#5B2A4B Hex Code

Color Name: Japanese Violet

What is hex #5B2A4B Color?

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The color name of hex code #5B2A4B is Japanese Violet. The RGB values are (91, 42, 75) which means it is composed of 44% red, 20% green and 36% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:54 Y:18 K:64. In the HSV/HSB scale, #5B2A4B has a hue of 320°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 36%.
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 #5B2A4B Color Codes

Color NameJapanese Violet
RGB Values(91, 42, 75)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 18%, 64%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 54%, 36%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#A4D5B4 [Turquoise Green]
Closest Pantone®7652 C
Closest RAL4004 [Claret violet]
Complementary Color#2A5B3A [Deep Moss Green]
#5B2A4B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#454545
Desaturated#434343
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Luma)#373737
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7B7B7B

Hex #5B2A4B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5B2A4B. Complementary color is 2A5B3A

Complementary Palette

The complement of #5B2A4B is #2A5B3A which is called Deep Moss Green. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5B2A4B color is offered by #2A5B3A. 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 (5B2A4B, 5B2A33 and 532A5B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #5B2A4B are #5B2A33 and #532A5B, called Brown Chocolate and Japanese Violet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #5B2A4B 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 (5B2A4B, 335B2A and 2A5B53)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #5B2A4B are #335B2A (Mughal Green) and #2A5B53 (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 (5B2A4B, 4B5B2A and 2A4B5B)

Triadic Palette

#5B2A4B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4B5B2A (Dark Moss Green) and #2A4B5B (Dark Slate Gray) along with #5B2A4B, 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 (5B2A4B, 4B5B2A, 2A5B3A and 3A2A5B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #5B2A4B has #4B5B2A (Dark Moss Green), #2A5B3A (Deep Moss Green) and #3A2A5B (Jacarta). 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 (5B2A4B, 5B532A, 2A5B3A and 2A335B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #5B2A4B contains #5B532A (Soldier Green), #2A5B3A (Deep Moss Green) and #2A335B (Deep Koamaru). 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 #5B2A4B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #5B2A4B 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.

#5B2A4B Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 5B2A4B

    Japanese Violet 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.