Light Chestnut

HEX #96574E / RGB (150, 87, 78)


What is Light Chestnut Color?

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Light Chestnut has the hex code #96574E. The equivalent RGB values are (150, 87, 78), which means it is composed of 48% red, 28% green and 25% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:42 Y:48 K:41. In the HSV/HSB scale, Light Chestnut has a hue of 8°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 59%.
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.

Light chestnut is a reddish brown color representative of the paler color of chestnuts. The color is not part of the web list and can only be used in HTML and/or CSS code with its hex, RGB and/or HSL values. The CMYK color codes listed on the page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using standard formulae and are, therefore, only approximates.

Light Chestnut Color Codes

Hex Code#96574E
RGB Values(150, 87, 78)
CMYK Values(0%, 42%, 48%, 41%)
HSV/HSB Values(8°, 48%, 59%)
Closest Web Safe#996666
Inverse Color#69A8B1 [Crystal Blue]
Closest Pantone®7524 C
Closest RAL4002 [Red violet]
Complementary Color#4E8D96 [Steel Teal]
Light Chestnut Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#696969
Weighted Average (Most Common)#696969
Weighted Average (Luma)#646464
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A2A2A2

Light Chestnut Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 96574E. Complementary color is 4E8D96

Complementary Palette

The complement of Light Chestnut is Steel Teal with the hex code #4E8D96. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #96574E color is offered by #4E8D96. 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 (96574E, 967B4E and 964E69)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Light Chestnut (#96574E) are Pale Brown (#967B4E) and Sugar Plum (#964E69). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Light Chestnut 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 (96574E, 4E967B and 4E6996)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Light Chestnut (#96574E) are #4E967B (Wintergreen Dream) and #4E6996 (UCLA 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 (96574E, 4E9657 and 574E96)

Triadic Palette

Light Chestnut triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E9657 (Middle Green) and #574E96 (Liberty) along with #96574E 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 (96574E, 4E9657, 4E8D96 and 964E8D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Light Chestnut has four colors - #4E9657 (Middle Green), #4E8D96 (Steel Teal) and #964E8D (Razzmic Berry) in addition to the base color (#96574E). 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 (96574E, 69964E, 4E8D96 and 7B4E96)

Square Palette

Light Chestnut square color palette has #69964E (Palm Leaf), #4E8D96 (Steel Teal) and #7B4E96 (Dark Lavender). 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

Light Chestnut Color Rainbow Palette

Our Light Chestnut 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 Light Chestnut Color


  • Transparent AB7971#AB7971
  • Transparent B68983#B68983
  • Transparent C09A95#C09A95
  • Transparent CBABA7#CBABA7
  • Transparent D5BCB8#D5BCB8
  • Transparent E0CDCA#E0CDCA
  • Transparent EADDDC#EADDDC
  • Transparent F5EEED#F5EEED


  • Transparent 925F58#925F58
  • Transparent 8F635D#8F635D
  • Transparent 8D6762#8D6762
  • Transparent 8B6C67#8B6C67
  • Transparent 89706C#89706C
  • Transparent 877471#877471
  • Transparent 847876#847876
  • Transparent 827C7B#827C7B


  • Transparent 78463E#78463E
  • Transparent 693D37#693D37
  • Transparent 5A342F#5A342F
  • Transparent 4B2C27#4B2C27
  • Transparent 3C231F#3C231F
  • Transparent 2D1A17#2D1A17
  • Transparent 1E1110#1E1110
  • Transparent 0F0908#0F0908

Light Chestnut Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Light Chestnut Plaid Pattern

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