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Honey Brown Color

HEX #AF8057 / RGB (175, 128, 87)

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What is Honey Brown Color?

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Honey Brown has the hex code #AF8057. The equivalent RGB values are (175, 128, 87), which means it is composed of 45% red, 33% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:50 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Honey Brown has a hue of 28°, 50% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Honey Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, honey brown can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Honey Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#AF8057
RGB Values(175, 128, 87)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 50%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 50%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#507FA8 [Cyan Azure]
Closest Pantone®4645 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5786AF [Rackley]
Honey Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#828282
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Luma)#878787
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BABABA

Honey Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AF8057. Complementary color is 5786AF

Complementary Palette

The complement of Honey Brown is Rackley with the hex code #5786AF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AF8057 color is offered by #5786AF. 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 (AF8057, AFAC57 and AF575A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Honey Brown (#AF8057) are Olive Green (#AFAC57) and Giant's Club (#AF575A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Honey Brown with a 30° separation on either side. 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 (AF8057, 57AFAC and 575AAF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Honey Brown (#AF8057) are #57AFAC (Verdigris) and #575AAF (Liberty). 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 (AF8057, 57AF80 and 8057AF)

Triadic Palette

Honey Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #57AF80 (Shiny Shamrock) and #8057AF (Royal Purple) along with #AF8057 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 (AF8057, 57AF80, 5786AF and AF5786)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Honey Brown has four colors - #57AF80 (Shiny Shamrock), #5786AF (Rackley) and #AF5786 (Mystic Maroon) in addition to the base color (#AF8057). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (AF8057, 5AAF57, 5786AF and AC57AF)

Square Palette

Honey Brown square color palette has #5AAF57 (Apple), #5786AF (Rackley) and #AC57AF (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.

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Rainbow color

Honey Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Honey Brown rainbow color palette is based on the RGB 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 Honey Brown Color


  • Transparent BF9979BF9979
  • Transparent C7A689C7A689
  • Transparent CFB39ACFB39A
  • Transparent D7C0ABD7C0AB
  • Transparent DFCCBCDFCCBC
  • Transparent E7D9CDE7D9CD
  • Transparent EFE6DDEFE6DD
  • Transparent F7F2EEF7F2EE


  • Transparent A6805FA6805F
  • Transparent A18063A18063
  • Transparent 9C80679C8067
  • Transparent 98806C98806C
  • Transparent 938070938070
  • Transparent 8E80748E8074
  • Transparent 898078898078
  • Transparent 85807C85807C


  • Transparent 8C66468C6646
  • Transparent 7B5A3D7B5A3D
  • Transparent 694D34694D34
  • Transparent 58402C58402C
  • Transparent 463323463323
  • Transparent 35261A35261A
  • Transparent 231A11231A11
  • Transparent 120D09120D09

Honey Brown Color Patterns

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    Honey Brown Gingham Checks

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    Honey Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Honey Brown Plaid Pattern

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