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Subtle Brown Color

HEX #B19483 / RGB (177, 148, 131)

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What is Subtle Brown Color?

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Subtle Brown has the hex code #B19483. The equivalent RGB values are (177, 148, 131), which means it is composed of 39% red, 32% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:26 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Subtle Brown has a hue of 22°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Subtle 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 Subtle Brown CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

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Subtle Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#B19483
RGB Values(177, 148, 131)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 26%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(22°, 26%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#4E6B7C [Dark Electric Blue]
Closest Pantone®7530 C
Closest RAL1019 [Grey beige]
Complementary Color#83A0B1 [Weldon Blue]
Subtle Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#989898
Weighted Average (Most Common)#9B9B9B
Weighted Average (Luma)#999999
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C5C5C5

Subtle Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B19483. Complementary color is 83A0B1

Complementary Palette

The complement of Subtle Brown is Weldon Blue with the hex code #83A0B1. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B19483 color is offered by #83A0B1. 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 (B19483, B1AB83 and B18389)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Subtle Brown (#B19483) are Misty Moss (#B1AB83) and English Lavender (#B18389). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Subtle 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.

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Split Complementary color palette with (B19483, 83B1AB and 8389B1)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Subtle Brown (#B19483) are #83B1AB (Pewter Blue) and #8389B1 (Cool Grey). 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 (B19483, 83B194 and 9483B1)

Triadic Palette

Subtle Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #83B194 (Dark Sea Green) and #9483B1 (Lavender Purple) along with #B19483 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 (B19483, 83B194, 83A0B1 and B183A0)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Subtle Brown has four colors - #83B194 (Dark Sea Green), #83A0B1 (Weldon Blue) and #B183A0 (Opera Mauve) in addition to the base color (#B19483). 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 (B19483, 89B183, 83A0B1 and AB83B1)

Square Palette

Subtle Brown square color palette has #89B183 (Dark Sea Green), #83A0B1 (Weldon Blue) and #AB83B1 (African Violet). 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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Subtle Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Subtle 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.

B19483 A7B183 83B187 83B1AE 838CB1 A183B1 B1839A

Tints, Tones & Shades of Subtle Brown Color


  • Transparent C1A99CC1A99C
  • Transparent C8B4A8C8B4A8
  • Transparent D0BFB5D0BFB5
  • Transparent D8CAC1D8CAC1
  • Transparent E0D4CDE0D4CD
  • Transparent E8DFDAE8DFDA
  • Transparent EFEAE6EFEAE6
  • Transparent F7F4F3F7F4F3


  • Transparent A79082A79082
  • Transparent A28E82A28E82
  • Transparent 9D8C829D8C82
  • Transparent 998A82998A82
  • Transparent 948881948881
  • Transparent 8F86818F8681
  • Transparent 8A84818A8481
  • Transparent 858280858280


  • Transparent 8E76698E7669
  • Transparent 7C685C7C685C
  • Transparent 6A594F6A594F
  • Transparent 594A42594A42
  • Transparent 473B34473B34
  • Transparent 352C27352C27
  • Transparent 231E1A231E1A
  • Transparent 120F0D120F0D

Subtle Brown Color Patterns

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    Subtle Brown Gingham Checks

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    Subtle Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Subtle Brown Plaid Pattern

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