236 Colors That Start With C (Names, Hex, RGB, CMYK)

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There are tons of colors that start with the letter C. If you’ve ever described a color as “clear”, “cold”, or “cool”, then there’s a pretty good chance you’ll find it listed below.

We’ve compiled a list of more than two hundred colors that start with C for you to check out. This comprehensive list should help you find the color that you’re looking for, no matter what the project may be!

List of Colors That Start With C

Here’s a list of colors that start with the letter C, including names, Hex, RGB, and CMYK codes.

Cab Sav

Cab Sav is a deep, rich red shade inspired by the similarly-named wine.

Cab Sav
Hex #4D0A18
RGB 77, 10, 24
CMYK 0, 87, 69, 70

Cabala

Cabala is an exotic golden green tone named after the mystic Jewish belief system.

Cabala
Hex #CABA1A
RGB 202, 186, 26
CMYK 0, 8, 87, 21

Cabaret

Named for the popular performances of the 1900s, Cabaret is a bright, cheerful pink.

Cabaret
Hex #D94972
RGB 217, 73, 114
CMYK 0, 66, 47, 15

Cabernet

Another wine-inspired name, Cabernet is a deep shade of red with dark purple undertones.

Cabernet
Hex #540212
RGB 84, 2, 18
CMYK 0, 98, 79, 67

Cabinet

Cabinet is a warm brown shade with yellow undertones, named for the bright sheen of a honey oak cabinet.

Cabinet
Hex #CC5D2D
RGB 204, 93, 45
CMYK 0, 54, 78, 20

Cactus

Cactus is a dusty shade of dark green with yellowish brown undertones that help to leave it looking appropriately dry.

Cactus
Hex #587156
RGB 88, 113, 86
CMYK 22, 0, 24, 56

Cadet

Cadet is a cool and crisp military shade of deep grayish blue, a stately color found on uniforms around the world.

Cadet
Hex #536872
RGB 83, 104, 114
CMYK 27, 9, 0, 55

Cadillac

Cadillac is a muted pink shade with red-brown undertones for a classy look.

Cadillac
Hex #B04C6A
RGB 176, 76, 106
CMYK 0, 57, 40, 31

Cadmium Red

Cadmium Red is named for the rich orange-red pigment that originally created this color.

Cadmium Red
Hex #E30022
RGB 227, 0, 34
CMYK 0, 100, 85, 11

Cadmium Yellow

Similarly, Cadmium Yellow is another lighter, yellower variant of the cadmium pigment.

Cadmium Yellow
Hex #FFF600
RGB 255, 246, 0
CMYK 0, 4, 100, 0

Cafe Royale

Cafe Royale is a warm brown with a lighter, creamier tint than Coffee.

Cafe Royale
Hex #6F440C
RGB 111, 68, 12
CMYK 0, 39, 89, 56

Calcium Carbonate

Calcium Carbonate is a pale white shade inspired by the “real” calcium carbonate compound.

Calcium Carbonate
Hex #FAFAFC
RGB 250, 250, 252
CMYK 1, 1, 0, 1

Calico

Inspired by the cream-colored cloth of the same name, Calico is a soft, warm brown.

Calico
Hex #E0C095
RGB 224, 192, 149
CMYK 0, 14, 33, 12

Calico Red

Calico Red is redder and hotter than true Calico, with cheerful pinkish brown undertones.

Calico Red
Hex #C0003C
RGB 192, 0, 60
CMYK 0, 100, 69, 25

California

California is named for the sunny golden shade of the state’s official flower, the poppy.

California
Hex #FE9D04
RGB 254, 157, 4
CMYK 0, 38, 98, 0

Calypso

Calypso is a rich gray-blue shade inspired by a stormy ocean or by the waves themselves.

Calypso
Hex #31728D
RGB 49, 114, 141
CMYK 65, 19, 0, 45

Camarone

Technically a dark olive shade, Camarone is a deep, bold, and dramatic green.

Camarone
Hex #00581A
RGB 0, 88, 26
CMYK 100, 0, 70, 65

Cambridge Blue

Cambridge Blue may look green, but it’s actually a pale green cyan shade with only the slightest hint of yellow.

Cambridge Blue
Hex #A3C1AD
RGB 163, 193, 173
CMYK 16, 0, 10, 24

Camel

Camel is a warm shade of brown with a soft yellow-orange undertone, inspired by the hardworking animals of the same name.

Camel
Hex #C19A6B
RGB 193, 154, 107
CMYK 0, 20, 45, 24

Camelot

Named after the mythical Arthurian kingdom, Camelot is a lush, romantic shade of deep purple-red.

Camelot
Hex #893456
RGB 137, 52, 86
CMYK 0, 62, 37, 46

Cameo

Cameo is a softer brown shade with a pale grayish yellow undertone.

Cameo
Hex #D9B99B
RGB 217, 185, 155
CMYK 0, 15, 29, 15

Camouflage

Camouflage is an amalgamation of the grays, browns, and greens often used in military camouflage.

Camouflage
Hex #3C3910
RGB 60, 57, 16
CMYK 0, 5, 73, 76

Canary Yellow

Canary Yellow is a bright, cheerful yellow shade inspired by the canary bird’s plumage.

Canary Yellow
Hex #FFEF00
RGB 255, 239, 0
CMYK 0, 6, 100, 0

Can Can

Can Can is a faded shade of dusty rose for a weathered, vintage feeling.

Can Can
Hex #D591A4
RGB 213, 145, 164
CMYK 0, 32, 23, 16

Candle Light

Inspired by the flickering glow of a candle, Candle Light is a warm golden shade with a playful yellow hue and a softer overall appearance.

Candle Light
Hex #FCD917
RGB 252, 217, 23
CMYK 0, 14, 91, 1

Candy Apple Red

Candy Apple Red is a vivid shade of red with bright orange undertones, sweet and shocking at the same time.

Candy Apple Red
Hex #FF0800
RGB 255, 8, 0
CMYK 0, 97, 100, 0

Candy Pink

Bright, cheerful, and oh-so-sweet, Candy Pink is actually close to an orange variation.

Candy Pink
Hex #E4717A
RGB 228, 113, 122
CMYK 0, 50, 46, 11

Cannon Black

Cannon Black is a dark black shade with some purple and yellow undertones.

