#72355E Hex Code

Color Name: Byzantium

What is hex #72355E Color?

Byzantium (Hex code: 72355E) Thumbnail

The color name of hex code #72355E is Byzantium. The RGB values are (114, 53, 94) 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:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, #72355E has a hue of 320°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 45%.
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 #72355E Color Codes

Color NameByzantium
RGB Values(114, 53, 94)
CMYK Values(0%, 54%, 18%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(320°, 54%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#663366
Inverse Color#8DCAA1 [Eton Blue]
Closest Pantone®7658 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#357249 [Amazon]
#72355E Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#575757
Desaturated#545454
Weighted Average (Most Common)#4C4C4C
Weighted Average (Luma)#454545
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#898989

Hex #72355E Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 72355E. Complementary color is 357249

Complementary Palette

The complement of #72355E is #357249 which is called Amazon. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #72355E color is offered by #357249. 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 (72355E, 723540 and 683572)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #72355E are #723540 and #683572, called Catawba and Imperial, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #72355E 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 (72355E, 407235 and 357268)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #72355E are #407235 (Japanese Laurel) and #357268 (Myrtle Green). 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 (72355E, 5E7235 and 355E72)

Triadic Palette

#72355E triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5E7235 (Dark Olive Green) and #355E72 (Metallic Blue) along with #72355E, 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 (72355E, 5E7235, 357249 and 493572)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #72355E has #5E7235 (Dark Olive Green), #357249 (Amazon) and #493572 (American Blue). 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 (72355E, 726835, 357249 and 354072)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #72355E contains #726835 (Mustard Green), #357249 (Amazon) and #354072 (American Blue). 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 #72355E Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #72355E 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.

#72355E Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - 72355E

    Byzantium 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.