#4C4B49 Hex Code

Color Name: Quartz

What is hex #4C4B49 Color?

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The color name of hex code #4C4B49 is Quartz. The RGB values are (76, 75, 73) which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:1 Y:4 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4C4B49 has a hue of 40°, 4% saturation and a brightness value of 30%.
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 #4C4B49 Color Codes

Color NameQuartz
RGB Values(76, 75, 73)
CMYK Values(0%, 1%, 4%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 4%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#B3B4B6 [Philippine Silver]
Closest Pantone®418 C
Closest RAL7022 [Umbra grey]
Complementary Color#494A4C [Outer Space]
#4C4B49 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4B4B4B
Desaturated#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Luma)#4B4B4B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#8F8F8F

Hex #4C4B49 Color Palettes

4C4B49 is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 4C4B49. Complementary color is 494A4C

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4C4B49 is #494A4C which is called Outer Space. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4C4B49 color is offered by #494A4C. 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 (4C4B49, 4C4C49 and 4C4A49)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4C4B49 are #4C4C49 and #4C4A49, called Quartz and Quartz, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4C4B49 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 (4C4B49, 494C4C and 4A494C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4C4B49 are #494C4C (Outer Space) and #4A494C (Quartz). 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 (4C4B49, 494C4B and 4B494C)

Triadic Palette

#4C4B49 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #494C4B (Outer Space) and #4B494C (Quartz) along with #4C4B49, 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 (4C4B49, 494C4B, 494A4C and 4C494A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4C4B49 has #494C4B (Outer Space), #494A4C (Outer Space) and #4C494A (Quartz). 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 (4C4B49, 494C4A, 494A4C and 4C494C)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4C4B49 contains #494C4A (Outer Space), #494A4C (Outer Space) and #4C494C (Quartz). 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 #4C4B49 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4C4B49 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.

#4C4B49 Color Patterns

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    Quartz Gingham Checks

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    Quartz Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Quartz Polka Dots Pattern

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    Quartz Honeycomb Pattern

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    Quartz Leaves Pattern

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    Quartz Houndstooth Pattern

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    Quartz Trellis Pattern

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    Quartz 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.