Red Maroon

HEX #8F0B0B / RGB (143, 11, 11)

What is Red Maroon Color?

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Red Maroon has the hex code #8F0B0B. The equivalent RGB values are (143, 11, 11), which means it is composed of 87% red, 7% green and 7% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:92 Y:92 K:44. In the HSV/HSB scale, Red Maroon has a hue of 0°, 92% saturation and a brightness value of 56%.
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.

Red Maroon 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.

Red Maroon Color Codes

Hex Code#8F0B0B
RGB Values(143, 11, 11)
CMYK Values(0%, 92%, 92%, 44%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 92%, 56%)
Closest Web Safe#990000
Inverse Color#70F4F4 [Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®7427 C
Closest RAL3003 [Ruby red]
Complementary Color#0B8F8F [Dark Cyan]
Red Maroon Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#373737
Weighted Average (Most Common)#333333
Weighted Average (Luma)#272727
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#696969

Red Maroon Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8F0B0B. Complementary color is 0B8F8F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Red Maroon is Dark Cyan with the hex code #0B8F8F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8F0B0B color is offered by #0B8F8F. 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 (8F0B0B, 8F4D0B and 8F0B4D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Red Maroon (#8F0B0B) are Saddle Brown (#8F4D0B) and Violet-Red (#8F0B4D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red Maroon 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 (8F0B0B, 0B8F4D and 0B4D8F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Red Maroon (#8F0B0B) are #0B8F4D (Spanish Green) and #0B4D8F (Yale 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 (8F0B0B, 0B8F0B and 0B0B8F)

Triadic Palette

Red Maroon triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #0B8F0B (India Green) and #0B0B8F (Cadmium Blue) along with #8F0B0B 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 (8F0B0B, 0B8F0B, 0B8F8F and 8F0B8F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Red Maroon has four colors - #0B8F0B (India Green), #0B8F8F (Dark Cyan) and #8F0B8F (Dark Magenta) in addition to the base color (#8F0B0B). 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 (8F0B0B, 4D8F0B, 0B8F8F and 4D0B8F)

Square Palette

Red Maroon square color palette has #4D8F0B (Avocado), #0B8F8F (Dark Cyan) and #4D0B8F (Metallic 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.

Rainbow color

Red Maroon Color Rainbow Palette

Our Red Maroon 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 Red Maroon Color


  • Transparent A53C3C#A53C3C
  • Transparent B15454#B15454
  • Transparent BC6D6D#BC6D6D
  • Transparent C78585#C78585
  • Transparent D29D9D#D29D9D
  • Transparent DDB6B6#DDB6B6
  • Transparent E9CECE#E9CECE
  • Transparent F4E7E7#F4E7E7


  • Transparent 8C2222#8C2222
  • Transparent 8B2E2E#8B2E2E
  • Transparent 893A3A#893A3A
  • Transparent 884646#884646
  • Transparent 865151#865151
  • Transparent 855D5D#855D5D
  • Transparent 836969#836969
  • Transparent 827474#827474


  • Transparent 720909#720909
  • Transparent 640808#640808
  • Transparent 560707#560707
  • Transparent 480606#480606
  • Transparent 390404#390404
  • Transparent 2B0303#2B0303
  • Transparent 1D0202#1D0202
  • Transparent 0E0101#0E0101

Red Maroon Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Red Maroon Plaid Pattern