Mustard Brown

HEX #D18E4B / RGB (209, 142, 75)

What is Mustard Brown Color?

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Mustard Brown has the hex code #D18E4B. The equivalent RGB values are (209, 142, 75), which means it is composed of 49% red, 33% green and 18% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:32 Y:64 K:18. In the HSV/HSB scale, Mustard Brown has a hue of 30°, 64% saturation and a brightness value of 82%.
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.

Mustard Brown is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Mustard Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#D18E4B
RGB Values(209, 142, 75)
CMYK Values(0%, 32%, 64%, 18%)
HSV/HSB Values(30°, 64%, 82%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9933
Inverse Color#2E71B4 [Celtic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7576 C
Closest RAL1034 [Pastel yellow]
Complementary Color#4B8ED1 [Celestial Blue]
Mustard Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#8E8E8E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C4C4C4

Mustard Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D18E4B. Complementary color is 4B8ED1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Mustard Brown is Celestial Blue with the hex code #4B8ED1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D18E4B color is offered by #4B8ED1. 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 (D18E4B, D1D14B and D14B4B)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Mustard Brown (#D18E4B) are Maximum Green Yellow (#D1D14B) and English Vermillion (#D14B4B). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Mustard 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 (D18E4B, 4BD1D1 and 4B4BD1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Mustard Brown (#D18E4B) are #4BD1D1 (Medium Turquoise) and #4B4BD1 (Iris). 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 (D18E4B, 4BD18E and 8E4BD1)

Triadic Palette

Mustard Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4BD18E (Ocean Green) and #8E4BD1 (Deep Lilac) along with #D18E4B 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 (D18E4B, 4BD18E, 4B8ED1 and D14B8E)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Mustard Brown has four colors - #4BD18E (Ocean Green), #4B8ED1 (Celestial Blue) and #D14B8E (Pink (Pantone)) in addition to the base color (#D18E4B). 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 (D18E4B, 4BD14B, 4B8ED1 and D14BD1)

Square Palette

Mustard Brown square color palette has #4BD14B (Lime Green), #4B8ED1 (Celestial Blue) and #D14BD1 (Deep Fuchsia). 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

Mustard Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Mustard 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 Mustard Brown Color


  • Transparent DAA56F#DAA56F
  • Transparent DFB081#DFB081
  • Transparent E3BB93#E3BB93
  • Transparent E8C7A5#E8C7A5
  • Transparent EDD2B7#EDD2B7
  • Transparent F1DDC9#F1DDC9
  • Transparent F6E8DB#F6E8DB
  • Transparent FAF4ED#FAF4ED


  • Transparent C18B56#C18B56
  • Transparent B98A5B#B98A5B
  • Transparent B18860#B18860
  • Transparent A98766#A98766
  • Transparent A0866B#A0866B
  • Transparent 988470#988470
  • Transparent 908375#908375
  • Transparent 88817B#88817B


  • Transparent A7723C#A7723C
  • Transparent 926335#926335
  • Transparent 7D552D#7D552D
  • Transparent 694726#694726
  • Transparent 54391E#54391E
  • Transparent 3F2B17#3F2B17
  • Transparent 2A1C0F#2A1C0F
  • Transparent 150E08#150E08

Mustard Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Mustard Brown Plaid Pattern