#12081F Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Black

What is hex #12081F Color?

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The color name of hex code #12081F is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (18, 8, 31) which means it is composed of 32% red, 14% green and 54% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:42 M:74 Y:0 K:88. In the HSV/HSB scale, #12081F has a hue of 266°, 74% saturation and a brightness value of 12%.
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.

Hex #12081F Color Codes

Color NameChinese Black
RGB Values(18, 8, 31)
CMYK Values(42%, 74%, 0%, 88%)
HSV/HSB Values(266°, 74%, 12%)
Closest Web Safe#000033
Inverse Color#EDF7E0 [Beige]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#151F08 [Black Chocolate]
#12081F Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#131313
Desaturated#141414
Weighted Average (Most Common)#0E0E0E
Weighted Average (Luma)#0C0C0C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#3A3A3A

Hex #12081F Color Palettes

12081F is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 12081F. Complementary color is 151F08

Complementary Palette

The complement of #12081F is #151F08 which is called Black Chocolate. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #12081F color is offered by #151F08. 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 (12081F, 1E081F and 080A1F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #12081F are #1E081F and #080A1F, called Licorice and Rich Black (FOGRA29), respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #12081F with a 30° separation. 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 (12081F, 1F1E08 and 0A1F08)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #12081F are #1F1E08 (Black Chocolate) and #0A1F08 (Chinese Black). 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 (12081F, 1F1208 and 081F12)

Triadic Palette

#12081F triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1F1208 (Licorice) and #081F12 (Chinese Black) along with #12081F, our main color, 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 (12081F, 1F1208, 151F08 and 08151F)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #12081F has #1F1208 (Licorice), #151F08 (Black Chocolate) and #08151F (Chinese Black). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (12081F, 1F080A, 151F08 and 081F1E)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #12081F contains #1F080A (Licorice), #151F08 (Black Chocolate) and #081F1E (Dark Jungle Green). 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

Hex #12081F Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #12081F rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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.

#12081F Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 12081F

    Chinese Black plaid pattern

Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.