Coral Color

HEX #FF7F50 / RGB (255, 127, 80)

Illustration of red-orange coral

What is Coral Color?

Coral (Hex code: FF7F50) Thumbnail

Coral has the hex code #FF7F50. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 127, 80), which means it is composed of 55% red, 27% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:69 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Coral has a hue of 16°, 69% saturation and a brightness value of 100%.
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.

Coral is a web color which means it can be used with its name in HTML and CSS code in addition to the hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.

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Coral Color Codes

Hex Code#FF7F50
RGB Values(255, 127, 80)
CMYK Values(0%, 50%, 69%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 69%, 100%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6666
Inverse Color#0080AF [Celadon Blue]
Closest Pantone®164 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#50D0FF [Maya Blue]
Coral Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9A9A9A
Desaturated#A8A8A8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A0A0A0
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Coral Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of FF7F50. Complementary color is 50D0FF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Coral is Maya Blue with the hex code #50D0FF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF7F50 color is offered by #50D0FF. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (FF7F50, FFD750 and FF5079)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Coral (#FF7F50) are Mustard (#FFD750) and Fiery Rose (#FF5079). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Coral 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (FF7F50, 50FFD7 and 5079FF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Coral (#FF7F50) are #50FFD7 (Turquoise) and #5079FF (Blueberry). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (FF7F50, 50FF7F and 7F50FF)

Triadic Palette

Coral triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #50FF7F (Very Light Malachite Green) and #7F50FF (Violets Are Blue) along with #FF7F50 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (FF7F50, 50FF7F, 50D0FF and FF50D0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Coral has four colors - #50FF7F (Very Light Malachite Green), #50D0FF (Maya Blue) and #FF50D0 (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#FF7F50). 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.

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Square color palette with (FF7F50, 79FF50, 50D0FF and D750FF)

Square Palette

Coral square color palette has #79FF50 (Screamin' Green), #50D0FF (Maya Blue) and #D750FF (Heliotrope). 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.

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Rainbow color

Coral Color Rainbow Palette

Our Coral 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Coral Color

Tints

  • Transparent FF9973FF9973
  • Transparent FFA585FFA585
  • Transparent FFB296FFB296
  • Transparent FFBFA8FFBFA8
  • Transparent FFCCB9FFCCB9
  • Transparent FFD9CBFFD9CB
  • Transparent FFE5DCFFE5DC
  • Transparent FFF2EEFFF2EE

Tones

  • Transparent E67F5AE67F5A
  • Transparent D97F5ED97F5E
  • Transparent CC7F63CC7F63
  • Transparent C08068C08068
  • Transparent B3806DB3806D
  • Transparent A68072A68072
  • Transparent 998076998076
  • Transparent 8D807B8D807B

Shades

  • Transparent CC6640CC6640
  • Transparent B35938B35938
  • Transparent 994C30994C30
  • Transparent 804028804028
  • Transparent 663320663320
  • Transparent 4D26184D2618
  • Transparent 331910331910
  • Transparent 1A0D081A0D08

Coral Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Coral Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Coral Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Coral Plaid Pattern


Coral Color Interior Ideas

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