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English Color

HEX #D9BFDC / RGB (217, 191, 220)

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What is English Color?

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English has the hex code #D9BFDC. The equivalent RGB values are (217, 191, 220), which means it is composed of 35% red, 30% green and 35% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:1 M:13 Y:0 K:14. In the HSV/HSB scale, English has a hue of 294°, 13% saturation and a brightness value of 86%.
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.

English color is not included in the web list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, English 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.

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English Color Codes

Hex Code#D9BFDC
RGB Values(217, 191, 220)
CMYK Values(1%, 13%, 0%, 14%)
HSV/HSB Values(294°, 13%, 86%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#264023 [Black Leather Jacket]
Closest Pantone®256 C
Closest RAL9002 [Grey white]
Complementary Color#C2DCBF [Jet Stream]
English Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#D1D1D1
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#C7C7C7
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DDDDDD

English Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D9BFDC. Complementary color is C2DCBF

Complementary Palette

The complement of English is Jet Stream with the hex code #C2DCBF. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D9BFDC color is offered by #C2DCBF. 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 (D9BFDC, DCBFD1 and CBBFDC)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of English (#D9BFDC) are Thistle (#DCBFD1) and Thistle (#CBBFDC). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of English 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 (D9BFDC, D1DCBF and BFDCCB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of English (#D9BFDC) are #D1DCBF (Pastel Gray) and #BFDCCB (Jet Stream). 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 (D9BFDC, DCD9BF and BFDCD9)

Triadic Palette

English triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #DCD9BF (Bone) and #BFDCD9 (Columbia Blue) along with #D9BFDC 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 (D9BFDC, DCD9BF, C2DCBF and BFC2DC)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of English has four colors - #DCD9BF (Bone), #C2DCBF (Jet Stream) and #BFC2DC (Light Periwinkle) in addition to the base color (#D9BFDC). 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 (D9BFDC, DCCBBF, C2DCBF and BFD1DC)

Square Palette

English square color palette has #DCCBBF (Dust Storm), #C2DCBF (Jet Stream) and #BFD1DC (Light Periwinkle). 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

English Color Rainbow Palette

Our English 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 English Color


  • Transparent E1CCE3E1CCE3
  • Transparent E4D2E7E4D2E7
  • Transparent E8D9EAE8D9EA
  • Transparent ECDFEEECDFEE
  • Transparent F0E5F1F0E5F1
  • Transparent F4ECF5F4ECF5
  • Transparent F7F2F8F7F2F8
  • Transparent FBF9FCFBF9FC


  • Transparent C7B2CAC7B2CA
  • Transparent BEACC0BEACC0
  • Transparent B5A6B7B5A6B7
  • Transparent ADA0AEADA0AE
  • Transparent A499A5A499A5
  • Transparent 9B939C9B939C
  • Transparent 928D92928D92
  • Transparent 898689898689


  • Transparent AE99B0AE99B0
  • Transparent 98869A98869A
  • Transparent 827384827384
  • Transparent 6D606E6D606E
  • Transparent 574C58574C58
  • Transparent 413942413942
  • Transparent 2B262C2B262C
  • Transparent 161316161316

English Color Patterns

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    English Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    English Polka Dots Pattern

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    English Honeycomb Pattern

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    English Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    English Plaid Pattern

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