鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has the hex code #4C221B. The equivalent RGB values are (76, 34, 27), which means it is composed of
55% red, 25% green and 20% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:65 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has a hue of 9°, 64% saturation and a brightness value of 30%. 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.
Literally meaning ibis-color, Tobi-iro (鳶色) is a traditional color of Japan. These colors hold a special significance in Japanese culture because they were once used as descriptors of social status and determined social hierarchy. The closest approximation of tobi-iro in the digital RGB color space is (76, 34, 27) with the hex code #4C221B.
Tobi-iro (鳶色) is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The color can be applied to web pages with its hex code or RGB and HSL values. Please note that the CMYK values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal color code using known formulae and are only approximates.
The complement of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) is Japanese Indigo with the hex code #1B454C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4C221B color is offered by #1B454C. 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.
The analogous colors of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) (#4C221B) are Café Noir (#4C3B1B) and Brown Coffee (#4C1B2D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 鳶色 (Tobi-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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) (#4C221B) are #1B4C3B (Brunswick Green) and #1B2D4C (Space Cadet). 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.
鳶色 (Tobi-iro) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1B4C22 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #221B4C (Space Cadet) along with #4C221B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of 鳶色 (Tobi-iro) has four colors - #1B4C22 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1B454C (Japanese Indigo) and #4C1B45 (American Purple) in addition to the base color (#4C221B). 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.
鳶色 (Tobi-iro) square color palette has #2D4C1B (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1B454C (Japanese Indigo) and #3B1B4C (Russian Violet). 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.
鳶色 (Tobi-iro) Color Rainbow Palette
Our 鳶色 (Tobi-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.