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Frosted Black Color

HEX #10171D / RGB (16, 23, 29)

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What is Frosted Black Color?

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Frosted Black has the hex code #10171D. The equivalent RGB values are (16, 23, 29), which means it is composed of 24% red, 34% green and 43% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:45 M:21 Y:0 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, Frosted Black has a hue of 208°, 45% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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.

Frosted Black is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the Frosted Black CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Frosted Black Color Codes

Hex Code#10171D
RGB Values(16, 23, 29)
CMYK Values(45%, 21%, 0%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(208°, 45%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#000033
Inverse Color#EFE8E2 [Alabaster]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#1D1610 [Black Chocolate]
Frosted Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#171717
Weighted Average (Most Common)#161616
Weighted Average (Luma)#161616
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#505050

Frosted Black Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 10171D. Complementary color is 1D1610

Complementary Palette

The complement of Frosted Black is Black Chocolate with the hex code #1D1610. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #10171D color is offered by #1D1610. 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 (10171D, 10111D and 101D1D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Frosted Black (#10171D) are Chinese Black (#10111D) and Eerie Black (#101D1D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Frosted Black 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 (10171D, 1D1011 and 1D1D10)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Frosted Black (#10171D) are #1D1011 (Licorice) and #1D1D10 (Black Chocolate). 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 (10171D, 1D1017 and 171D10)

Triadic Palette

Frosted Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1D1017 (Licorice) and #171D10 (Black Chocolate) along with #10171D 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 (10171D, 1D1017, 1D1610 and 101D16)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Frosted Black has four colors - #1D1017 (Licorice), #1D1610 (Black Chocolate) and #101D16 (Chinese Black) in addition to the base color (#10171D). 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 (10171D, 1D101D, 1D1610 and 111D10)

Square Palette

Frosted Black square color palette has #1D101D (Eerie Black), #1D1610 (Black Chocolate) and #111D10 (Chinese Black). 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

Frosted Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Frosted Black 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 Frosted Black Color


  • Transparent 40454A40454A
  • Transparent 585D61585D61
  • Transparent 707477707477
  • Transparent 888B8E888B8E
  • Transparent 9FA2A59FA2A5
  • Transparent B7B9BBB7B9BB
  • Transparent CFD1D2CFD1D2
  • Transparent E7E8E8E7E8E8


  • Transparent 262C31262C31
  • Transparent 32373B32373B
  • Transparent 3D41453D4145
  • Transparent 484C4F484C4F
  • Transparent 535658535658
  • Transparent 5E61625E6162
  • Transparent 6A6B6C6A6B6C
  • Transparent 757676757676


  • Transparent 0D12170D1217
  • Transparent 0B10140B1014
  • Transparent 0A0E110A0E11
  • Transparent 080C0F080C0F
  • Transparent 06090C06090C
  • Transparent 050709050709
  • Transparent 030506030506
  • Transparent 020203020203

Frosted Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Frosted Black Plaid Pattern

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