Wenge

HEX #645452 / RGB (100, 84, 82)

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What is Wenge Color?

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Wenge has the hex code #645452. The equivalent RGB values are (100, 84, 82), which means it is composed of 38% red, 32% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:18 K:61. In the HSV/HSB scale, Wenge has a hue of 7°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 39%.
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.

Wenge is a very dark brown color and name after the wood of an endangered legume tree found in Africa, Millettia laurentii. The wood itself is very hard, as indicative by the color, and typically used in flooring and staircases.
The color wenge can only be applied on web pages with HTML and/or CSS via its RGB, CMYK, HSB or hex code.

Wenge Color Codes

Hex Code#645452
RGB Values(100, 84, 82)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 18%, 61%)
HSV/HSB Values(7°, 18%, 39%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#9BABAD [Cadet Grey]
Closest Pantone®411 C
Closest RAL7010 [Tarpaulin grey]
Complementary Color#526264 [Stormcloud]
Wenge Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#595959
Desaturated#5B5B5B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#595959
Weighted Average (Luma)#575757
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#999999

Wenge Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 645452. Complementary color is 526264

Complementary Palette

The complement of Wenge is Stormcloud with the hex code #526264. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #645452 color is offered by #526264. 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 (645452, 645D52 and 645259)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Wenge (#645452) are Wenge (#645D52) and Wenge (#645259). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Wenge 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 (645452, 52645D and 525964)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Wenge (#645452) are #52645D (Feldgrau) and #525964 (Independence). 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 (645452, 526454 and 545264)

Triadic Palette

Wenge triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #526454 (Ebony) and #545264 (Independence) along with #645452 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 (645452, 526454, 526264 and 645262)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Wenge has four colors - #526454 (Ebony), #526264 (Stormcloud) and #645262 (Wenge) in addition to the base color (#645452). 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 (645452, 596452, 526264 and 5D5264)

Square Palette

Wenge square color palette has #596452 (Ebony), #526264 (Stormcloud) and #5D5264 (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.

Rainbow color

Wenge Color Rainbow Palette

Our Wenge 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 Wenge Color

Tints

  • Transparent 837675#837675
  • Transparent 938786#938786
  • Transparent A29897#A29897
  • Transparent B2AAA9#B2AAA9
  • Transparent C1BBBA#C1BBBA
  • Transparent D1CCCB#D1CCCB
  • Transparent E0DDDC#E0DDDC
  • Transparent F0EEEE#F0EEEE

Tones

  • Transparent 6A5D5B#6A5D5B
  • Transparent 6C6160#6C6160
  • Transparent 6F6664#6F6664
  • Transparent 726A69#726A69
  • Transparent 756E6E#756E6E
  • Transparent 787372#787372
  • Transparent 7A7777#7A7777
  • Transparent 7D7C7B#7D7C7B

Shades

  • Transparent 504342#504342
  • Transparent 463B39#463B39
  • Transparent 3C3231#3C3231
  • Transparent 322A29#322A29
  • Transparent 282221#282221
  • Transparent 1E1919#1E1919
  • Transparent 141110#141110
  • Transparent 0A0808#0A0808

Wenge Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Wenge Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Wenge Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Wenge Plaid Pattern

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