Matte Dark Brown

HEX #533621 / RGB (83, 54, 33)

What is Matte Dark Brown Color?

Matte Dark Brown (Hex code: 533621) Thumbnail

Matte Dark Brown has the hex code #533621. The equivalent RGB values are (83, 54, 33), which means it is composed of 49% red, 32% green and 19% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:35 Y:60 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Matte Dark Brown has a hue of 25°, 60% saturation and a brightness value of 33%.
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.

Matte Dark Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, matte dark 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.

Matte Dark Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#533621
RGB Values(83, 54, 33)
CMYK Values(0%, 35%, 60%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(25°, 60%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#ACC9DE [Light Steel Blue]
Closest Pantone®476 C
Closest RAL8011 [Nut brown]
Complementary Color#213E53 [Japanese Indigo]
Matte Dark Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#393939
Weighted Average (Most Common)#3C3C3C
Weighted Average (Luma)#3B3B3B
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#7F7F7F

Matte Dark Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 533621. Complementary color is 213E53

Complementary Palette

The complement of Matte Dark Brown is Japanese Indigo with the hex code #213E53. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #533621 color is offered by #213E53. 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 (533621, 534F21 and 532125)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Matte Dark Brown (#533621) are Army Green (#534F21) and Caput Mortuum (#532125). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Matte Dark 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (533621, 21534F and 212553)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Matte Dark Brown (#533621) are #21534F (Dark Slate Gray) and #212553 (Space Cadet). 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 (533621, 215336 and 362153)

Triadic Palette

Matte Dark Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #215336 (Brunswick Green) and #362153 (Russian Violet) along with #533621 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 (533621, 215336, 213E53 and 53213E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Matte Dark Brown has four colors - #215336 (Brunswick Green), #213E53 (Japanese Indigo) and #53213E (Brown Chocolate) in addition to the base color (#533621). 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 (533621, 255321, 213E53 and 4F2153)

Square Palette

Matte Dark Brown square color palette has #255321 (Cal Poly Pomona Green), #213E53 (Japanese Indigo) and #4F2153 (American Purple). 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

Matte Dark Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Matte Dark 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Matte Dark Brown Color


  • Transparent 755E4D#755E4D
  • Transparent 877264#877264
  • Transparent 98867A#98867A
  • Transparent A99B90#A99B90
  • Transparent BAAFA6#BAAFA6
  • Transparent CBC3BC#CBC3BC
  • Transparent DDD7D3#DDD7D3
  • Transparent EEEBE9#EEEBE9


  • Transparent 5C4534#5C4534
  • Transparent 614C3E#614C3E
  • Transparent 655447#655447
  • Transparent 6A5B51#6A5B51
  • Transparent 6E625A#6E625A
  • Transparent 736A64#736A64
  • Transparent 77716D#77716D
  • Transparent 7C7977#7C7977


  • Transparent 422B1A#422B1A
  • Transparent 3A2617#3A2617
  • Transparent 322014#322014
  • Transparent 2A1B11#2A1B11
  • Transparent 21160D#21160D
  • Transparent 19100A#19100A
  • Transparent 110B07#110B07
  • Transparent 080503#080503

Matte Dark Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Gingham Checks

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    Matte Dark Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Matte Dark Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Matte Dark Brown Plaid Pattern