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#BF1932 Hex Code

Color Name: Cardinal

What is hex #BF1932 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BF1932 is Cardinal. The RGB values are (191, 25, 50) which means it is composed of 72% red, 9% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:87 Y:74 K:25. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BF1932 has a hue of 351°, 87% saturation and a brightness value of 75%.
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.

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Hex #BF1932 Color Codes

Color NameCardinal
RGB Values(191, 25, 50)
CMYK Values(0%, 87%, 74%, 25%)
HSV/HSB Values(351°, 87%, 75%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0033
Inverse Color#40E6CD [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®186 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#19BFA6 [Light Sea Green]
#BF1932 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Luma)#3E3E3E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#838383

Hex #BF1932 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BF1932. Complementary color is 19BFA6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BF1932 is #19BFA6 which is called Light Sea Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BF1932 color is offered by #19BFA6. 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 (BF1932, BF5319 and BF1985)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BF1932 are #BF5319 and #BF1985, called Alloy Orange and Medium Violet-Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BF1932 with a 30° separation. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

BF1932 BF5319 BF1985
Split Complementary color palette with (BF1932, 19BF53 and 1985BF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BF1932 are #19BF53 (Malachite) and #1985BF (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.

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Triadic color palette with (BF1932, 32BF19 and 1932BF)

Triadic Palette

#BF1932 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #32BF19 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)) and #1932BF (Persian Blue) along with #BF1932, our main color, 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 (BF1932, 32BF19, 19BFA6 and A619BF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BF1932 has #32BF19 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #19BFA6 (Light Sea Green) and #A619BF (Heliotrope Magenta). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

BF1932 32BF19 19BFA6 A619BF
Square color palette with (BF1932, 85BF19, 19BFA6 and 5319BF)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BF1932 contains #85BF19 (Dark Lemon Lime), #19BFA6 (Light Sea Green) and #5319BF (Interdimensional 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.

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Hex #BF1932 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BF1932 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

BF1932 BF8E19 61BF19 19BF5F 1991BF 3019BF BE19BF

Tints, Tones & Shades of BF1932 Color


  • Transparent CC475BCC475B
  • Transparent D25E70D25E70
  • Transparent D97584D97584
  • Transparent DF8C99DF8C99
  • Transparent E5A3ADE5A3AD
  • Transparent ECBAC2ECBAC2
  • Transparent F2D1D6F2D1D6
  • Transparent F9E8EBF9E8EB


  • Transparent B22E42B22E42
  • Transparent AC3849AC3849
  • Transparent A64251A64251
  • Transparent A04D59A04D59
  • Transparent 995761995761
  • Transparent 936169936169
  • Transparent 8D6B708D6B70
  • Transparent 867678867678


  • Transparent 991428991428
  • Transparent 861223861223
  • Transparent 730F1E730F1E
  • Transparent 600D19600D19
  • Transparent 4C0A144C0A14
  • Transparent 39080F39080F
  • Transparent 26050A26050A
  • Transparent 130305130305

#BF1932 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.