HEX #C5AB9F / RGB (197, 171, 159)

What is Cappuccino Color?

Cappuccino (Hex code: C5AB9F) Thumbnail

Cappuccino has the hex code #C5AB9F. The equivalent RGB values are (197, 171, 159), which means it is composed of 37% red, 32% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:13 Y:19 K:23. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cappuccino has a hue of 19°, 19% 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.

Cappuccino 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

Cappuccino Color Codes

Hex Code#C5AB9F
RGB Values(197, 171, 159)
CMYK Values(0%, 13%, 19%, 23%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 19%, 77%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#3A5460 [Police Blue]
Closest Pantone®7633 C
Closest RAL7032 [Pebble grey]
Complementary Color#9FB9C5 [Cadet Blue (Crayola)]
Cappuccino Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Luma)#B0B0B0
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Cappuccino Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of C5AB9F. Complementary color is 9FB9C5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cappuccino is Cadet Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #9FB9C5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #C5AB9F color is offered by #9FB9C5. 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.

Analogous color palette with (C5AB9F, C5BE9F and C59FA6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cappuccino (#C5AB9F) are Dark Vanilla (#C5BE9F) and Tuscany (#C59FA6). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cappuccino 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (C5AB9F, 9FC5BE and 9FA6C5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cappuccino (#C5AB9F) are #9FC5BE (Opal) and #9FA6C5 (Blue Bell). 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.

Triadic color palette with (C5AB9F, 9FC5AB and AB9FC5)

Triadic Palette

Cappuccino triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #9FC5AB (Cambridge Blue) and #AB9FC5 (Blue Bell) along with #C5AB9F create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (C5AB9F, 9FC5AB, 9FB9C5 and C59FB9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cappuccino has four colors - #9FC5AB (Cambridge Blue), #9FB9C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #C59FB9 (Lilac) in addition to the base color (#C5AB9F). 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.

Square color palette with (C5AB9F, A6C59F, 9FB9C5 and BE9FC5)

Square Palette

Cappuccino square color palette has #A6C59F (Laurel Green), #9FB9C5 (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BE9FC5 (Lilac). 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.

Rainbow color

Cappuccino Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cappuccino 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Cappuccino Color


  • Transparent D1BCB2#D1BCB2
  • Transparent D6C4BC#D6C4BC
  • Transparent DCCDC5#DCCDC5
  • Transparent E2D5CF#E2D5CF
  • Transparent E8DDD9#E8DDD9
  • Transparent EEE6E2#EEE6E2
  • Transparent F3EEEC#F3EEEC
  • Transparent F9F7F5#F9F7F5


  • Transparent B7A299#B7A299
  • Transparent B09E96#B09E96
  • Transparent A99A93#A99A93
  • Transparent A39690#A39690
  • Transparent 9C918C#9C918C
  • Transparent 958D89#958D89
  • Transparent 8E8986#8E8986
  • Transparent 878483#878483


  • Transparent 9E897F#9E897F
  • Transparent 8A786F#8A786F
  • Transparent 76675F#76675F
  • Transparent 635650#635650
  • Transparent 4F4440#4F4440
  • Transparent 3B3330#3B3330
  • Transparent 272220#272220
  • Transparent 141110#141110

Cappuccino Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cappuccino Plaid Pattern

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