Dark Taupe

HEX #342C25 / RGB (52, 44, 37)

What is Dark Taupe Color?

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Dark Taupe has the hex code #342C25. The equivalent RGB values are (52, 44, 37), which means it is composed of 39% red, 33% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:29 K:80. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Taupe has a hue of 28°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 20%.
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 Taupe color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, dark taupe 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.

Dark Taupe Color Codes

Hex Code#342C25
RGB Values(52, 44, 37)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 29%, 80%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 29%, 20%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#CBD3DA [Light Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 2 C
Closest RAL6022 [Olive drab]
Complementary Color#252D34 [Charleston Green]
Dark Taupe Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2E2E2E
Weighted Average (Luma)#2D2D2D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#717171

Dark Taupe Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 342C25. Complementary color is 252D34

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Taupe is Charleston Green with the hex code #252D34. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #342C25 color is offered by #252D34. 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 (342C25, 343425 and 342526)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Taupe (#342C25) are Cola (#343425) and Temptress (#342526). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Taupe 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 (342C25, 253434 and 252634)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Taupe (#342C25) are #253434 (Gunmetal) and #252634 (Charleston Green). 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 (342C25, 25342C and 2C2534)

Triadic Palette

Dark Taupe triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #25342C (Black Leather Jacket) and #2C2534 (Dark Purple) along with #342C25 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 (342C25, 25342C, 252D34 and 34252D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Taupe has four colors - #25342C (Black Leather Jacket), #252D34 (Charleston Green) and #34252D (Temptress) in addition to the base color (#342C25). 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 (342C25, 263425, 252D34 and 342534)

Square Palette

Dark Taupe square color palette has #263425 (Black Leather Jacket), #252D34 (Charleston Green) and #342534 (Dark 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.

Rainbow color

Dark Taupe Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Taupe 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 Taupe Color


  • Transparent 5D5651#5D5651
  • Transparent 716B66#716B66
  • Transparent 85807C#85807C
  • Transparent 9A9692#9A9692
  • Transparent AEABA8#AEABA8
  • Transparent C2C0BE#C2C0BE
  • Transparent D6D5D3#D6D5D3
  • Transparent EBEAE9#EBEAE9


  • Transparent 433D37#433D37
  • Transparent 4B4540#4B4540
  • Transparent 524E49#524E49
  • Transparent 5A5653#5A5653
  • Transparent 625E5C#625E5C
  • Transparent 696765#696765
  • Transparent 716F6E#716F6E
  • Transparent 787877#787877


  • Transparent 2A231E#2A231E
  • Transparent 241F1A#241F1A
  • Transparent 1F1A16#1F1A16
  • Transparent 1A1613#1A1613
  • Transparent 15120F#15120F
  • Transparent 100D0B#100D0B
  • Transparent 0A0907#0A0907
  • Transparent 050404#050404

Dark Taupe Color Patterns

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    Dark Taupe Gingham Checks

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    Dark Taupe Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Taupe Plaid Pattern

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