1. Scarlet

Everything about the color Scarlet

The meaning of the color Scarlet and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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Scarlet is a bright red hue with hints of orange. Scarlet is the color traditionally worn by cardinals in the Catholic Church and represents the blood of Christ and Christian martyrs. As a result, it is associated with religion, devotion, and sacrifice. Like most other bright red hues, scarlet is also associated with courage, passion, heat, and joy.


For a sophisticated color palette, combine scarlet with neutrals like sand and beige. The hex code for scarlet is #FF2400. Combine it with basil and chocolate brown for a warm and earthy palette. For a more daring, bold, and bright palette, combine scarlet with bright yellow and orange hues.

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Information about Scarlet / #FF2400

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #FF2400 is made of 100% red, 14.1% green and 0% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #FF2400 is made of 0% cyan, 86% magenta, 100% yellow and 0% black. Scarlet has a hue angle of 8.5 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 50%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #FF2400 has RGB values of R: 100, G: 14.1, B: 0 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.86, Y: 1, K:0.




RGB Decimal

255, 36, 0


RGB Percentage

100, 14.1, 0

rgb(100%, 14.1%, 0%)


0, 86, 100, 0


8.5°, 100, 50

hsl(8.5°, 100%, 50%)

HSV (or HSB)

8.5°, 100, 100

Web Safe




54.584, 76.224, 67.692


41.876, 22.529, 2.144


0.629, 0.339, 22.529


54.584, 101.942, 41.607


54.584, 167.351, 40.178


47.465, 78.179, 29.039


11111111, 00100100, 00000000

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