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Cardinal

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#c41e3a
RGB:
196, 30, 58
CMYK:
0, 85, 70, 23
HSL:
349.9°, 73.5%, 44.3%
Closest colors:
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 186
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3027
in RAL Design:
RAL 030 40 60
in RAL Effect:
RAL 450-6
in NCS:
NCS S 2060-R
What color is Cardinal? What are the examples of Cardinal color in life? What looks best in Cardinal? What strange or uncommon things can be of the Cardinal color?
2023-05-17 Snargl 6 minutes 34 seconds
# General # Fashion # Imagination # Design

What color is Cardinal?

Red bird is perched on a red post outside a building with a window in the background and a light shining on the building
Statue of a woman in a white dress with red accents and a red cape on her head and arms
Close up of a person wearing a red and green mask and a red helmet
Woman in a black and red outfit holding a sword and a sword in her hand
Woman in a space suit standing in front of a window
Plate with a desert on it on a table with other plates of food on it and a spoon
Red bird with a black beak and a red beak and a brown background with a brown background and a black
Space ship floating in the sky with a planet in the background

Cardinal is a color name that refers to a vivid red hue, inspired by the color of the robes worn by Catholic cardinals and the feathers of the cardinal bird.

The HEX code for cardinal is #C41E3A, which means it is composed of 76.86% red, 11.76% green and 22.75% blue in the RGB color model.

The CMYK color model, used for printing, has the values of 0% cyan, 85% magenta, 70% yellow and 23% black for cardinal.

The hue, saturation and lightness (HSL) of cardinal color are 349.9°, 73.5% and 44.3%, respectively.

Cardinal is a strong and eye-catching color that can create contrast and attract attention.

It is often used as a color for sports teams, schools, fraternities and sororities, as well as for religious and political symbols.

Some examples of institutions that use cardinal as one of their official colors are Stanford University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Southern California, Wesleyan University, and the Society of Jesus.

Cardinal is a color that can evoke different emotions and associations depending on the context and culture.

In general, it can be associated with passion, love, courage, power, blood, fire, danger, and anger.

In some cultures, cardinal can also symbolize joy, celebration, prosperity, and good luck.

However, cardinal can also have negative connotations, such as violence, aggression, war, and sin.

Therefore, cardinal is a color that should be used with care and consideration, as it can have a strong impact on the viewer's perception and mood.

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Cardinal, Light salmon, Deep carrot orange, Burnt umber and Desert sand
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3027
RAL 1034
RAL 2010
RAL 3013
RAL 1014
RAL Design
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 050 70 40
RAL 050 60 70
RAL 030 30 45
RAL 050 80 20
RAL Effect
RAL 450-6
RAL 420-2
RAL 390-2
RAL 350-4
RAL 430-1
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What are the examples of Cardinal color in life?

Drawing of a red bird with a gold collar and wings on it's back legs and neck
Close up of a metal object with a bird on it's back end and a circular design on the front
Vase filled with purple flowers sitting on top of a wooden table next to a lemon slice and a painting
Large building with a clock on the top of it and a lot of smoke coming out of it
Have you seen my bird - i can not find it anywhere
Painting of a kitchen with pink cabinets and a stove top oven and a kettle on the stovetop. Example of RGB 196,30,58 color.
Woman with a red jacket and black jacket on her head and a red background
Pink rose on top of a plate next to a cup of tea and a lemon slice on a table. Example of CMYK 0,85,70,23 color.
Man with a yellow hair and glasses smiling at the camera with a city background
Group of red hearts are arranged on a black surface with a red frame in the middle of the picture. Example of CMYK 0,85,70,23 color.
Man with red hair and a white shirt is looking at the camera with a serious look on his face. Color CMYK 0,85,70,23.
Woman in a red hat and sweater is standing on a street corner with a car behind her and a building in the background
Red food processor with tomatoes inside of it on a counter top next to a red pot and a red coffee pot. Example of CMYK 0,85,70,23 color.
Pink suit with a rose on the lapel and a white shirt underneath it. Example of #C41E3A color.
Red hair is amazing
Cardinal color is a vivid red hue that resembles the color of the feathers of a cardinal bird.

