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Intense Ruby Red Color

HEX #AC0911 / RGB (172, 9, 17)

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What is Intense Ruby Red Color?

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Intense Ruby Red has the hex code #AC0911. The equivalent RGB values are (172, 9, 17), which means it is composed of 87% red, 5% green and 9% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:95 Y:90 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, Intense Ruby Red has a hue of 357°, 95% 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.

Intense Ruby 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Intense Ruby Red Color Codes

Hex Code#AC0911
RGB Values(172, 9, 17)
CMYK Values(0%, 95%, 90%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(357°, 95%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#990000
Inverse Color#53F6EE [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®3517 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#09ACA4 [Persian Green]
Intense Ruby Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#424242
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Luma)#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#707070

Intense Ruby Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AC0911. Complementary color is 09ACA4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Intense Ruby Red is Persian Green with the hex code #09ACA4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AC0911 color is offered by #09ACA4. 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.

AC0911 09ACA4
Analogous color palette with (AC0911, AC5309 and AC0962)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Intense Ruby Red (#AC0911) are Windsor Tan (#AC5309) and Jazzberry Jam (#AC0962). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Intense Ruby 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.

AC0911 AC5309 AC0962
Split Complementary color palette with (AC0911, 09AC53 and 0963AC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Intense Ruby Red (#AC0911) are #09AC53 (Green (Pigment)) and #0963AC (Green-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.

AC0911 09AC53 0963AC
Triadic color palette with (AC0911, 11AC09 and 0911AC)

Triadic Palette

Intense Ruby Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #11AC09 (Islamic Green) and #0911AC (Zaffre) along with #AC0911 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

AC0911 11AC09 0911AC
Tetradic color palette with (AC0911, 11AC09, 09ACA4 and A409AC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Intense Ruby Red has four colors - #11AC09 (Islamic Green), #09ACA4 (Persian Green) and #A409AC (Heliotrope Magenta) in addition to the base color (#AC0911). 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.

AC0911 11AC09 09ACA4 A409AC
Square color palette with (AC0911, 63AC09, 09ACA4 and 5309AC)

Square Palette

Intense Ruby Red square color palette has #63AC09 (Kelly Green), #09ACA4 (Persian Green) and #5309AC (Metallic 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.

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Rainbow color

Intense Ruby Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Intense Ruby 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Intense Ruby Red Color


  • Transparent BD3A41BD3A41
  • Transparent C55358C55358
  • Transparent CD6B70CD6B70
  • Transparent D68488D68488
  • Transparent DE9DA0DE9DA0
  • Transparent E6B5B8E6B5B8
  • Transparent EECECFEECECF
  • Transparent F7E6E7F7E6E7


  • Transparent A32127A32127
  • Transparent 9F2D329F2D32
  • Transparent 9A393D9A393D
  • Transparent 964549964549
  • Transparent 925054925054
  • Transparent 8D5C5F8D5C5F
  • Transparent 89686A89686A
  • Transparent 847475847475


  • Transparent 8A070E8A070E
  • Transparent 78060C78060C
  • Transparent 67050A67050A
  • Transparent 560509560509
  • Transparent 450407450407
  • Transparent 340305340305
  • Transparent 220203220203
  • Transparent 110102110102

Intense Ruby Red Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Intense Ruby Red Plaid Pattern

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