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Special Black Color

HEX #110105 / RGB (17, 1, 5)

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What is Special Black Color?

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Special Black has the hex code #110105. The equivalent RGB values are (17, 1, 5), which means it is composed of 74% red, 4% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:94 Y:71 K:93. In the HSV/HSB scale, Special Black has a hue of 345°, 94% 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.

Special Black color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, special black can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Special Black Color Codes

Hex Code#110105
RGB Values(17, 1, 5)
CMYK Values(1%, 94%, 71%, 93%)
HSV/HSB Values(345°, 94%, 7%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#EEFEFA [Azure (Web Color)]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#01110D [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Special Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#080808
Weighted Average (Most Common)#060606
Weighted Average (Luma)#050505
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#232323

Special Black Color Palettes

Special Black is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 110105. Complementary color is 01110D

Complementary Palette

The complement of Special Black is Rich Black (FOGRA29) with the hex code #01110D. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #110105 color is offered by #01110D. 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 (110105, 110501 and 11010D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Special Black (#110105) are Smoky Black (#110501) and Smoky Black (#11010D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Special 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.

110105 110501 11010D
Split Complementary color palette with (110105, 011105 and 010D11)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Special Black (#110105) are #011105 (Vampire Black) and #010D11 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)). 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 (110105, 051101 and 010511)

Triadic Palette

Special Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #051101 (Vampire Black) and #010511 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) along with #110105 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 (110105, 051101, 01110D and 0D0111)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Special Black has four colors - #051101 (Vampire Black), #01110D (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) and #0D0111 (Vampire Black) in addition to the base color (#110105). 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 (110105, 0D1101, 01110D and 050111)

Square Palette

Special Black square color palette has #0D1101 (Smoky Black), #01110D (Rich Black (FOGRA29)) and #050111 (Rich Black (FOGRA29)). 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

Special Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Special 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.

110105 110B01 0A1101 011106 010E11 020111 0F0111

Tints, Tones & Shades of Special Black Color


  • Transparent 413437413437
  • Transparent 584D50584D50
  • Transparent 706769706769
  • Transparent 888082888082
  • Transparent A0999BA0999B
  • Transparent B8B3B4B8B3B4
  • Transparent CFCCCDCFCCCD
  • Transparent E7E6E6E7E6E6


  • Transparent 271A1E271A1E
  • Transparent 32272A32272A
  • Transparent 3D34363D3436
  • Transparent 494143494143
  • Transparent 544D4F544D4F
  • Transparent 5F5A5B5F5A5B
  • Transparent 6A67676A6767
  • Transparent 757374757374


  • Transparent 0E01040E0104
  • Transparent 0C01040C0104
  • Transparent 0A01030A0103
  • Transparent 090103090103
  • Transparent 070002070002
  • Transparent 050002050002
  • Transparent 030001030001
  • Transparent 020001020001

Special Black Color Patterns

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    Special Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Special Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Special Black Plaid Pattern

Special Black Color Interior Ideas

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