黒色 (Kokushoku)

HEX #171412 / RGB (23, 20, 18)

What is 黒色 (Kokushoku) Color?

黒色 (Kokushoku) (Hex code: 171412) Thumbnail

黒色 (Kokushoku) has the hex code #171412. The equivalent RGB values are (23, 20, 18), which means it is composed of 38% red, 33% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:22 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, 黒色 (Kokushoku) has a hue of 24°, 22% saturation and a brightness value of 9%.
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 black, Kokushoku (黒色) 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 kokushoku in the digital RGB color space is (23, 20, 18) with the hex code #171412.

Kokushoku (黒色) 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.

黒色 (Kokushoku) Color Codes

Hex Code#171412
RGB Values(23, 20, 18)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 22%, 91%)
HSV/HSB Values(24°, 22%, 9%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#E8EBED [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#121517 [Chinese Black]
黒色 (Kokushoku) Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#141414
Desaturated#151515
Weighted Average (Most Common)#151515
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4D4D4D

黒色 (Kokushoku) Color Palettes

黒色 (Kokushoku) is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 171412. Complementary color is 121517

Complementary Palette

The complement of 黒色 (Kokushoku) is Chinese Black with the hex code #121517. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #171412 color is offered by #121517. 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 (171412, 171712 and 171213)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of 黒色 (Kokushoku) (#171412) are Black Chocolate (#171712) and Chinese Black (#171213). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 黒色 (Kokushoku) 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 (171412, 121717 and 121317)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of 黒色 (Kokushoku) (#171412) are #121717 (Chinese Black) and #121317 (Chinese Black). 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 (171412, 121714 and 141217)

Triadic Palette

黒色 (Kokushoku) triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #121714 (Chinese Black) and #141217 (Chinese Black) along with #171412 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 (171412, 121714, 121517 and 171215)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of 黒色 (Kokushoku) has four colors - #121714 (Chinese Black), #121517 (Chinese Black) and #171215 (Chinese Black) in addition to the base color (#171412). 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 (171412, 131712, 121517 and 171217)

Square Palette

黒色 (Kokushoku) square color palette has #131712 (Chinese Black), #121517 (Chinese Black) and #171217 (Chinese Black). 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

黒色 (Kokushoku) Color Rainbow Palette

Our 黒色 (Kokushoku) 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 黒色 (Kokushoku) Color

Tints

  • Transparent 454341#454341
  • Transparent 5D5B59#5D5B59
  • Transparent 747271#747271
  • Transparent 8B8A89#8B8A89
  • Transparent A2A1A0#A2A1A0
  • Transparent B9B9B8#B9B9B8
  • Transparent D1D0D0#D1D0D0
  • Transparent E8E8E7#E8E8E7

Tones

  • Transparent 2C2A28#2C2A28
  • Transparent 373433#373433
  • Transparent 413F3E#413F3E
  • Transparent 4C4A49#4C4A49
  • Transparent 565554#565554
  • Transparent 61605F#61605F
  • Transparent 6B6A6A#6B6A6A
  • Transparent 767575#767575

Shades

  • Transparent 12100E#12100E
  • Transparent 100E0D#100E0D
  • Transparent 0E0C0B#0E0C0B
  • Transparent 0C0A09#0C0A09
  • Transparent 090807#090807
  • Transparent 070605#070605
  • Transparent 050404#050404
  • Transparent 020202#020202

黒色 (Kokushoku) Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    黒色 (Kokushoku) Plaid Pattern

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