#8896C9 Hex Code

Color Name: Ceil

What is hex #8896C9 Color?

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The color name of hex code #8896C9 is Ceil. The RGB values are (136, 150, 201) which means it is composed of 28% red, 31% green and 41% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:32 M:25 Y:0 K:21. In the HSV/HSB scale, #8896C9 has a hue of 227°, 32% saturation and a brightness value of 79%.
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.

Hex #8896C9 Color Codes

Color NameCeil
RGB Values(136, 150, 201)
CMYK Values(32%, 25%, 0%, 21%)
HSV/HSB Values(227°, 32%, 79%)
Closest Web Safe#9999CC
Inverse Color#776936 [Mustard Green]
Closest Pantone®652 C
Closest RAL6034 [Pastel turquoise]
Complementary Color#C9BB88 [Tan]
#8896C9 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A2A2A2
Weighted Average (Most Common)#979797
Weighted Average (Luma)#979797
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C3C3C3

Hex #8896C9 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8896C9. Complementary color is C9BB88

Complementary Palette

The complement of #8896C9 is #C9BB88 which is called Tan. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8896C9 color is offered by #C9BB88. 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 (8896C9, 9B88C9 and 88B7C9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #8896C9 are #9B88C9 and #88B7C9, called Lavender Purple and Dark Sky Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #8896C9 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (8896C9, C99B88 and B7C988)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #8896C9 are #C99B88 (Pale Taupe) and #B7C988 (Sage). 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 (8896C9, C98896 and 96C988)

Triadic Palette

#8896C9 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #C98896 (Puce) and #96C988 (Dark Sea Green) along with #8896C9, 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.

Tetradic color palette with (8896C9, C98896, C9BB88 and 88C9BB)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #8896C9 has #C98896 (Puce), #C9BB88 (Tan) and #88C9BB (Pearl Aqua). 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.

Square color palette with (8896C9, C988B7, C9BB88 and 88C99B)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #8896C9 contains #C988B7 (Middle Purple), #C9BB88 (Tan) and #88C99B (Eton Blue). 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

Hex #8896C9 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #8896C9 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.

Shades of Ceil Color


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#8896C9 Color Patterns

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    Ceil Honeycomb Pattern

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    Ceil Leaves Pattern

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    Ceil Houndstooth Pattern

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    Ceil Trellis Pattern

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    Ceil Plaid Pattern

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.