Refresh Black

HEX #111212 / RGB (17, 18, 18)

What is Refresh Black Color?

Refresh Black (Hex code: 111212) Thumbnail

Refresh Black has the hex code #111212. The equivalent RGB values are (17, 18, 18), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:1 Y:1 K:93. In the HSV/HSB scale, Refresh Black has a hue of 180°, 6% saturation and a brightness value of 7%.
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.

Refresh Black 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 refresh black CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Refresh Black Color Codes

Hex Code#111212
RGB Values(17, 18, 18)
CMYK Values(6%, 1%, 1%, 93%)
HSV/HSB Values(180°, 6%, 7%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#EEEDED [Bright Gray]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#121111 [Chinese Black]
Refresh Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#121212
Weighted Average (Most Common)#121212
Weighted Average (Luma)#121212
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#484848

Refresh Black Color Palettes

Refresh Black is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 111212. Complementary color is 121111

Complementary Palette

The complement of Refresh Black is Chinese Black with the hex code #121111. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #111212 color is offered by #121111. 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 (111212, 111212 and 111212)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Refresh Black (#111212) are Chinese Black (#111212) and Chinese Black (#111212). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Refresh 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 (111212, 121112 and 121211)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Refresh Black (#111212) are #121112 (Chinese Black) and #121211 (Chinese 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 (111212, 121112 and 121211)

Triadic Palette

Refresh Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #121112 (Chinese Black) and #121211 (Chinese Black) along with #111212 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 (111212, 121112, 121111 and 111211)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Refresh Black has four colors - #121112 (Chinese Black), #121111 (Chinese Black) and #111211 (Chinese Black) in addition to the base color (#111212). 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 (111212, 121112, 121111 and 121211)

Square Palette

Refresh Black square color palette has #121112 (Chinese Black), #121111 (Chinese Black) and #121211 (Chinese 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

Refresh Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Refresh 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 Refresh Black Color


  • Transparent 414141#414141
  • Transparent 585959#585959
  • Transparent 707171#707171
  • Transparent 888989#888989
  • Transparent A0A0A0#A0A0A0
  • Transparent B8B8B8#B8B8B8
  • Transparent CFD0D0#CFD0D0
  • Transparent E7E7E7#E7E7E7


  • Transparent 272828#272828
  • Transparent 323333#323333
  • Transparent 3D3E3E#3D3E3E
  • Transparent 494949#494949
  • Transparent 545454#545454
  • Transparent 5F5F5F#5F5F5F
  • Transparent 6A6A6A#6A6A6A
  • Transparent 757575#757575


  • Transparent 0E0E0E#0E0E0E
  • Transparent 0C0D0D#0C0D0D
  • Transparent 0A0B0B#0A0B0B
  • Transparent 090909#090909
  • Transparent 070707#070707
  • Transparent 050505#050505
  • Transparent 030404#030404
  • Transparent 020202#020202

Refresh Black Color Patterns

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    Refresh Black Gingham Checks

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    Refresh Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Refresh Black Plaid Pattern