Fire Up With Glowing Red
Lively, **bright red with notes of yellow, which express heat and energy**, are sometimes described with names such as: * Scarlet * Flame * Fire engine * Tulip * Red-orange * Lava red * Coral red * Cinnamon.
Luxuriate in Luscious Red
Luscious **red leaning toward blue to express love and opulence** is described with names such as: * Crimson * Rose * Lipstick * Ruby * Candy apple * Raspberry * Ginger * Magenta.
Warm to the Nature of Earthy Red
**Red leaning toward its complement, green, forms earthy, brownish tones** that carry names such as: * Marsala (Pantone 2015 color of the year) * Raw sienna * Brick * Carnelian * Falu * Indian red * Kobe.
Tints are Red on Tiptoes
**Tints of red range from coral pink to pastel rose to warm white**. Adding white to coral red produces coral pink; adding white to rose forms pastel pink; and adding white to brick red forms warm white.
Tints multiply the color possibilities of any red tone and modify the strength of the pure color. **Tints often express sweetness, gentleness and innocence**.
Well-known tints of red include: * Salmon pink * Coral pink * Pale rose pink * Bubblegum * Watermelon * Peach.
Shades Add Depth to Empower Red
**Shades of red, formed by adding black to the basic color, deepen the original tone and further expand the expressive possibilities of red to include mystery and strength**. Familiar examples of these deep colors include: * Burgundy * Maroon * Garnet * Oxblood * Sangria * Rust * Carmine.