Beige Color

HEX #F5F5DC / RGB (245, 245, 220)

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What is Beige Color?

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Beige has the hex code #F5F5DC. The equivalent RGB values are (245, 245, 220), which means it is composed of 35% red, 35% green and 31% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:10 K:4. In the HSV/HSB scale, Beige has a hue of 60°, 10% saturation and a brightness value of 96%.
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.

The name of the color comes from the French word for unbleached natural wool. Beige originally referred to a pale fawn color. However, the name is now used for a range of colors - from pale yellowish-brown to greyish-yellowish brown colors including neutral and light tints of those hues.

Please note that this beige from the web and X11 color lists is similar to cream and very different from the traditional definition of the color, as mentioned before. Please use the search function on the web site to get the traditional shades of beige including RAL's beige, Perfect Beige and Pure Beige. The color can be used with its name, "Beige", in HTML and CSS code instead of the hex code (#F5F5DC) and RGB values (245, 245, 220).

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Beige Color Codes

Hex Code#F5F5DC
RGB Values(245, 245, 220)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 10%, 4%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 10%, 96%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFCC
Inverse Color#0A0A23 [Rich Black (FOGRA29)]
Closest Pantone®705 C
Closest RAL9010 [Pure white]
Complementary Color#DCDCF5 [Azureish White]
Beige Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EDEDED
Desaturated#E9E9E9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#F2F2F2
Weighted Average (Luma)#F3F3F3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F2F2F2

Beige Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of F5F5DC. Complementary color is DCDCF5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Beige is Azureish White with the hex code #DCDCF5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #F5F5DC color is offered by #DCDCF5. 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.

F5F5DC DCDCF5
Analogous color palette with (F5F5DC, E9F5DC and F5E9DC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Beige (#F5F5DC) are Nyanza (#E9F5DC) and Antique White (#F5E9DC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of 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.

F5F5DC E9F5DC F5E9DC
Split Complementary color palette with (F5F5DC, DCE9F5 and E9DCF5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Beige (#F5F5DC) are #DCE9F5 (Azureish White) and #E9DCF5 (Lavender (Web)). 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.

F5F5DC DCE9F5 E9DCF5
Triadic color palette with (F5F5DC, DCF5F5 and F5DCF5)

Triadic Palette

Beige triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DCF5F5 (Water) and #F5DCF5 (Pink Lace) along with #F5F5DC create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

F5F5DC DCF5F5 F5DCF5
Tetradic color palette with (F5F5DC, DCF5F5, DCDCF5 and F5DCDC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Beige has four colors - #DCF5F5 (Water), #DCDCF5 (Azureish White) and #F5DCDC (Pale Pink) in addition to the base color (#F5F5DC). 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.

F5F5DC DCF5F5 DCDCF5 F5DCDC
Square color palette with (F5F5DC, DCF5E9, DCDCF5 and F5DCE9)

Square Palette

Beige square color palette has #DCF5E9 (Azureish White), #DCDCF5 (Azureish White) and #F5DCE9 (Piggy Pink). 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.

F5F5DC DCF5E9 DCDCF5 F5DCE9
Rainbow color

Beige Color Rainbow Palette

Our 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.

F5F5DC E0F5DC DCF5EE DCE7F5 E7DCF5 F5DCEE F5E0DC

Tints, Tones & Shades of Beige Color

Tints

  • Transparent F7F7E3F7F7E3
  • Transparent F8F8E7F8F8E7
  • Transparent F9F9EAF9F9EA
  • Transparent FAFAEEFAFAEE
  • Transparent FBFBF1FBFBF1
  • Transparent FCFCF5FCFCF5
  • Transparent FDFDF8FDFDF8
  • Transparent FEFEFCFEFEFC

Tones

  • Transparent DEDECADEDECA
  • Transparent D2D2C0D2D2C0
  • Transparent C6C6B7C6C6B7
  • Transparent BBBBAEBBBBAE
  • Transparent AFAFA5AFAFA5
  • Transparent A3A39CA3A39C
  • Transparent 979792979792
  • Transparent 8C8C898C8C89

Shades

  • Transparent C4C4B0C4C4B0
  • Transparent ACAC9AACAC9A
  • Transparent 939384939384
  • Transparent 7B7B6E7B7B6E
  • Transparent 626258626258
  • Transparent 4A4A424A4A42
  • Transparent 31312C31312C
  • Transparent 191916191916

Beige Color Patterns

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    Beige Gingham Checks

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    Beige Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Beige Plaid Pattern


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