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French Red Color

HEX #ED2939 / RGB (237, 41, 57)

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What is French Red Color?

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French Red has the hex code #ED2939. The equivalent RGB values are (237, 41, 57), which means it is composed of 71% red, 12% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:83 Y:76 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, French Red has a hue of 355°, 83% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the French Red CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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French Red Color Codes

Hex Code#ED2939
RGB Values(237, 41, 57)
CMYK Values(0%, 83%, 76%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(355°, 83%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FF3333
Inverse Color#12D6C6 [Robin Egg Blue]
Closest Pantone®1788 C
Closest RAL3024 [Luminous red]
Complementary Color#29EDDD [Fluorescent Blue]
French Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#707070
Weighted Average (Most Common)#666666
Weighted Average (Luma)#545454
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#969696

French Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of ED2939. Complementary color is 29EDDD

Complementary Palette

The complement of French Red is Fluorescent Blue with the hex code #29EDDD. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #ED2939 color is offered by #29EDDD. 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.

ED2939 29EDDD
Analogous color palette with (ED2939, ED7B29 and ED299B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of French Red (#ED2939) are Vivid Tangelo (#ED7B29) and Royal Pink (#ED299B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of French 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.

ED2939 ED7B29 ED299B
Split Complementary color palette with (ED2939, 29ED7B and 299BED)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of French Red (#ED2939) are #29ED7B (UFO Green) and #299BED (Button 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.

ED2939 29ED7B 299BED
Triadic color palette with (ED2939, 39ED29 and 2939ED)

Triadic Palette

French Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #39ED29 (Neon Green) and #2939ED (Palatinate Blue) along with #ED2939 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 (ED2939, 39ED29, 29EDDD and DD29ED)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of French Red has four colors - #39ED29 (Neon Green), #29EDDD (Fluorescent Blue) and #DD29ED (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#ED2939). 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.

ED2939 39ED29 29EDDD DD29ED
Square color palette with (ED2939, 9BED29, 29EDDD and 7B29ED)

Square Palette

French Red square color palette has #9BED29 (Green Lizard), #29EDDD (Fluorescent Blue) and #7B29ED (Blue-Violet). 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.

ED2939 9BED29 29EDDD 7B29ED
Rainbow color

French Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our French 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.

ED2939 EDC129 71ED29 29ED89 29A9ED 5129ED ED29E1

Tints, Tones & Shades of French Red Color


  • Transparent F15461F15461
  • Transparent F26974F26974
  • Transparent F47F88F47F88
  • Transparent F6949CF6949C
  • Transparent F8A9B0F8A9B0
  • Transparent FABFC4FABFC4
  • Transparent FBD4D7FBD4D7
  • Transparent FDEAEBFDEAEB


  • Transparent D73A47D73A47
  • Transparent CC434ECC434E
  • Transparent C14C55C14C55
  • Transparent B7555DB7555D
  • Transparent AC5D64AC5D64
  • Transparent A1666BA1666B
  • Transparent 966F72966F72
  • Transparent 8B77798B7779


  • Transparent BE212EBE212E
  • Transparent A61D28A61D28
  • Transparent 8E19228E1922
  • Transparent 77151D77151D
  • Transparent 5F10175F1017
  • Transparent 470C11470C11
  • Transparent 2F080B2F080B
  • Transparent 180406180406

French Red Color Patterns

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    French Red Gingham Checks

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    French Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    French Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    French Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    French Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    French Red Plaid Pattern

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