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Color Name: Café Au Lait

What is hex #AB845F Color?

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The color name of hex code #AB845F is Café Au Lait. The RGB values are (171, 132, 95) which means it is composed of 43% red, 33% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:23 Y:45 K:33. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AB845F has a hue of 29°, 44% saturation and a brightness value of 67%.
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 #AB845F Color Codes

Color NameCafé Au Lait
RGB Values(171, 132, 95)
CMYK Values(0%, 23%, 45%, 33%)
HSV/HSB Values(29°, 44%, 67%)
Closest Web Safe#999966
Inverse Color#547BA0 [Blue Yonder]
Closest Pantone®479 C
Closest RAL1011 [Brown beige]
Complementary Color#5F86AB [Rackley]
#AB845F Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#858585
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8C8C8C
Weighted Average (Luma)#8A8A8A
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BCBCBC

Hex #AB845F Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AB845F. Complementary color is 5F86AB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AB845F is #5F86AB which is called Rackley. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AB845F color is offered by #5F86AB. 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 (AB845F, ABAA5F and AB5F60)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AB845F are #ABAA5F and #AB5F60, called Olive Green and Deep Puce, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AB845F 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 (AB845F, 5FABAA and 5F60AB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AB845F are #5FABAA (Crystal Blue) and #5F60AB (Liberty). 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 (AB845F, 5FAB84 and 845FAB)

Triadic Palette

#AB845F triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #5FAB84 (Shiny Shamrock) and #845FAB (Royal Purple) along with #AB845F, 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 (AB845F, 5FAB84, 5F86AB and AB5F86)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AB845F has #5FAB84 (Shiny Shamrock), #5F86AB (Rackley) and #AB5F86 (Turkish Rose). 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 (AB845F, 60AB5F, 5F86AB and AA5FAB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AB845F contains #60AB5F (Forest Green (Crayola)), #5F86AB (Rackley) and #AA5FAB (Pearly 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

Hex #AB845F Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AB845F 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 AB845F Color


  • Transparent BC9D7FBC9D7F
  • Transparent C4A98FC4A98F
  • Transparent CDB59FCDB59F
  • Transparent D5C2AFD5C2AF
  • Transparent DDCEBFDDCEBF
  • Transparent E6DACFE6DACF
  • Transparent EEE6DFEEE6DF
  • Transparent F7F3EFF7F3EF


  • Transparent A28366A28366
  • Transparent 9E83699E8369
  • Transparent 9A826C9A826C
  • Transparent 968270968270
  • Transparent 918273918273
  • Transparent 8D81768D8176
  • Transparent 898179898179
  • Transparent 84807D84807D


  • Transparent 896A4C896A4C
  • Transparent 785C43785C43
  • Transparent 674F39674F39
  • Transparent 564230564230
  • Transparent 443526443526
  • Transparent 33281D33281D
  • Transparent 221A13221A13
  • Transparent 110D0A110D0A

#AB845F Color Patterns

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    #AB845F Houndstooth Pattern

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    #AB845F Trellis Pattern

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    #AB845F Plaid Pattern

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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.