Classic White

HEX #FBFBF8 / RGB (251, 251, 248)

What is Classic White Color?

Classic White (Hex code: FBFBF8) Thumbnail

Classic White has the hex code #FBFBF8. The equivalent RGB values are (251, 251, 248), which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:0 Y:1 K:2. In the HSV/HSB scale, Classic White has a hue of 60°, 1% saturation and a brightness value of 98%.
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 White color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, classic white 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.

Classic White Color Codes

Hex Code#FBFBF8
RGB Values(251, 251, 248)
CMYK Values(0%, 0%, 1%, 2%)
HSV/HSB Values(60°, 1%, 98%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#040407 [Rich Black (FOGRA39)]
Closest Pantone®7436 C
Closest RAL9016 [Traffic white]
Complementary Color#F8F8FB [Ghost White]
Classic White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#FAFAFA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#FBFBFB
Weighted Average (Luma)#FBFBFB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#F5F5F5

Classic White Color Palettes

Classic White is too light to display its color palettes.
Complementary color palette of FBFBF8. Complementary color is F8F8FB

Complementary Palette

The complement of Classic White is Ghost White with the hex code #F8F8FB. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #FBFBF8 color is offered by #F8F8FB. 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 (FBFBF8, FAFBF8 and FBFAF8)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Classic White (#FBFBF8) are Lotion (#FAFBF8) and Snow (#FBFAF8). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Classic White 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 (FBFBF8, F8FAFB and FAF8FB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Classic White (#FBFBF8) are #F8FAFB (Ghost White) and #FAF8FB (Ghost White). 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 (FBFBF8, F8FBFB and FBF8FB)

Triadic Palette

Classic White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #F8FBFB (Ghost White) and #FBF8FB (Snow) along with #FBFBF8 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 (FBFBF8, F8FBFB, F8F8FB and FBF8F8)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Classic White has four colors - #F8FBFB (Ghost White), #F8F8FB (Ghost White) and #FBF8F8 (Snow) in addition to the base color (#FBFBF8). 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 (FBFBF8, F8FBFA, F8F8FB and FBF8FA)

Square Palette

Classic White square color palette has #F8FBFA (Mint Cream), #F8F8FB (Ghost White) and #FBF8FA (Snow). 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

Classic White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Classic White 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 Classic White Color


  • Transparent FCFCF9#FCFCF9
  • Transparent FCFCFA#FCFCFA
  • Transparent FDFDFB#FDFDFB
  • Transparent FDFDFC#FDFDFC
  • Transparent FDFDFC#FDFDFC
  • Transparent FEFEFD#FEFEFD
  • Transparent FEFEFE#FEFEFE
  • Transparent FFFFFE#FFFFFE


  • Transparent E2E2E0#E2E2E0
  • Transparent D6D6D4#D6D6D4
  • Transparent CACAC8#CACAC8
  • Transparent BEBEBC#BEBEBC
  • Transparent B1B1B0#B1B1B0
  • Transparent A5A5A4#A5A5A4
  • Transparent 999998#999998
  • Transparent 8C8C8C#8C8C8C


  • Transparent C9C9C6#C9C9C6
  • Transparent B0B0AE#B0B0AE
  • Transparent 979795#979795
  • Transparent 7E7E7C#7E7E7C
  • Transparent 646463#646463
  • Transparent 4B4B4A#4B4B4A
  • Transparent 323232#323232
  • Transparent 191919#191919

Classic White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Classic White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Classic White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Classic White Plaid Pattern