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Crimson

Parameters:
HEX Triplet:
#dc143c
RGB:
220, 20, 60
CMYK:
0, 91, 73, 14
HSL:
348°, 83.3%, 47.1%
Closest colors:
in RGB:
Rich carmine
in PANTONE:
PANTONE 199
in RAL Classic:
RAL 3028
in RAL Design:
RAL 040 50 70
in RAL Effect:
RAL 450-6
What color is Crimson? What are the examples of Crimson color in life?
2023-05-17 Snargl 4 minutes 40 seconds
# General # Imagination # Design

What color is Crimson?

Red doll with blue eyes peeking out from behind a red curtain with a red curtain behind it
Sunset over the ocean with waves coming in to shore and a person walking on the beach in the distance
Woman in a bikini walks down the runway at a fashion show wearing a purple bra and matching panties
Futuristic space station with a giant robot like structure in the middle of a desert landscape with a mountain in the background
Red artwork with a white bird on top of it's head and a red circle around it
Red robot with a large head and glowing eyes and a large body of armor with spikes
Red helmeted man in a red space suit and helmet with a red light behind him
Woman with red hair and a red bra posing for a picture in a red room
Red sphere in the middle of a pond surrounded by trees and water lilies with red lights on them
Close up of a water drop with a clock on it's side and a red background
Close up of a ring with a red stone on it's center piece and a pink background
Woman with red hair wearing a tiara and jewelry on her head and a dress on her shoulder

Crimson is a vivid red color that has a slight bluish tint.

It is derived from the name of a scale insect, Kermes vermilio, that produces a red dye when crushed.

Crimson has a hue angle of 348 degrees, a saturation of 83.3%, and a lightness of 47.1%.

It is a warm color that can evoke feelings of passion, energy, and excitement.

It is also associated with blood, fire, and power.

Crimson is the national color of Nepal and a symbol of bravery and honor.

This color can be combined with other colors to create different effects.

Crimson is a versatile color that can be used in various design projects, such as web design, text, background, border, and CSS codes.

Example of the palette with the Crimson color

Picture with primary colors of Crimson, Cool black, Cerulean blue, Canonical aubergine and Fandango
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 0580-Y90R
NCS S 5040-R80B
NCS S 3050-R80B
NCS S 6030-R40B
NCS S 2060-R40B
RAL Classic
RAL 3028
RAL 5026
RAL 5015
RAL 4007
RAL 4010
RAL Design
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 200 30 33
RAL 260 40 40
RAL 060 20 05
RAL 340 50 45
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What are the examples of Crimson color in life?

Robot that is standing in the dirt with a fire in the background
Woman with a red face and black hair wearing a red collared top and a sci - fi helmet
Woman in a futuristic suit standing in a building with columns and columns behind her
Pink diamond surrounded by pink and purple crystals on a black surface with scattered pink and purple stones around it
Woman in a red dress on a chair in a room with a red carpet
Statue of a woman with a chain around her neck and a bra on her chest
Man with a beard and overalls standing in front of a full moon and a building with a hammer
Red object with a green center surrounded by other red objects and a pink background
Painting of a sunset with a river and lightning in the sky above it and a river running through it
Living room with a red couch and a painting on the wall behind it and a red rug on the floor
Red object with a circular design on it's side in a futuristic setting with a city in the background
Man in a space suit with a light saber in his hand and a helmet on his head
Pond surrounded by trees and a bridge in the middle of it with red leaves on it and a bright sun shining over the water
Crimson color example: Bedroom with a pink and blue color scheme and a pink rug on the floor
Crimson color example: Woman with red hair and a red dress posing for a picture with her arms crossed
Woman in a red jacket and jeans standing in front of a red background with a light bulb hanging from the ceiling
Crimson is a rich, deep color that inclines to purple.

It is derived from the dye produced by scale insects, such as kermes and cochineal.

Crimson is sometimes used as a generic term for slightly bluish-red colors that are between red and rose.

Some examples of crimson color in life are:
  • The national flag of Nepal has a crimson background with a white emblem of the moon and the sun.

  • The Harvard Crimson is the nickname and mascot of Harvard University's athletic teams.
    The color crimson is also used in the university's logo and seal.

  • The Crimson Rosella is a species of parrot native to eastern and southeastern Australia.
    It has a mostly crimson plumage with blue cheeks and tail feathers.

  • The Crimson King Maple is a cultivar of the Norway Maple that has dark crimson leaves throughout the year.
    It is a popular ornamental tree in parks and gardens.

  • The Crimson Tide is the nickname of the University of Alabama's football team.
    The name was coined by a sports writer in 1907 after a game against Auburn, where the Alabama players wore crimson jerseys on a muddy field.

Example of the palette with the Crimson color

Picture with primary colors of Crimson, Sepia, Pale brown, Gainsboro and Smoky black
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 3028
RAL 8029
RAL 1036
RAL 9002
RAL 9005
RAL Design
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 050 30 36
RAL 050 50 20
RAL 120 90 05
RAL 170 20 20

Example of the palette with the Crimson color

Picture with primary colors of Crimson, Black, Eggshell, Army Green and Meat brown
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 0580-Y90R
NCS S 8505-R20B
NCS S 1005-Y30R
NCS S 6030-G70Y
NCS S 2050-Y10R
RAL Classic
RAL 3028
RAL 9005
RAL 9001
RAL 8028
RAL 1012
RAL Design
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 070 90 10
RAL 100 30 20
RAL 085 80 70

Example of the palette with the Crimson color

Picture with primary colors of Black, Purple taupe, Crimson, Cool grey and Isabelline
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 8505-R20B
NCS S 6020-R50B
NCS S 0580-Y90R
NCS S 3020-R70B
NCS S 1002-G50Y
RAL Classic
RAL 9005
RAL 7024
RAL 3028
RAL 7001
RAL 9010
RAL Design
RAL 170 20 25
RAL 340 30 05
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 260 60 15
RAL 010 92 05

Example of the palette with the Crimson color

Picture with primary colors of Crimson, Turquoise green, Old mauve, Pink Sherbet and Turkish rose
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 3028
RAL 6019
RAL 8015
RAL 3015
RAL 3014
RAL Design
RAL 040 50 70
RAL 150 80 20
RAL 020 30 20
RAL 010 70 35
RAL 030 60 20
RAL Effect
RAL 450-6
RAL 760-2
RAL 530-5
RAL 470-2
RAL 480-M
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