#442646 Hex Code

Color Name: American Purple

What is hex #442646 Color?

American Purple (Hex code: 442646) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #442646 is American Purple. The RGB values are (68, 38, 70) which means it is composed of 39% red, 22% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:3 M:46 Y:0 K:73. In the HSV/HSB scale, #442646 has a hue of 296°, 46% saturation and a brightness value of 27%.
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 #442646 Color Codes

Color NameAmerican Purple
RGB Values(68, 38, 70)
CMYK Values(3%, 46%, 0%, 73%)
HSV/HSB Values(296°, 46%, 27%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#BBD9B9 [Jet Stream]
Closest Pantone®7449 C
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#284626 [Cal Poly Pomona Green]
#442646 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3B3B3B
Desaturated#363636
Weighted Average (Most Common)#333333
Weighted Average (Luma)#2F2F2F
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#737373

Hex #442646 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 442646. Complementary color is 284626

Complementary Palette

The complement of #442646 is #284626 which is called Cal Poly Pomona Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #442646 color is offered by #284626. 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 (442646, 462638 and 342646)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #442646 are #462638 and #342646, called Old Burgundy and Russian Violet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #442646 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 (442646, 384626 and 264634)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #442646 are #384626 (Kombu Green) and #264634 (Cal Poly Pomona 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 (442646, 464426 and 264644)

Triadic Palette

#442646 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #464426 (Dark Lava) and #264644 (Japanese Indigo) along with #442646, 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 (442646, 464426, 284626 and 262846)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #442646 has #464426 (Dark Lava), #284626 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #262846 (Yankees Blue). 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 (442646, 463426, 284626 and 263846)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #442646 contains #463426 (Jacko Bean), #284626 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #263846 (Japanese Indigo). 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 #442646 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #442646 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.

#442646 Color Patterns

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    American Purple Gingham Checks

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    American Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    American Purple Polka Dots Pattern

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    American Purple Honeycomb Pattern

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    American Purple Leaves Pattern

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    American Purple Houndstooth Pattern

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    American Purple Trellis Pattern

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    American Purple 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.