#170B13 Hex Code

Color Name: Licorice

What is hex #170B13 Color?

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The color name of hex code #170B13 is Licorice. The RGB values are (23, 11, 19) which means it is composed of 43% red, 21% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:52 Y:17 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, #170B13 has a hue of 320°, 52% saturation and a brightness value of 9%.
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 #170B13 Color Codes

Color NameLicorice
RGB Values(23, 11, 19)
CMYK Values(0%, 52%, 17%, 91%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 52%, 9%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#E8F4EC [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#0B170F [Chinese Black]
#170B13 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#121212
Weighted Average (Most Common)#0F0F0F
Weighted Average (Luma)#0E0E0E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#404040

Hex #170B13 Color Palettes

170B13 is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 170B13. Complementary color is 0B170F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #170B13 is #0B170F 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 #170B13 color is offered by #0B170F. 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 (170B13, 170B0D and 150B17)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #170B13 are #170B0D and #150B17, called Licorice and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #170B13 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 (170B13, 0D170B and 0B1715)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #170B13 are #0D170B (Chinese Black) and #0B1715 (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 (170B13, 13170B and 0B1317)

Triadic Palette

#170B13 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #13170B (Chinese Black) and #0B1317 (Chinese Black) along with #170B13, 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 (170B13, 13170B, 0B170F and 0F0B17)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #170B13 has #13170B (Chinese Black), #0B170F (Chinese Black) and #0F0B17 (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 (170B13, 17150B, 0B170F and 0B0D17)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #170B13 contains #17150B (Licorice), #0B170F (Chinese Black) and #0B0D17 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)). 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 #170B13 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #170B13 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.

#170B13 Color Patterns

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    Licorice Gingham Checks

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    Licorice Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Licorice Polka Dots Pattern

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    Licorice Honeycomb Pattern

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    Licorice Leaves Pattern

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    Licorice Houndstooth Pattern

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    Licorice Trellis Pattern

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    Licorice 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.