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Peppercorn Red Color

HEX #533D44 / RGB (83, 61, 68)

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What is Peppercorn Red Color?

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Peppercorn Red has the hex code #533D44. The equivalent RGB values are (83, 61, 68), which means it is composed of 39% red, 29% green and 32% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:26 Y:18 K:68. In the HSV/HSB scale, Peppercorn Red has a hue of 341°, 27% 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.

Peppercorn Red is an RAL Design color with the number 360 30 10. Different from the Classic list, the RAL Design catalogue specifies colors for interiors. RAL is a well-known color matching system used in several European countries including Germany, France, Italy and the UK.

Peppercorn Red hex code is #533D44 with equivalent RGB (83, 61, 68). You can use these along with HSL values in HTML and CSS code to display the color on web pages. Please also note that the CMYK values and the corresponding Pantone (PMS) number mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximations.

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Peppercorn Red Color Codes

Hex Code#533D44
RGB Values(83, 61, 68)
CMYK Values(0%, 26%, 18%, 68%)
HSV/HSB Values(341°, 27%, 33%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#ACC2BB [Opal]
Closest Pantone®7617 C
Closest RAL7022 [Umbra grey]
Complementary Color#3D534C [Outer Space]
Peppercorn Red Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#474747
Weighted Average (Most Common)#444444
Weighted Average (Luma)#424242
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#878787

Peppercorn Red Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 533D44. Complementary color is 3D534C

Complementary Palette

The complement of Peppercorn Red is Outer Space with the hex code #3D534C. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #533D44 color is offered by #3D534C. 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.

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Analogous color palette with (533D44, 53413D and 533D4F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Peppercorn Red (#533D44) are Liver Chestnut (Horses) (#53413D) and Purple Taupe (#533D4F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Peppercorn Red 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (533D44, 3D5341 and 3D4F53)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Peppercorn Red (#533D44) are #3D5341 (Gray-Asparagus) and #3D4F53 (Outer Space). 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.

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Triadic color palette with (533D44, 44533D and 3D4453)

Triadic Palette

Peppercorn Red triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #44533D (Rifle Green) and #3D4453 (Charcoal) along with #533D44 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (533D44, 44533D, 3D534C and 4C3D53)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Peppercorn Red has four colors - #44533D (Rifle Green), #3D534C (Outer Space) and #4C3D53 (Purple Taupe) in addition to the base color (#533D44). 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.

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Square color palette with (533D44, 4F533D, 3D534C and 413D53)

Square Palette

Peppercorn Red square color palette has #4F533D (Olive Drab Camouflage), #3D534C (Outer Space) and #413D53 (Arsenic). 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.

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Rainbow color

Peppercorn Red Color Rainbow Palette

Our Peppercorn Red 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Peppercorn Red Color


  • Transparent 756469756469
  • Transparent 87777C87777C
  • Transparent 988B8F988B8F
  • Transparent A99EA2A99EA2
  • Transparent BAB1B4BAB1B4
  • Transparent CBC5C7CBC5C7
  • Transparent DDD8DADDD8DA
  • Transparent EEECECEEECEC


  • Transparent 5C4A505C4A50
  • Transparent 615156615156
  • Transparent 65585C65585C
  • Transparent 6A5F626A5F62
  • Transparent 6E65686E6568
  • Transparent 736C6E736C6E
  • Transparent 777374777374
  • Transparent 7C797A7C797A


  • Transparent 423136423136
  • Transparent 3A2B303A2B30
  • Transparent 322529322529
  • Transparent 2A1F222A1F22
  • Transparent 21181B21181B
  • Transparent 191214191214
  • Transparent 110C0E110C0E
  • Transparent 080607080607

Peppercorn Red Color Patterns

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    Peppercorn Red Gingham Checks

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    Peppercorn Red Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Peppercorn Red Plaid Pattern

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