent BD5540BD5540
  • Transparent C66B58C66B58
  • Transparent CE8070CE8070
  • Transparent D69588D69588
  • Transparent DEAA9FDEAA9F
  • Transparent E6BFB7E6BFB7
  • Transparent EFD5CFEFD5CF
  • Transparent F7EAE7F7EAE7


  • Transparent A43C26A43C26
  • Transparent A04532A04532
  • Transparent 9B4D3D9B4D3D
  • Transparent 975648975648
  • Transparent 925E53925E53
  • Transparent 8E675E8E675E
  • Transparent 896F6A896F6A
  • Transparent 857875857875


  • Transparent 8A220D8A220D
  • Transparent 791E0B791E0B
  • Transparent 681A0A681A0A
  • Transparent 571608571608
  • Transparent 451106451106
  • Transparent 340D05340D05
  • Transparent 230903230903
  • Transparent 110402110402

China Red Color Patterns

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    China Red Gingham Checks

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    China Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    China Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    China Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    China Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    China Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    China Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    China Red Plaid Pattern

China Red Color Interior Ideas

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