Bright Black

HEX #222024 / RGB (34, 32, 36)

Black Panther Animal

What is Bright Black Color?

Bright Black (Hex code: 222024) Thumbnail

Bright Black has the hex code #222024. The equivalent RGB values are (34, 32, 36), which means it is composed of 33% red, 31% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:11 Y:0 K:86. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bright Black has a hue of 270°, 11% saturation and a brightness value of 14%.
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.

Bright Black 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 bright black CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Bright Black Color Codes

Hex Code#222024
RGB Values(34, 32, 36)
CMYK Values(5%, 11%, 0%, 86%)
HSV/HSB Values(270°, 11%, 14%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#DDDFDB [Gainsboro]
Closest Pantone®Neutral Black C
Closest RAL5004 [Black blue]
Complementary Color#222420 [Raisin Black]
Bright Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#222222
Weighted Average (Most Common)#212121
Weighted Average (Luma)#212121
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#616161

Bright Black Color Palettes

Bright Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 222024. Complementary color is 222420

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bright Black is Raisin Black with the hex code #222420. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #222024 color is offered by #222420. 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.

Analogous color palette with (222024, 242024 and 202024)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bright Black (#222024) are Raisin Black (#242024) and Raisin Black (#202024). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bright Black 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (222024, 242420 and 202420)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bright Black (#222024) are #242420 (Raisin Black) and #202420 (Dark Jungle Green). 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.

Triadic color palette with (222024, 242220 and 202422)

Triadic Palette

Bright Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #242220 (Raisin Black) and #202422 (Raisin Black) along with #222024 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (222024, 242220, 222420 and 202224)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bright Black has four colors - #242220 (Raisin Black), #222420 (Raisin Black) and #202224 (Raisin Black) in addition to the base color (#222024). 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.

Square color palette with (222024, 242020, 222420 and 202424)

Square Palette

Bright Black square color palette has #242020 (Raisin Black), #222420 (Raisin Black) and #202424 (Raisin 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.

Rainbow color

Bright Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bright Black 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Bright Black Color


  • Transparent 4E4D50#4E4D50
  • Transparent 646366#646366
  • Transparent 7A797C#7A797C
  • Transparent 919092#919092
  • Transparent A7A6A7#A7A6A7
  • Transparent BDBCBD#BDBCBD
  • Transparent D3D2D3#D3D2D3
  • Transparent E9E9E9#E9E9E9


  • Transparent 353336#353336
  • Transparent 3E3D40#3E3D40
  • Transparent 484649#484649
  • Transparent 515052#515052
  • Transparent 5A5A5B#5A5A5B
  • Transparent 646364#646364
  • Transparent 6D6D6E#6D6D6E
  • Transparent 777677#777677


  • Transparent 1B1A1D#1B1A1D
  • Transparent 181619#181619
  • Transparent 141316#141316
  • Transparent 111012#111012
  • Transparent 0E0D0E#0E0D0E
  • Transparent 0A0A0B#0A0A0B
  • Transparent 070607#070607
  • Transparent 030304#030304

Bright Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Black Plaid Pattern

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