#272828 Hex Code

Color Name: Charleston Green

What is hex #272828 Color?

Charleston Green (Hex code: 272828) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #272828 is Charleston Green. The RGB values are (39, 40, 40) which means it is composed of 33% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:0 Y:0 K:84. In the HSV/HSB scale, #272828 has a hue of 180°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 16%.
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 #272828 Color Codes

Color NameCharleston Green
RGB Values(39, 40, 40)
CMYK Values(3%, 0%, 0%, 84%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 2%, 16%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D8D7D7 [Light Silver]
Closest Pantone®426 C
Closest RAL9011 [Graphite black]
Complementary Color#282727 [Charleston Green]
#272828 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#282828
Weighted Average (Most Common)#282828
Weighted Average (Luma)#282828
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6A6A6A

Hex #272828 Color Palettes

272828 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 272828. Complementary color is 282727

Complementary Palette

The complement of #272828 is #282727 which is called Charleston Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #272828 color is offered by #282727. 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 (272828, 272828 and 272828)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #272828 are #272828 and #272828, called Charleston Green and Charleston Green, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #272828 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 (272828, 282728 and 282827)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #272828 are #282728 (Charleston Green) and #282827 (Charleston Green). 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 (272828, 282728 and 282827)

Triadic Palette

#272828 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #282728 (Charleston Green) and #282827 (Charleston Green) along with #272828, 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 (272828, 282728, 282727 and 272827)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #272828 has #282728 (Charleston Green), #282727 (Charleston Green) and #272827 (Charleston Green). 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 (272828, 282728, 282727 and 282827)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #272828 contains #282728 (Charleston Green), #282727 (Charleston Green) and #282827 (Charleston Green). 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 #272828 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #272828 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.

#272828 Color Patterns

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    Charleston Green Gingham Checks

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    Charleston Green Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Charleston Green Polka Dots Pattern

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    Charleston Green Honeycomb Pattern

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    Charleston Green Leaves Pattern

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    Charleston Green Houndstooth Pattern

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    Charleston Green Trellis Pattern

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    Charleston Green 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.