Valencia Color


Valencia is vibrant, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, violet or mid green

Inverse Color #27bbc8
Complementary Color #36cad8
Color Shade: mid red (4.84° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 53.14% (better contrasting with white)
Valencia Color Sample
Valencia Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #d84437

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Valencia Color. The Old Cheddar color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Tory Red (#d6685f) for more calm effect. Try Roman as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#36cad8 is the best complementary color to Valencia. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #d84437 complementary color is Scooter, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Valencia are #d8367a and #d89436. Thus found on the left and right of #d84437 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Cerise and Brandy Punch colors as they work well with Valencia.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Valencia palette consists of #367ad8 and #36d894 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#36cad8). Try Mariner and Shamrock colors in combination with #d84437, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #d84437 offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Valencia. Thus Purple Heart and Emerald giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Valencia contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Scooter, Atlantis, and Purple Heart split by 90° on the color wheel. #d84437 square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Valencia tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#36cad8) and two others. The Emerald is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cerise – 120° from the complementary Scooter. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #36d844 and #d836cb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #d84437 is made of 64% red, 20% green and 16% blue. In a HSL mode Valencia has a hue angle of 4.84°, a saturation of 67.36% and a lightness of 53.14%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #d84437 is made of 0% cyan, 58.04% magenta, 63.14% yellow and 15.29% black ink.

HEX #d84437
RGB Decimal rgb(216,68,55)
RGB Percentage 64%, 20%, 16%
CMYK 0, 58.04, 63.14, 15.29
HSL hsl(4.84,67.36%,53.14%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(4.84,74.54%,84.71%)
CIE-LAB lab(50.6977,56.9631,40.4174)
XYZ xyz(31.0756,19.009,5.6457)