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Traditional Red Color

HEX #C22B2E / RGB (194, 43, 46)

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What is Traditional Red Color?

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Traditional Red has the hex code #C22B2E. The equivalent RGB values are (194, 43, 46), which means it is composed of 69% red, 15% green and 16% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:78 Y:76 K:24. In the HSV/HSB scale, Traditional Red has a hue of 359°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 76%.
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.

Traditional 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 traditional red CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Traditional Red Color Codes

Hex Code#C22B2E
RGB Values(194, 43, 46)
CMYK Values(0%, 78%, 76%, 24%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 78%, 76%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3333
Inverse Color#3DD4D1 [Turquoise]
Closest Pantone®711 C
Closest RAL3028 [Pure red]
Complementary Color#2BC2BF [Maximum Blue Green]
Traditional Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8F8F8F

Traditional Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C22B2E. Complementary color is 2BC2BF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Traditional Red is Maximum Blue Green with the hex code #2BC2BF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C22B2E color is offered by #2BC2BF. 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 (C22B2E, C2742B and C22B7A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Traditional Red (#C22B2E) are Copper (#C2742B) and Magenta (Dye) (#C22B7A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Traditional 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.

C22B2E C2742B C22B7A
Split Complementary color palette with (C22B2E, 2BC274 and 2B7AC2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Traditional Red (#C22B2E) are #2BC274 (UFO Green) and #2B7AC2 (Celtic 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.

C22B2E 2BC274 2B7AC2
Triadic color palette with (C22B2E, 2EC22B and 2B2EC2)

Triadic Palette

Traditional Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #2EC22B (Lime Green) and #2B2EC2 (Persian Blue) along with #C22B2E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

C22B2E 2EC22B 2B2EC2
Tetradic color palette with (C22B2E, 2EC22B, 2BC2BF and BF2BC2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Traditional Red has four colors - #2EC22B (Lime Green), #2BC2BF (Maximum Blue Green) and #BF2BC2 (Steel Pink) in addition to the base color (#C22B2E). 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 (C22B2E, 7AC22B, 2BC2BF and 742BC2)

Square Palette

Traditional Red square color palette has #7AC22B (Dark Lemon Lime), #2BC2BF (Maximum Blue Green) and #742BC2 (Grape). 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.

C22B2E 7AC22B 2BC2BF 742BC2
Rainbow color

Traditional Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Traditional 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.

C22B2E C2AA2B 59C22B 2BC27F 2B84C2 542BC2 C22BAF

Tints, Tones & Shades of Traditional Red Color


  • Transparent CE5558CE5558
  • Transparent D46B6DD46B6D
  • Transparent DA8082DA8082
  • Transparent E19597E19597
  • Transparent E7AAABE7AAAB
  • Transparent EDBFC0EDBFC0
  • Transparent F3D5D5F3D5D5
  • Transparent F9EAEAF9EAEA


  • Transparent B53C3EB53C3E
  • Transparent AE4547AE4547
  • Transparent A84D4FA84D4F
  • Transparent A15657A15657
  • Transparent 9A5E5F9A5E5F
  • Transparent 946767946767
  • Transparent 8D6F708D6F70
  • Transparent 877878877878


  • Transparent 9B22259B2225
  • Transparent 881E20881E20
  • Transparent 741A1C741A1C
  • Transparent 611617611617
  • Transparent 4E11124E1112
  • Transparent 3A0D0E3A0D0E
  • Transparent 270909270909
  • Transparent 130405130405

Traditional Red Color Patterns

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    Traditional Red Gingham Checks

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    Traditional Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Traditional Red Plaid Pattern

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