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Black Chocolate Color

HEX #1B1811 / RGB (27, 24, 17)

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What is Black Chocolate Color?

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Black Chocolate has the hex code #1B1811. The equivalent RGB values are (27, 24, 17), which means it is composed of 40% red, 35% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:11 Y:37 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, Black Chocolate has a hue of 42°, 37% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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.

Black chocolate is an off black or a deep brown color that can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via its hexadecimal, RGB and/or HSL codes. Please note that the CMYK color values displayed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Black Chocolate Color Codes

Hex Code#1B1811
RGB Values(27, 24, 17)
CMYK Values(0%, 11%, 37%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(42°, 37%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#330000
Inverse Color#E4E7EE [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#11141B [Chinese Black]
Black Chocolate Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#171717
Weighted Average (Most Common)#181818
Weighted Average (Luma)#181818
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#545454

Black Chocolate Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1B1811. Complementary color is 11141B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Chocolate is Chinese Black with the hex code #11141B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1B1811 color is offered by #11141B. 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 (1B1811, 191B11 and 1B1311)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Chocolate (#1B1811) are Black Chocolate (#191B11) and Licorice (#1B1311). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Chocolate 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.

1B1811 191B11 1B1311
Split Complementary color palette with (1B1811, 11191B and 13111B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Chocolate (#1B1811) are #11191B (Chinese Black) and #13111B (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.

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Triadic color palette with (1B1811, 111B18 and 18111B)

Triadic Palette

Black Chocolate triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #111B18 (Chinese Black) and #18111B (Chinese Black) along with #1B1811 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 (1B1811, 111B18, 11141B and 1B1114)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Chocolate has four colors - #111B18 (Chinese Black), #11141B (Chinese Black) and #1B1114 (Licorice) in addition to the base color (#1B1811). 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 (1B1811, 111B13, 11141B and 1B1119)

Square Palette

Black Chocolate square color palette has #111B13 (Chinese Black), #11141B (Chinese Black) and #1B1119 (Licorice). 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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Rainbow color

Black Chocolate Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Chocolate 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.

1B1811 151B11 111B15 11181B 12111B 1B111B 1B1113

Tints, Tones & Shades of Black Chocolate Color


  • Transparent 494641494641
  • Transparent 5F5D585F5D58
  • Transparent 767470767470
  • Transparent 8D8C888D8C88
  • Transparent A4A3A0A4A3A0
  • Transparent BBBAB8BBBAB8
  • Transparent D1D1CFD1D1CF
  • Transparent E8E8E7E8E8E7


  • Transparent 2F2D272F2D27
  • Transparent 393732393732
  • Transparent 43423D43423D
  • Transparent 4E4C494E4C49
  • Transparent 585654585654
  • Transparent 62615F62615F
  • Transparent 6C6B6A6C6B6A
  • Transparent 767675767675


  • Transparent 16130E16130E
  • Transparent 13110C13110C
  • Transparent 100E0A100E0A
  • Transparent 0E0C090E0C09
  • Transparent 0B0A070B0A07
  • Transparent 080705080705
  • Transparent 050503050503
  • Transparent 030202030202

Black Chocolate Color Patterns

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    Black Chocolate Houndstooth Pattern

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    Black Chocolate Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Chocolate Plaid Pattern

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