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Greed Color

HEX #C4981B / RGB (196, 152, 27)

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What is Greed Color?

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Greed has the hex code #C4981B. The equivalent RGB values are (196, 152, 27), which means it is composed of 52% red, 41% green and 7% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:23 Y:86 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Greed has a hue of 44°, 86% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Greed color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, greed 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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Greed Color Codes

Hex Code#C4981B
RGB Values(196, 152, 27)
CMYK Values(0%, 23%, 86%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 86%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#3B67E4 [Royal Blue]
Closest Pantone®7753 C
Closest RAL1005 [Honey yellow]
Complementary Color#1B47C4 [New Car]
Greed Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7D7D7D
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#989898
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Greed Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C4981B. Complementary color is 1B47C4

Complementary Palette

The complement of Greed is New Car with the hex code #1B47C4. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C4981B color is offered by #1B47C4. 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.

C4981B 1B47C4
Analogous color palette with (C4981B, 9CC41B and C4441B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Greed (#C4981B) are Dark Lemon Lime (#9CC41B) and Dark Pastel Red (#C4441B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Greed 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.

C4981B 9CC41B C4441B
Split Complementary color palette with (C4981B, 1B9CC4 and 431BC4)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Greed (#C4981B) are #1B9CC4 (Pacific Blue) and #431BC4 (Interdimensional 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.

C4981B 1B9CC4 431BC4
Triadic color palette with (C4981B, 1BC498 and 981BC4)

Triadic Palette

Greed triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1BC498 (Mountain Meadow) and #981BC4 (Dark Orchid) along with #C4981B create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

C4981B 1BC498 981BC4
Tetradic color palette with (C4981B, 1BC498, 1B47C4 and C41B47)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Greed has four colors - #1BC498 (Mountain Meadow), #1B47C4 (New Car) and #C41B47 (Bright Maroon) in addition to the base color (#C4981B). 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.

C4981B 1BC498 1B47C4 C41B47
Square color palette with (C4981B, 1BC444, 1B47C4 and C41B9C)

Square Palette

Greed square color palette has #1BC444 (Dark Pastel Green), #1B47C4 (New Car) and #C41B9C (Royal Fuchsia). 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.

C4981B 1BC444 1B47C4 C41B9C
Rainbow color

Greed Color Rainbow Palette

Our Greed 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.

C4971B 60C41B 1BC467 1B90C4 361BC4 C41BC1 C41B30

Tints, Tones & Shades of Greed Color


  • Transparent D0AD49D0AD49
  • Transparent D6B75FD6B75F
  • Transparent DCC176DCC176
  • Transparent E2CC8DE2CC8D
  • Transparent E7D6A4E7D6A4
  • Transparent EDE0BBEDE0BB
  • Transparent F3EAD1F3EAD1
  • Transparent F9F5E8F9F5E8


  • Transparent B6932FB6932F
  • Transparent B09139B09139
  • Transparent A98E43A98E43
  • Transparent A28C4EA28C4E
  • Transparent 9B8A589B8A58
  • Transparent 948762948762
  • Transparent 8E856C8E856C
  • Transparent 878276878276


  • Transparent 9D7A169D7A16
  • Transparent 896A13896A13
  • Transparent 765B10765B10
  • Transparent 624C0E624C0E
  • Transparent 4E3D0B4E3D0B
  • Transparent 3B2E083B2E08
  • Transparent 271E05271E05
  • Transparent 140F03140F03

Greed Color Patterns

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    Greed Gingham Checks

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    Greed Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greed Plaid Pattern

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