#2C2331 Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Purple

What is hex #2C2331 Color?

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The color name of hex code #2C2331 is Dark Purple. The RGB values are (44, 35, 49) which means it is composed of 34% red, 27% green and 38% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:10 M:29 Y:0 K:81. In the HSV/HSB scale, #2C2331 has a hue of 279°, 29% saturation and a brightness value of 19%.
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.

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Hex #2C2331 Color Codes

Color NameDark Purple
RGB Values(44, 35, 49)
CMYK Values(10%, 29%, 0%, 81%)
HSV/HSB Values(279°, 29%, 19%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#D3DCCE [Timberwolf]
Closest Pantone®426 C
Closest RAL9017 [Traffic black]
Complementary Color#283123 [Pine Tree]
#2C2331 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#272727
Weighted Average (Luma)#262626
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#686868

Hex #2C2331 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 2C2331. Complementary color is 283123

Complementary Palette

The complement of #2C2331 is #283123 which is called Pine Tree. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #2C2331 color is offered by #283123. 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.

2C2331 283123
Analogous color palette with (2C2331, 31232F and 252331)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #2C2331 are #31232F and #252331, called Dark Purple and Dark Gunmetal, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #2C2331 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.

2C2331 31232F 252331
Split Complementary color palette with (2C2331, 2F3123 and 233125)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #2C2331 are #2F3123 (Pine Tree) and #233125 (Black Leather Jacket). 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.

2C2331 2F3123 233125
Triadic color palette with (2C2331, 312C23 and 23312C)

Triadic Palette

#2C2331 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #312C23 (Pine Tree) and #23312C (Black Leather Jacket) along with #2C2331, 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.

2C2331 312C23 23312C
Tetradic color palette with (2C2331, 312C23, 283123 and 232831)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #2C2331 has #312C23 (Pine Tree), #283123 (Pine Tree) and #232831 (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.

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Square color palette with (2C2331, 312523, 283123 and 232F31)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #2C2331 contains #312523 (Temptress), #283123 (Pine Tree) and #232F31 (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.

2C2331 312523 283123 232F31
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Hex #2C2331 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #2C2331 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.

2C2331 31232A 312823 2E3123 233124 233130 232631

Tints, Tones & Shades of 2C2331 Color


  • Transparent 564F5A564F5A
  • Transparent 6B656F6B656F
  • Transparent 807B83807B83
  • Transparent 969198969198
  • Transparent ABA7ADABA7AD
  • Transparent C0BDC1C0BDC1
  • Transparent D5D3D6D5D3D6
  • Transparent EAE9EAEAE9EA


  • Transparent 3D36413D3641
  • Transparent 453F49453F49
  • Transparent 4E48514E4851
  • Transparent 565259565259
  • Transparent 5E5B605E5B60
  • Transparent 676468676468
  • Transparent 6F6D706F6D70
  • Transparent 787778787778


  • Transparent 231C27231C27
  • Transparent 1F19221F1922
  • Transparent 1A151D1A151D
  • Transparent 161219161219
  • Transparent 120E14120E14
  • Transparent 0D0B0F0D0B0F
  • Transparent 09070A09070A
  • Transparent 040405040405

#2C2331 Color Patterns

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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.