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#5E6975 Hex Code

Color Name: Cadet

What is hex #5E6975 Color?

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The color name of hex code #5E6975 is Cadet. The RGB values are (94, 105, 117) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:20 M:10 Y:0 K:54. In the HSV/HSB scale, #5E6975 has a hue of 211°, 20% saturation and a brightness value of 46%.
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.

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Hex #5E6975 Color Codes

Color NameCadet
RGB Values(94, 105, 117)
CMYK Values(20%, 10%, 0%, 54%)
HSV/HSB Values(211°, 20%, 46%)
Closest Web Safe#666666
Inverse Color#A1968A [Grullo]
Closest Pantone®431 C
Closest RAL7031 [Blue grey]
Complementary Color#756A5E [Deep Taupe]
#5E6975 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#696969
Weighted Average (Most Common)#676767
Weighted Average (Luma)#686868
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Hex #5E6975 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 5E6975. Complementary color is 756A5E

Complementary Palette

The complement of #5E6975 is #756A5E which is called Deep Taupe. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #5E6975 color is offered by #756A5E. 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 (5E6975, 5F5E75 and 5E7575)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #5E6975 are #5F5E75 and #5E7575, called Black Coral and Cadet, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #5E6975 with a 30° separation. 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 (5E6975, 755F5E and 75755E)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #5E6975 are #755F5E (Deep Taupe) and #75755E (Dark Silver). 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 (5E6975, 755E69 and 69755E)

Triadic Palette

#5E6975 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #755E69 (Deep Taupe) and #69755E (Axolotl) along with #5E6975, our main color, 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 (5E6975, 755E69, 756A5E and 5E756A)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #5E6975 has #755E69 (Deep Taupe), #756A5E (Deep Taupe) and #5E756A (Axolotl). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors a little bit to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (5E6975, 755E75, 756A5E and 5E755F)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #5E6975 contains #755E75 (Old Lavender), #756A5E (Deep Taupe) and #5E755F (Axolotl). 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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Hex #5E6975 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #5E6975 rainbow color palette is based on the RGB color 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 5E6975 Color


  • Transparent 7E87917E8791
  • Transparent 8E969E8E969E
  • Transparent 9EA5AC9EA5AC
  • Transparent AFB4BAAFB4BA
  • Transparent BFC3C8BFC3C8
  • Transparent CFD2D6CFD2D6
  • Transparent DFE1E3DFE1E3
  • Transparent EFF0F1EFF0F1


  • Transparent 656E77656E77
  • Transparent 687078687078
  • Transparent 6C72796C7279
  • Transparent 6F757B6F757B
  • Transparent 72777C72777C
  • Transparent 76797D76797D
  • Transparent 797B7E797B7E
  • Transparent 7D7E7F7D7E7F


  • Transparent 4B545E4B545E
  • Transparent 424A52424A52
  • Transparent 383F46383F46
  • Transparent 2F353B2F353B
  • Transparent 262A2F262A2F
  • Transparent 1C20231C2023
  • Transparent 131517131517
  • Transparent 090B0C090B0C

#5E6975 Color Patterns

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Color names have been derived from known and trusted lists OR have been formulated by us. They are close approximations and may not translate to exact names. Also, color is perceived and named differently in cultures and communities around the world. As per studies, only a handful of colors are interpretted and named in the same way across the globe.