Maroon color in the CMYK model has the values (20, 90, 90, 50). Thus, there is 90 of yellow, 90 of magenta, 50 of black and 20 of cyan. The closest hex code of the color is #761F14 with RGB equivalent values (118, 31, 20). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).
NOTE: The maroon (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.
The complement of Maroon CMYK is Blue Sapphire with the hex code #146B76. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #761F14 color is offered by #146B76. 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 Maroon CMYK (#761F14) are Field Drab (#765014) and Claret (#76143A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Maroon CMYK 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 Maroon CMYK (#761F14) are #147650 (Salem) and #143A76 (Dark Cerulean). 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.
Maroon CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #14761F (La Salle Green) and #1F1476 (Persian Indigo) along with #761F14 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 Maroon CMYK has four colors - #14761F (La Salle Green), #146B76 (Blue Sapphire) and #76146B (Midnight) in addition to the base color (#761F14). 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.
Maroon CMYK square color palette has #3A7614 (Metallic Green), #146B76 (Blue Sapphire) and #501476 (Blue-Violet (Color Wheel)). 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.
Maroon CMYK Color Rainbow Palette
Our Maroon CMYK 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.