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Basic Beige Color

HEX #C5A57D / RGB (197, 165, 125)

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What is Basic Beige Color?

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Basic Beige has the hex code #C5A57D. The equivalent RGB values are (197, 165, 125), which means it is composed of 40% red, 34% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:16 Y:37 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Basic Beige has a hue of 33°, 37% saturation and a brightness value of 77%.
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.

Basic Beige 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 Basic Beige 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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Basic Beige Color Codes

Hex Code#C5A57D
RGB Values(197, 165, 125)
CMYK Values(0%, 16%, 37%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(33°, 37%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9966
Inverse Color#3A5A82 [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®466 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#7D9DC5 [Dark Pastel Blue]
Basic Beige Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CECECE

Basic Beige Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C5A57D. Complementary color is 7D9DC5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Basic Beige is Dark Pastel Blue with the hex code #7D9DC5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C5A57D color is offered by #7D9DC5. 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 (C5A57D, C1C57D and C5817D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Basic Beige (#C5A57D) are Misty Moss (#C1C57D) and Old Rose (#C5817D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Basic Beige 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 (C5A57D, 7DC1C5 and 817DC5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Basic Beige (#C5A57D) are #7DC1C5 (Dark Sky Blue) and #817DC5 (Ube). 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 (C5A57D, 7DC5A5 and A57DC5)

Triadic Palette

Basic Beige triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #7DC5A5 (Eton Blue) and #A57DC5 (African Violet) along with #C5A57D 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 (C5A57D, 7DC5A5, 7D9DC5 and C57D9D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Basic Beige has four colors - #7DC5A5 (Eton Blue), #7D9DC5 (Dark Pastel Blue) and #C57D9D (Puce) in addition to the base color (#C5A57D). 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 (C5A57D, 7DC581, 7D9DC5 and C57DC1)

Square Palette

Basic Beige square color palette has #7DC581 (Iguana Green), #7D9DC5 (Dark Pastel Blue) and #C57DC1 (African Violet). 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

Basic Beige Color Rainbow Palette

Our Basic Beige 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 Basic Beige Color


  • Transparent D1B797D1B797
  • Transparent D6C0A4D6C0A4
  • Transparent DCC9B1DCC9B1
  • Transparent E2D2BEE2D2BE
  • Transparent E8DBCBE8DBCB
  • Transparent EEE4D8EEE4D8
  • Transparent F3EDE5F3EDE5
  • Transparent F9F6F2F9F6F2


  • Transparent B79E7EB79E7E
  • Transparent B09A7EB09A7E
  • Transparent A9967EA9967E
  • Transparent A3937FA3937F
  • Transparent 9C8F7F9C8F7F
  • Transparent 958B7F958B7F
  • Transparent 8E877F8E877F
  • Transparent 878480878480


  • Transparent 9E84649E8464
  • Transparent 8A74588A7458
  • Transparent 76634B76634B
  • Transparent 63533F63533F
  • Transparent 4F42324F4232
  • Transparent 3B32263B3226
  • Transparent 272119272119
  • Transparent 14110D14110D

Basic Beige Color Patterns

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    Basic Beige Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Basic Beige Plaid Pattern

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