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Dark Steel Red Color

HEX #A64543 / RGB (166, 69, 67)

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What is Dark Steel Red Color?

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Dark Steel Red has the hex code #A64543. The equivalent RGB values are (166, 69, 67), which means it is composed of 55% red, 23% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:58 Y:60 K:35. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Steel Red has a hue of 1°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 65%.
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 Steel Red color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Dark Steel Red 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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Dark Steel Red Color Codes

Hex Code#A64543
RGB Values(166, 69, 67)
CMYK Values(0%, 58%, 60%, 35%)
HSV/HSB Values(1°, 60%, 65%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#59BABC [Sea Serpent]
Closest Pantone®7608 C
Closest RAL3016 [Coral red]
Complementary Color#43A4A6 [Keppel]
Dark Steel Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#656565
Weighted Average (Most Common)#626262
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9B9B9B

Dark Steel Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A64543. Complementary color is 43A4A6

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Steel Red is Keppel with the hex code #43A4A6. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A64543 color is offered by #43A4A6. 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 (A64543, A67743 and A64373)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Steel Red (#A64543) are Metallic Bronze (#A67743) and Magenta Haze (#A64373). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Steel Red 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 (A64543, 43A677 and 4373A6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Steel Red (#A64543) are #43A677 (Medium Sea Green) and #4373A6 (Blue Yonder). 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 (A64543, 43A645 and 4543A6)

Triadic Palette

Dark Steel Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #43A645 (May Green) and #4543A6 (Ocean Blue) along with #A64543 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 (A64543, 43A645, 43A4A6 and A643A4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Steel Red has four colors - #43A645 (May Green), #43A4A6 (Keppel) and #A643A4 (Purpureus) in addition to the base color (#A64543). 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 (A64543, 73A643, 43A4A6 and 7743A6)

Square Palette

Dark Steel Red square color palette has #73A643 (Palm Leaf), #43A4A6 (Keppel) and #7743A6 (Royal Purple). 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 Steel Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Steel Red 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 Dark Steel Red Color


  • Transparent B86A69B86A69
  • Transparent C17D7BC17D7B
  • Transparent CA8F8ECA8F8E
  • Transparent D3A2A1D3A2A1
  • Transparent DBB5B4DBB5B4
  • Transparent E4C7C7E4C7C7
  • Transparent EDDAD9EDDAD9
  • Transparent F6ECECF6ECEC


  • Transparent 9E514F9E514F
  • Transparent 9B57559B5755
  • Transparent 975D5B975D5B
  • Transparent 936362936362
  • Transparent 8F68688F6868
  • Transparent 8B6E6E8B6E6E
  • Transparent 887474887474
  • Transparent 847A7A847A7A


  • Transparent 853736853736
  • Transparent 74302F74302F
  • Transparent 642928642928
  • Transparent 532322532322
  • Transparent 421C1B421C1B
  • Transparent 321514321514
  • Transparent 210E0D210E0D
  • Transparent 110707110707

Dark Steel Red Color Patterns

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    Dark Steel Red Gingham Checks

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    Dark Steel Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Steel Red Plaid Pattern

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