Cannon Black
Hex #251706
RGB 37, 23, 6
CMYK 0, 38, 84, 85

Cannon Pink

Cannon Pink has strong yellow and black undertones to mellow out what would otherwise be a “plain” baby pink variation. The color looks more purple than pink.

Cannon Pink
Hex #894367
RGB 137, 67, 103
CMYK 0, 51, 25, 46

Canyon Orange

Inspired by the “red” rocks of the American Southwest, Canyon Orange is a bold, dramatic orange shade.

Canyon Orange
Hex #E96A25
RGB 233, 106, 37
CMYK 0, 55, 84, 9

Cape Cod

Cape Cod is a dark slate gray with solid blue undertones that help to create an aged, respectable look.

Cape Cod
Hex #3C4443
RGB 60, 68, 67
CMYK 12, 0, 1, 73

Cape Honey

Cape Honey is significantly warmer, a bright off-white with yellow accents.

Cape Honey
Hex #FEE5AC
RGB 254, 229, 172
CMYK 0, 10, 32, 0

Cape Palliser

Cape Palliser is as warm as Cape Honey, but darker and more reddish.

Cape Palliser
Hex #A26645
RGB 162, 102, 69
CMYK 0, 37, 57, 36

Caper

Caper is a pale greenish yellow with just enough blue to keep it from looking sickly.

Caper
Hex #DCEDB4
RGB 220, 237, 180
CMYK 7, 0, 24, 7

Cappuccino

Named for the coffee beverage, Cappuccino is a warm, deep shade of brown.

Cappuccino
Hex #706555
RGB 112, 101, 85
CMYK 0, 10, 24, 56

Capri

Capri is named for the Italian resort island whose waters reflect this dazzlingly pale blue.

Capri
Hex #00BFFF
RGB 0, 191, 255
CMYK 100, 25, 0, 0

Caput Mortuum

Literally meaning “worthless remains”, Caput Mortuum is the color of the dross left behind after medieval alchemical experiments.

Caput Mortuum
Hex #592720
RGB 89, 39, 32
CMYK 0, 56, 64, 65

Caramel

Caramel is a warm, sugary brown shade with some light, buttery yellow undertones for added sweetness.

Caramel
Hex #FFDDAF
RGB 255, 221, 175
CMYK 0, 13, 31, 0

Cararra

Another off-white shade, Cararra has some definite yellow and black-gray undertones throughout.

Cararra
Hex #EEEEE8
RGB 238, 238, 232
CMYK 0, 0, 3, 7

Carbon

Carbon is about as dark as you’d expect any color by that name to be, considering that graphite is the most common natural form of the compound.

Carbon
Hex #322B33
RGB 50, 43, 51
CMYK 2, 16, 0, 80

Cardinal

Cardinal is an intense red shade that draws inspiration from a cardinal’s feathers or from the characteristic red robes worn by a cardinal in the Catholic Church.

Cardinal
Hex #C41E3A
RGB 196, 30, 58
CMYK 0, 85, 70, 23

Cardinal Pink

Cardinal Pink is a rich, dramatic pinkish-purple shade with subtler blue undertones.

Cardinal Pink
Hex #8C055E
RGB 140, 5, 94
CMYK 0, 96, 33, 45

Cardin Green

Cardin Green is an extremely dark green shade with brown accent notes.

Cardin Green
Hex #01361C
RGB 1, 54, 28
CMYK 98, 0, 48, 79

Careys Pink

Careys Pink is another dusty pink shade with subtle yellow-brown undertones.

Careys Pink
Hex #D29EAA
RGB 210, 158, 170
CMYK 0, 25, 19, 18

Caribbean Green

Light and aquatic, Caribbean Green is inspired by the green-blue waters of the Caribbean Ocean.

Caribbean Green
Hex #00CC99
RGB 0, 204, 153
CMYK 100, 0, 25, 20

Carissma

Carissma is a bold, energetic pink with a gray-orange undercurrent.

Carissma
Hex #EA88A8
RGB 234, 136, 168
CMYK 0, 42, 28, 8

Carla

Carla is an off-white shade with a definite yellow tint and some blue-green undertones.

Carla
Hex #F3FFD8
RGB 243, 255, 216
CMYK 5, 0, 15, 0

Carmine

Deep, dramatic, and full of character, Carmine is sometimes also called Cochineal Red because the two colors look so similar.

Carmine
Hex #960018
RGB 150, 0, 24
CMYK 0, 100, 84, 41

Carnaby Tan

Carnaby Tan is an extremely dark brown shade with a noticeable red undertone.

Carnaby Tan
Hex #5C2E01
RGB 92, 46, 1
CMYK 0, 50, 99, 64

Carnation

Carnation is a bold shade of orange-pink inspired by the flower of the same name. While carnations often come in a wide range of colors, the pink and red varieties are still the most popular.

Carnation
Hex #F95A61
RGB 249, 90, 97
CMYK 0, 64, 61, 2

Carousel Pink

Carousel Pink is a soft, romantic, and very pale pink shade.

Carousel Pink
Hex #F9E0ED
RGB 249, 224, 237
CMYK 0, 10, 5, 2

Carnelian

Named after the similarly-colored gemstone, Carnelian is a brassy orange-red shade.

Carnelian
Hex #B31B1B
RGB 179, 27, 27
CMYK 0, 85, 85, 30

Carolina

Carolina is a bold shade of muted blue with definite gray-black undertones.

Carolina
Hex #56A0D3
RGB 86, 160, 211
CMYK 59, 24, 0, 17

Carrot

A vivid orange shade, Carrot is obviously inspired by the famous orange vegetable, even though carrots can still be found in a wider range of colors.

Carrot
Hex #F05600
RGB 240, 86, 0
CMYK 0, 64, 100, 6

Casablanca

Inspired by the architecture and overall romantic atmosphere of the city with the same name, Casablanca is a warm golden yellow-brown color.

Casablanca
Hex #F8B853
RGB 248, 184, 83
CMYK 0, 26, 67, 3

Casal

Named after the famous Portuguese motorcycle design company that often used this shade in its designs, Casal is a dark, dramatic gray-green.

Casal
Hex #2F6168
RGB 47, 97, 104
CMYK 55, 7, 0, 59

Cascade

Cascade is a pale green-gray that draws inspiration from the mists of the Cascade Mountains and the hardy foliage that lurks beneath.

