#542437 Hex Code

Color Name: Brown Chocolate

What is hex #542437 Color?

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The color name of hex code #542437 is Brown Chocolate. The RGB values are (84, 36, 55) which means it is composed of 48% red, 21% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:57 Y:34 K:67. In the HSV/HSB scale, #542437 has a hue of 336°, 57% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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 #542437 Color Codes

Color NameBrown Chocolate
RGB Values(84, 36, 55)
CMYK Values(0%, 57%, 34%, 67%)
HSV/HSB Values(336°, 57%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#ABDBC8 [Sea Foam Green]
Closest Pantone®504 C
Closest RAL4007 [Purple violet]
Complementary Color#245441 [Brunswick Green]
#542437 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#3A3A3A
Weighted Average (Most Common)#343434
Weighted Average (Luma)#303030
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#747474

Hex #542437 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 542437. Complementary color is 245441

Complementary Palette

The complement of #542437 is #245441 which is called Brunswick Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #542437 color is offered by #245441. 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 (542437, 542924 and 54244F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #542437 are #542924 and #54244F, called Caput Mortuum and Japanese Violet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #542437 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 (542437, 245429 and 244F54)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #542437 are #245429 (Cal Poly Pomona Green) and #244F54 (Dark Slate Gray). 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 (542437, 375424 and 243754)

Triadic Palette

#542437 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #375424 (Mughal Green) and #243754 (Space Cadet) along with #542437, 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 (542437, 375424, 245441 and 412454)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #542437 has #375424 (Mughal Green), #245441 (Brunswick Green) and #412454 (American 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.

Square color palette with (542437, 4F5424, 245441 and 292454)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #542437 contains #4F5424 (Army Green), #245441 (Brunswick Green) and #292454 (Space Cadet). 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 #542437 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #542437 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.

#542437 Color Patterns

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    Brown Chocolate Gingham Checks

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    Brown Chocolate Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate Polka Dots Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate Honeycomb Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate Leaves Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate Houndstooth Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate Trellis Pattern

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    Brown Chocolate 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.