#A8571B Hex Code

Color Name: Light Brown

What is hex #A8571B Color?

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The color name of hex code #A8571B is Light Brown. The RGB values are (168, 87, 27) which means it is composed of 60% red, 31% green and 10% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:48 Y:84 K:34. In the HSV/HSB scale, #A8571B has a hue of 26°, 84% saturation and a brightness value of 66%.
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 #A8571B Color Codes

Color NameLight Brown
RGB Values(168, 87, 27)
CMYK Values(0%, 48%, 84%, 34%)
HSV/HSB Values(26°, 84%, 66%)
Closest Web Safe#996633
Inverse Color#57A8E4 [Blue Jeans]
Closest Pantone®160 C
Closest RAL8023 [Orange brown]
Complementary Color#1B6CA8 [Green-Blue]
#A8571B Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5E5E5E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Hex #A8571B Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of A8571B. Complementary color is 1B6CA8

Complementary Palette

The complement of #A8571B is #1B6CA8 which is called Green-Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #A8571B color is offered by #1B6CA8. 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 (A8571B, A89E1B and A81B26)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #A8571B are #A89E1B and #A81B26, called Citron and Upsdell Red, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #A8571B 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 (A8571B, 1BA89E and 1B26A8)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #A8571B are #1BA89E (Light Sea Green) and #1B26A8 (Egyptian 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.

Triadic color palette with (A8571B, 1BA857 and 571BA8)

Triadic Palette

#A8571B triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1BA857 (Green (Pigment)) and #571BA8 (American Violet) along with #A8571B, 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 (A8571B, 1BA857, 1B6CA8 and A81B6C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #A8571B has #1BA857 (Green (Pigment)), #1B6CA8 (Green-Blue) and #A81B6C (Amaranth Deep 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 (A8571B, 26A81B, 1B6CA8 and 9E1BA8)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #A8571B contains #26A81B (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #1B6CA8 (Green-Blue) and #9E1BA8 (Heliotrope Magenta). 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 #A8571B Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #A8571B 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.

Shades of Light Brown Color


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#A8571B Color Patterns

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    Light Brown Gingham Checks

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    Light Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Light Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Light Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Light Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Light Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Light Brown Trellis Pattern

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    Light Brown 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.