#B36C53 Hex Code

Color Name: Brown Sugar

What is hex #B36C53 Color?

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The color name of hex code #B36C53 is Brown Sugar. The RGB values are (179, 108, 83) which means it is composed of 48% red, 29% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:40 Y:54 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, #B36C53 has a hue of 16°, 54% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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 #B36C53 Color Codes

Color NameBrown Sugar
RGB Values(179, 108, 83)
CMYK Values(0%, 40%, 54%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(16°, 54%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#4C93AC [Cyan Azure]
Closest Pantone®7522 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#539AB3 [Silver Lake Blue]
#B36C53 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#7F7F7F
Weighted Average (Luma)#797979
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B1B1B1

Hex #B36C53 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B36C53. Complementary color is 539AB3

Complementary Palette

The complement of #B36C53 is #539AB3 which is called Silver Lake Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B36C53 color is offered by #539AB3. 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 (B36C53, B39C53 and B3536A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #B36C53 are #B39C53 and #B3536A, called Bronze (Metallic) and China Rose, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #B36C53 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 (B36C53, 53B39C and 536AB3)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #B36C53 are #53B39C (Ocean Green) and #536AB3 (Blue Yonder). 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 (B36C53, 53B36C and 6C53B3)

Triadic Palette

#B36C53 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #53B36C (Forest Green (Crayola)) and #6C53B3 (Royal Purple) along with #B36C53, 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 (B36C53, 53B36C, 539AB3 and B3539A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #B36C53 has #53B36C (Forest Green (Crayola)), #539AB3 (Silver Lake Blue) and #B3539A (Rose Quartz Pink). 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 (B36C53, 6AB353, 539AB3 and 9C53B3)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #B36C53 contains #6AB353 (Apple), #539AB3 (Silver Lake Blue) and #9C53B3 (Purple Plum). 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 #B36C53 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #B36C53 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.

#B36C53 Color Patterns

  • gingham-checks-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar gingham checks pattern

  • vertical-stripes-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar vertical stripes pattern

  • polka-dots-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar polka dots pattern

  • honeycomb-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar honeycomb pattern

  • leaves-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar leaves pattern

  • houndstooth-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar houndstooth pattern

  • trellis-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar trellis pattern

  • plaid-pattern - B36C53

    Brown Sugar 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.