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Vivid Brown Color

HEX #B24A20 / RGB (178, 74, 32)

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What is Vivid Brown Color?

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Vivid Brown has the hex code #B24A20. The equivalent RGB values are (178, 74, 32), which means it is composed of 63% red, 26% green and 11% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:58 Y:82 K:30. In the HSV/HSB scale, Vivid Brown has a hue of 17°, 82% saturation and a brightness value of 70%.
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 Brown color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Vivid 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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Vivid Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#B24A20
RGB Values(178, 74, 32)
CMYK Values(0%, 58%, 82%, 30%)
HSV/HSB Values(17°, 82%, 70%)
Closest Web Safe#993333
Inverse Color#4DB5DF [Picton Blue]
Closest Pantone®1675 C
Closest RAL2001 [Red orange]
Complementary Color#2088B2 [Cyan Cornflower Blue]
Vivid Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#5F5F5F
Weighted Average (Most Common)#656565
Weighted Average (Luma)#5D5D5D
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9D9D9D

Vivid Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of B24A20. Complementary color is 2088B2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Vivid Brown is Cyan Cornflower Blue with the hex code #2088B2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B24A20 color is offered by #2088B2. 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.

B24A20 2088B2
Analogous color palette with (B24A20, B29320 and B2203F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Vivid Brown (#B24A20) are University Of California Gold (#B29320) and French Wine (#B2203F). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Vivid 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.

B24A20 B29320 B2203F
Split Complementary color palette with (B24A20, 20B293 and 203FB2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Vivid Brown (#B24A20) are #20B293 (Jungle Green) and #203FB2 (Denim Blue). 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.

B24A20 20B293 203FB2
Triadic color palette with (B24A20, 20B24A and 4A20B2)

Triadic Palette

Vivid Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #20B24A (American Green) and #4A20B2 (Ocean Blue) along with #B24A20 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

B24A20 20B24A 4A20B2
Tetradic color palette with (B24A20, 20B24A, 2088B2 and B22088)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Vivid Brown has four colors - #20B24A (American Green), #2088B2 (Cyan Cornflower Blue) and #B22088 (Fandango) in addition to the base color (#B24A20). 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.

B24A20 20B24A 2088B2 B22088
Square color palette with (B24A20, 3FB220, 2088B2 and 9320B2)

Square Palette

Vivid Brown square color palette has #3FB220 (Yellow-Green (Color Wheel)), #2088B2 (Cyan Cornflower Blue) and #9320B2 (Dark Orchid). 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.

B24A20 3FB220 2088B2 9320B2
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Vivid Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Vivid 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.

B24920 9DB220 20B220 20B29D 204AB2 7320B2 B22074

Tints, Tones & Shades of Vivid Brown Color


  • Transparent C16E4DC16E4D
  • Transparent C98063C98063
  • Transparent D19279D19279
  • Transparent D9A590D9A590
  • Transparent E0B7A6E0B7A6
  • Transparent E8C9BCE8C9BC
  • Transparent F0DBD2F0DBD2
  • Transparent F7EDE9F7EDE9


  • Transparent A85533A85533
  • Transparent A35A3DA35A3D
  • Transparent 9E60469E6046
  • Transparent 996550996550
  • Transparent 946A5A946A5A
  • Transparent 8F70638F7063
  • Transparent 8A756D8A756D
  • Transparent 857B76857B76


  • Transparent 8E3B1A8E3B1A
  • Transparent 7D34167D3416
  • Transparent 6B2C136B2C13
  • Transparent 592510592510
  • Transparent 471E0D471E0D
  • Transparent 35160A35160A
  • Transparent 240F06240F06
  • Transparent 120703120703

Vivid Brown Color Patterns

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    Vivid Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Vivid Brown Plaid Pattern

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