Vivid Black

HEX #010101 / RGB (1, 1, 1)

What is Vivid Black Color?

Vivid Black (Hex code: 010101) Thumbnail

Vivid Black has the hex code #010101. The equivalent RGB values are (1, 1, 1), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:2 M:2 Y:2 K:100. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vivid Black has a hue of 359°, 0% saturation and a brightness value of 0%.
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.

Vivid 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Vivid Black Color Codes

Hex Code#010101
RGB Values(1, 1, 1)
CMYK Values(2%, 2%, 2%, 100%)
HSV/HSB Values(359°, 0%, 0%)
Closest Web Safe#000000
Inverse Color#FEFEFE [White]
Closest Pantone®Black 6 C
Closest RAL9005 [Jet black]
Complementary Color#010101 [Black]
Vivid Black Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#010101
Weighted Average (Most Common)#010101
Weighted Average (Luma)#010101
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#0C0C0C

Vivid Black Color Palettes

Vivid Black is too dark to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of 010101. Complementary color is 010101

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vivid Black is Black with the hex code #010101. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #010101 color is offered by #010101. 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 (010101, 010101 and 010101)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vivid Black (#010101) are Black (#010101) and Black (#010101). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vivid 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 (010101, 010101 and 010101)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vivid Black (#010101) are #010101 (Black) and #010101 (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 (010101, 010101 and 010101)

Triadic Palette

Vivid Black triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #010101 (Black) and #010101 (Black) along with #010101 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 (010101, 010101, 010101 and 010101)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vivid Black has four colors - #010101 (Black), #010101 (Black) and #010101 (Black) in addition to the base color (#010101). 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 (010101, 010101, 010101 and 010101)

Square Palette

Vivid Black square color palette has #010101 (Black), #010101 (Black) and #010101 (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

Vivid Black Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vivid 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 Vivid Black Color


  • Transparent 343434#343434
  • Transparent 4D4D4D#4D4D4D
  • Transparent 676767#676767
  • Transparent 808080#808080
  • Transparent 999999#999999
  • Transparent B3B3B3#B3B3B3
  • Transparent CCCCCC#CCCCCC
  • Transparent E6E6E6#E6E6E6


  • Transparent 1A1A1A#1A1A1A
  • Transparent 272727#272727
  • Transparent 343434#343434
  • Transparent 414141#414141
  • Transparent 4D4D4D#4D4D4D
  • Transparent 5A5A5A#5A5A5A
  • Transparent 676767#676767
  • Transparent 737373#737373


  • Transparent 010101#010101
  • Transparent 010101#010101
  • Transparent 010101#010101
  • Transparent 010101#010101
  • Transparent 000000#000000
  • Transparent 000000#000000
  • Transparent 000000#000000
  • Transparent 000000#000000

Vivid Black Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Black Plaid Pattern