Dark Beige

HEX #946B45 / RGB (148, 107, 69)

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What is Dark Beige Color?

Dark Beige (Hex code: 946B45) Thumbnail

Dark Beige has the hex code #946B45. The equivalent RGB values are (148, 107, 69), which means it is composed of 46% red, 33% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:28 Y:53 K:42. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Beige has a hue of 29°, 53% saturation and a brightness value of 58%.
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.

Dark beige is not included in the web colors list though beige, an extremely light tint of yellow, is included. It can only be used in HTML and CSS code with its hex, RGB, HSB and CMYK color values.

Dark Beige Color Codes

Hex Code#946B45
RGB Values(148, 107, 69)
CMYK Values(0%, 28%, 53%, 42%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 53%, 58%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#6B94BA [Cerulean Frost]
Closest Pantone®7525 C
Closest RAL8000 [Green brown]
Complementary Color#456E94 [Queen Blue]
Dark Beige Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#737373
Weighted Average (Luma)#717171
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#ACACAC

Dark Beige Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 946B45. Complementary color is 456E94

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Beige is Queen Blue with the hex code #456E94. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #946B45 color is offered by #456E94. 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 (946B45, 949345 and 944546)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Beige (#946B45) are Dark Tan (#949345) and Smoky Topaz (#944546). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Beige 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 (946B45, 459493 and 454794)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Beige (#946B45) are #459493 (Zomp) and #454794 (Dark Slate 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 (946B45, 45946B and 6B4594)

Triadic Palette

Dark Beige triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #45946B (Deep Aquamarine) and #6B4594 (Dark Lavender) along with #946B45 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 (946B45, 45946B, 456E94 and 94456E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Beige has four colors - #45946B (Deep Aquamarine), #456E94 (Queen Blue) and #94456E (Twilight Lavender) in addition to the base color (#946B45). 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 (946B45, 479445, 456E94 and 934594)

Square Palette

Dark Beige square color palette has #479445 (May Green), #456E94 (Queen Blue) and #934594 (Plum). 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

Dark Beige Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Beige 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 Dark Beige Color


  • Transparent A9896A#A9896A
  • Transparent B4977D#B4977D
  • Transparent BFA68F#BFA68F
  • Transparent CAB5A2#CAB5A2
  • Transparent D4C4B5#D4C4B5
  • Transparent DFD3C7#DFD3C7
  • Transparent EAE1DA#EAE1DA
  • Transparent F4F0EC#F4F0EC


  • Transparent 906F51#906F51
  • Transparent 8E7157#8E7157
  • Transparent 8C735D#8C735D
  • Transparent 8A7663#8A7663
  • Transparent 887868#887868
  • Transparent 867A6E#867A6E
  • Transparent 847C74#847C74
  • Transparent 827E7A#827E7A


  • Transparent 765637#765637
  • Transparent 684B30#684B30
  • Transparent 594029#594029
  • Transparent 4A3623#4A3623
  • Transparent 3B2B1C#3B2B1C
  • Transparent 2C2015#2C2015
  • Transparent 1E150E#1E150E
  • Transparent 0F0B07#0F0B07

Dark Beige Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Beige Plaid Pattern

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