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#BD7215 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Brown

What is hex #BD7215 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BD7215 is Light Brown. The RGB values are (189, 114, 21) which means it is composed of 58% red, 35% green and 6% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:40 Y:89 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BD7215 has a hue of 33°, 89% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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 #BD7215 Color Codes

Color NameLight Brown
RGB Values(189, 114, 21)
CMYK Values(0%, 40%, 89%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 89%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6600
Inverse Color#428DEA [Tufts Blue]
Closest Pantone®7414 C
Closest RAL1027 [Curry]
Complementary Color#1560BD [Denim]
#BD7215 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#6C6C6C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7E7E7E
Weighted Average (Luma)#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B3B3B3

Hex #BD7215 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BD7215. Complementary color is 1560BD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BD7215 is #1560BD which is called Denim. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BD7215 color is offered by #1560BD. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (BD7215, B4BD15 and BD1E15)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BD7215 are #B4BD15 and #BD1E15, called Acid Green and Carnelian, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BD7215 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (BD7215, 15B4BD and 1E15BD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BD7215 are #15B4BD (Tiffany Blue) and #1E15BD (Interdimensional 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.

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Triadic color palette with (BD7215, 15BD72 and 7215BD)

Triadic Palette

#BD7215 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #15BD72 (Green (Crayola)) and #7215BD (Violet (RYB)) along with #BD7215, 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 (BD7215, 15BD72, 1560BD and BD1560)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BD7215 has #15BD72 (Green (Crayola)), #1560BD (Denim) and #BD1560 (Rose Red). 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.

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Square color palette with (BD7215, 15BD1E, 1560BD and BD15B4)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BD7215 contains #15BD1E (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #1560BD (Denim) and #BD15B4 (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.

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Hex #BD7215 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BD7215 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of BD7215 Color


  • Transparent CA8E44CA8E44
  • Transparent D19C5BD19C5B
  • Transparent D7AA73D7AA73
  • Transparent DEB98ADEB98A
  • Transparent E5C7A1E5C7A1
  • Transparent EBD5B9EBD5B9
  • Transparent F2E3D0F2E3D0
  • Transparent F8F1E8F8F1E8


  • Transparent B1752AB1752A
  • Transparent AB7635AB7635
  • Transparent A57840A57840
  • Transparent 9F794B9F794B
  • Transparent 987A55987A55
  • Transparent 927C60927C60
  • Transparent 8C7D6B8C7D6B
  • Transparent 867F75867F75


  • Transparent 975B11975B11
  • Transparent 84500F84500F
  • Transparent 71440D71440D
  • Transparent 5F390B5F390B
  • Transparent 4C2E084C2E08
  • Transparent 392206392206
  • Transparent 261704261704
  • Transparent 130B02130B02

#BD7215 Color Patterns

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