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Black Steel Color

HEX #0D1115 / RGB (13, 17, 21)

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What is Black Steel Color?

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Black Steel has the hex code #0D1115. The equivalent RGB values are (13, 17, 21), which means it is composed of 25% red, 33% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:38 M:19 Y:0 K:92. In the HSV/HSB scale, Black Steel has a hue of 210°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 8%.
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 Steel 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the black steel CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Black Steel Color Codes

Hex Code#0D1115
RGB Values(13, 17, 21)
CMYK Values(38%, 19%, 0%, 92%)
HSV/HSB Values(210°, 38%, 8%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#F2EEEA [Isabelline]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#15110D [Licorice]
Black Steel Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#111111
Weighted Average (Most Common)#101010
Weighted Average (Luma)#101010
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#454545

Black Steel Color Palettes

Black Steel is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 0D1115. Complementary color is 15110D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Black Steel is Licorice with the hex code #15110D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #0D1115 color is offered by #15110D. 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 (0D1115, 0D0D15 and 0D1515)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Black Steel (#0D1115) are Chinese Black (#0D0D15) and Chinese Black (#0D1515). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Black Steel 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 (0D1115, 150D0D and 15150D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Black Steel (#0D1115) are #150D0D (Licorice) and #15150D (Licorice). 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 (0D1115, 150D11 and 11150D)

Triadic Palette

Black Steel triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #150D11 (Licorice) and #11150D (Chinese Black) along with #0D1115 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 (0D1115, 150D11, 15110D and 0D1511)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Black Steel has four colors - #150D11 (Licorice), #15110D (Licorice) and #0D1511 (Chinese Black) in addition to the base color (#0D1115). 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 (0D1115, 150D15, 15110D and 0D150D)

Square Palette

Black Steel square color palette has #150D15 (Chinese Black), #15110D (Licorice) and #0D150D (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.

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Rainbow color

Black Steel Color Rainbow Palette

Our Black Steel 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.

0D1115 100D15 150D13 150E0D 15140D 0F150D 0D1512

Tints, Tones & Shades of Black Steel Color


  • Transparent 3D41443D4144
  • Transparent 56585B56585B
  • Transparent 6E70736E7073
  • Transparent 86888A86888A
  • Transparent 9EA0A19EA0A1
  • Transparent B6B8B9B6B8B9
  • Transparent CFCFD0CFCFD0
  • Transparent E7E7E8E7E7E8


  • Transparent 24272A24272A
  • Transparent 303235303235
  • Transparent 3B3D403B3D40
  • Transparent 47494B47494B
  • Transparent 525455525455
  • Transparent 5E5F605E5F60
  • Transparent 696A6B696A6B
  • Transparent 757575757575


  • Transparent 0A0E110A0E11
  • Transparent 090C0F090C0F
  • Transparent 080A0D080A0D
  • Transparent 07090B07090B
  • Transparent 050708050708
  • Transparent 040506040506
  • Transparent 030304030304
  • Transparent 010202010202

Black Steel Color Patterns

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    Black Steel Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Black Steel Plaid Pattern

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