Chateau Gray

HEX #BBB1A8 / RGB (187, 177, 168)

What is Chateau Gray Color?

Chateau Gray (Hex code: BBB1A8) Thumbnail

Chateau Gray is from the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list where it is included with the PMS number 15-4503 TCX. It is not part of the web color list and cannot be used in HTML and/or CSS code by name. The color can only be applied to a web page and digital creations with the hex code, RGB or HSL values.
Chateau Gray color hex code is #BBB1A8 and the RGB equivalent is (187, 177, 168). HSL, CMYK, RAL and other values are listed in the table. Please note that the RAL and CMYK values mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code and are only approximates.

Chateau Gray Color Codes

Hex Code#BBB1A8
RGB Values(187, 177, 168)
CMYK Values(0%, 5%, 10%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(28°, 10%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#444E57 [Outer Space]
Pantone®15-4503 TCX
Closest RAL7044 [Silk grey]
Complementary Color#A8B2BB [Cadet Blue (Crayola)]
Chateau Gray Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B1B1B1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B3B3B3
Weighted Average (Luma)#B2B2B2
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D3D3D3

Chateau Gray Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BBB1A8. Complementary color is A8B2BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Chateau Gray is Cadet Blue (Crayola) with the hex code #A8B2BB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BBB1A8 color is offered by #A8B2BB. 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 (BBB1A8, BBBBA8 and BBA8A9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Chateau Gray (#BBB1A8) are Philippine Silver (#BBBBA8) and Silver Pink (#BBA8A9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Chateau Gray 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 (BBB1A8, A8BBBB and A8A9BB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Chateau Gray (#BBB1A8) are #A8BBBB (Opal) and #A8A9BB (Cadet Blue (Crayola)). 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 (BBB1A8, A8BBB1 and B1A8BB)

Triadic Palette

Chateau Gray triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #A8BBB1 (Cambridge Blue) and #B1A8BB (Pastel Purple) along with #BBB1A8 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 (BBB1A8, A8BBB1, A8B2BB and BBA8B2)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Chateau Gray has four colors - #A8BBB1 (Cambridge Blue), #A8B2BB (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BBA8B2 (Black Shadows) in addition to the base color (#BBB1A8). 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 (BBB1A8, A9BBA8, A8B2BB and BBA8BB)

Square Palette

Chateau Gray square color palette has #A9BBA8 (Cambridge Blue), #A8B2BB (Cadet Blue (Crayola)) and #BBA8BB (Black Shadows). 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

Chateau Gray Color Rainbow Palette

Our Chateau Gray 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 Chateau Gray Color


  • Transparent C9C1B9#C9C1B9
  • Transparent CFC8C2#CFC8C2
  • Transparent D6D0CB#D6D0CB
  • Transparent DDD8D4#DDD8D4
  • Transparent E4E0DC#E4E0DC
  • Transparent EBE8E5#EBE8E5
  • Transparent F1EFEE#F1EFEE
  • Transparent F8F7F6#F8F7F6


  • Transparent AFA7A0#AFA7A0
  • Transparent A9A29C#A9A29C
  • Transparent A39D98#A39D98
  • Transparent 9E9994#9E9994
  • Transparent 989490#989490
  • Transparent 928F8C#928F8C
  • Transparent 8C8A88#8C8A88
  • Transparent 868584#868584


  • Transparent 968E86#968E86
  • Transparent 837C76#837C76
  • Transparent 706A65#706A65
  • Transparent 5E5954#5E5954
  • Transparent 4B4743#4B4743
  • Transparent 383532#383532
  • Transparent 252322#252322
  • Transparent 131211#131211

Chateau Gray Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Chateau Gray Plaid Pattern

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