The meaning of the color Chili Pepper and color combinations to inspire your next design.
Pantone’s 2007 Color of the Year, chili pepper, isn’t as red and bright as we often think—in it you can spot bits of brown. Like other members of the red family, chili-pepper is dramatic and exciting. It is associated with exotic tastes and cultural diversity. As the color of hot peppers that set tongues on fire, chili-pepper also speaks of danger and chance. The hex code for chili-pepper is #E32227.
Chili pepper can be used to stimulate the senses and, when paired with other warm color like yellow and red, can create a warm and invigorating palette. Its complement is, green, can be paired with chili-pepper for high contrast and excitement.
Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to chili pepper.
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