Guide to the Color Crimson

Dive deep into the color crimson. Find color palettes, get the codes for adding ’em to your designs—explore your color-dreaming heart out.
Crimson
#DC143C
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Crimson color codes

Nail the exact color crimson in your design by using the code from any one of these systems for color identification.

Hex#DC143C
RGBr: 220, g: 20, b: 60
HSLh: 348°, s: 83%, l: 47%
HSVh: 348°, s: 91%, v: 86%
CMYKc: 0%, m: 91%, y: 73%, k: 14%

Crimson color palettes

Complementary

#DC143C
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#14DCB4
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Split Complementary

#14DC50
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#DC143C
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#14A0DC
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Triadic

#DC143C
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#3CDC14
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#143CDC
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Tetradic

#B414DC
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#DC143C
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#3CDC14
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#14DCB4
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Analogous

#B414DC
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#DC14A0
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#DC143C
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#DC5014
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#DCB414
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Monochromatic

#67091C
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#A20F2C
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#DC143C
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#EE4264
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#F37C94
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The color crimson in percentages

If you're identifying color for pretty much anything digital, you're working in an RGB colorspace. If the project you're working on requires percentage representation, crimson is made of 86% red, 8% green, and 24% blue.

If you're identifying color for a print project, you're most likely using a CMYK colorspace—the percentages are 0% cyan, 91% magenta, 73% yellow, 14% black.

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