Cascade
Hex #8BA9A5
RGB 139, 169, 165
CMYK 18, 0, 2, 34

Cashew

Cashew is a warm, pale brown shade named after the popular snacking nut.

Cashew
Hex #D4B797
RGB 212, 183, 151
CMYK 0, 14, 29, 17

Cashmere

Cashmere is named for the luxurious fabric that often shares this soft shade.

Cashmere
Hex #E6BEA5
RGB 230, 190, 165
CMYK 0, 17, 28, 10

Casper

Named for the friendly ghost himself, Casper is a pale, luminous blue-gray color.

Casper
Hex #ADBED1
RGB 173, 190, 209
CMYK 17, 9, 0, 18

Castleton Green

Castleton Green is a bold, aristocratic shade of dark green with royal blue undertones.

Castleton Green
Hex #00563F
RGB 0, 86, 63
CMYK 100, 0, 27, 66

Catalina Blue

Catalina Blue is a dark navy blue shade with slight reddish-purple undertones that lend a dramatic bit of flair.

Catalina Blue
Hex #062A78
RGB 6, 42, 120
CMYK 95, 65, 0, 53

Catawba

Catawba grapes are known for their deep purplish-red color, which gives this shade of purple its name.

Catawba
Hex #703642
RGB 112, 54, 66
CMYK 0, 52, 41, 56

Catskill White

Catskill White is named for the ice-white snow of the Catskill Mountains.

Catskill White
Hex #EEF6F7
RGB 238, 246, 247
CMYK 4, 0, 0, 3

Cavern Pink

Cavern Pink is a light, dusty shade inspired by light’s reflection off of the nooks and crannies of a cavernous cave.

Cavern Pink
Hex #E3BEBE
RGB 227, 190, 190
CMYK 0, 16, 16, 11

Cedar

Cedar is a rich brown shade that draws inspiration from the popular lumber tree, even though cedar wood is usually a few shades lighter.

Cedar
Hex #3E1C14
RGB 62, 28, 20
CMYK 0, 55, 68, 76

Ceil

Ceil, short for “ceiling”, is a muted purplish blue that draws inspiration from a late afternoon sky.

Ceil
Hex #92A1CF
RGB 146, 161, 207
CMYK 29, 22, 0, 19

Celadon

Celadon is a pale greenish color that shares its name with the similarly-colored ceramic glaze. This glaze dates back to antiquity and was especially popular in the Chinese Imperial court before the Yuan dynasty.

Celadon
Hex #ACE1AF
RGB 172, 225, 175
CMYK 24, 0, 22, 12

Celery

A pale green with brownish undertones, Celery is named for the low-calorie vegetable.

Celery
Hex #B8C25D
RGB 184, 194, 93
CMYK 5, 0, 52, 24

Celeste

Celeste is a pale gray shade with slight green undertones that give the color a grounded, natural look.

Celeste
Hex #D1D2CA
RGB 209, 210, 202
CMYK 0, 0, 4, 18

Celestial Blue

Light and vivid, Celestial Blue has long been a popular shade among artists and art lovers alike.

Celestial Blue
Hex #4997D0
RGB 73, 151, 208
CMYK 65, 27, 0, 18

Cello

Cello is a deep royal blue shade inspired by the cool, mellow notes of the cello instrument, often used as the “deepest voice” in a string quartet.

Cello
Hex #1E385B
RGB 30, 56, 91
CMYK 67, 38, 0, 64

Celtic

Celtic is a rich, dark green that borders on black in certain lights and hearkens back to the lush green hills of the northern United Kingdom and Ireland.

Celtic
Hex #163222
RGB 22, 50, 34
CMYK 56, 0, 32, 80

Cement

Cement is a bold, dependable shade of brown that comes across as every bit as sturdy as its namesake.

Cement
Hex #8D7662
RGB 141, 118, 98
CMYK 0, 16, 30, 45

Ceramic

Ceramic is another off-white shade that draws inspiration from the pale glaze of traditional ceramic pottery or artwork. Obviously ceramic pieces can be glazed with nearly any color, but when most of us think ceramic, we tend to picture paler colors.

Ceramic
Hex #FCFFF9
RGB 252, 255, 249
CMYK 1, 0, 2, 0

Cerise

Derived from the French word for “cherry”, Cerise is a cheerful, vivid pink shade.

Cerise
Hex #DA3287
RGB 218, 50, 135
CMYK 0, 77, 38, 15

Cerulean

Cerulean is a bold, dramatic blue shade that dates back to the late 1500s. Today, the official definition of Cerulean can range from this deep blue to a pale sky blue shade.

Cerulean
Hex #007BA7
RGB 0, 123, 167
CMYK 100, 26, 0, 35

CG Blue

CG Blue is a bold grayish blue, very similar to the shade of Cerulean mentioned above.

CG Blue
Hex #007AA5
RGB 0, 122, 165
CMYK 100, 26, 0, 35

CG Red

CG Red has some noticeable yellow undertones for a slightly orange appearance.

CG Red
Hex #E03C31
RGB 224, 60, 49
CMYK 0, 73, 78, 12

Chablis

Chablis is a pale greenish yellow named for the green grapes that make the wine of the same name.

Chablis
Hex #E0D84F
RGB 224, 216, 79
CMYK 0, 4, 65, 12

Chalet Green

Chalet Green is a warm green shade with a playful yellow undertone.

Chalet Green
Hex #516E3D
RGB 81, 110, 61
CMYK 26, 0, 45, 57

Chalky

Chalky is a light shade of yellow, although perhaps not as light and brittle as its namesake.

Chalky
Hex #EED794
RGB 238, 215, 148
CMYK 0, 10, 38, 7

Chambray

Also called “cambric”, chambray fabric has all of the weight of this dark blue shade, but can come in nearly any color.

Chambray
Hex #354E8C
RGB 53, 78, 140
CMYK 62, 44, 0, 45

Chamois

Chamois-colored goats are found throughout Switzerland with a coat that matches this dark brown shade. The fabric often referred to as chamois is actually cotton, although chamois leather was originally produced by the chamois goat strain.

