Bright Brown Color

HEX #DCB190 / RGB (220, 177, 144)

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What is Bright Brown Color?

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Bright Brown has the hex code #DCB190. The equivalent RGB values are (220, 177, 144), which means it is composed of 41% red, 33% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:35 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, Bright Brown has a hue of 26°, 35% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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 Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, bright brown 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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Bright Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#DCB190
RGB Values(220, 177, 144)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 35%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 35%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#234E6F [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®727 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#90BBDC [Dark Sky Blue]
Bright Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B4B4B4
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BABABA
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Bright Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DCB190. Complementary color is 90BBDC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Bright Brown is Dark Sky Blue with the hex code #90BBDC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DCB190 color is offered by #90BBDC. 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 (DCB190, DCD790 and DC9095)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Bright Brown (#DCB190) are Medium Spring Bud (#DCD790) and Ruddy Pink (#DC9095). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Bright Brown 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 (DCB190, 90DCD7 and 9095DC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Bright Brown (#DCB190) are #90DCD7 (Pale Robin Egg Blue) and #9095DC (Ceil). 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 (DCB190, 90DCB1 and B190DC)

Triadic Palette

Bright Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #90DCB1 (Teal Deer) and #B190DC (Lenurple) along with #DCB190 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 (DCB190, 90DCB1, 90BBDC and DC90BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Bright Brown has four colors - #90DCB1 (Teal Deer), #90BBDC (Dark Sky Blue) and #DC90BB (Middle Purple) in addition to the base color (#DCB190). 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 (DCB190, 95DC90, 90BBDC and D790DC)

Square Palette

Bright Brown square color palette has #95DC90 (Light Green), #90BBDC (Dark Sky Blue) and #D790DC (Medium Lavender Magenta). 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

Bright Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Bright Brown 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 Bright Brown Color


  • Transparent E3C1A6E3C1A6
  • Transparent E7C8B1E7C8B1
  • Transparent EAD0BCEAD0BC
  • Transparent EED8C8EED8C8
  • Transparent F1E0D3F1E0D3
  • Transparent F5E8DEF5E8DE
  • Transparent F8EFE9F8EFE9
  • Transparent FCF7F4FCF7F4


  • Transparent CAA78DCAA78D
  • Transparent C0A28BC0A28B
  • Transparent B79D8AB79D8A
  • Transparent AE9988AE9988
  • Transparent A59486A59486
  • Transparent 9C8F859C8F85
  • Transparent 928A83928A83
  • Transparent 898582898582


  • Transparent B08E73B08E73
  • Transparent 9A7C659A7C65
  • Transparent 846A56846A56
  • Transparent 6E59486E5948
  • Transparent 58473A58473A
  • Transparent 42352B42352B
  • Transparent 2C231D2C231D
  • Transparent 16120E16120E

Bright Brown Color Patterns

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    Bright Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Bright Brown Plaid Pattern

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