Some examples of cardinal color in life are:
  • The robes of some Catholic cardinals, especially those of the Roman rite.

  • The flowers of the cardinal plant, a perennial herb native to North America.

  • The sports uniforms of some teams, such as the Stanford Cardinal and the Arizona Cardinals.

  • The coats of some animals, such as the red fox and the red squirrel.

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Cardinal, Anti-flash White, Saint Patrick Blue, United Nations Blue and Dark turquoise
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 2060-R
NCS S 0510-R70B
NCS S 4550-R70B
NCS S 2050-R80B
NCS S 1060-B
RAL Classic
RAL 3027
RAL 9016
RAL 5002
RAL 5024
RAL 5012
RAL Design
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 340 92 05
RAL 270 20 29
RAL 250 60 40
RAL 210 60 40

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Bistre, Umber, Cardinal, Urobilin and Pale silver
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 3007
RAL 7013
RAL 3027
RAL 1033
RAL 7044
RAL Design
RAL 080 20 10
RAL 020 30 10
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 080 70 70
RAL 100 80 05

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Pastel brown, Medium jungle green, Cardinal, Pastel gray and Salmon
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 5010-G90Y
NCS S 7502-B
NCS S 2060-R
NCS S 2500-N
NCS S 0550-Y60R
RAL Classic
RAL 8000
RAL 6009
RAL 3027
RAL 9018
RAL 3012
RAL Design
RAL 040 40 20
RAL 180 20 15
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 080 80 05
RAL 040 70 50
RAL Effect
RAL 330-M
RAL 790-5
RAL 450-6
RAL 110-6
RAL 410-1
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What looks best in Cardinal?

Red and black animal with a helmet and armor on it's head and chest, with a forest in the background. Example of #C41E3A color.
Red monster with large teeth and large claws standing in a cave with a water hole in the background. Color #C41E3A.
Computer generated image of a red planet with a lake and mountains in the background. Color RGB 196,30,58.
Woman with red makeup and a black outfit with red accents on her face and chest. Example of Cardinal color.
Cardinal color example: Red sports car parked in a garage with a city view behind it and a red light above it
Girl with red hair and a red jacket on looking at something in her hand while she is surrounded by pink foam. Example of Cardinal color.

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Prussian blue, Cardinal, Gray-Tea Green, Smoky black and Caput mortuum
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
RAL Classic
RAL 5026
RAL 3027
RAL 9007
RAL 9005
RAL 3005
RAL Design
RAL 240 20 22
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 100 60 05
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 020 20 29
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What strange or uncommon things can be of the Cardinal color?

Close up of a very cute looking creature with big eyes and a weird body with red eyes. Example of Cardinal color.
Red ball with a wizard standing inside of it on a table in a dark room with candles. Example of Cardinal color.
Lot of red bubbles floating in the air together on a black background. Example of #C41E3A color.

Example of the palette with the Cardinal color

Picture with primary colors of Dark jungle green, Cardinal, Pale chestnut, Lapis lazuli and Halaya Ube
Top 5 color shades of the illustration. Arranged in descending order of frequency of occurrence (first - more often, last - more rare).
See these colors in NCS, PANTONE, RAL palettes...
NCS (Natural Color System)
NCS S 8005-B80G
NCS S 2060-R
NCS S 1515-R10B
NCS S 3050-R80B
NCS S 5030-R40B
RAL Classic
RAL 8022
RAL 3027
RAL 3015
RAL 5025
RAL 8015
RAL Design
RAL 160 20 20
RAL 030 40 60
RAL 010 70 20
RAL 260 40 40
RAL 330 30 25
RAL Effect
RAL 790-5
RAL 450-6
RAL 450-2
RAL 640-4
RAL 540-6
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