#141414 Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Black

What is hex #141414 Color?

Chinese Black (Hex code: 141414) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #141414 is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (20, 20, 20) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:1 Y:1 K:92. In the HSV/HSB scale, #141414 has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 8%.
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 #141414 Color Codes

Color NameChinese Black
RGB Values(20, 20, 20)
CMYK Values(1%, 1%, 1%, 92%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 8%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#EBEBEB [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#141414 [Chinese Black]
#141414 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#141414
Desaturated#141414
Weighted Average (Most Common)#141414
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4C4C4C

Hex #141414 Color Palettes

141414 is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 141414. Complementary color is 141414

Complementary Palette

The complement of #141414 is #141414 which is called Chinese Black. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #141414 color is offered by #141414. 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 (141414, 141414 and 141414)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #141414 are #141414 and #141414, called Chinese Black and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #141414 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 (141414, 141414 and 141414)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #141414 are #141414 (Chinese Black) and #141414 (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 (141414, 141414 and 141414)

Triadic Palette

#141414 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #141414 (Chinese Black) and #141414 (Chinese Black) along with #141414, 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 (141414, 141414, 141414 and 141414)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #141414 has #141414 (Chinese Black), #141414 (Chinese Black) and #141414 (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 (141414, 141414, 141414 and 141414)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #141414 contains #141414 (Chinese Black), #141414 (Chinese Black) and #141414 (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.

Rainbow color

Hex #141414 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #141414 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.

#141414 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 141414

    Chinese Black trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 141414

    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.