Everything about the color Brown

The meaning of the color Brown and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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To create brown, you must mix either red, black, and yellow (if using the CMYK system) or red and green (if using RGB). While a survey found that most people dislike brown, it is a color found both in nature and in everyday surroundings. From human eyes to tree barks, brown, in all of its various shades, predominates the landscape. The hex code for brown is #964B00.


The warmth of brown is associated with reliability, healing, and strength. Additionally, many find comfort in the plainness of brown because the color is considered all-natural and earthy.

As proven by the variety of colors in the flora and fauna that surround the earth, brown pairs with every color. Most often, it is used as an accessory color to one of the more primary colors and their offshoots.

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Information about Brown / #964B00

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #964B00 is made of 58.8% red, 29.4% green and 0% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #964B00 is made of 0% cyan, 50% magenta, 100% yellow and 41% black. Brown has a hue angle of 30 degrees, a saturation of 100% and a lightness of 29.4%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #964B00 has RGB values of R: 58.8, G: 29.4, B: 0 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.5, Y: 1, K:0.41.




RGB Decimal

150, 75, 0


RGB Percentage

58.8, 29.4, 0

rgb(58.8%, 29.4%, 0%)


0, 50, 100, 41


30°, 100, 29.4

hsl(30°, 100%, 29.4%)

HSV (or HSB)

30°, 100, 58.8

Web Safe




40.44, 27.498, 50.142


15.095, 11.518, 1.428


0.538, 0.411, 11.518


40.44, 57.187, 61.259


40.44, 61.192, 37.404


33.938, 22.162, 20.161


10010110, 01001011, 00000000

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