HEX #4C516D / RGB (76, 81, 109)

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What is Independence Color?

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Independence has the hex code #4C516D. The equivalent RGB values are (76, 81, 109), which means it is composed of 29% red, 30% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:30 M:26 Y:0 K:57. In the HSV/HSB scale, Independence has a hue of 231°, 30% saturation and a brightness value of 43%.
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.

Independence is a dark dull blue color.

Independence Color Codes

Hex Code#4C516D
RGB Values(76, 81, 109)
CMYK Values(30%, 26%, 0%, 57%)
HSV/HSB Values(231°, 30%, 43%)
Closest Web Safe#336666
Inverse Color#B3AE92 [Sage]
Closest Pantone®7545 C
Closest RAL7011 [Iron grey]
Complementary Color#6D684C [Boy Red]
Independence Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Weighted Average (Most Common)#535353
Weighted Average (Luma)#525252
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#949494

Independence Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 4C516D. Complementary color is 6D684C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Independence is Boy Red with the hex code #6D684C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4C516D color is offered by #6D684C. 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 (4C516D, 584C6D and 4C626D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Independence (#4C516D) are Independence (#584C6D) and Deep Space Sparkle (#4C626D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Independence 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (4C516D, 6D584C and 626D4C)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Independence (#4C516D) are #6D584C (Quincy) and #626D4C (Axolotl). 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 (4C516D, 6D4C51 and 516D4C)

Triadic Palette

Independence triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #6D4C51 (Liver) and #516D4C (Fern Green) along with #4C516D 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 (4C516D, 6D4C51, 6D684C and 4C6D68)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Independence has four colors - #6D4C51 (Liver), #6D684C (Boy Red) and #4C6D68 (Stormcloud) in addition to the base color (#4C516D). 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.

Square color palette with (4C516D, 6D4C62, 6D684C and 4C6D58)

Square Palette

Independence square color palette has #6D4C62 (Wenge), #6D684C (Boy Red) and #4C6D58 (Feldgrau). 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

Independence Color Rainbow Palette

Our Independence 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Independence Color


  • Transparent 70748A#70748A
  • Transparent 828599#828599
  • Transparent 9497A7#9497A7
  • Transparent A6A8B6#A6A8B6
  • Transparent B7B9C5#B7B9C5
  • Transparent C9CBD3#C9CBD3
  • Transparent DBDCE2#DBDCE2
  • Transparent EDEEF0#EDEEF0


  • Transparent 565A71#565A71
  • Transparent 5C5F73#5C5F73
  • Transparent 616475#616475
  • Transparent 666977#666977
  • Transparent 6B6D78#6B6D78
  • Transparent 70727A#70727A
  • Transparent 76777C#76777C
  • Transparent 7B7B7E#7B7B7E


  • Transparent 3D4157#3D4157
  • Transparent 35394C#35394C
  • Transparent 2E3141#2E3141
  • Transparent 262937#262937
  • Transparent 1E202C#1E202C
  • Transparent 171821#171821
  • Transparent 0F1016#0F1016
  • Transparent 08080B#08080B

Independence Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Independence Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Independence Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Independence Plaid Pattern

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