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Best Brown Color

HEX #805B4E / RGB (128, 91, 78)

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What is Best Brown Color?

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Best Brown has the hex code #805B4E. The equivalent RGB values are (128, 91, 78), which means it is composed of 43% red, 31% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:29 Y:39 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Best Brown has a hue of 16°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
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.

Best Brown is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Best Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#805B4E
RGB Values(128, 91, 78)
CMYK Values(0%, 29%, 39%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 39%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#7FA4B1 [Weldon Blue]
Closest Pantone®875 C
Closest RAL8025 [Pale brown]
Complementary Color#4E7380 [Dark Electric Blue]
Best Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#636363
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#626262
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Best Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 805B4E. Complementary color is 4E7380

Complementary Palette

The complement of Best Brown is Dark Electric Blue with the hex code #4E7380. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #805B4E color is offered by #4E7380. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (805B4E, 80744E and 804E5A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Best Brown (#805B4E) are Gold Fusion (#80744E) and Deep Ruby (#804E5A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Best Brown 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (805B4E, 4E8074 and 4E5A80)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Best Brown (#805B4E) are #4E8074 (Hooker's Green) and #4E5A80 (Purple Navy). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (805B4E, 4E805B and 5B4E80)

Triadic Palette

Best Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E805B (Middle Green) and #5B4E80 (Cyber Grape) along with #805B4E create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (805B4E, 4E805B, 4E7380 and 804E73)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Best Brown has four colors - #4E805B (Middle Green), #4E7380 (Dark Electric Blue) and #804E73 (Twilight Lavender) in addition to the base color (#805B4E). 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.

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Square color palette with (805B4E, 5A804E, 4E7380 and 744E80)

Square Palette

Best Brown square color palette has #5A804E (Fern Green), #4E7380 (Dark Electric Blue) and #744E80 (Dark Lavender). 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.

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Best Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Best Brown 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Best Brown Color


  • Transparent 997C71997C71
  • Transparent A68C83A68C83
  • Transparent B39D95B39D95
  • Transparent C0ADA7C0ADA7
  • Transparent CCBDB8CCBDB8
  • Transparent D9CECAD9CECA
  • Transparent E6DEDCE6DEDC
  • Transparent F2EFEDF2EFED


  • Transparent 806258806258
  • Transparent 80665D80665D
  • Transparent 806A62806A62
  • Transparent 806E67806E67
  • Transparent 80716C80716C
  • Transparent 807571807571
  • Transparent 807976807976
  • Transparent 807C7B807C7B


  • Transparent 66493E66493E
  • Transparent 5A40375A4037
  • Transparent 4D372F4D372F
  • Transparent 402E27402E27
  • Transparent 33241F33241F
  • Transparent 261B17261B17
  • Transparent 1A12101A1210
  • Transparent 0D09080D0908

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