鉄色 (Tetsu-iro)

HEX #2B3733 / RGB (43, 55, 51)

What is 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color?

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) (Hex code: 2B3733) Thumbnail

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) has the hex code #2B3733. The equivalent RGB values are (43, 55, 51), which means it is composed of 29% red, 37% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:22 M:0 Y:7 K:78. In the HSV/HSB scale, 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) has a hue of 160°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 22%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

鉄色 (or Tetsu-iro) is a traditional Japanese color. The name literally means iron color. Tetsu-iro is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. It can be applied to web pages with its hex, RGB or HSL color values.

Please note that the hex code (#2B3733) is the closest translation of tetsu-iro color into the digital RGB color space. Also, the CMYK color values displayed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal values and are, therefore, only approximates.

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color Codes

Hex Code#2B3733
RGB Values(43, 55, 51)
CMYK Values(22%, 0%, 7%, 78%)
HSV/HSB Values(160°, 22%, 22%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D4C8CC [Chinese Silver]
Closest Pantone®5605 C
Closest RAL7021 [Black grey]
Complementary Color#372B2F [Black Coffee]
鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#323232
Desaturated#313131
Weighted Average (Most Common)#333333
Weighted Average (Luma)#343434
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#797979

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2B3733. Complementary color is 372B2F

Complementary Palette

The complement of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) is Black Coffee with the hex code #372B2F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2B3733 color is offered by #372B2F. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (2B3733, 2B3537 and 2B372D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) (#2B3733) are Gunmetal (#2B3537) and Black Leather Jacket (#2B372D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (2B3733, 372B35 and 372D2B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) (#2B3733) are #372B35 (Black Coffee) and #372D2B (Black Coffee). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (2B3733, 332B37 and 37332B)

Triadic Palette

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #332B37 (Dark Charcoal) and #37332B (Black Coffee) along with #2B3733 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (2B3733, 332B37, 372B2F and 2F372B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) has four colors - #332B37 (Dark Charcoal), #372B2F (Black Coffee) and #2F372B (Dark Charcoal) in addition to the base color (#2B3733). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (2B3733, 2D2B37, 372B2F and 35372B)

Square Palette

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) square color palette has #2D2B37 (Gunmetal), #372B2F (Black Coffee) and #35372B (Dark Charcoal). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

Tints, Tones & Shades of 鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color

Tints

  • Transparent 555F5C#555F5C
  • Transparent 6B7370#6B7370
  • Transparent 808785#808785
  • Transparent 959B99#959B99
  • Transparent AAAFAD#AAAFAD
  • Transparent BFC3C2#BFC3C2
  • Transparent D5D7D6#D5D7D6
  • Transparent EAEBEB#EAEBEB

Tones

  • Transparent 3C4642#3C4642
  • Transparent 454D4A#454D4A
  • Transparent 4D5452#4D5452
  • Transparent 565C5A#565C5A
  • Transparent 5E6361#5E6361
  • Transparent 676A69#676A69
  • Transparent 6F7171#6F7171
  • Transparent 787978#787978

Shades

  • Transparent 222C29#222C29
  • Transparent 1E2724#1E2724
  • Transparent 1A211F#1A211F
  • Transparent 161C1A#161C1A
  • Transparent 111614#111614
  • Transparent 0D110F#0D110F
  • Transparent 090B0A#090B0A
  • Transparent 040605#040605

鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    鉄色 (Tetsu-iro) Plaid Pattern