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Elegant Red Color

HEX #AC393B / RGB (172, 57, 59)

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What is Elegant Red Color?

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Elegant Red has the hex code #AC393B. The equivalent RGB values are (172, 57, 59), which means it is composed of 60% red, 20% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:67 Y:66 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Elegant Red has a hue of 359°, 67% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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.

Elegant Red color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Elegant Red can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Elegant Red Color Codes

Hex Code#AC393B
RGB Values(172, 57, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 67%, 66%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 67%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#53C6C4 [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®1807 C
Closest RAL3031 [Orient red]
Complementary Color#39ACAA [Keppel]
Elegant Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#606060
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Elegant Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AC393B. Complementary color is 39ACAA

Complementary Palette

The complement of Elegant Red is Keppel with the hex code #39ACAA. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AC393B color is offered by #39ACAA. 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 (AC393B, AC7139 and AC3975)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Elegant Red (#AC393B) are Dark Gold (#AC7139) and Maximum Red Purple (#AC3975). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Elegant 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.

AC393B AC7139 AC3975
Split Complementary color palette with (AC393B, 39AC71 and 3975AC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Elegant Red (#AC393B) are #39AC71 (Medium Sea Green) and #3975AC (Steel 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.

AC393B 39AC71 3975AC
Triadic color palette with (AC393B, 3BAC39 and 393BAC)

Triadic Palette

Elegant Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BAC39 (Wageningen Green) and #393BAC (Violet-Blue) along with #AC393B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

AC393B 3BAC39 393BAC
Tetradic color palette with (AC393B, 3BAC39, 39ACAA and AA39AC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Elegant Red has four colors - #3BAC39 (Wageningen Green), #39ACAA (Keppel) and #AA39AC (Byzantine) in addition to the base color (#AC393B). 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 (AC393B, 75AC39, 39ACAA and 7139AC)

Square Palette

Elegant Red square color palette has #75AC39 (Green (RYB)), #39ACAA (Keppel) and #7139AC (Grape). 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.

AC393B 75AC39 39ACAA 7139AC
Rainbow color

Elegant Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Elegant 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.

AC393B AC9A39 5CAC39 39AC79 397DAC 5839AC AC399D

Tints, Tones & Shades of Elegant Red Color


  • Transparent BD6162BD6162
  • Transparent C57476C57476
  • Transparent CD8889CD8889
  • Transparent D69C9DD69C9D
  • Transparent DEB0B1DEB0B1
  • Transparent E6C4C4E6C4C4
  • Transparent EED7D8EED7D8
  • Transparent F7EBEBF7EBEB


  • Transparent A34749A34749
  • Transparent 9F4E509F4E50
  • Transparent 9A55579A5557
  • Transparent 965D5E965D5E
  • Transparent 926464926464
  • Transparent 8D6B6B8D6B6B
  • Transparent 897272897272
  • Transparent 847979847979


  • Transparent 8A2E2F8A2E2F
  • Transparent 782829782829
  • Transparent 672223672223
  • Transparent 561D1E561D1E
  • Transparent 451718451718
  • Transparent 341112341112
  • Transparent 220B0C220B0C
  • Transparent 110606110606

Elegant Red Color Patterns

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    Elegant Red Gingham Checks

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    Elegant Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Elegant Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Elegant Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Elegant Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Elegant Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Elegant Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Elegant Red Plaid Pattern

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