Death by Chocolate Color


Death by Chocolate is pale, warm-toned shade of mid red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid cyan, violet or mid green

Inverse Color #9fbbc0
Complementary Color #3f5a60
Color Shade: mid red (9.09° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 31.18% (better contrasting with white)
Death by Chocolate Color Sample
Death by Chocolate Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #60443f

If you're looking for a similar mid red shade, there are some better alternatives to Death by Chocolate Color. The Auberge color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Raccoon Tail (#735e56) for more calm effect. Try Tree Bark as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#3f5a60 is the best complementary color to Death by Chocolate. Mid cyan shades generally complement the mid red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #60443f complementary color is Fiord, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of red magenta, mid red, and orange colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Kabul are #603f4a and #60543f. Thus found on the left and right of #60443f on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Eggplant and Kabul colors as they work well with Death by Chocolate.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Death by Chocolate palette consists of #3f4a60 and #3f6054 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#3f5a60). Try Fiord and Mineral Green colors in combination with #60443f, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #60443f offers a combination of mid blue and mid green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Death by Chocolate. Thus Mulled Wine and Tom Thumb giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Death by Chocolate contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fiord, Tom Thumb, and Mulled Wine split by 90° on the color wheel. #60443f square combo is a palette of mid red, yellow green, mid cyan and violet shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Death by Chocolate tetradic combo consists of mid cyan complementary color (#3f5a60) and two others. The Tom Thumb is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Eggplant – 120° from the complementary Fiord. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #3f6044 and #603f5a.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #60443f is made of 42% red, 30% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Death by Chocolate has a hue angle of 9.09°, a saturation of 20.75% and a lightness of 31.18%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #60443f is made of 0% cyan, 10.98% magenta, 12.94% yellow and 62.35% black ink.

HEX #60443f
RGB Decimal rgb(96,68,63)
RGB Percentage 42%, 30%, 28%
CMYK 0, 10.98, 12.94, 62.35
HSL hsl(9.09,20.75%,31.18%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(9.09,34.38%,37.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(31.7612,11.3044,7.7957)
XYZ xyz(7.7882,6.9799,5.6394)