Chamois
Hex #806D59
RGB 128, 109, 89
CMYK 0, 15, 30, 50

Champagne

Champagne is a light, frothy shade of golden off-white with slight pink undertones, every bit as heady and exhilarating as the alcoholic beverage that serves as its inspiration.

Champagne
Hex #F7E7CE
RGB 247, 231, 206
CMYK 0, 6, 17, 3

Champagne Pink

Champagne Pink pushes the pink values even further for a pale, warm orange shade.

Champagne Pink
Hex #F1DDCF
RGB 241, 221, 207
CMYK 0, 8, 14, 5

Chantilly

Named after the famously delicate lace pattern, Chantilly is a sweetly romantic pink shade.

Chantilly
Hex #F8C3DF
RGB 248, 195, 223
CMYK 0, 21, 10, 3

Chapel Rose

Chapel Rose is a dusty reddish brown, inspired by an old wooden chapel.

Chapel Rose
Hex #9B432D
RGB 155, 67, 45
CMYK 0, 57, 71, 39

Charade

Charade is a deep shade of inky blue black, mysterious and elusive.

Charade
Hex #292937
RGB 41, 41, 55
CMYK 25, 25, 0, 78

Charcoal

Charcoal is a rich shade of deep, intense grayish black with blue undertones.

Charcoal
Hex #36454F
RGB 54, 69, 79
CMYK 32, 13, 0, 69

Chardonnay

Chardonnay is a light tan-brown color, inspired by the wine of the same name.

Chardonnay
Hex #FFC878
RGB 255, 200, 120
CMYK 0, 22, 53, 0

Charleston Green

Charleston Green is a deep green shade that veers into greenish black.

Charleston Green
Hex #232B2B
RGB 35, 43, 43
CMYK 19, 0, 0, 83

Charlotte

Light and simple, Charlotte is a pale blue shade with a slight green-blue tinge.

Charlotte
Hex #BAEEF9
RGB 186, 238, 249
CMYK 25, 4, 0, 2

Charm

Charm is a bold, vivid shade of pink with enough yellow to hint at an orange undertone.

Charm
Hex #D47494
RGB 212, 116, 148
CMYK 0, 45, 30, 17

Chartreuse

Chartreuse is a bright green color with a strong yellow undertone. It takes its name from the “Green Chartreuse” liqueur that has been distilled by French monks since the 1600s.

Chartreuse
Hex #7FFF00
RGB 127, 255, 0
CMYK 50, 0, 100, 0

Chathams Blue

Chathams Blue is a deep greenish-blue with strong gray notes.

Chathams Blue
Hex #175579
RGB 23, 85, 121
CMYK 81, 30, 0, 53

Cheese

Bright, warm, and familiar, Cheese is the colorful orange shade of cheddar cheese. Cheese can, of course, be found in many colors, but this is probably one of the most instantly recognizable.

Cheese
Hex #FEAE21
RGB 254, 174, 33
CMYK 0, 31, 87, 0

Chelsea Gem

Chelsea Gem is a medium brown shade with an almost reddish-orange tint throughout.

Chelsea Gem
Hex #9E5302
RGB 158, 83, 2
CMYK 0, 47, 99, 38

Chenin

Another tan variation, Chenin has strong red and green undertones for a yellowish appearance.

Chenin
Hex #DFCD6F
RGB 223, 205, 111
CMYK 0, 8, 50, 13

Cherokee

Cherokee is another pale brown, but with a much warmer yellow-red undertone.

Cherokee
Hex #FCDA98
RGB 252, 218, 152
CMYK 0, 13, 40, 1

Cherry

Cherry is a bold, cheerful red, named after the popular bright red fruit.

Cherry
Hex #990000
RGB 153, 0, 0
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 40

Cherry Blossom Pink

Named after the famous flowers found worldwide, Cherry Blossom Pink is a sweet, floral shade.

Cherry Blossom Pink
Hex #FFB7C5
RGB 255, 183, 197
CMYK 0, 28, 23, 0

Cherrywood

Cherrywood is named after the dark shade of cherry tree wood.

Cherrywood
Hex #651A14
RGB 101, 26, 20
CMYK 0, 74, 80, 60

Cherub

Cherub is a very pale shade of pink, light and sweet and innocent.

Cherub
Hex #F8D9E9
RGB 248, 217, 233
CMYK 0, 13, 6, 3

Chestnut

Chestnut is a warm shade of brown that evokes feelings of cozy wintertime.

Chestnut
Hex #954535
RGB 149, 69, 53
CMYK 0, 54, 64, 42

Chicago

Chicago is a deep grayish color with some subtle yellow undertones throughout.

Chicago
Hex #5D5C58
RGB 93, 92, 88
CMYK 0, 1, 5, 64

Chiffon

Named after the light, airy fabric, Chiffon is a pale yellowish off-white shade.

Chiffon
Hex #F1FFC8
RGB 241, 255, 200
CMYK 5, 0, 22, 0

Chilean Fire

Chilean Fire is a vivid light orange shade with plenty of reddish-yellow heat.

Chilean Fire
Hex #F77703
RGB 247, 119, 3
CMYK 0, 52, 99, 3

Chilean Heath

Chilean Heath, on the other hand, is significantly lighter but still retains a yellow undertone.

Chilean Heath
Hex #FFFDE6
RGB 255, 253, 230
CMYK 0, 1, 10, 0

Chili

Chili is a rich shade of red that’s as hot as its namesake!

Chili
Hex #AC0012
RGB 172, 0, 18
CMYK 0, 100, 90, 33

China Ivory

China Ivory is a faded off-white shade with yellowed undertones for an antique feel.

China Ivory
Hex #FCFFE7
RGB 252, 255, 231
CMYK 1, 0, 9, 0

Chinese Violet

Chinese Violet is a dusty purple shade with strong red undertones.

Chinese Violet
Hex #856088
RGB 133, 96, 136
CMYK 2, 29, 0, 47

Chino

Yet another fabric name, Chino is inspired by the sturdy brown of a pair of chino pants.

Chino
Hex #CEC7A7
RGB 206, 199, 167
CMYK 0, 3, 19, 19

Chinook

Chinook is a pale green shade with bluish-yellow undertones.

Chinook
Hex #A8E3BD
RGB 168, 227, 189
CMYK 26, 0, 17, 11

Chipmunk

Chipmunk is a slightly yellow-brown color inspired by the fur of the small woodland creatures.

