The color name of hex code #181716 is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (24, 23, 22) which means it is composed of
35% red, 33% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:8 K:91. In the HSV/HSB scale, #181716 has a hue of 30°, 8% 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.
181716 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
The complement of #181716 is #161718 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 #181716 color is offered by #161718. 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.
The analogous colors of #181716 are #181816 and #181616, called Black Chocolate and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #181716 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.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #181716 are #161818 (Chinese Black) and #161618 (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.
#181716 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #161817 (Chinese Black) and #171618 (Chinese Black) along with #181716, 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.
The tetradic palette of #181716 has #161817 (Chinese Black), #161718 (Chinese Black) and #181617 (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.
The square color palette of #181716 contains #161816 (Chinese Black), #161718 (Chinese Black) and #181618 (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.
Hex #181716 Rainbow Colors Palette
Our #181716 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.
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.