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Budapest Brown Color

HEX #553D3E / RGB (85, 61, 62)

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What is Budapest Brown Color?

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Budapest Brown has the hex code #553D3E. The equivalent RGB values are (85, 61, 62), which means it is composed of 41% red, 29% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:27 K:67. In the HSV/HSB scale, Budapest Brown has a hue of 358°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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.

Budapest Brown is an RAL Design color with the number 020 30 10. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Budapest Brown hex code is #553D3E with equivalent RGB (85, 61, 62). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Budapest Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#553D3E
RGB Values(85, 61, 62)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 27%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(358°, 28%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#AAC2C1 [Opal]
Closest Pantone®7617 C
Closest RAL7022 [Umbra grey]
Complementary Color#3D5554 [Outer Space]
Budapest Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#878787

Budapest Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 553D3E. Complementary color is 3D5554

Complementary Palette

The complement of Budapest Brown is Outer Space with the hex code #3D5554. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #553D3E color is offered by #3D5554. 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 (553D3E, 55483D and 553D4A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Budapest Brown (#553D3E) are Olive Drab Camouflage (#55483D) and Purple Taupe (#553D4A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Budapest 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 (553D3E, 3D5548 and 3D4A55)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Budapest Brown (#553D3E) are #3D5548 (Gray-Asparagus) and #3D4A55 (Outer Space). 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 (553D3E, 3E553D and 3D3E55)

Triadic Palette

Budapest Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #3E553D (Rifle Green) and #3D3E55 (Charcoal) along with #553D3E 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 (553D3E, 3E553D, 3D5554 and 543D55)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Budapest Brown has four colors - #3E553D (Rifle Green), #3D5554 (Outer Space) and #543D55 (English Violet) in addition to the base color (#553D3E). 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 (553D3E, 4A553D, 3D5554 and 483D55)

Square Palette

Budapest Brown square color palette has #4A553D (Gray-Asparagus), #3D5554 (Outer Space) and #483D55 (Purple Taupe). 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

Budapest Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Budapest 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 Budapest Brown Color


  • Transparent 776465776465
  • Transparent 887778887778
  • Transparent 998B8B998B8B
  • Transparent AA9E9FAA9E9F
  • Transparent BBB1B2BBB1B2
  • Transparent CCC5C5CCC5C5
  • Transparent DDD8D8DDD8D8
  • Transparent EEECECEEECEC


  • Transparent 5E4A4B5E4A4B
  • Transparent 625152625152
  • Transparent 665858665858
  • Transparent 6B5F5F6B5F5F
  • Transparent 6F65666F6566
  • Transparent 736C6C736C6C
  • Transparent 777373777373
  • Transparent 7C79797C7979


  • Transparent 443132443132
  • Transparent 3C2B2B3C2B2B
  • Transparent 332525332525
  • Transparent 2B1F1F2B1F1F
  • Transparent 221819221819
  • Transparent 1A12131A1213
  • Transparent 110C0C110C0C
  • Transparent 090606090606

Budapest Brown Color Patterns

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    Budapest Brown Gingham Checks

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    Budapest Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Budapest Brown Plaid Pattern

Budapest Brown Color Interior Ideas

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