French Raspberry

HEX #C42C48 / RGB (196, 44, 72)

What is French Raspberry Color?

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French Raspberry has the hex code #C42C48. The equivalent RGB values are (196, 44, 72), which means it is composed of 63% red, 14% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:78 Y:63 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, French Raspberry has a hue of 349°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

French raspberry, also known as framboise is a vivid red color from the, a list extensively in France. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, french raspberry 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.

French Raspberry Color Codes

Hex Code#C42C48
RGB Values(196, 44, 72)
CMYK Values(0%, 78%, 63%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(349°, 78%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#3BD3B7 [Eucalyptus]
Closest Pantone®7636 C
Closest RAL3018 [Strawberry red]
Complementary Color#2CC4A8 [Light Sea Green]
French Raspberry Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#686868
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Luma)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#919191

French Raspberry Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C42C48. Complementary color is 2CC4A8

Complementary Palette

The complement of French Raspberry is Light Sea Green with the hex code #2CC4A8. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C42C48 color is offered by #2CC4A8. 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 (C42C48, C45C2C and C42C94)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of French Raspberry (#C42C48) are Ruddy Brown (#C45C2C) and Royal Fuchsia (#C42C94). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of French Raspberry 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 (C42C48, 2CC45C and 2C94C4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of French Raspberry (#C42C48) are #2CC45C (UFO Green) and #2C94C4 (Cyan Cornflower 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 (C42C48, 48C42C and 2C48C4)

Triadic Palette

French Raspberry triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #48C42C (Harlequin Green) and #2C48C4 (Cerulean Blue) along with #C42C48 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 (C42C48, 48C42C, 2CC4A8 and A82CC4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of French Raspberry has four colors - #48C42C (Harlequin Green), #2CC4A8 (Light Sea Green) and #A82CC4 (Dark Orchid) in addition to the base color (#C42C48). 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 (C42C48, 94C42C, 2CC4A8 and 5C2CC4)

Square Palette

French Raspberry square color palette has #94C42C (Yellow-Green), #2CC4A8 (Light Sea Green) and #5C2CC4 (Ocean Blue). 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

French Raspberry Color Rainbow Palette

Our French Raspberry 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 French Raspberry Color


  • Transparent D0566D#D0566D
  • Transparent D66B7F#D66B7F
  • Transparent DC8091#DC8091
  • Transparent E296A4#E296A4
  • Transparent E7ABB6#E7ABB6
  • Transparent EDC0C8#EDC0C8
  • Transparent F3D5DA#F3D5DA
  • Transparent F9EAED#F9EAED


  • Transparent B63D53#B63D53
  • Transparent B04559#B04559
  • Transparent A94E5E#A94E5E
  • Transparent A25664#A25664
  • Transparent 9B5E6A#9B5E6A
  • Transparent 94676F#94676F
  • Transparent 8E6F75#8E6F75
  • Transparent 87787A#87787A


  • Transparent 9D233A#9D233A
  • Transparent 891F32#891F32
  • Transparent 761A2B#761A2B
  • Transparent 621624#621624
  • Transparent 4E121D#4E121D
  • Transparent 3B0D16#3B0D16
  • Transparent 27090E#27090E
  • Transparent 140407#140407

French Raspberry Color Patterns

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    French Raspberry Gingham Checks

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    French Raspberry Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Raspberry Plaid Pattern

French Raspberry Color Interior Ideas

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