Dark Wood

HEX #815438 / RGB (129, 84, 56)

What is Dark Wood Color?

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Dark Wood has the hex code #815438. The equivalent RGB values are (129, 84, 56), which means it is composed of 48% red, 31% green and 21% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:35 Y:57 K:49. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Wood has a hue of 23°, 57% saturation and a brightness value of 51%.
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 Wood color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, dark wood 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 Wood Color Codes

Hex Code#815438
RGB Values(129, 84, 56)
CMYK Values(0%, 35%, 57%, 49%)
HSV/HSB Values(23°, 57%, 51%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#7EABC7 [Moonstone Blue]
Closest Pantone®4705 C
Closest RAL8024 [Beige brown]
Complementary Color#386581 [Ming]
Dark Wood Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5A5A5A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Luma)#5C5C5C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9C9C9C

Dark Wood Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 815438. Complementary color is 386581

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Wood is Ming with the hex code #386581. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #815438 color is offered by #386581. 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 (815438, 817938 and 813841)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Wood (#815438) are Spanish Bistre (#817938) and American Brown (#813841). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Wood 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 (815438, 388179 and 384181)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Wood (#815438) are #388179 (Celadon Green) and #384181 (Metallic 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 (815438, 388154 and 543881)

Triadic Palette

Dark Wood triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #388154 (Amazon) and #543881 (Regalia) along with #815438 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 (815438, 388154, 386581 and 813865)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Wood has four colors - #388154 (Amazon), #386581 (Ming) and #813865 (Boysenberry) in addition to the base color (#815438). 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 (815438, 418138, 386581 and 793881)

Square Palette

Dark Wood square color palette has #418138 (Fern Green), #386581 (Ming) and #793881 (Maximum 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 Wood Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Wood 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 Wood Color


  • Transparent 9A7660#9A7660
  • Transparent A78774#A78774
  • Transparent B39888#B39888
  • Transparent C0AA9C#C0AA9C
  • Transparent CDBBAF#CDBBAF
  • Transparent D9CCC3#D9CCC3
  • Transparent E6DDD7#E6DDD7
  • Transparent F2EEEB#F2EEEB


  • Transparent 815D46#815D46
  • Transparent 81614E#81614E
  • Transparent 816655#816655
  • Transparent 816A5C#816A5C
  • Transparent 806E63#806E63
  • Transparent 80736A#80736A
  • Transparent 807772#807772
  • Transparent 807C79#807C79


  • Transparent 67432D#67432D
  • Transparent 5A3B27#5A3B27
  • Transparent 4D3222#4D3222
  • Transparent 412A1C#412A1C
  • Transparent 342216#342216
  • Transparent 271911#271911
  • Transparent 1A110B#1A110B
  • Transparent 0D0806#0D0806

Dark Wood Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Wood Plaid Pattern