Classic Brown

HEX #714C32 / RGB (113, 76, 50)

What is Classic Brown Color?

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Classic Brown has the hex code #714C32. The equivalent RGB values are (113, 76, 50), which means it is composed of 47% red, 32% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:33 Y:56 K:56. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Brown has a hue of 25°, 56% saturation and a brightness value of 44%.
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.

Classic Brown 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 classic brown CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Classic Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#714C32
RGB Values(113, 76, 50)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 56%, 56%)
HSV/HSB Values(25°, 56%, 44%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#8EB3CD [Dark Sky Blue]
Closest Pantone®7568 C
Closest RAL8024 [Beige brown]
Complementary Color#325771 [Metallic Blue]
Classic Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#505050
Weighted Average (Most Common)#545454
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Classic Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 714C32. Complementary color is 325771

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Brown is Metallic Blue with the hex code #325771. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #714C32 color is offered by #325771. 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 (714C32, 716C32 and 713238)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Brown (#714C32) are Mustard Green (#716C32) and Puce Red (#713238). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (714C32, 32716C and 323871)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Brown (#714C32) are #32716C (Myrtle Green) and #323871 (American Blue). 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 (714C32, 32714C and 4C3271)

Triadic Palette

Classic Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #32714C (Amazon) and #4C3271 (Regalia) along with #714C32 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 (714C32, 32714C, 325771 and 713257)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Brown has four colors - #32714C (Amazon), #325771 (Metallic Blue) and #713257 (Halayà Úbe) in addition to the base color (#714C32). 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 (714C32, 387132, 325771 and 6C3271)

Square Palette

Classic Brown square color palette has #387132 (Japanese Laurel), #325771 (Metallic Blue) and #6C3271 (Midnight). 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

Classic Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Classic Brown Color


  • Transparent 8D705B#8D705B
  • Transparent 9C8270#9C8270
  • Transparent AA9484#AA9484
  • Transparent B8A699#B8A699
  • Transparent C6B7AD#C6B7AD
  • Transparent D4C9C2#D4C9C2
  • Transparent E3DBD6#E3DBD6
  • Transparent F1EDEB#F1EDEB


  • Transparent 745642#745642
  • Transparent 765C49#765C49
  • Transparent 776151#776151
  • Transparent 796659#796659
  • Transparent 7A6B61#7A6B61
  • Transparent 7C7069#7C7069
  • Transparent 7D7670#7D7670
  • Transparent 7F7B78#7F7B78


  • Transparent 5A3D28#5A3D28
  • Transparent 4F3523#4F3523
  • Transparent 442E1E#442E1E
  • Transparent 392619#392619
  • Transparent 2D1E14#2D1E14
  • Transparent 22170F#22170F
  • Transparent 170F0A#170F0A
  • Transparent 0B0805#0B0805

Classic Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Brown Plaid Pattern