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#BB8987 Hex Code

Color Name: Rosy Brown

What is hex #BB8987 Color?

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The color name of hex code #BB8987 is Rosy Brown. The RGB values are (187, 137, 135) which means it is composed of 41% red, 30% green and 29% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:27 Y:28 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, #BB8987 has a hue of 2°, 28% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
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 #BB8987 Color Codes

Color NameRosy Brown
RGB Values(187, 137, 135)
CMYK Values(0%, 27%, 28%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(2°, 28%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#CC9999
Inverse Color#447678 [Hooker's Green]
Closest Pantone®7613 C
Closest RAL3012 [Beige red]
Complementary Color#87B9BB [Pewter Blue]
#BB8987 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#999999
Weighted Average (Most Common)#989898
Weighted Average (Luma)#939393
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#C2C2C2

Hex #BB8987 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of BB8987. Complementary color is 87B9BB

Complementary Palette

The complement of #BB8987 is #87B9BB which is called Pewter Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #BB8987 color is offered by #87B9BB. 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 (BB8987, BBA387 and BB879F)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #BB8987 are #BBA387 and #BB879F, called Pale Taupe and Opera Mauve, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #BB8987 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 (BB8987, 87BBA3 and 879FBB)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #BB8987 are #87BBA3 (Eton Blue) and #879FBB (Pewter Blue). 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 (BB8987, 87BB89 and 8987BB)

Triadic Palette

#BB8987 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #87BB89 (Dark Sea Green) and #8987BB (Ube) along with #BB8987, 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 (BB8987, 87BB89, 87B9BB and BB87B9)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #BB8987 has #87BB89 (Dark Sea Green), #87B9BB (Pewter Blue) and #BB87B9 (African Violet). 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 (BB8987, 9FBB87, 87B9BB and A387BB)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #BB8987 contains #9FBB87 (Dark Sea Green), #87B9BB (Pewter Blue) and #A387BB (African Violet). 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 #BB8987 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #BB8987 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 BB8987 Color


  • Transparent C9A19FC9A19F
  • Transparent CFACABCFACAB
  • Transparent D6B8B7D6B8B7
  • Transparent DDC4C3DDC4C3
  • Transparent E4D0CFE4D0CF
  • Transparent EBDCDBEBDCDB
  • Transparent F1E7E7F1E7E7
  • Transparent F8F3F3F8F3F3


  • Transparent AF8786AF8786
  • Transparent A98685A98685
  • Transparent A38584A38584
  • Transparent 9E85849E8584
  • Transparent 988483988483
  • Transparent 928382928382
  • Transparent 8C82818C8281
  • Transparent 868181868181


  • Transparent 966E6C966E6C
  • Transparent 83605F83605F
  • Transparent 705251705251
  • Transparent 5E45445E4544
  • Transparent 4B37364B3736
  • Transparent 382929382929
  • Transparent 251B1B251B1B
  • Transparent 130E0E130E0E

#BB8987 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.