#1B0F1C Hex Code

Color Name: Chinese Black

What is hex #1B0F1C Color?

Chinese Black (Hex code: 1B0F1C) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #1B0F1C is Chinese Black. The RGB values are (27, 15, 28) which means it is composed of 39% red, 21% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:47 Y:0 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, #1B0F1C has a hue of 295°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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 #1B0F1C Color Codes

Color NameChinese Black
RGB Values(27, 15, 28)
CMYK Values(4%, 47%, 0%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(295°, 46%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#330033
Inverse Color#E4F0E3 [Platinum]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#101C0F [Chinese Black]
#1B0F1C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#171717
Weighted Average (Most Common)#141414
Weighted Average (Luma)#121212
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#494949

Hex #1B0F1C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1B0F1C. Complementary color is 101C0F

Complementary Palette

The complement of #1B0F1C is #101C0F 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 #1B0F1C color is offered by #101C0F. 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 (1B0F1C, 1C0F17 and 150F1C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #1B0F1C are #1C0F17 and #150F1C, called Licorice and Chinese Black, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #1B0F1C 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 (1B0F1C, 171C0F and 0F1C15)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #1B0F1C are #171C0F (Black Chocolate) and #0F1C15 (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 (1B0F1C, 1C1B0F and 0F1C1B)

Triadic Palette

#1B0F1C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1C1B0F (Black Chocolate) and #0F1C1B (Chinese Black) along with #1B0F1C, 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 (1B0F1C, 1C1B0F, 101C0F and 0F101C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #1B0F1C has #1C1B0F (Black Chocolate), #101C0F (Chinese Black) and #0F101C (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 (1B0F1C, 1C150F, 101C0F and 0F171C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #1B0F1C contains #1C150F (Black Chocolate), #101C0F (Chinese Black) and #0F171C (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 #1B0F1C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #1B0F1C 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.

Shades of Chinese Black Color


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  • Transperent 5f57605F5760
  • Transperent 766f77766F77
  • Transperent 8d878e8D878E
  • Transperent a49fa4A49FA4
  • Transperent bbb7bbBBB7BB
  • Transperent d1cfd2D1CFD2
  • Transperent e8e7e8E8E7E8


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  • Transperent 4e484e4E484E
  • Transperent 585358585358
  • Transperent 625e62625E62
  • Transperent 6c696c6C696C
  • Transperent 767576767576


  • Transperent 160c16160C16
  • Transperent 130b14130B14
  • Transperent 100911100911
  • Transperent 0e080e0E080E
  • Transperent 0b060b0B060B
  • Transperent 080508080508
  • Transperent 050306050306
  • Transperent 030203030203

#1B0F1C 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.