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British Orange Color

HEX #D5AB85 / RGB (213, 171, 133)

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What is British Orange Color?

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British Orange has the hex code #D5AB85. The equivalent RGB values are (213, 171, 133), which means it is composed of 41% red, 33% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:20 Y:38 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, British Orange has a hue of 29°, 38% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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.

British Orange color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, British Orange can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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British Orange Color Codes

Hex Code#D5AB85
RGB Values(213, 171, 133)
CMYK Values(0%, 20%, 38%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 38%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#2A547A [Metallic Blue]
Closest Pantone®7514 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#85AFD5 [Light Cobalt Blue]
British Orange Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#ACACAC
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Luma)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D2D2D2

British Orange Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D5AB85. Complementary color is 85AFD5

Complementary Palette

The complement of British Orange is Light Cobalt Blue with the hex code #85AFD5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D5AB85 color is offered by #85AFD5. 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 (D5AB85, D5D385 and D58587)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of British Orange (#D5AB85) are Medium Spring Bud (#D5D385) and New York Pink (#D58587). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of British Orange 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 (D5AB85, 85D5D3 and 8587D5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of British Orange (#D5AB85) are #85D5D3 (Middle Blue Green) and #8587D5 (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 (D5AB85, 85D5AB and AB85D5)

Triadic Palette

British Orange triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #85D5AB (Pearl Aqua) and #AB85D5 (Lavender (Floral)) along with #D5AB85 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 (D5AB85, 85D5AB, 85AFD5 and D585AF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of British Orange has four colors - #85D5AB (Pearl Aqua), #85AFD5 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #D585AF (Middle Purple) in addition to the base color (#D5AB85). 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 (D5AB85, 87D585, 85AFD5 and D385D5)

Square Palette

British Orange square color palette has #87D585 (Pastel Green), #85AFD5 (Light Cobalt Blue) and #D385D5 (Deep Mauve). 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

British Orange Color Rainbow Palette

Our British Orange 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 British Orange Color


  • Transparent DDBC9DDDBC9D
  • Transparent E2C4AAE2C4AA
  • Transparent E6CDB6E6CDB6
  • Transparent EAD5C2EAD5C2
  • Transparent EEDDCEEEDDCE
  • Transparent F2E6DAF2E6DA
  • Transparent F7EEE7F7EEE7
  • Transparent FBF7F3FBF7F3


  • Transparent C4A284C4A284
  • Transparent BC9E84BC9E84
  • Transparent B39A83B39A83
  • Transparent AB9683AB9683
  • Transparent A29182A29182
  • Transparent 9A8D829A8D82
  • Transparent 918981918981
  • Transparent 898481898481


  • Transparent AA896AAA896A
  • Transparent 95785D95785D
  • Transparent 806750806750
  • Transparent 6B56436B5643
  • Transparent 554435554435
  • Transparent 403328403328
  • Transparent 2B221B2B221B
  • Transparent 15110D15110D

British Orange Color Patterns

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    British Orange Gingham Checks

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    British Orange Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    British Orange Polka Dots Pattern

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    British Orange Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Orange Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Orange Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Orange Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    British Orange Plaid Pattern

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