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Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color

HEX #4B1C28 / RGB (75, 28, 40)

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What is Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color?

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Rusty Red (RAL Design) has the hex code #4B1C28. The equivalent RGB values are (75, 28, 40), which means it is composed of 52% red, 20% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:63 Y:47 K:71. In the HSV/HSB scale, Rusty Red (RAL Design) has a hue of 345°, 63% saturation and a brightness value of 29%.
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 20 25, Rusty Red (RAL Design) hex code is #4B1C28 with equivalent RGB (75, 28, 40). 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, Rusty Red (RAL Design)'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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Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color Codes

Hex Code#4B1C28
RGB Values(75, 28, 40)
CMYK Values(0%, 63%, 47%, 71%)
HSV/HSB Values(345°, 63%, 29%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B4E3D7 [Powder Blue]
Closest Pantone®4975 C
Closest RAL3007 [Black red]
Complementary Color#1C4B3F [Brunswick Green]
Rusty Red (RAL Design) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#303030
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Luma)#272727
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#696969

Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4B1C28. Complementary color is 1C4B3F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Rusty Red (RAL Design) is Brunswick Green with the hex code #1C4B3F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4B1C28 color is offered by #1C4B3F. 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.

4B1C28 1C4B3F
Analogous color palette with (4B1C28, 4B281C and 4B1C40)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Rusty Red (RAL Design) (#4B1C28) are Brown Coffee (#4B281C) and American Purple (#4B1C40). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Rusty Red (RAL Design) 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.

4B1C28 4B281C 4B1C40
Split Complementary color palette with (4B1C28, 1C4B28 and 1C404B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Rusty Red (RAL Design) (#4B1C28) are #1C4B28 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #1C404B (Japanese Indigo). 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.

4B1C28 1C4B28 1C404B
Triadic color palette with (4B1C28, 284B1C and 1C284B)

Triadic Palette

Rusty Red (RAL Design) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #284B1C (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #1C284B (Space Cadet) along with #4B1C28 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

4B1C28 284B1C 1C284B
Tetradic color palette with (4B1C28, 284B1C, 1C4B3F and 3F1C4B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Rusty Red (RAL Design) has four colors - #284B1C (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1C4B3F (Brunswick Green) and #3F1C4B (American Purple) in addition to the base color (#4B1C28). 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.

4B1C28 284B1C 1C4B3F 3F1C4B
Square color palette with (4B1C28, 404B1C, 1C4B3F and 281C4B)

Square Palette

Rusty Red (RAL Design) square color palette has #404B1C (Army Green), #1C4B3F (Brunswick Green) and #281C4B (Russian 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.

4B1C28 404B1C 1C4B3F 281C4B
Rainbow color

Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color Rainbow Palette

Our Rusty Red (RAL Design) 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.

4B1C28 4B391C 354B1C 1C4B2B 1C434B 1E1C4B 461C4B

Tints, Tones & Shades of Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color


  • Transparent 6F49536F4953
  • Transparent 816069816069
  • Transparent 93777E93777E
  • Transparent A58E94A58E94
  • Transparent B7A4A9B7A4A9
  • Transparent C9BBBFC9BBBF
  • Transparent DBD2D4DBD2D4
  • Transparent EDE8EAEDE8EA


  • Transparent 56303A56303A
  • Transparent 5B3A425B3A42
  • Transparent 60444B60444B
  • Transparent 664E54664E54
  • Transparent 6B585D6B585D
  • Transparent 706266706266
  • Transparent 756C6E756C6E
  • Transparent 7B76777B7677


  • Transparent 3C16203C1620
  • Transparent 35141C35141C
  • Transparent 2D11182D1118
  • Transparent 260E14260E14
  • Transparent 1E0B101E0B10
  • Transparent 17080C17080C
  • Transparent 0F06080F0608
  • Transparent 080304080304

Rusty Red (RAL Design) Color Patterns

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    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Rusty Red (RAL Design) Plaid Pattern

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