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#AFBCD6 Hex Code

Color Name: Light Steel Blue

What is hex #AFBCD6 Color?

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The color name of hex code #AFBCD6 is Light Steel Blue. The RGB values are (175, 188, 214) which means it is composed of 30% red, 33% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:18 M:12 Y:0 K:16. In the HSV/HSB scale, #AFBCD6 has a hue of 220°, 18% saturation and a brightness value of 84%.
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 #AFBCD6 Color Codes

Color NameLight Steel Blue
RGB Values(175, 188, 214)
CMYK Values(18%, 12%, 0%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(220°, 18%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#504329 [Dark Lava]
Closest Pantone®651 C
Closest RAL7035 [Light grey]
Complementary Color#D6C9AF [Dark Vanilla]
#AFBCD6 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C0C0C0
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Luma)#BBBBBB
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D7D7D7

Hex #AFBCD6 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of AFBCD6. Complementary color is D6C9AF

Complementary Palette

The complement of #AFBCD6 is #D6C9AF which is called Dark Vanilla. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #AFBCD6 color is offered by #D6C9AF. 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 (AFBCD6, B6AFD6 and AFD0D6)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #AFBCD6 are #B6AFD6 and #AFD0D6, called Maximum Blue Purple and Pastel Blue, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #AFBCD6 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 (AFBCD6, D6B6AF and D0D6AF)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #AFBCD6 are #D6B6AF (Pale Chestnut) and #D0D6AF (Pastel 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 (AFBCD6, D6AFBC and BCD6AF)

Triadic Palette

#AFBCD6 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #D6AFBC (Pale Chestnut) and #BCD6AF (Light Moss Green) along with #AFBCD6, 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 (AFBCD6, D6AFBC, D6C9AF and AFD6C9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #AFBCD6 has #D6AFBC (Pale Chestnut), #D6C9AF (Dark Vanilla) and #AFD6C9 (Jet Stream). 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 (AFBCD6, D6AFD0, D6C9AF and AFD6B6)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #AFBCD6 contains #D6AFD0 (Pink Lavender), #D6C9AF (Dark Vanilla) and #AFD6B6 (Light Moss Green). 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 #AFBCD6 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #AFBCD6 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.


Tints, Tones & Shades of AFBCD6 Color


  • Transparent BFC9DEBFC9DE
  • Transparent C7D0E2C7D0E2
  • Transparent CFD7E6CFD7E6
  • Transparent D7DEEBD7DEEB
  • Transparent DFE4EFDFE4EF
  • Transparent E7EBF3E7EBF3
  • Transparent EFF2F7EFF2F7
  • Transparent F7F8FBF7F8FB


  • Transparent A6B0C5A6B0C5
  • Transparent A1AABCA1AABC
  • Transparent 9CA4B49CA4B4
  • Transparent 989EAB989EAB
  • Transparent 9398A29398A2
  • Transparent 8E929A8E929A
  • Transparent 898C91898C91
  • Transparent 858689858689


  • Transparent 8C96AB8C96AB
  • Transparent 7B84967B8496
  • Transparent 697180697180
  • Transparent 585E6B585E6B
  • Transparent 464B56464B56
  • Transparent 353840353840
  • Transparent 23262B23262B
  • Transparent 121315121315

#AFBCD6 Color Patterns

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    #AFBCD6 Houndstooth Pattern

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