Dirty White

HEX #EDE9E8 / RGB (237, 233, 232)

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What is Dirty White Color?

Dirty White (Hex code: EDE9E8) Thumbnail

Dirty White has the hex code #EDE9E8. The equivalent RGB values are (237, 233, 232), which means it is composed of 34% red, 33% green and 33% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:2 Y:2 K:7. In the HSV/HSB scale, Dirty White has a hue of 12°, 2% saturation and a brightness value of 93%.
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.

Dirty White 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 dirty white CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Dirty White Color Codes

Hex Code#EDE9E8
RGB Values(237, 233, 232)
CMYK Values(0%, 2%, 2%, 7%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 2%, 93%)
Closest Web Safe#FFFFFF
Inverse Color#121617 [Chinese Black]
Closest Pantone®663 C
Closest RAL9003 [Signal white]
Complementary Color#E8ECED [Bright Gray]
Dirty White Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Most Common)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Luma)#EAEAEA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#EDEDED

Dirty White Color Palettes

Dirty White is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of EDE9E8. Complementary color is E8ECED

Complementary Palette

The complement of Dirty White is Bright Gray with the hex code #E8ECED. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #EDE9E8 color is offered by #E8ECED. 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 (EDE9E8, EDECE8 and EDE8EA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Dirty White (#EDE9E8) are Alabaster (#EDECE8) and Bright Gray (#EDE8EA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Dirty 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 (EDE9E8, E8EDEC and E8EAED)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Dirty White (#EDE9E8) are #E8EDEC (Bright Gray) and #E8EAED (Bright Gray). 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 (EDE9E8, E8EDE9 and E9E8ED)

Triadic Palette

Dirty White triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E8EDE9 (Bright Gray) and #E9E8ED (Bright Gray) along with #EDE9E8 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 (EDE9E8, E8EDE9, E8ECED and EDE8EC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Dirty White has four colors - #E8EDE9 (Bright Gray), #E8ECED (Bright Gray) and #EDE8EC (Bright Gray) in addition to the base color (#EDE9E8). 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 (EDE9E8, EAEDE8, E8ECED and ECE8ED)

Square Palette

Dirty White square color palette has #EAEDE8 (Bright Gray), #E8ECED (Bright Gray) and #ECE8ED (Bright Gray). 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

Dirty White Color Rainbow Palette

Our Dirty 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 Dirty White Color


  • Transparent F1EDED#F1EDED
  • Transparent F2F0EF#F2F0EF
  • Transparent F4F2F1#F4F2F1
  • Transparent F6F4F4#F6F4F4
  • Transparent F8F6F6#F8F6F6
  • Transparent FAF8F8#FAF8F8
  • Transparent FBFBFA#FBFBFA
  • Transparent FDFDFD#FDFDFD


  • Transparent D7D4D3#D7D4D3
  • Transparent CCCAC9#CCCAC9
  • Transparent C1BFBE#C1BFBE
  • Transparent B7B5B4#B7B5B4
  • Transparent ACAAAA#ACAAAA
  • Transparent A1A09F#A1A09F
  • Transparent 969595#969595
  • Transparent 8B8B8A#8B8B8A


  • Transparent BEBABA#BEBABA
  • Transparent A6A3A2#A6A3A2
  • Transparent 8E8C8B#8E8C8B
  • Transparent 777574#777574
  • Transparent 5F5D5D#5F5D5D
  • Transparent 474646#474646
  • Transparent 2F2F2E#2F2F2E
  • Transparent 181717#181717

Dirty White Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Dirty White Plaid Pattern

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