Chipmunk
Hex #8F705C
RGB 143, 112, 92
CMYK 0, 22, 36, 44

Chlorophyll Green

Chlorophyll Green is named for the bright greenish-yellow tint of freshly budded leaves.

Chlorophyll Green
Hex #4AFF00
RGB 74, 255, 0
CMYK 71, 0, 100, 0

Chocolate

Chocolate is a dark brown shade, as rich and deep as the confection itself.

Chocolate
Hex #7B3F00
RGB 123, 63, 0
CMYK 0, 49, 100, 52

Christalle

Christalle is a deep blue shade with enough red for a dark purple undertone.

Christalle
Hex #33036B
RGB 51, 3, 107
CMYK 52, 97, 0, 58

Christi

Christi is a bold yellow-green with an aged, antique appearance.

Christi
Hex #67A712
RGB 103, 167, 18
CMYK 38, 0, 89, 35

Christine

Christine, on the other hand, is a bright orange with bold red undertones.

Christine
Hex #E7730A
RGB 231, 115, 10
CMYK 0, 50, 96, 9

Chrome White

Chrome White is a pale off-white shade with prominent yellow or golden undertones.

Chrome White
Hex #E8F1D4
RGB 232, 241, 212
CMYK 4, 0, 12, 5

Chrome Yellow

Chrome Yellow is actually a lot closer to a bright orange than true yellow.

Chrome Yellow
Hex #FFA700
RGB 255, 167, 0
CMYK 0, 35, 100, 0

Chromium Green

Chromium Green is a dramatic yellow green with a distinctly vintage feel.

Chromium Green
Hex #43970E
RGB 67, 151, 14
CMYK 56, 0, 91, 41

Cinder

Cinder is a very dark gray or black shade with smoky blue undertones.

Cinder
Hex #0E0E18
RGB 14, 14, 24
CMYK 42, 42, 0, 91

Cinderella

Pale pink with a cheerful red undertone, Cinderella is a sweet, romantic color.

Cinderella
Hex #FDE1DC
RGB 253, 225, 220
CMYK 0, 11, 13, 1

Cinereous

Cinereous is a pale, dusty brown shade with a slightly purple undertone throughout.

Cinereous
Hex #98817B
RGB 152, 129, 123
CMYK 0, 15, 19, 40

Cinnabar

Cinnabar is a bright and energetic shade of reddish orange with pinkish undertones.

Cinnabar
Hex #E34234
RGB 227, 66, 52
CMYK 0, 71, 77, 11

Cinnamon

Named for the spice, Cinnamon is a warm, sharp shade of cheerful brown.

Cinnamon
Hex #D2691E
RGB 210, 105, 30
CMYK 0, 50, 86, 18

Cioccolato

Deeper than regular Chocolate Brown, Cioccolato almost looks like dark chocolate.

Cioccolato
Hex #55280C
RGB 85, 40, 12
CMYK 0, 53, 86, 67

Citrine

Citrine is a yellowish-green shade inspired by the gemstone that shares its name.

Citrine
Hex #E4D00A
RGB 228, 208, 10
CMYK 0, 9, 96, 11

Citron

Larger than a lemon with a distinctive thick rind, the citron fruit is actually far more yellow than Citron green appears.

Citron
Hex #9FA91F
RGB 159, 169, 31
CMYK 6, 0, 82, 34

Citrus

Citrus draws inspiration from lemons and limes alike to end up with this energetic yellow-green shade.

Citrus
Hex #A1C50A
RGB 161, 197, 10
CMYK 18, 0, 95, 23

Clairvoyant

Clairvoyant is a darkly mysterious shade of purple with a royal feel to it.

Clairvoyant
Hex #480656
RGB 72, 6, 86
CMYK 16, 93, 0, 66

Clam Shell

Clam Shell is another pale tan brown with darker hints of a subtle iridescence.

Clam Shell
Hex #D4B6AF
RGB 212, 182, 175
CMYK 0, 14, 17, 17

Claret

“Claret” is the unofficial name for a Bordeaux red wine, which makes it perfect for this deep crimson red shade.

Claret
Hex #7F1734
RGB 127, 23, 52
CMYK 0, 82, 59, 50

Classic Rose

Classic Rose is a warm, sweet pink with a paler orange undertone throughout.

Classic Rose
Hex #FBCCE7
RGB 251, 204, 231
CMYK 0, 19, 8, 2

Clay Ash

Clay Ash is a pale, cool shade of greenish gray.

Clay Ash
Hex #BDC8B3
RGB 189, 200, 179
CMYK 5, 0, 11, 22

Clay Creek

Clay Creek is a little bit darker, drawing off the deeper notes of a muddied creek.

Clay Creek
Hex #8A8360
RGB 138, 131, 96
CMYK 0, 5, 30, 46

Clear Day

Clear Day is inspired by the pale blue and bright white undertones of a wide-open sky.

Clear Day
Hex #E9FFFD
RGB 233, 255, 253
CMYK 9, 0, 1, 0

Clementine

Clementines are a citrus cultivar, so it’s no surprise that Clementine has a sunny orange hue.

Clementine
Hex #E96E00
RGB 233, 110, 0
CMYK 0, 53, 100, 9

Clinker

Clinker is a deep black shade with some subtle dark brown undertones for extra warmth and energy.

Clinker
Hex #371D09
RGB 55, 29, 9
CMYK 0, 47, 84, 78

Cloud

Cloud is an off-white or light gray color with a slightly hazy or foggy overall feeling.

Cloud
Hex #C7C4BF
RGB 199, 196, 191
CMYK 0, 2, 4, 22

Cloud Burst

Cloud Burst is significantly darker, the gray-blue color of clouds during a rainstorm.

Cloud Burst
Hex #202E54
RGB 32, 46, 84
CMYK 62, 45, 0, 67

Cloudy

Cloudy is another darker Cloud variation with deeper red undertones.

Cloudy
Hex #ACA59F
RGB 172, 165, 159
CMYK 0, 4, 8, 33

Clover

Clover is a bold shade of dark green with grassy blue or blue-green undertones.

Clover
Hex #384910
RGB 56, 73, 16
CMYK 23, 0, 78, 71

Cobalt

Cobalt is a vivid blue shade that shares its name with a chemical compound.

