China red

When I think of China I think of the color red. These are some photos from trips I took there in 2014.

The Chinese love the color red. It symbolizes fire and happiness…along with a lot of other things. This article talks a bit about that: Lucky numbers and colors in Chinese culture.

China red is a classic paint color and Pantone has a Chinese red:

PANTONE  18-1663 TPX Chinese Red

Color Values:

  • RGB 190 34 57
  • HEX/HTML BE2239
Block of Pantone's Chinese red color.

How does this compare to the reds I actually saw in China?

For Travel Words Blog: Life in Colour.

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