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Black Pepper Color

HEX #5D5951 / RGB (93, 89, 81)

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What is Black Pepper Color?

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Black Pepper has the hex code #5D5951. The equivalent RGB values are (93, 89, 81), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:13 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, Black Pepper has a hue of 40°, 13% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
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 Pepper 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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Black Pepper Color Codes

Hex Code#5D5951
RGB Values(93, 89, 81)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 13%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 13%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A2A6AE [Metallic Silver]
Closest Pantone®411 C
Closest RAL7010 [Tarpaulin grey]
Complementary Color#51555D [Davy's Grey]
Black Pepper Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#585858
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Black Pepper Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5D5951. Complementary color is 51555D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Pepper is Davy's Grey with the hex code #51555D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5D5951 color is offered by #51555D. 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 (5D5951, 5B5D51 and 5D5351)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Pepper (#5D5951) are Ebony (#5B5D51) and Wenge (#5D5351). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Pepper 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 (5D5951, 515B5D and 53515D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Pepper (#5D5951) are #515B5D (Davy's Grey) and #53515D (Davy's Grey). 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 (5D5951, 515D59 and 59515D)

Triadic Palette

Black Pepper triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #515D59 (Feldgrau) and #59515D (Davy's Grey) along with #5D5951 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 (5D5951, 515D59, 51555D and 5D5155)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Pepper has four colors - #515D59 (Feldgrau), #51555D (Davy's Grey) and #5D5155 (Wenge) in addition to the base color (#5D5951). 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 (5D5951, 515D53, 51555D and 5D515B)

Square Palette

Black Pepper square color palette has #515D53 (Feldgrau), #51555D (Davy's Grey) and #5D515B (Davy's Grey). 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 Pepper Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Pepper 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 Black Pepper Color


  • Transparent 7D7A747D7A74
  • Transparent 8E8B858E8B85
  • Transparent 9E9B979E9B97
  • Transparent AEACA8AEACA8
  • Transparent BEBDB9BEBDB9
  • Transparent CECDCBCECDCB
  • Transparent DFDEDCDFDEDC
  • Transparent EFEEEEEFEEEE


  • Transparent 64615A64615A
  • Transparent 68655F68655F
  • Transparent 6B69646B6964
  • Transparent 6F6D696F6D69
  • Transparent 72706D72706D
  • Transparent 767472767472
  • Transparent 797877797877
  • Transparent 7D7C7B7D7C7B


  • Transparent 4A47414A4741
  • Transparent 413E39413E39
  • Transparent 383531383531
  • Transparent 2F2D292F2D29
  • Transparent 252420252420
  • Transparent 1C1B181C1B18
  • Transparent 131210131210
  • Transparent 090908090908

Black Pepper Color Patterns

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    Black Pepper Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Pepper Plaid Pattern

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