Cobalt
Hex #0047AB
RGB 0, 71, 171
CMYK 100, 58, 0, 33

Cobalt Green

Cobalt Green mellows true Cobalt out by adding a dramatic royal green tint.

Cobalt Green
Hex #218676
RGB 33, 134, 118
CMYK 75, 0, 12, 47

Cochineal

Cochineal is a vivid red produced from the dried shells of cochineal beetles.

Cochineal
Hex #960019
RGB 150, 0, 25
CMYK 0, 100, 83, 41

Cocoa Bean

Cocoa Bean is another deep brown shade inspired by the world’s favorite confection.

Cocoa Bean
Hex #481C1C
RGB 72, 28, 28
CMYK 0, 61, 61, 72

Coconut

Coconut is a warm brown shade with some red or gold-brown undertones.

Coconut
Hex #965A3E
RGB 150, 90, 62
CMYK 0, 40, 59, 41

Coconut Cream

Significantly paler than Coconut, Coconut Cream is a light, sweet white shade.

Coconut Cream
Hex #F8F7DC
RGB 248, 247, 220
CMYK 0, 0, 11, 3

Coconut Shell

In contrast, Coconut Shell is the dark brown color of a coconut’s husk.

Coconut Shell
Hex #3C1603
RGB 60, 22, 3
CMYK 0, 63, 95, 76

Cod Gray

Cod Gray is a very dark shade of gray that many would consider black. It’s well-balanced with equal amounts of red, green, and blue.

Cod Gray
Hex #0B0B0B
RGB 11, 11, 11
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 96

Coffee

Coffee is a bold, dark brown shade that most of us recognize instantly.

Coffee
Hex #6F4E37
RGB 111, 78, 55
CMYK 0, 30, 50, 56

Coffee Bean

Coffee Bean is an even darker brown, echoing the dark roast of whole coffee beans.

Coffee Bean
Hex #2A140E
RGB 42, 20, 14
CMYK 0, 52, 67, 84

Cognac

Cognac is a rich red shade that draws inspiration from the popular alcoholic beverage.

Cognac
Hex #9F381D
RGB 159, 56, 29
CMYK 0, 65, 82, 38

Cola

The third drink-themed color in a row, Cola was inspired by the deep brown hue of a cold glass of fizzy cola.

Cola
Hex #3F2500
RGB 63, 37, 0
CMYK 0, 41, 100, 75

Cold Purple

Cold Purple has noticeable blue undertones for a cooler, calmer appearance.

Cold Purple
Hex #ABA0D9
RGB 171, 160, 217
CMYK 21, 26, 0, 15

Cold Turkey

Cold Turkey takes a warm tan “turkey” color and mutes it out with some cooler purple undertones.

Cold Turkey
Hex #CEBABA
RGB 206, 186, 186
CMYK 0, 10, 10, 19

Colonial Green

Colonial Green is an antique green shade with some strong blue highlights.

Colonial Green
Hex #83AFAE
RGB 131, 175, 174
CMYK 25, 0, 1, 31

Colonial White

Colonial White is a crisp shade of warm white with brighter yellow undertones.

Colonial White
Hex #FFEDBC
RGB 255, 237, 188
CMYK 0, 7, 26, 0

Columbia

Columbia is essentially a lighter Colonial Green with a bluish tint, a blend of green and blue and gray.

Columbia
Hex #C4D8E2
RGB 196, 216, 226
CMYK 13, 4, 0, 11

Columbia Blue

Columbia Blue, on the other hand, is a “truer” sky blue shade, bright and optimistic.

Columbia Blue
Hex #9BDDFF
RGB 155, 221, 255
CMYK 39, 13, 0, 0

Comet

Comet is a dark, metallic gray, inspired by a meteorite’s heavy impact.

Comet
Hex #5C5D75
RGB 92, 93, 117
CMYK 21, 21, 0, 54

Como

Como is a pleasant olive green with strong blue undertones.

Como
Hex #517C66
RGB 81, 124, 102
CMYK 35, 0, 18, 51

Compose Blue

Cool, reserved, and muted, Compose Blue still has some green undertones for a slightly cheerful look.

Compose Blue
Hex #69AEBD
RGB 105, 174, 189
CMYK 44, 8, 0, 26

Conch

Conch is a warm, pale pink named for the softly iridescent glimmer of a conch shell.

Conch
Hex #FC8F9B
RGB 252, 143, 155
CMYK 0, 43, 38, 1

Concord

A solid, historical name, Concord is a deep shade of balanced grayish brown.

Concord
Hex #7C7B7A
RGB 124, 123, 122
CMYK 0, 1, 2, 51

Concrete

Concrete is actually named after unmixed concrete, a much lighter and brighter gray than the finished product.

Concrete
Hex #F2F2F2
RGB 242, 242, 242
CMYK 0, 0, 0, 5

Confetti

Confetti is a bright, excited yellow with strong golden undertones for some extra warmth.

Confetti
Hex #E9D75A
RGB 233, 215, 90
CMYK 0, 8, 61, 9

Congo Brown

Congo Brown is a dramatic dark brown shade with some richer red undertones.

Congo Brown
Hex #593737
RGB 89, 55, 55
CMYK 0, 38, 38, 65

Congress Blue

Congress Blue is a deep shade of blue used in official government publications.

Congress Blue
Hex #02478E
RGB 2, 71, 142
CMYK 99, 50, 0, 44

Conifer

Conifer is lighter than you might imagine, a bold yellowish green with subtle brown undertones.

Conifer
Hex #ACDD4D
RGB 172, 221, 77
CMYK 22, 0, 65, 13

Contessa

Contessa is a flirtatious reddish-brown shade with noticeable pink undertones running beneath the surface.

Contessa
Hex #C6726B
RGB 198, 114, 107
CMYK 0, 42, 46, 22

Cool White

Cool White is another off-white shade with purple and red undertones.

Cool White
Hex #FFF9F9
RGB 255, 249, 249
CMYK 0, 2, 2, 0

Copper

Named for the metal, Copper has a bright, bold, and brassy orange-brown appearance.

Copper
Hex #B87333
RGB 184, 115, 51
CMYK 0, 38, 72, 28

Copper Canyon

Copper Canyon is a deeper, more rounded shade of dark reddish-brown.

