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Scarlet CMYK Color

HEX #F25B40 / RGB (242, 91, 64)

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What is Scarlet CMYK Color?

Scarlet CMYK (Hex code: F25B40) Thumbnail

Scarlet CMYK values are (0, 80, 80, 0) which means it has 80 of both magenta and yellow and 0 of cyan and black. The closest hex code of the color is #F25B40 with RGB equivalent values (242, 91, 64). The CMYK system is the backbone of the color printing technology found in both large industrial and small desktop printers. Colors are created using only four inks - cyan (C), magenta (M), yellow (Y) and black (K).

NOTE: The scarlet (CMYK) hex color code mentioned on this page is just an approximation. CMYK model is for print media while hexadecimal color codes and the equivalent RGB values are for screen. The two can seldom be converted correctly.

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Scarlet CMYK Color Codes

Hex Code#F25B40
RGB Values(242, 91, 64)
CMYK Values(0%, 80%, 80%, 0%)
HSV/HSB Values(9°, 74%, 95%)
Closest Web Safe#FF6633
Inverse Color#0DA4BF [Blue-Green]
Closest Pantone®171 C
Closest RAL2008 [Bright red orange]
Complementary Color#40D7F2 [Turquoise]
Scarlet CMYK Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#848484
Weighted Average (Most Common)#858585
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Scarlet CMYK Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F25B40. Complementary color is 40D7F2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Scarlet CMYK is Turquoise with the hex code #40D7F2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F25B40 color is offered by #40D7F2. 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 (F25B40, F2B440 and F2407E)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Scarlet CMYK (#F25B40) are Maximum Yellow Red (#F2B440) and Cerise Pink (#F2407E). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Scarlet CMYK 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 (F25B40, 40F2B4 and 407EF2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Scarlet CMYK (#F25B40) are #40F2B4 (Eucalyptus) and #407EF2 (Blueberry). 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 (F25B40, 40F25B and 5B40F2)

Triadic Palette

Scarlet CMYK triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #40F25B (UFO Green) and #5B40F2 (Majorelle Blue) along with #F25B40 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 (F25B40, 40F25B, 40D7F2 and F240D7)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Scarlet CMYK has four colors - #40F25B (UFO Green), #40D7F2 (Turquoise) and #F240D7 (Purple Pizzazz) in addition to the base color (#F25B40). 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 (F25B40, 7EF240, 40D7F2 and B440F2)

Square Palette

Scarlet CMYK square color palette has #7EF240 (Kiwi), #40D7F2 (Turquoise) and #B440F2 (Purple (X11)). 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

Scarlet CMYK Color Rainbow Palette

Our Scarlet CMYK 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.

F25B40 F1F240 58F240 40F2C0 408BF2 8E40F2 F240BE

Tints, Tones & Shades of Scarlet CMYK Color


  • Transparent F57C66F57C66
  • Transparent F68C79F68C79
  • Transparent F79D8CF79D8C
  • Transparent F9ADA0F9ADA0
  • Transparent FABDB3FABDB3
  • Transparent FBCEC6FBCEC6
  • Transparent FCDED9FCDED9
  • Transparent FEEFECFEEFEC


  • Transparent DB624DDB624D
  • Transparent D06653D06653
  • Transparent C46A5AC46A5A
  • Transparent B96E60B96E60
  • Transparent AE7166AE7166
  • Transparent A2756DA2756D
  • Transparent 977973977973
  • Transparent 8B7C7A8B7C7A


  • Transparent C24933C24933
  • Transparent A9402DA9402D
  • Transparent 913726913726
  • Transparent 792E20792E20
  • Transparent 61241A61241A
  • Transparent 491B13491B13
  • Transparent 30120D30120D
  • Transparent 180906180906

Scarlet CMYK Color Patterns

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    Scarlet CMYK Gingham Checks

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    Scarlet CMYK Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Scarlet CMYK Polka Dots Pattern

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    Scarlet CMYK Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Scarlet CMYK Plaid Pattern

Scarlet CMYK Color Interior Ideas

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