Warm Taupe Color

HEX #5F514E / RGB (95, 81, 78)

What is Warm Taupe Color?

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Warm Taupe has the hex code #5F514E. The equivalent RGB values are (95, 81, 78), which means it is composed of 37% red, 32% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:18 K:63. In the HSV/HSB scale, Warm Taupe has a hue of 11°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 37%.
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.

Warm Taupe 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 warm taupe 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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Warm Taupe Color Codes

Hex Code#5F514E
RGB Values(95, 81, 78)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 18%, 63%)
HSV/HSB Values(11°, 18%, 37%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A0AEB1 [Metallic Silver]
Closest Pantone®411 C
Closest RAL7013 [Brown grey]
Complementary Color#4E5C5F [Feldgrau]
Warm Taupe Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#555555
Weighted Average (Most Common)#555555
Weighted Average (Luma)#545454
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#969696

Warm Taupe Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5F514E. Complementary color is 4E5C5F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Warm Taupe is Feldgrau with the hex code #4E5C5F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5F514E color is offered by #4E5C5F. 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 (5F514E, 5F5A4E and 5F4E54)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Warm Taupe (#5F514E) are Wenge (#5F5A4E) and Wenge (#5F4E54). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Warm Taupe 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 (5F514E, 4E5F5A and 4E545F)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Warm Taupe (#5F514E) are #4E5F5A (Feldgrau) and #4E545F (Davy's 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 (5F514E, 4E5F51 and 514E5F)

Triadic Palette

Warm Taupe triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #4E5F51 (Feldgrau) and #514E5F (Davy's Grey) along with #5F514E 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 (5F514E, 4E5F51, 4E5C5F and 5F4E5C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Warm Taupe has four colors - #4E5F51 (Feldgrau), #4E5C5F (Feldgrau) and #5F4E5C (Wenge) in addition to the base color (#5F514E). 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 (5F514E, 545F4E, 4E5C5F and 5A4E5F)

Square Palette

Warm Taupe square color palette has #545F4E (Ebony), #4E5C5F (Feldgrau) and #5A4E5F (Davy's Grey). 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

Warm Taupe Color Rainbow Palette

Our Warm Taupe 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 Warm Taupe Color


  • Transparent 7F74717F7471
  • Transparent 8F85838F8583
  • Transparent 9F97959F9795
  • Transparent AFA8A7AFA8A7
  • Transparent BFB9B8BFB9B8
  • Transparent CFCBCACFCBCA
  • Transparent DFDCDCDFDCDC
  • Transparent EFEEEDEFEEED


  • Transparent 665A58665A58
  • Transparent 695F5D695F5D
  • Transparent 6C64626C6462
  • Transparent 706967706967
  • Transparent 736D6C736D6C
  • Transparent 767271767271
  • Transparent 797776797776
  • Transparent 7D7B7B7D7B7B


  • Transparent 4C413E4C413E
  • Transparent 433937433937
  • Transparent 39312F39312F
  • Transparent 302927302927
  • Transparent 26201F26201F
  • Transparent 1D18171D1817
  • Transparent 131010131010
  • Transparent 0A08080A0808

Warm Taupe Color Patterns

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    Warm Taupe Gingham Checks

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    Warm Taupe Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Warm Taupe Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Taupe Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Taupe Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Taupe Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Taupe Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Warm Taupe Plaid Pattern

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