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#740000 Hex Code

Color Name: Maroon (HTML/CSS)

What is hex #740000 Color?

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The color name of hex code #740000 is Maroon (HTML/CSS). The RGB values are (116, 0, 0) which means it is composed of 100% red, 0% green and 0% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:100 Y:100 K:55. In the HSV/HSB scale, #740000 has a hue of 0°, 100% 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.

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Hex #740000 Color Codes

Color NameMaroon (HTML/CSS)
RGB Values(116, 0, 0)
CMYK Values(0%, 100%, 100%, 55%)
HSV/HSB Values(0°, 100%, 45%)
Closest Web Safe#660000
Inverse Color#8BFFFF [Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®1815 C
Closest RAL3003 [Ruby red]
Complementary Color#007474 [Skobeloff]
#740000 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#272727
Weighted Average (Most Common)#232323
Weighted Average (Luma)#191919
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#545454

Hex #740000 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 740000. Complementary color is 007474

Complementary Palette

The complement of #740000 is #007474 which is called Skobeloff. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #740000 color is offered by #007474. 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.

740000 007474
Analogous color palette with (740000, 743A00 and 74003A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #740000 are #743A00 and #74003A, called Chocolate (Traditional) and Imperial Purple, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #740000 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.

740000 743A00 74003A
Split Complementary color palette with (740000, 00743A and 003A74)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #740000 are #00743A (Dartmouth Green) and #003A74 (Ateneo Blue). 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.

740000 00743A 003A74
Triadic color palette with (740000, 007400 and 000074)

Triadic Palette

#740000 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #007400 (Ao (English)) and #000074 (Navy Blue) along with #740000, 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.

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Tetradic color palette with (740000, 007400, 007474 and 740074)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #740000 has #007400 (Ao (English)), #007474 (Skobeloff) and #740074 (Patriarch). 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.

740000 007400 007474 740074
Square color palette with (740000, 3A7400, 007474 and 3A0074)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #740000 contains #3A7400 (Metallic Green), #007474 (Skobeloff) and #3A0074 (Deep Violet). 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.

740000 3A7400 007474 3A0074
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Hex #740000 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #740000 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.

740000 746300 217400 007442 004274 210074 740063

Tints, Tones & Shades of 740000 Color


  • Transparent 903333903333
  • Transparent 9E4D4D9E4D4D
  • Transparent AC6666AC6666
  • Transparent BA8080BA8080
  • Transparent C79999C79999
  • Transparent D5B3B3D5B3B3
  • Transparent E3CCCCE3CCCC
  • Transparent F1E6E6F1E6E6


  • Transparent 761A1A761A1A
  • Transparent 782626782626
  • Transparent 793333793333
  • Transparent 7A40407A4040
  • Transparent 7B4D4D7B4D4D
  • Transparent 7C5A5A7C5A5A
  • Transparent 7E66667E6666
  • Transparent 7F73737F7373


  • Transparent 5D00005D0000
  • Transparent 510000510000
  • Transparent 460000460000
  • Transparent 3A00003A0000
  • Transparent 2E00002E0000
  • Transparent 230000230000
  • Transparent 170000170000
  • Transparent 0C00000C0000

#740000 Color Patterns

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    #740000 Honeycomb Pattern

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    #740000 Leaves Pattern

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    #740000 Houndstooth Pattern

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    #740000 Trellis Pattern

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    #740000 Plaid Pattern

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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.