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Cornell Red

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#b31b1b
RGB:
179, 27, 27
CMYK:
0, 85, 85, 30
HSL:
0°, 73.8%, 40.4%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Carnelian
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 2350
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3020
in RAL Design:
RAL 040 40 67
in RAL Effect:
RAL 450-M
What color is Cornell Red? What are the examples of Cornell Red color in everyday life?
2023-05-31 Snargl 2 minutes 11 seconds
# General # Fashion # Design

What color is Cornell Red?

Red sports car parked on the side of a street next to a building with a red fire hydrant
Red star with a black and gold decoration on it's side and a red background with a black
Red circular object with a black background and a red light in the center of it
Close up of a red eye with a black background and a blurry lens in the center of the eye
Man with a mustache and a suit on and a red background with a white and black stripe around his neck
Red door with a decorative design on it's side door frame and a circular design on the front
Cornell Red is a color that represents the identity and brand of Cornell University, a prestigious Ivy League institution in the United States.

Cornell Red is also known as Carnelian, which is a name derived from a semi-precious gemstone that has a rich reddish-brown hue.

The color is used for the university's logo, athletics, and other official communications.

According to the Cornell University Brand Center, Cornell Red has different color standards for print and web.

For web, the color is defined by the hexadecimal code #B31B1B, which has an RGB value of 179, 27, 27.

The color is also accessible for people with visual impairments, as it has a contrast ratio of at least 4.5:1 for normal text and 3:1 for large text.

Cornell Red is the primary color of the university's color palette, and it should be the most dominant and visible color in any design or layout.

This rule helps to maintain a strong brand connection and create a coherent and impactful impression.

Cornell Red is often paired with white, light gray, or dark gray as secondary or tertiary colors.

These neutral hues complement the primary color and provide balance and contrast.

For example, for web banners and backgrounds, Cornell Red, white, or light gray can be used, while for headlines and body text, dark gray or black can be used.

Cornell Red is a color that reflects the history, values, and excellence of Cornell University.

It is a color that stands out and attracts attention, but also conveys a sense of warmth and passion.

It is a color that symbolizes the spirit and pride of the Cornell community.

Example of the palette with the Cornell Red color

Picture with primary colors of Cornell Red, Zinnwaldite, Copper rose, Candy pink and Pale chestnut
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 3020
RAL 8022
RAL 1020
RAL 3014
RAL 3015
RAL Design
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 000 15 00
RAL 030 50 20
RAL 030 60 50
RAL 010 70 20
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What are the examples of Cornell Red color in everyday life?

Painting of a woman with red hair and a red dress on a black background. Example of #B31B1B color.
Woman with a red hat and white lace on her face and a red dress. Example of Cornell Red color.
Red bow and other red objects on a white surface. Color RGB 179,27,27.
Girl with red hair and a red hat with flowers on it's head and a red dress. Color Cornell Red.
Bedroom with a bed, chair. Color CMYK 0,85,85,30.

Example of the palette with the Cornell Red color

Picture with primary colors of Onyx, Cornell Red, Misty rose, Dark slate gray and Teal blue
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 9000-N
NCS S 2070-Y90R
NCS S 0907-Y90R
NCS S 6020-B10G
NCS S 4030-B10G
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 3020
RAL 9001
RAL 6028
RAL 5007
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 20
RAL 040 40 67
RAL 030 90 05
RAL 180 30 15
RAL 200 50 25
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