Light Red has the hex code #FF7F7F. The equivalent RGB values are (255, 127, 127), which means it is composed of
50% red, 25% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:50 Y:50 K:0. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Red has a hue of 0°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 100%. 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.
On the RGB color system, reducing the saturation of red color to half and decreasing the value by 25%, one ends up with a color that can be regarded as light red. Please note that the color displayed on this page is NOT a web color and can only be used in HTML and CSS with its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB color values.
Also, there is a similar named color in the Printer Working Group (PWG) list though it is more saturated than the one displayed here.
The complement of Light Red is Electric Blue with the hex code #7FFFFF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FF7F7F color is offered by #7FFFFF. 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.
The analogous colors of Light Red (#FF7F7F) are Macaroni And Cheese (#FFBF7F) and Persian Pink (#FF7FBF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Red (#FF7F7F) are #7FFFBF (Aquamarine) and #7FBFFF (Very Light Azure). 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.
Light Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7FFF7F (Light Green) and #7F7FFF (Violets Are Blue) along with #FF7F7F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Light Red has four colors - #7FFF7F (Light Green), #7FFFFF (Electric Blue) and #FF7FFF (Fuchsia Pink) in addition to the base color (#FF7F7F). 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.
Light Red square color palette has #BFFF7F (Yellow-Green (Crayola)), #7FFFFF (Electric Blue) and #BF7FFF (Pale 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.
Light Red Color Rainbow Palette
Our Light 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.