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Original Red Color

HEX #A43D3F / RGB (164, 61, 63)

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What is Original Red Color?

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Original Red has the hex code #A43D3F. The equivalent RGB values are (164, 61, 63), which means it is composed of 57% red, 21% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:63 Y:62 K:36. In the HSV/HSB scale, Original Red has a hue of 359°, 63% saturation and a brightness value of 64%.
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.

Original 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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Original Red Color Codes

Hex Code#A43D3F
RGB Values(164, 61, 63)
CMYK Values(0%, 63%, 62%, 36%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 63%, 64%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#5BC2C0 [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®1807 C
Closest RAL3031 [Orient red]
Complementary Color#3DA4A2 [Keppel]
Original Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#606060
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Luma)#535353
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#959595

Original Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A43D3F. Complementary color is 3DA4A2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Original Red is Keppel with the hex code #3DA4A2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A43D3F color is offered by #3DA4A2. 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 (A43D3F, A46F3D and A43D73)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Original Red (#A43D3F) are Metallic Bronze (#A46F3D) and Maximum Red Purple (#A43D73). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Original 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 (A43D3F, 3DA46F and 3D73A4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Original Red (#A43D3F) are #3DA46F (Medium Sea Green) and #3D73A4 (Queen 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.

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Triadic color palette with (A43D3F, 3FA43D and 3D3FA4)

Triadic Palette

Original Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3FA43D (Wageningen Green) and #3D3FA4 (Blue (Pigment)) along with #A43D3F 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 (A43D3F, 3FA43D, 3DA4A2 and A23DA4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Original Red has four colors - #3FA43D (Wageningen Green), #3DA4A2 (Keppel) and #A23DA4 (Purpureus) in addition to the base color (#A43D3F). 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 (A43D3F, 73A43D, 3DA4A2 and 6F3DA4)

Square Palette

Original Red square color palette has #73A43D (Palm Leaf), #3DA4A2 (Keppel) and #6F3DA4 (Purple Heart). 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

Original Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Original 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 Original Red Color


  • Transparent B66465B66465
  • Transparent BF7779BF7779
  • Transparent C88B8CC88B8C
  • Transparent D29E9FD29E9F
  • Transparent DBB1B2DBB1B2
  • Transparent E4C5C5E4C5C5
  • Transparent EDD8D9EDD8D9
  • Transparent F6ECECF6ECEC


  • Transparent 9D4A4C9D4A4C
  • Transparent 995153995153
  • Transparent 965859965859
  • Transparent 925F60925F60
  • Transparent 8E65668E6566
  • Transparent 8B6C6D8B6C6D
  • Transparent 877373877373
  • Transparent 84797A84797A


  • Transparent 833132833132
  • Transparent 732B2C732B2C
  • Transparent 622526622526
  • Transparent 521F20521F20
  • Transparent 421819421819
  • Transparent 311213311213
  • Transparent 210C0D210C0D
  • Transparent 100606100606

Original Red Color Patterns

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    Original Red Gingham Checks

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    Original Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Original Red Polka Dots Pattern

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    Original Red Honeycomb Pattern

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    Original Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Original Red Plaid Pattern

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