Dark Vanilla

HEX #D5C68D / RGB (213, 198, 141)

What is Dark Vanilla Color?

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Dark Vanilla has the hex code #D5C68D. The equivalent RGB values are (213, 198, 141), which means it is composed of 39% red, 36% green and 26% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:7 Y:34 K:17. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dark Vanilla has a hue of 48°, 34% 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.

Dark Vanilla 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 dark vanilla CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Dark Vanilla Color Codes

Hex Code#D5C68D
RGB Values(213, 198, 141)
CMYK Values(0%, 7%, 34%, 17%)
HSV/HSB Values(48°, 34%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#2A3972 [Indigo (Rainbow)]
Closest Pantone®4535 C
Closest RAL1014 [Ivory]
Complementary Color#8D9CD5 [Ceil]
Dark Vanilla Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Most Common)#C4C4C4
Weighted Average (Luma)#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DCDCDC

Dark Vanilla Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D5C68D. Complementary color is 8D9CD5

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dark Vanilla is Ceil with the hex code #8D9CD5. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D5C68D color is offered by #8D9CD5. 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 (D5C68D, C0D58D and D5A28D)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dark Vanilla (#D5C68D) are Medium Spring Bud (#C0D58D) and Tumbleweed (#D5A28D). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dark Vanilla 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 (D5C68D, 8DC0D5 and A28DD5)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dark Vanilla (#D5C68D) are #8DC0D5 (Dark Sky Blue) and #A28DD5 (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 (D5C68D, 8DD5C6 and C68DD5)

Triadic Palette

Dark Vanilla triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #8DD5C6 (Middle Blue Green) and #C68DD5 (Lenurple) along with #D5C68D 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 (D5C68D, 8DD5C6, 8D9CD5 and D58D9C)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dark Vanilla has four colors - #8DD5C6 (Middle Blue Green), #8D9CD5 (Ceil) and #D58D9C (Shimmering Blush) in addition to the base color (#D5C68D). 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 (D5C68D, 8DD5A2, 8D9CD5 and D58DC0)

Square Palette

Dark Vanilla square color palette has #8DD5A2 (Eton Blue), #8D9CD5 (Ceil) and #D58DC0 (Middle Purple). 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

Dark Vanilla Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dark Vanilla 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 Dark Vanilla Color


  • Transparent DDD1A4#DDD1A4
  • Transparent E2D7AF#E2D7AF
  • Transparent E6DDBB#E6DDBB
  • Transparent EAE3C6#EAE3C6
  • Transparent EEE8D1#EEE8D1
  • Transparent F2EEDD#F2EEDD
  • Transparent F7F4E8#F7F4E8
  • Transparent FBF9F4#FBF9F4


  • Transparent C4B88A#C4B88A
  • Transparent BCB189#BCB189
  • Transparent B3AA88#B3AA88
  • Transparent ABA387#ABA387
  • Transparent A29C85#A29C85
  • Transparent 9A9584#9A9584
  • Transparent 918E83#918E83
  • Transparent 898781#898781


  • Transparent AA9E71#AA9E71
  • Transparent 958B63#958B63
  • Transparent 807755#807755
  • Transparent 6B6347#6B6347
  • Transparent 554F38#554F38
  • Transparent 403B2A#403B2A
  • Transparent 2B281C#2B281C
  • Transparent 15140E#15140E

Dark Vanilla Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dark Vanilla Plaid Pattern

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