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Black Shimmer Color

HEX #161409 / RGB (22, 20, 9)

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What is Black Shimmer Color?

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Black Shimmer has the hex code #161409. The equivalent RGB values are (22, 20, 9), which means it is composed of 43% red, 39% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:9 Y:59 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, Black Shimmer has a hue of 51°, 59% 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.

Black Shimmer color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Black Shimmer can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Black Shimmer Color Codes

Hex Code#161409
RGB Values(22, 20, 9)
CMYK Values(0%, 9%, 59%, 91%)
HSV/HSB Values(51°, 59%, 9%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#E9EBF6 [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#090B16 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Black Shimmer Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#111111
Weighted Average (Most Common)#131313
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4C4C4C

Black Shimmer Color Palettes

Black Shimmer is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 161409. Complementary color is 090B16

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Shimmer is Rich Black (FOGRA29) with the hex code #090B16. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #161409 color is offered by #090B16. 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 (161409, 121609 and 160E09)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Shimmer (#161409) are Smoky Black (#121609) and Smoky Black (#160E09). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Shimmer 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 (161409, 091216 and 0E0916)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Shimmer (#161409) are #091216 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) and #0E0916 (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 (161409, 091614 and 140916)

Triadic Palette

Black Shimmer triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #091614 (Chinese Black) and #140916 (Chinese Black) along with #161409 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 (161409, 091614, 090B16 and 16090B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Shimmer has four colors - #091614 (Chinese Black), #090B16 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) and #16090B (Smoky Black) in addition to the base color (#161409). 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 (161409, 09160E, 090B16 and 160912)

Square Palette

Black Shimmer square color palette has #09160E (Chinese Black), #090B16 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) and #160912 (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 Shimmer Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Shimmer 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 Shimmer Color


  • Transparent 45433A45433A
  • Transparent 5C5B535C5B53
  • Transparent 73726B73726B
  • Transparent 8B8A848B8A84
  • Transparent A2A19DA2A19D
  • Transparent B9B9B5B9B9B5
  • Transparent D0D0CED0D0CE
  • Transparent E8E8E6E8E8E6


  • Transparent 2B2A212B2A21
  • Transparent 36342D36342D
  • Transparent 403F39403F39
  • Transparent 4B4A454B4A45
  • Transparent 565550565550
  • Transparent 60605C60605C
  • Transparent 6B6A686B6A68
  • Transparent 757574757574


  • Transparent 121007121007
  • Transparent 0F0E060F0E06
  • Transparent 0D0C050D0C05
  • Transparent 0B0A050B0A05
  • Transparent 090804090804
  • Transparent 070603070603
  • Transparent 040402040402
  • Transparent 020201020201

Black Shimmer Color Patterns

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    Black Shimmer Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Shimmer Plaid Pattern

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