Red Color Meaning ~&~ Red Symbolism with Red Color Names
   action, romance, warnings, intensity  

Red Color Meanings . . . for art, home decor, design and clothing.   Colors for harmonizing, contrasting, complimenting and blending with the color red.  What colors mean when they are used together, this info is vital for choosing wardrobe, and cars in particular. Colors speak volumes without saying a word, this page celebrates everything Red.

Red Color Symbolism

Red is the color of action, physical activity, stamina, war, the planet mars, danger

Red indicates love, passion, romance and desire, and the color of life blood

Red symbolizes excitement, intense emotion, blood, aggression, warnings, stop


Red color meaning

✫ ° •❥✫  ~•♥•~  You're invited;  Join my fb page Universe of Symbolism  ✫ ° •❥✫
© Presley Love

Red Color Compatibility ~ and Complimentary Colors

The colors that work best with red:  White, Green, Brown, Pink, Blue, Yellow, Silver 

Orange is next to Red on the color wheel, shades of Orange and Red can be exciting

Green is the opposite of Red on the color wheel and is it's complimentary color ~ think Green and Red together and think Christmas

Pink and Red together speak of Valentines Day

Red and Purple are the colors of the Red Hatters,  Red and Purple are not typically used together because they are both intense colors and can clash.  Although you can use shades of purple to "shade" red in art work, Browns are also excellent for shading Red

For highlighting Red in your artwork use yellows, pinks and white, also the right color of orange can be spectacular for highlights

Red in your wardrobe is a powerful symbol of confidence

Red Color Meaning combined with other colors:

Red and Pink ~    Playful, Youthfulness
Red and Green ~    Holiday Season
Red and Brown ~   Earthly Comfort, Relaxation
Red and Yellow ~    Bold, Confidence
Red and Blue ~   Patriotism
Red and White ~  Inner Power and Spiritual Power
Red and Silver ~  Confidence and Sleek Sportiness 

Red and Black ~   Attention, Strength and Intensity

When using Red in design or art, it's important to find the best hues and shades that work best together, to do this use the paint chips at the paint store or be sure to invest in a  color wheel for the best results with your art.

Red Color Names:

 Apple, Cherry, Ruby, Ruddy, Crimson, Scarlet, Rubine,  Fire, Blood, Cranberry, Pomegranate, Fire~Engine, Barn, Sangria, Cardinal, Crayola, Raspberry, Lava, Brilliant, Lust, Candy~Apple, American Rose, Cadmium, Burgundy, Ferrari, Flame, Wagon, Lipstick, Alizarin Crimson, Amaranth, Auburn, Brick, Debian, Geranium, Poppy, Sangria, Tractor, Venetian, Fire Hydrant. . .  

An expensive  red sports car like a Porsche is referred to as "arrest me red" because it stands out so much from the crowd, and seems to be screaming for a ticket

Shades of red that compliment each other beautifully:  

Cranberry and Sage Green
Bright Red and Golden Yellow
Dark Red and Copper

Dark Red and Mahogany works perfectly to create a fauz finish leather effect for walls

These things are best known to always be Red:

Little red wagons
Fire hydrants
Stop signs
Clifford the big red dog
The planet Mars

Discover more about all the colors:

Full List of Color Meanings

Aura Color Meanings

Magic Color Meanings

I hope you enjoyed Red Color Meanings, I thoroughly enjoyed creating it 

✫ ° •❥✫  Home  Horoscopes  Healing Crystals  |  Runes  |   Tattoos   Numerology  ✫ ° •❥✫

click to take the free Spirit Animal Quiz
Healing Symbols

Recent Articles

  1. Mouse Symbolism | Mouse Meaning | Spirit Animals

    Oct 23, 16 02:15 PM

    Mouse Symbolism & Meaning The Symbols of The Mouse are: Instincts, Observation, Timing, and Gathering magic of: Amulets, and Protection

    Read More

  2. Healing Music

    Oct 23, 16 02:00 PM

    healing music

    Read More

  3. Water Spirit Animals A-Z | Water Totem Animals

    Jun 03, 16 04:44 AM

    Water Spirit Animals and Water Totem Animals A-Z, feminine essence and flow, adaptability, list of 48 crab, orca, whale, sea horse, starfish, seal, penguin, dolphin, shark

    Read More

  © copyright 2016 Universe of Symbolism ~ All Rights Reserved


No reproduction of any kind is permitted see my Terms Of Use/ Disclosures / Contact

Income Disclaimer:  I'm delighted to say that I earn income on this site through partnerships with advertisers via display and text link ads, and affiliates which is how I can offer my information for free to the world ;)  If you are interested in advertising on this site please contact me with your product/service ideas, I'm always open to something new ;) 
Other great sources of traditional symbolism: 
National GeoWikipedia
To support the welfare of animals : World Wildlife Fund

Protected by Copyscape Online Copyright Checker