Pastel Black

HEX #1D1C1A / RGB (29, 28, 26)

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What is Pastel Black Color?

Pastel Black (Hex code: 1D1C1A) Thumbnail

Pastel Black has the hex code #1D1C1A. The equivalent RGB values are (29, 28, 26), which means it is composed of 35% red, 34% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:4 Y:11 K:89. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Black has a hue of 40°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 11%.
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.

Pastel black color can be applied to web pages with the help of HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, HSB and/or hex codes. The pastel black CMYK codes displayed on the page have been calculated from the hex color value and are only approximates.

Pastel Black Color Codes

Hex Code#1D1C1A
RGB Values(29, 28, 26)
CMYK Values(0%, 4%, 11%, 89%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 10%, 11%)
Closest Web Safe#333333
Inverse Color#E2E3E5 [Platinum]
Closest Pantone®419 C
Closest RAL8022 [Black brown]
Complementary Color#1A1B1D [Eerie Black]
Pastel Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Most Common)#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Luma)#1C1C1C
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#5A5A5A

Pastel Black Color Palettes

Pastel Black is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 1D1C1A. Complementary color is 1A1B1D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Black is Eerie Black with the hex code #1A1B1D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #1D1C1A color is offered by #1A1B1D. 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 (1D1C1A, 1D1D1A and 1D1B1A)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Black (#1D1C1A) are Eerie Black (#1D1D1A) and Eerie Black (#1D1B1A). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Black 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 (1D1C1A, 1A1D1D and 1B1A1D)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Black (#1D1C1A) are #1A1D1D (Eerie Black) and #1B1A1D (Eerie Black). 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 (1D1C1A, 1A1D1C and 1C1A1D)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #1A1D1C (Eerie Black) and #1C1A1D (Eerie Black) along with #1D1C1A 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 (1D1C1A, 1A1D1C, 1A1B1D and 1D1A1B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Black has four colors - #1A1D1C (Eerie Black), #1A1B1D (Eerie Black) and #1D1A1B (Eerie Black) in addition to the base color (#1D1C1A). 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 (1D1C1A, 1A1D1B, 1A1B1D and 1D1A1D)

Square Palette

Pastel Black square color palette has #1A1D1B (Eerie Black), #1A1B1D (Eerie Black) and #1D1A1D (Eerie Black). 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

Pastel Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Black 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 Pastel Black Color


  • Transparent 4A4948#4A4948
  • Transparent 61605F#61605F
  • Transparent 777776#777776
  • Transparent 8E8E8D#8E8E8D
  • Transparent A5A4A3#A5A4A3
  • Transparent BBBBBA#BBBBBA
  • Transparent D2D2D1#D2D2D1
  • Transparent E8E8E8#E8E8E8


  • Transparent 31302E#31302E
  • Transparent 3B3A39#3B3A39
  • Transparent 454443#454443
  • Transparent 4F4E4D#4F4E4D
  • Transparent 585857#585857
  • Transparent 626261#626261
  • Transparent 6C6C6C#6C6C6C
  • Transparent 767676#767676


  • Transparent 171615#171615
  • Transparent 141412#141412
  • Transparent 111110#111110
  • Transparent 0F0E0D#0F0E0D
  • Transparent 0C0B0A#0C0B0A
  • Transparent 090808#090808
  • Transparent 060605#060605
  • Transparent 030303#030303

Pastel Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Black Plaid Pattern

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