Copper Canyon
Hex #7E3A15
RGB 126, 58, 21
CMYK 0, 54, 83, 51

Copperfield

Copperfield is a vibrant reddish brown, a mix between true Copper and an earthier shade.

Copperfield
Hex #DA8A67
RGB 218, 138, 103
CMYK 0, 37, 53, 15

Coquelicot

Named for the wild poppy, Coquelicot reflects its floral roots with this warm, vivid red shade.

Coquelicot
Hex #FF3800
RGB 255, 56, 0
CMYK 0, 78, 100, 0

Coral

Coral is a bold shade of orange-red that brings a characteristic orange note to all its variants.

Coral
Hex #FF7F50
RGB 255, 127, 80
CMYK 0, 50, 69, 0

Coral Pink

Coral Pink is a vivid pink shade that still retains the distinctive orange notes.

Coral Pink
Hex #F88379
RGB 248, 131, 121
CMYK 0, 47, 51, 3

Coral Red

Similarly, Coral Red is noticeably more orange than a “true” red.

Coral Red
Hex #FF4040
RGB 255, 64, 64
CMYK 0, 75, 75, 0

Cordovan

Cordovan is a rich reddish brown shade with some strong purple-red undertones.

Cordovan
Hex #893F45
RGB 137, 63, 69
CMYK 0, 54, 50, 46

Corduroy

Corduroy is a muted green-brown, inspired by the durable fabric.

Corduroy
Hex #606E68
RGB 96, 110, 104
CMYK 13, 0, 5, 57

Coriander

Coriander is pale and greenish-brown, just like the seed that shares its name.

Coriander
Hex #C4D0B0
RGB 196, 208, 176
CMYK 6, 0, 15, 18

Cork

Cork is a rich black shade inspired by the versatile wood of the cork tree.

Cork
Hex #40291D
RGB 64, 41, 29
CMYK 0, 36, 55, 75

Corn

Corn comes in many colors, but this cheerful yellow shade is the most well-known.

Corn
Hex #FBEC5D
RGB 251, 236, 93
CMYK 0, 6, 63, 2

Cornfield

Cornfield is a bright, cheerful off-white that draws inspiration from the faded yellow of ripe corn.

Cornfield
Hex #F8FACD
RGB 248, 250, 205
CMYK 1, 0, 18, 2

Cornflower

Cornflower is a soft blue shade, inspired by the flower of the same name.

Cornflower
Hex #93CCEA
RGB 147, 204, 234
CMYK 37, 13, 0, 8

Corn Harvest

Corn Harvest is a rich, autumnal shade of deep brown with some slight red undertones.

Corn Harvest
Hex #8B6B0B
RGB 139, 107, 11
CMYK 0, 23, 92, 45

Cornsilk

Cornsilk is named after the pale, fibrous strands that line an ear of corn and share this yellowish tint.

Cornsilk
Hex #FFF8DC
RGB 255, 248, 220
CMYK 0, 3, 14, 0

Corvette

Corvette is a cheerful orange-tan shade that wouldn’t look out of place cruising down the open highway.

Corvette
Hex #FAD3A2
RGB 250, 211, 162
CMYK 0, 16, 35, 2

Cosmic

Cosmic is a deep purple shade with plenty of heat and excitement to explore.

Cosmic
Hex #76395D
RGB 118, 57, 93
CMYK 0, 52, 21, 54

Cosmic Latte

Cosmic Latte has plenty of cream to mellow out this pale brown shade and lend it some warmth.

Cosmic Latte
Hex #FFF8E7
RGB 255, 248, 231
CMYK 0, 3, 9, 0

Cosmos

Cosmos is a pale pink shade with some yellow-orange undertones.

Cosmos
Hex #FFD8D9
RGB 255, 216, 217
CMYK 0, 15, 15, 0

Costa Del Sol

Rich and layered, Costa Del Sol is a complex green-brown with some energetic yellow undertones.

Costa Del Sol
Hex #615D30
RGB 97, 93, 48
CMYK 0, 4, 51, 62

Cotton Candy

Cotton Candy is a sticky-sweet shade of light pink with warmer red undertones.

Cotton Candy
Hex #FFB7D5
RGB 255, 183, 213
CMYK 0, 28, 16, 0

Cotton Seed

Cotton Seed is a pale off-white or gray shade, inspired by the plant’s seed pods, which turn white and fluff out dramatically when the harvest season draws near.

Cotton Seed
Hex #C2BDB6
RGB 194, 189, 182
CMYK 0, 3, 6, 24

Cottonwood

Inspired by the seed pods that drop every spring, Cottonwood is a light, breezy tan shade.

Cottonwood
Hex #DBCFB7
RGB 219, 207, 183
CMYK 0, 5, 16, 14

Country Blue

Country Blue is a sweet pale blue with dusty purple-violet undertones.

Country Blue
Hex #97ADD6
RGB 151, 173, 214
CMYK 29, 19, 0, 16

Country Red

Country Red is more intense, but still retains the purple-pink undertones.

Country Red
Hex #9C3C3E
RGB 156, 60, 62
CMYK 0, 62, 60, 39

Cowboy

Bold, dramatic, and stylized, Cowboy is a vivid dark brown that’s full of adventure.

Cowboy
Hex #4D282D
RGB 77, 40, 45
CMYK 0, 48, 42, 70

Covenant

Covenant is a deep “true blue” shade with a black undertone that suggests integrity and trust.

Covenant
Hex #2D1452
RGB 45, 20, 82
CMYK 45, 76, 0, 68

Coyote Brown

Coyote Brown is named for the grayish brown luster of a coyote’s fur.

Coyote Brown
Hex #81613C
RGB 129, 97, 60
CMYK 0, 25, 53, 49

Crail

Crail is a reddish orange shade of brown with a distinctly yellow undertone.

Crail
Hex #B95140
RGB 185, 81, 64
CMYK 0, 56, 65, 27

Cranberry

Cranberry is a cheerful orange-red shade inspired by the famous late autumn fruit.

Cranberry
Hex #EE0000
RGB 238, 0, 0
CMYK 0, 100, 100, 7

Cranberry Wine

Cranberry Wine is a dark purplish color with some brighter red undertones.

