Medium Vermilion

HEX #D9603B / RGB (217, 96, 59)

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What is Medium Vermilion Color?

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Medium Vermilion has the hex code #D9603B. The equivalent RGB values are (217, 96, 59), which means it is composed of 58% red, 26% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:56 Y:73 K:15. In the HSV/HSB scale, Medium Vermilion has a hue of 14°, 73% saturation and a brightness value of 85%.
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.

Medium vermilion is a reddish-orange color from the Plochere list used extensively by interior designers. The color can be used in HTML, CSS and other web applications with its hex, RGB, HSB or CMYK color values.

Medium Vermilion Color Codes

Hex Code#D9603B
RGB Values(217, 96, 59)
CMYK Values(0%, 56%, 73%, 15%)
HSV/HSB Values(14°, 73%, 85%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6633
Inverse Color#269FC4 [Pacific Blue]
Closest Pantone®7625 C
Closest RAL2012 [Salmon orange]
Complementary Color#3BB4D9 [Picton Blue]
Medium Vermilion Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7C7C7C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#808080
Weighted Average (Luma)#777777
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B0B0B0

Medium Vermilion Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D9603B. Complementary color is 3BB4D9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Medium Vermilion is Picton Blue with the hex code #3BB4D9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D9603B color is offered by #3BB4D9. 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.

Analogous color palette with (D9603B, D9AF3B and D93B65)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Medium Vermilion (#D9603B) are Gold (Metallic) (#D9AF3B) and Cerise (#D93B65). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Medium Vermilion 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (D9603B, 3BD9AF and 3B65D9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Medium Vermilion (#D9603B) are #3BD9AF (Eucalyptus) and #3B65D9 (Royal 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.

Triadic color palette with (D9603B, 3BD960 and 603BD9)

Triadic Palette

Medium Vermilion triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3BD960 (UFO Green) and #603BD9 (Majorelle Blue) along with #D9603B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (D9603B, 3BD960, 3BB4D9 and D93BB4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Medium Vermilion has four colors - #3BD960 (UFO Green), #3BB4D9 (Picton Blue) and #D93BB4 (Frostbite) in addition to the base color (#D9603B). 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.

Square color palette with (D9603B, 65D93B, 3BB4D9 and AF3BD9)

Square Palette

Medium Vermilion square color palette has #65D93B (Apple), #3BB4D9 (Picton Blue) and #AF3BD9 (Dark Orchid). 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.

Rainbow color

Medium Vermilion Color Rainbow Palette

Our Medium Vermilion 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Medium Vermilion Color


  • Transparent E18062#E18062
  • Transparent E49076#E49076
  • Transparent E8A089#E8A089
  • Transparent ECB09D#ECB09D
  • Transparent F0BFB1#F0BFB1
  • Transparent F4CFC4#F4CFC4
  • Transparent F7DFD8#F7DFD8
  • Transparent FBEFEB#FBEFEB


  • Transparent C76649#C76649
  • Transparent BE6A50#BE6A50
  • Transparent B56D57#B56D57
  • Transparent AD705E#AD705E
  • Transparent A47364#A47364
  • Transparent 9B766B#9B766B
  • Transparent 927A72#927A72
  • Transparent 897D79#897D79


  • Transparent AE4D2F#AE4D2F
  • Transparent 984329#984329
  • Transparent 823A23#823A23
  • Transparent 6D301E#6D301E
  • Transparent 572618#572618
  • Transparent 411D12#411D12
  • Transparent 2B130C#2B130C
  • Transparent 160A06#160A06

Medium Vermilion Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Medium Vermilion Plaid Pattern

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