#170D17 Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Black

What is hex #170D17 Color?

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The color name of hex code #170D17 is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (23, 13, 23) which means it is composed of 39% red, 22% green and 39% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:43 Y:0 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, #170D17 has a hue of 300°, 43% 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 #170D17 Color Codes

Color NameChinese Black
RGB Values(23, 13, 23)
CMYK Values(0%, 43%, 0%, 91%)
HSV/HSB Values(300°, 43%, 9%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#E8F2E8 [Alabaster]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#0D170D [Chinese Black]
#170D17 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#141414
Desaturated#121212
Weighted Average (Most Common)#111111
Weighted Average (Luma)#101010
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#444444

Hex #170D17 Color Palettes

170D17 is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 170D17. Complementary color is 0D170D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #170D17 is #0D170D 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 #170D17 color is offered by #0D170D. 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 (170D17, 170D12 and 120D17)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #170D17 are #170D12 and #120D17, called Licorice and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #170D17 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 (170D17, 12170D and 0D1712)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #170D17 are #12170D (Chinese Black) and #0D1712 (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 (170D17, 17170D and 0D1717)

Triadic Palette

#170D17 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #17170D (Black Chocolate) and #0D1717 (Chinese Black) along with #170D17, 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 (170D17, 17170D, 0D170D and 0D0D17)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #170D17 has #17170D (Black Chocolate), #0D170D (Chinese Black) and #0D0D17 (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 (170D17, 17120D, 0D170D and 0D1217)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #170D17 contains #17120D (Licorice), #0D170D (Chinese Black) and #0D1217 (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 #170D17 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #170D17 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.

#170D17 Color Patterns

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    Chinese Black Gingham Checks

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    Chinese Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Chinese Black Polka Dots Pattern

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    Chinese Black Honeycomb Pattern

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    Chinese Black Leaves Pattern

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    Chinese Black Houndstooth Pattern

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    Chinese Black Trellis Pattern

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    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.