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Dark Red Brown Color

HEX #4A2125 / RGB (74, 33, 37)

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What is Dark Red Brown Color?

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Dark Red Brown has the hex code #4A2125. The equivalent RGB values are (74, 33, 37), which means it is composed of 51% red, 23% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:55 Y:50 K:71. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Red Brown has a hue of 354°, 55% saturation and a brightness value of 29%.
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.

Included in the RAL Design list with the number 020 20 20, Dark Red Brown hex code is #4A2125 with equivalent RGB (74, 33, 37). It is not a web color and cannot be applied to web pages by name. However, it can be used in HTML and CSS code by the hex, RGB or HSL values.
FYI, Dark Red Brown's CMYK numbers and corresponding Pantone (PMS) color value mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hexadecimal code and are only approximations.

RAL is a popular color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK. Please note that RAL Design catalogue is for interior colors and is different from the original RAL Classic list.

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Dark Red Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#4A2125
RGB Values(74, 33, 37)
CMYK Values(0%, 55%, 50%, 71%)
HSV/HSB Values(354°, 55%, 29%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B5DEDA [Powder Blue]
Closest Pantone®4975 C
Closest RAL8016 [Mahogany brown]
Complementary Color#214A46 [Japanese Indigo]
Dark Red Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#303030
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Luma)#2A2A2A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6D6D6D

Dark Red Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4A2125. Complementary color is 214A46

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Red Brown is Japanese Indigo with the hex code #214A46. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4A2125 color is offered by #214A46. 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 (4A2125, 4A3221 and 4A213A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Red Brown (#4A2125) are Café Noir (#4A3221) and Brown Coffee (#4A213A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Red 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 (4A2125, 214A32 and 213A4A)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Red Brown (#4A2125) are #214A32 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #213A4A (Japanese Indigo). 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 (4A2125, 254A21 and 21254A)

Triadic Palette

Dark Red Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #254A21 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #21254A (Space Cadet) along with #4A2125 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 (4A2125, 254A21, 214A46 and 46214A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Red Brown has four colors - #254A21 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #214A46 (Japanese Indigo) and #46214A (American Purple) in addition to the base color (#4A2125). 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 (4A2125, 3A4A21, 214A46 and 32214A)

Square Palette

Dark Red Brown square color palette has #3A4A21 (Kombu Green), #214A46 (Japanese Indigo) and #32214A (Russian Violet). 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

Dark Red Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Red 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.

4A2125 4A4021 314A21 214A34 213D4A 29214A 4A2148

Tints, Tones & Shades of Dark Red Brown Color


  • Transparent 6E4D516E4D51
  • Transparent 806466806466
  • Transparent 927A7C927A7C
  • Transparent A59092A59092
  • Transparent B7A6A8B7A6A8
  • Transparent C9BCBEC9BCBE
  • Transparent DBD3D3DBD3D3
  • Transparent EDE9E9EDE9E9


  • Transparent 553437553437
  • Transparent 5A3E405A3E40
  • Transparent 604749604749
  • Transparent 655153655153
  • Transparent 6A5A5C6A5A5C
  • Transparent 706465706465
  • Transparent 756D6E756D6E
  • Transparent 7B77777B7777


  • Transparent 3B1A1E3B1A1E
  • Transparent 34171A34171A
  • Transparent 2C14162C1416
  • Transparent 251113251113
  • Transparent 1E0D0F1E0D0F
  • Transparent 160A0B160A0B
  • Transparent 0F07070F0707
  • Transparent 070304070304

Dark Red Brown Color Patterns

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    Dark Red Brown Gingham Checks

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    Dark Red Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Dark Red Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Dark Red Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Dark Red Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Dark Red Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Dark Red Brown Plaid Pattern

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