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Sweet Brown Color

HEX #C96E57 / RGB (201, 110, 87)

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What is Sweet Brown Color?

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Sweet Brown has the hex code #C96E57. The equivalent RGB values are (201, 110, 87), which means it is composed of 51% red, 28% green and 22% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:45 Y:57 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, Sweet Brown has a hue of 12°, 57% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Sweet Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Sweet Brown 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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Sweet Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#C96E57
RGB Values(201, 110, 87)
CMYK Values(0%, 45%, 57%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 57%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#CC6666
Inverse Color#3691A8 [Steel Blue]
Closest Pantone®7618 C
Closest RAL3022 [Salmon pink]
Complementary Color#57B2C9 [Maximum Blue]
Sweet Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#878787
Weighted Average (Luma)#808080
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#B5B5B5

Sweet Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C96E57. Complementary color is 57B2C9

Complementary Palette

The complement of Sweet Brown is Maximum Blue with the hex code #57B2C9. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C96E57 color is offered by #57B2C9. 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 (C96E57, C9A757 and C95779)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Sweet Brown (#C96E57) are Vegas Gold (#C9A757) and Cinnamon Satin (#C95779). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Sweet 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 (C96E57, 57C9A7 and 5779C9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Sweet Brown (#C96E57) are #57C9A7 (Eucalyptus) and #5779C9 (Cyan-Blue Azure). 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 (C96E57, 57C96E and 6E57C9)

Triadic Palette

Sweet Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #57C96E (Emerald) and #6E57C9 (Slate Blue) along with #C96E57 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 (C96E57, 57C96E, 57B2C9 and C957B2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Sweet Brown has four colors - #57C96E (Emerald), #57B2C9 (Maximum Blue) and #C957B2 (Deep Fuchsia) in addition to the base color (#C96E57). 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 (C96E57, 79C957, 57B2C9 and A757C9)

Square Palette

Sweet Brown square color palette has #79C957 (Mantis), #57B2C9 (Maximum Blue) and #A757C9 (Deep Lilac). 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

Sweet Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Sweet 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.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Sweet Brown Color


  • Transparent D48B79D48B79
  • Transparent D99A89D99A89
  • Transparent DFA89ADFA89A
  • Transparent E4B7ABE4B7AB
  • Transparent E9C5BCE9C5BC
  • Transparent EFD4CDEFD4CD
  • Transparent F4E2DDF4E2DD
  • Transparent FAF1EEFAF1EE


  • Transparent BA725FBA725F
  • Transparent B37363B37363
  • Transparent AC7567AC7567
  • Transparent A5776CA5776C
  • Transparent 9D79709D7970
  • Transparent 967B74967B74
  • Transparent 8F7C788F7C78
  • Transparent 877E7C877E7C


  • Transparent A15846A15846
  • Transparent 8D4D3D8D4D3D
  • Transparent 794234794234
  • Transparent 65372C65372C
  • Transparent 502C23502C23
  • Transparent 3C211A3C211A
  • Transparent 281611281611
  • Transparent 140B09140B09

Sweet Brown Color Patterns

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    Sweet Brown Gingham Checks

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    Sweet Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Sweet Brown Polka Dots Pattern

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    Sweet Brown Honeycomb Pattern

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    Sweet Brown Leaves Pattern

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    Sweet Brown Houndstooth Pattern

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    Sweet Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Sweet Brown Plaid Pattern

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