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King’s College Red Color

HEX #D612A2 / RGB (214, 18, 162)

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What is King’s College Red Color?

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The official brand guidelines specify the exact CMYK values for King's College Red color as (8, 98, 84, 2). The Pantone number mentioned in the table below is only an approximation and has been derived from the hex color code using known formulae. King's College Red hex code is #D612A2 with equivalent RGB (214, 18, 162). To use the color in digital works, either in graphics or a web page (via HTML and CSS), employ the hexadecimal code, RGB and/or HSL values.

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King’s College Red Color Codes

Hex Code#D612A2
RGB Values(214, 18, 162)
CMYK Values(8%, 98%, 84%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(316°, 92%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0099
Inverse Color#29ED5D [Malachite]
Closest Pantone®225 C
Closest RAL4010 [Telemagenta]
Complementary Color#12D646 [Malachite]
King’s College Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#838383
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Luma)#464646
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8A8A8A

King’s College Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D612A2. Complementary color is 12D646

Complementary Palette

The complement of King’s College Red is Malachite with the hex code #12D646. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D612A2 color is offered by #12D646. 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 (D612A2, D61240 and A812D6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of King’s College Red (#D612A2) are Crimson (#D61240) and Vivid Mulberry (#A812D6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of King’s College 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (D612A2, 40D612 and 12D6A8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of King’s College Red (#D612A2) are #40D612 (Harlequin Green) and #12D6A8 (Caribbean Green). 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 (D612A2, A2D612 and 12A2D6)

Triadic Palette

King’s College Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A2D612 (Vivid Lime Green) and #12A2D6 (Battery Charged Blue) along with #D612A2 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 (D612A2, A2D612, 12D646 and 4612D6)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of King’s College Red has four colors - #A2D612 (Vivid Lime Green), #12D646 (Malachite) and #4612D6 (Interdimensional Blue) in addition to the base color (#D612A2). 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.

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Square color palette with (D612A2, D6A812, 12D646 and 1240D6)

Square Palette

King’s College Red square color palette has #D6A812 (Goldenrod), #12D646 (Malachite) and #1240D6 (Palatinate 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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Rainbow color

King’s College Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our King’s College 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 King’s College Red Color


  • Transparent DE41B5DE41B5
  • Transparent E259BEE259BE
  • Transparent E671C7E671C7
  • Transparent EB89D1EB89D1
  • Transparent EFA0DAEFA0DA
  • Transparent F3B8E3F3B8E3
  • Transparent F7D0ECF7D0EC
  • Transparent FBE7F6FBE7F6


  • Transparent C5289BC5289B
  • Transparent BC3398BC3398
  • Transparent B43E94B43E94
  • Transparent AB4991AB4991
  • Transparent A2548EA2548E
  • Transparent 9A5F8A9A5F8A
  • Transparent 916A87916A87
  • Transparent 897583897583


  • Transparent AB0E82AB0E82
  • Transparent 960D71960D71
  • Transparent 800B61800B61
  • Transparent 6B09516B0951
  • Transparent 560741560741
  • Transparent 400531400531
  • Transparent 2B04202B0420
  • Transparent 150210150210

King’s College Red Color Patterns

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    King’s College Red Gingham Checks

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    King’s College Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    King’s College Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    King’s College Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    King’s College Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    King’s College Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    King’s College Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    King’s College Red Plaid Pattern

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