Chocolate Chunk Color

#6b574a

Chocolate Chunk is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #94a8b5
Complementary Color #4a5e6a
Color Shade: warm red (23.64° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 35.49% (better contrasting with white)
Chocolate Chunk Color Sample
Chocolate Chunk Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #6b574a

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to Chocolate Chunk Color. The Dusty Chestnut color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Bright Brown (#533b32) for more energetic effect. Try Elephant as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#4a5e6a is the best complementary color to Chocolate Chunk. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #6b574a complementary color is Fiord, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Tobacco Brown are #6a4a4d and #6a674a. Thus found on the left and right of #6b574a on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ferra and Go Ben colors as they work well with Chocolate Chunk.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Chocolate Chunk palette consists of #4a4d6a and #4a6a67 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4a5e6a). Try Mulled Wine and Cutty Sark colors in combination with #6b574a, 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 #6b574a offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Chocolate Chunk. Thus Mulled Wine and Mineral Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Chocolate Chunk contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Fiord, Axolotl, and Mulled Wine split by 90° on the color wheel. #6b574a square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta 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. Chocolate Chunk tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#4a5e6a) and two others. The Mineral Green 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 #4a6a57 and #6a4a5d.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #6b574a is made of 40% red, 32% green and 28% blue. In a HSL mode Chocolate Chunk has a hue angle of 23.64°, a saturation of 18.23% and a lightness of 35.49%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #6b574a is made of 0% cyan, 7.84% magenta, 12.94% yellow and 58.04% black ink.

HEX #6b574a
RGB Decimal rgb(107,87,74)
RGB Percentage 40%, 32%, 28%
CMYK 0, 7.84, 12.94, 58.04
HSL hsl(23.64,18.23%,35.49%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(23.64,30.84%,41.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(38.6149,6.075,10.6462)
XYZ xyz(10.7076,10.4366,7.9287)
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