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Classic Beige Color

HEX #BC9F80 / RGB (188, 159, 128)

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What is Classic Beige Color?

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Classic Beige has the hex code #BC9F80. The equivalent RGB values are (188, 159, 128), which means it is composed of 40% red, 33% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:15 Y:32 K:26. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic Beige has a hue of 31°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 74%.
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.

Classic 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 Classic 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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Classic Beige Color Codes

Hex Code#BC9F80
RGB Values(188, 159, 128)
CMYK Values(0%, 15%, 32%, 26%)
HSV/HSB Values(31°, 32%, 74%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#43607F [Purple Navy]
Closest Pantone®7521 C
Closest RAL1001 [Beige]
Complementary Color#809DBC [Air Superiority Blue]
Classic Beige Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#9E9E9E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#A4A4A4
Weighted Average (Luma)#A3A3A3
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#CACACA

Classic Beige Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BC9F80. Complementary color is 809DBC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic Beige is Air Superiority Blue with the hex code #809DBC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BC9F80 color is offered by #809DBC. 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 (BC9F80, BBBC80 and BC8180)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic Beige (#BC9F80) are Sage (#BBBC80) and Old Rose (#BC8180). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic 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 (BC9F80, 80BBBC and 8180BC)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic Beige (#BC9F80) are #80BBBC (Pewter Blue) and #8180BC (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 (BC9F80, 80BC9F and 9F80BC)

Triadic Palette

Classic Beige triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #80BC9F (Dark Sea Green) and #9F80BC (Lavender Purple) along with #BC9F80 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 (BC9F80, 80BC9F, 809DBC and BC809D)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic Beige has four colors - #80BC9F (Dark Sea Green), #809DBC (Air Superiority Blue) and #BC809D (English Lavender) in addition to the base color (#BC9F80). 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 (BC9F80, 80BC81, 809DBC and BC80BB)

Square Palette

Classic Beige square color palette has #80BC81 (Iguana Green), #809DBC (Air Superiority Blue) and #BC80BB (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

Classic Beige Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic 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 Classic Beige Color


  • Transparent C9B299C9B299
  • Transparent D0BCA6D0BCA6
  • Transparent D7C5B3D7C5B3
  • Transparent DECFC0DECFC0
  • Transparent E4D9CCE4D9CC
  • Transparent EBE2D9EBE2D9
  • Transparent F2ECE6F2ECE6
  • Transparent F8F5F2F8F5F2


  • Transparent B09980B09980
  • Transparent AA9680AA9680
  • Transparent A49380A49380
  • Transparent 9E90809E9080
  • Transparent 988C80988C80
  • Transparent 928980928980
  • Transparent 8C86808C8680
  • Transparent 868380868380


  • Transparent 967F66967F66
  • Transparent 846F5A846F5A
  • Transparent 715F4D715F4D
  • Transparent 5E50405E5040
  • Transparent 4B40334B4033
  • Transparent 383026383026
  • Transparent 26201A26201A
  • Transparent 13100D13100D

Classic Beige Color Patterns

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    Classic Beige Gingham Checks

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    Classic Beige Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic Beige Plaid Pattern

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