Cranberry Wine
Hex #67333F
RGB 103, 51, 63
CMYK 0, 50, 39, 60

Crater Brown

Dark and intense, Crater Brown is named for the deep color of exposed rock.

Crater Brown
Hex #462425
RGB 70, 36, 37
CMYK 0, 49, 47, 73

Cream

Cream is a pale off-white shade with a definite warm or gold undertone.

Cream
Hex #FFFDD0
RGB 255, 253, 208
CMYK 0, 1, 18, 0

Cream Can

Cream Can is a warm yellow-brown shade that passes for a pale orange.

Cream Can
Hex #F5C85C
RGB 245, 200, 92
CMYK 0, 18, 62, 4

Cream Yellow

Cream Yellow dials up the yellow saturation for a noticeably warmer finished product.

Cream Yellow
Hex #FFFF9A
RGB 255, 255, 154
CMYK 0, 0, 40, 0

Creeper Green

Named for the Minecraft critters, Creeper Green is a bright yellowish green shade.

Creeper Green
Hex #0E9908
RGB 14, 153, 8
CMYK 91, 0, 95, 40

Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is slightly darker than true cream, just like the dessert that it’s named after.

Creme Brulee
Hex #E7DDC4
RGB 231, 221, 196
CMYK 0, 4, 15, 9

Creole

Creole is a deep black shade with some slight red accent notes.

Creole
Hex #1E0F04
RGB 30, 15, 4
CMYK 0, 50, 87, 88

Crete

Crete is a dark olive green with a strong yellow undertone and a weathered, historical look.

Crete
Hex #737829
RGB 115, 120, 41
CMYK 4, 0, 66, 53

Crimson

Bold, intense, and dramatic, Crimson is one of the most well-known red variations. Crimson is also the official color of Nepal, along with several universities around the world.

Crimson
Hex #DC143C
RGB 220, 20, 60
CMYK 0, 91, 73, 14

Crocodile

Crocodile is a sturdy shade of greenish brown, inspired by the reptile’s skin.

Crocodile
Hex #736D58
RGB 115, 109, 88
CMYK 0, 5, 23, 55

Crocus Yellow

Crocus flowers grow throughout the northern hemisphere with this cheerful shade of yellow.

Crocus Yellow
Hex #F6E274
RGB 246, 226, 116
CMYK 0, 8, 53, 4

Crown of Thorns

Crown of Thorns is a bold, dramatic reddish-brown shade that speaks of passionate grief.

Crown of Thorns
Hex #771F1F
RGB 119, 31, 31
CMYK 0, 74, 74, 53

Crowshead

Crowshead is a deep, glossy black inspired by a crow’s inky plumage. The slightly yellow-green undertone is actually one of the distinguishing characteristics between a crow and a raven, as raven feathers have a blue sheen while crow feathers reflect a tiny amount of green light.

Crowshead
Hex #1C1208
RGB 28, 18, 8
CMYK 0, 36, 71, 89

Crude Oil

Crude Oil is a dark, slick shade of blackish brown with lighter undertones.

Crude Oil
Hex #191706
RGB 25, 23, 6
CMYK 0, 8, 76, 90

Cruise

Cruise is a pale blue shade with light green undercurrents, intended to reflect the lazy warmth and glittering light of the waters surrounding any large seafaring vessel.

Cruise
Hex #B5ECDF
RGB 181, 236, 223
CMYK 23, 0, 6, 7

Crusoe

Crusoe is a bold, dark green inspired by the island inhabited by the famous literary castaway.

Crusoe
Hex #004816
RGB 0, 72, 22
CMYK 100, 0, 69, 72

Crusta

Named for the popular mid-century mixed drink, Crusta is a bright, vivacious orange that packs as much of a punch as its namesake does.

Crusta
Hex #FD7B33
RGB 253, 123, 51
CMYK 0, 51, 80, 1

Cumin

Like the spice, Cumin is a warm and flavorful shade of brownish orange.

Cumin
Hex #924321
RGB 146, 67, 33
CMYK 0, 54, 77, 43

Cumulus

Another cloudy color, Cumulus is a bright, breezy off-white with some sunny yellow accent notes.

Cumulus
Hex #FDFFD5
RGB 253, 255, 213
CMYK 1, 0, 16, 0

Cupid

Cupid is a light, romantic shade that takes its name from the god of love in classic mythology.

Cupid
Hex #FBBEDA
RGB 251, 190, 218
CMYK 0, 24, 13, 2

Curious Blue

Curious Blue is a cool blue shade with some green notes lurking beneath.

Curious Blue
Hex #2596D1
RGB 37, 150, 209
CMYK 82, 28, 0, 18

Currant

Currant is a rich red color, inspired by the bright juice of the much darker blackish-purple berries found worldwide.

Currant
Hex #F31112
RGB 243, 17, 18
CMYK 0, 93, 93, 5

Curry

Named for the famous spice blend, Curry is a sharp, warm golden yellow that can brighten up any design or layout.

Curry
Hex #C59D08
RGB 197, 157, 8
CMYK 0, 20, 96, 23

Cutty Sark

Cutty Sark is a deep shade of grayish green with gray-blue notes.

Cutty Sark
Hex #507672
RGB 80, 118, 114
CMYK 32, 0, 3, 54

Cyan

Cyan is a true digital color, a shocking shade of bright greenish blue without any tempering.

Cyan
Hex #00FFFF
RGB 0, 255, 255
CMYK 100, 0, 0, 0

Cyber Yellow

Cyber Yellow is more of a goldenrod shade thanks to its yellow-orange base.

Cyber Yellow
Hex #FFD300
RGB 255, 211, 0
CMYK 0, 17, 100, 0

Cyclamen

Cyclamen is a bright pink shade with some subtle yellow and red undertones.

Cyclamen
Hex #F56FA1
RGB 245, 111, 161
CMYK 0, 55, 34, 4

Cyprus

Cyprus is inspired by the deep blue-green waters around the island of the same name.

Cyprus
Hex #003E40
RGB 0, 62, 64
CMYK 100, 3, 0, 75

Cyprus Green

Lighter than true Cyprus, Cyprus Green looks a lot like a pale teal shade.

Cyprus Green
Hex #4F9593
RGB 79, 149, 147
CMYK 47, 0, 1, 42