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#48596B Hex Code

Color Name: Independence

What is hex #48596B Color?

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The color name of hex code #48596B is Independence. The RGB values are (72, 89, 107) which means it is composed of 27% red, 33% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:33 M:17 Y:0 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, #48596B has a hue of 211°, 33% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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 #48596B Color Codes

Color NameIndependence
RGB Values(72, 89, 107)
CMYK Values(33%, 17%, 0%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(211°, 33%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#B7A694 [Khaki (HTML/CSS)]
Closest Pantone®7545 C
Closest RAL7011 [Iron grey]
Complementary Color#6B5A48 [Quincy]
#48596B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#565656
Weighted Average (Luma)#575757
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#989898

Hex #48596B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 48596B. Complementary color is 6B5A48

Complementary Palette

The complement of #48596B is #6B5A48 which is called Quincy. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #48596B color is offered by #6B5A48. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (48596B, 49486B and 486B6B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #48596B are #49486B and #486B6B, called Independence and Deep Space Sparkle, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #48596B 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (48596B, 6B4948 and 6B6B48)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #48596B are #6B4948 (Rose Ebony) and #6B6B48 (Boy Red). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (48596B, 6B4859 and 596B48)

Triadic Palette

#48596B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6B4859 (Deep Tuscan Red) and #596B48 (Ebony) along with #48596B, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (48596B, 6B4859, 6B5A48 and 486B5A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #48596B has #6B4859 (Deep Tuscan Red), #6B5A48 (Quincy) and #486B5A (Feldgrau). 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 (48596B, 6B486B, 6B5A48 and 486B49)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #48596B contains #6B486B (Cyber Grape), #6B5A48 (Quincy) and #486B49 (Fern 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.

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Hex #48596B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #48596B 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of 48596B Color


  • Transparent 6D7A896D7A89
  • Transparent 7F8B977F8B97
  • Transparent 919BA6919BA6
  • Transparent A4ACB5A4ACB5
  • Transparent B6BDC4B6BDC4
  • Transparent C8CDD3C8CDD3
  • Transparent DADEE1DADEE1
  • Transparent EDEEF0EDEEF0


  • Transparent 53616F53616F
  • Transparent 596571596571
  • Transparent 5E69735E6973
  • Transparent 646D76646D76
  • Transparent 6A70786A7078
  • Transparent 6F747A6F747A
  • Transparent 75787C75787C
  • Transparent 7A7C7E7A7C7E


  • Transparent 3A47563A4756
  • Transparent 323E4B323E4B
  • Transparent 2B35402B3540
  • Transparent 242D36242D36
  • Transparent 1D242B1D242B
  • Transparent 161B20161B20
  • Transparent 0E12150E1215
  • Transparent 07090B07090B

#48596B Color Patterns

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#48596B Color Interior Ideas

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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.