#1C1212 Hex Code

Color Name: Licorice

What is hex #1C1212 Color?

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The color name of hex code #1C1212 is Licorice. The RGB values are (28, 18, 18) which means it is composed of 44% red, 28% green and 28% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:36 Y:36 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, #1C1212 has a hue of 0°, 36% 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 #1C1212 Color Codes

Color NameLicorice
RGB Values(28, 18, 18)
CMYK Values(0%, 36%, 36%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 36%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#330000
Inverse Color#E3EDED [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#121C1C [Eerie Black]
#1C1212 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#151515
Weighted Average (Most Common)#151515
Weighted Average (Luma)#141414
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#4C4C4C

Hex #1C1212 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 1C1212. Complementary color is 121C1C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #1C1212 is #121C1C which is called Eerie Black. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1C1212 color is offered by #121C1C. 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 (1C1212, 1C1712 and 1C1217)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #1C1212 are #1C1712 and #1C1217, called Black Chocolate and Licorice, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #1C1212 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 (1C1212, 121C17 and 12171C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #1C1212 are #121C17 (Chinese Black) and #12171C (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 (1C1212, 121C12 and 12121C)

Triadic Palette

#1C1212 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #121C12 (Chinese Black) and #12121C (Chinese Black) along with #1C1212, 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 (1C1212, 121C12, 121C1C and 1C121C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #1C1212 has #121C12 (Chinese Black), #121C1C (Eerie Black) and #1C121C (Eerie 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 (1C1212, 171C12, 121C1C and 17121C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #1C1212 contains #171C12 (Black Chocolate), #121C1C (Eerie Black) and #17121C (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 #1C1212 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #1C1212 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 Licorice Color


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#1C1212 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.