Neutral Brown

HEX #755E4A / RGB (117, 94, 74)

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What is Neutral Brown Color?

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Neutral Brown has the hex code #755E4A. The equivalent RGB values are (117, 94, 74), which means it is composed of 41% red, 33% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:37 K:54. In the HSV/HSB scale, Neutral Brown has a hue of 28°, 37% saturation and a brightness value of 46%.
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.

Neutral 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 its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the neutral brown CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Neutral Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#755E4A
RGB Values(117, 94, 74)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 37%, 54%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 37%, 46%)
Closest Web Safe#666633
Inverse Color#8AA1B5 [Pewter Blue]
Closest Pantone®7531 C
Closest RAL8025 [Pale brown]
Complementary Color#4A6175 [Deep Space Sparkle]
Neutral Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#636363
Weighted Average (Luma)#616161
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A1A1A1

Neutral Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 755E4A. Complementary color is 4A6175

Complementary Palette

The complement of Neutral Brown is Deep Space Sparkle with the hex code #4A6175. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #755E4A color is offered by #4A6175. 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 (755E4A, 75744A and 754A4C)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Neutral Brown (#755E4A) are Boy Red (#75744A) and Tuscan Red (#754A4C). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Neutral 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 (755E4A, 4A7574 and 4A4C75)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Neutral Brown (#755E4A) are #4A7574 (Hooker's Green) and #4A4C75 (Independence). 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 (755E4A, 4A755E and 5E4A75)

Triadic Palette

Neutral Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4A755E (Hooker's Green) and #5E4A75 (Cyber Grape) along with #755E4A 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 (755E4A, 4A755E, 4A6175 and 754A61)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Neutral Brown has four colors - #4A755E (Hooker's Green), #4A6175 (Deep Space Sparkle) and #754A61 (Deep Ruby) in addition to the base color (#755E4A). 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 (755E4A, 4C754A, 4A6175 and 744A75)

Square Palette

Neutral Brown square color palette has #4C754A (Fern Green), #4A6175 (Deep Space Sparkle) and #744A75 (Twilight 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

Neutral Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Neutral 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 Neutral Brown Color


  • Transparent 917E6E#917E6E
  • Transparent 9E8E80#9E8E80
  • Transparent AC9E92#AC9E92
  • Transparent BAAFA5#BAAFA5
  • Transparent C8BFB7#C8BFB7
  • Transparent D6CFC9#D6CFC9
  • Transparent E3DFDB#E3DFDB
  • Transparent F1EFED#F1EFED


  • Transparent 776555#776555
  • Transparent 78685A#78685A
  • Transparent 796C60#796C60
  • Transparent 7B6F65#7B6F65
  • Transparent 7C726A#7C726A
  • Transparent 7D7670#7D7670
  • Transparent 7E7975#7E7975
  • Transparent 7F7D7B#7F7D7B


  • Transparent 5E4B3B#5E4B3B
  • Transparent 524234#524234
  • Transparent 46382C#46382C
  • Transparent 3B2F25#3B2F25
  • Transparent 2F261E#2F261E
  • Transparent 231C16#231C16
  • Transparent 17130F#17130F
  • Transparent 0C0907#0C0907

Neutral Brown Color Patterns

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    Neutral Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Neutral Brown Plaid Pattern

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