Red Violet (RAL) color hex code is #8C3C4B and RGB (140, 60, 75). As per HSB/HSV model, the color has a hue of 349°, saturation of 57% and a brightness of 55%. The CMYK values of Red Violet (RAL) are C:0 M:57 Y:46 K:45.
Red violet comes from RAL Classic list where it is numbered 4002. The RAL matching system is popular in several European countries including Germany, France and Italy. Red violet is not part of the web colors list and, thus, cannot be used in HTML and CSS code by name, though, it can be applied to web pages via its hex, RGB and/or HSL codes. Please note: The CMYK color values mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code.
Please note: RAL colors displayed on the screen are close approximates to the actual color because of the variations in brightness and contrast. The same hold true for these colors printed out on standard printers where the variations in the quality of paper, ink and the device may produce different results.
The complement of Red Violet (RAL) is Illuminating Emerald with the hex code #3C8C7D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8C3C4B color is offered by #3C8C7D. 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 Red Violet (RAL) (#8C3C4B) are Milk Chocolate (#8C553C) and Twilight Lavender (#8C3C73). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Red Violet (RAL) 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 Red Violet (RAL) (#8C3C4B) are #3C8C55 (Sea Green) and #3C738C (Teal 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.
Red Violet (RAL) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4B8C3C (May Green) and #3C4B8C (Chinese Blue) along with #8C3C4B 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 Red Violet (RAL) has four colors - #4B8C3C (May Green), #3C8C7D (Illuminating Emerald) and #7D3C8C (Cadmium Violet) in addition to the base color (#8C3C4B). 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.
Red Violet (RAL) square color palette has #738C3C (Palm Leaf), #3C8C7D (Illuminating Emerald) and #553C8C (Blue-Magenta 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.
Red Violet (RAL) Color Rainbow Palette
Our Red Violet (RAL) 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.