Spectrum Red

HEX #CF1601 / RGB (207, 22, 1)

What is Spectrum Red Color?

Spectrum Red (Hex code: CF1601) Thumbnail

Spectrum Red has the hex code #CF1601. The equivalent RGB values are (207, 22, 1), which means it is composed of 90% red, 10% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:89 Y:100 K:19. In the HSV/HSB scale, Spectrum Red has a hue of 6°, 100% saturation and a brightness value of 81%.
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.

Spectrum Red 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the spectrum red CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Spectrum Red Color Codes

Hex Code#CF1601
RGB Values(207, 22, 1)
CMYK Values(0%, 89%, 100%, 19%)
HSV/HSB Values(6°, 100%, 81%)
Closest Web Safe#CC0000
Inverse Color#30E9FE [Fluorescent Blue]
Closest Pantone®2347 C
Closest RAL3020 [Traffic red]
Complementary Color#01BACF [Turquoise Surf]
Spectrum Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4D4D4D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#808080

Spectrum Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of CF1601. Complementary color is 01BACF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Spectrum Red is Turquoise Surf with the hex code #01BACF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #CF1601 color is offered by #01BACF. 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 (CF1601, CF7D01 and CF0153)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Spectrum Red (#CF1601) are Mustard Brown (#CF7D01) and Rubine Red (#CF0153). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Spectrum 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (CF1601, 01CF7D and 0153CF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Spectrum Red (#CF1601) are #01CF7D (Caribbean Green) and #0153CF (Absolute Zero (Crayola)). 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 (CF1601, 01CF16 and 1601CF)

Triadic Palette

Spectrum Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #01CF16 (Vivid Malachite) and #1601CF (Medium Blue) along with #CF1601 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 (CF1601, 01CF16, 01BACF and CF01BA)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Spectrum Red has four colors - #01CF16 (Vivid Malachite), #01BACF (Turquoise Surf) and #CF01BA (Deep Magenta) in addition to the base color (#CF1601). 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 (CF1601, 53CF01, 01BACF and 7D01CF)

Square Palette

Spectrum Red square color palette has #53CF01 (Harlequin Green), #01BACF (Turquoise Surf) and #7D01CF (French 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

Spectrum Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Spectrum 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Spectrum Red Color


  • Transparent D94534#D94534
  • Transparent DD5C4D#DD5C4D
  • Transparent E27367#E27367
  • Transparent E78B80#E78B80
  • Transparent ECA299#ECA299
  • Transparent F1B9B3#F1B9B3
  • Transparent F5D0CC#F5D0CC
  • Transparent FAE8E6#FAE8E6


  • Transparent BF2B1A#BF2B1A
  • Transparent B73627#B73627
  • Transparent AF4034#AF4034
  • Transparent A84B41#A84B41
  • Transparent A0564D#A0564D
  • Transparent 98605A#98605A
  • Transparent 906B67#906B67
  • Transparent 887573#887573


  • Transparent A61201#A61201
  • Transparent 910F01#910F01
  • Transparent 7C0D01#7C0D01
  • Transparent 680B01#680B01
  • Transparent 530900#530900
  • Transparent 3E0700#3E0700
  • Transparent 290400#290400
  • Transparent 150200#150200

Spectrum Red Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Spectrum Red Plaid Pattern