#4D401C Hex Code

Color Name: Café Noir

What is hex #4D401C Color?

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The color name of hex code #4D401C is Café Noir. The RGB values are (77, 64, 28) which means it is composed of 46% red, 38% green and 17% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:17 Y:64 K:70. In the HSV/HSB scale, #4D401C has a hue of 44°, 64% 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 #4D401C Color Codes

Color NameCafé Noir
RGB Values(77, 64, 28)
CMYK Values(0%, 17%, 64%, 70%)
HSV/HSB Values(44°, 64%, 30%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#B2BFE3 [Light Steel Blue]
Closest Pantone®449 C
Closest RAL8028 [Terra brown]
Complementary Color#1C294D [Space Cadet]
#4D401C Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#383838
Weighted Average (Most Common)#404040
Weighted Average (Luma)#404040
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#858585

Hex #4D401C Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4D401C. Complementary color is 1C294D

Complementary Palette

The complement of #4D401C is #1C294D which is called Space Cadet. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4D401C color is offered by #1C294D. 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 (4D401C, 424D1C and 4D281C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #4D401C are #424D1C and #4D281C, called Army Green and Caput Mortuum, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #4D401C 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 (4D401C, 1C424D and 281C4D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #4D401C are #1C424D (Japanese Indigo) and #281C4D (Russian Violet). 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 (4D401C, 1C4D40 and 401C4D)

Triadic Palette

#4D401C triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1C4D40 (Brunswick Green) and #401C4D (American Purple) along with #4D401C, 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 (4D401C, 1C4D40, 1C294D and 4D1C29)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #4D401C has #1C4D40 (Brunswick Green), #1C294D (Space Cadet) and #4D1C29 (Brown Coffee). 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 (4D401C, 1C4D28, 1C294D and 4D1C42)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #4D401C contains #1C4D28 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #1C294D (Space Cadet) and #4D1C42 (American 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #4D401C Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #4D401C 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.

#4D401C Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 4D401C

    Café Noir 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.