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#3B271E Hex Code

Color Name: Bistre

What is hex #3B271E Color?

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The color name of hex code #3B271E is Bistre. The RGB values are (59, 39, 30) which means it is composed of 46% red, 30% green and 23% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:34 Y:49 K:77. In the HSV/HSB scale, #3B271E has a hue of 19°, 49% saturation and a brightness value of 23%.
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 #3B271E Color Codes

Color NameBistre
RGB Values(59, 39, 30)
CMYK Values(0%, 34%, 49%, 77%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 49%, 23%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#C4D8E1 [Columbia Blue]
Closest Pantone®4975 C
Closest RAL3007 [Black red]
Complementary Color#1E323B [Yankees Blue]
#3B271E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#2C2C2C
Weighted Average (Luma)#2B2B2B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#6E6E6E

Hex #3B271E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 3B271E. Complementary color is 1E323B

Complementary Palette

The complement of #3B271E is #1E323B which is called Yankees Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #3B271E color is offered by #1E323B. 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.

3B271E 1E323B
Analogous color palette with (3B271E, 3B361E and 3B1E24)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #3B271E are #3B361E and #3B1E24, called Olive Drab #7 and Temptress, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #3B271E 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.

3B271E 3B361E 3B1E24
Split Complementary color palette with (3B271E, 1E3B36 and 1E243B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #3B271E are #1E3B36 (Medium Jungle Green) and #1E243B (Yankees Blue). 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.

3B271E 1E3B36 1E243B
Triadic color palette with (3B271E, 1E3B27 and 271E3B)

Triadic Palette

#3B271E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1E3B27 (Medium Jungle Green) and #271E3B (Dark Purple) along with #3B271E, 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.

3B271E 1E3B27 271E3B
Tetradic color palette with (3B271E, 1E3B27, 1E323B and 3B1E32)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #3B271E has #1E3B27 (Medium Jungle Green), #1E323B (Yankees Blue) and #3B1E32 (Dark Purple). 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.

3B271E 1E3B27 1E323B 3B1E32
Square color palette with (3B271E, 243B1E, 1E323B and 361E3B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #3B271E contains #243B1E (Black Leather Jacket), #1E323B (Yankees Blue) and #361E3B (Dark Purple). 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.

3B271E 243B1E 1E323B 361E3B
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Hex #3B271E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #3B271E 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.

3B271E 363B1E 1E3B1F 1E3B38 1E253B 2F1E3B 3B1E2E

Tints, Tones & Shades of 3B271E Color


  • Transparent 62524B62524B
  • Transparent 766862766862
  • Transparent 897D78897D78
  • Transparent 9D938F9D938F
  • Transparent B1A9A5B1A9A5
  • Transparent C4BEBCC4BEBC
  • Transparent D8D4D2D8D4D2
  • Transparent EBE9E9EBE9E9


  • Transparent 493932493932
  • Transparent 50423B50423B
  • Transparent 574B45574B45
  • Transparent 5E544F5E544F
  • Transparent 645C59645C59
  • Transparent 6B65636B6563
  • Transparent 726E6C726E6C
  • Transparent 797776797776


  • Transparent 2F1F182F1F18
  • Transparent 291B15291B15
  • Transparent 231712231712
  • Transparent 1E140F1E140F
  • Transparent 18100C18100C
  • Transparent 120C09120C09
  • Transparent 0C08060C0806
  • Transparent 060403060403

#3B271E Color Patterns

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    #3B271E Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    #3B271E Honeycomb Pattern

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    #3B271E Leaves Pattern

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    #3B271E Houndstooth Pattern

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    #3B271E Trellis Pattern

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    #3B271E Plaid Pattern

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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.