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Primal Red Color

HEX #A92B4F / RGB (169, 43, 79)

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What is Primal Red Color?

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Primal Red has the hex code #A92B4F. The equivalent RGB values are (169, 43, 79), which means it is composed of 58% red, 15% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:75 Y:53 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, Primal Red has a hue of 343°, 75% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 010 40 53, Primal Red hex code is #A92B4F with equivalent RGB (169, 43, 79). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Primal Red's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Primal Red Color Codes

Hex Code#A92B4F
RGB Values(169, 43, 79)
CMYK Values(0%, 75%, 53%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(343°, 75%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#993366
Inverse Color#56D4B0 [Medium Aquamarine]
Closest Pantone®7425 C
Closest RAL3027 [Raspberry red]
Complementary Color#2BA985 [Jungle Green]
Primal Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#616161
Weighted Average (Most Common)#555555
Weighted Average (Luma)#484848
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8C8C8C

Primal Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A92B4F. Complementary color is 2BA985

Complementary Palette

The complement of Primal Red is Jungle Green with the hex code #2BA985. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A92B4F color is offered by #2BA985. 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 (A92B4F, A9462B and A92B8E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Primal Red (#A92B4F) are Medium Carmine (#A9462B) and Fandango (#A92B8E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Primal 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 (A92B4F, 2BA946 and 2B8EA9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Primal Red (#A92B4F) are #2BA946 (American Green) and #2B8EA9 (Steel 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 (A92B4F, 4FA92B and 2B4FA9)

Triadic Palette

Primal Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4FA92B (Green (RYB)) and #2B4FA9 (Violet-Blue) along with #A92B4F 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 (A92B4F, 4FA92B, 2BA985 and 852BA9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Primal Red has four colors - #4FA92B (Green (RYB)), #2BA985 (Jungle Green) and #852BA9 (Grape) in addition to the base color (#A92B4F). 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 (A92B4F, 8EA92B, 2BA985 and 462BA9)

Square Palette

Primal Red square color palette has #8EA92B (Citron), #2BA985 (Jungle Green) and #462BA9 (Blue (Pigment)). 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

Primal Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Primal 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 Primal Red Color


  • Transparent BA5572BA5572
  • Transparent C36B84C36B84
  • Transparent CB8095CB8095
  • Transparent D495A7D495A7
  • Transparent DDAAB9DDAAB9
  • Transparent E5BFCAE5BFCA
  • Transparent EED5DCEED5DC
  • Transparent F6EAEDF6EAED


  • Transparent A13C59A13C59
  • Transparent 9D455E9D455E
  • Transparent 994D63994D63
  • Transparent 955668955668
  • Transparent 905E6C905E6C
  • Transparent 8C67718C6771
  • Transparent 886F76886F76
  • Transparent 84787B84787B


  • Transparent 87223F87223F
  • Transparent 761E37761E37
  • Transparent 651A2F651A2F
  • Transparent 551628551628
  • Transparent 441120441120
  • Transparent 330D18330D18
  • Transparent 220910220910
  • Transparent 110408110408

Primal Red Color Patterns

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    Primal Red Gingham Checks

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    Primal Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Primal Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primal Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primal Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primal Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primal Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Primal Red Plaid Pattern

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