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#D6C9AF Hex Code

Color Name: Dark Vanilla

What is hex #D6C9AF Color?

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The color name of hex code #D6C9AF is Dark Vanilla. The RGB values are (214, 201, 175) which means it is composed of 36% red, 34% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:6 Y:18 K:16. In the HSV/HSB scale, #D6C9AF has a hue of 40°, 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 #D6C9AF Color Codes

Color NameDark Vanilla
RGB Values(214, 201, 175)
CMYK Values(0%, 6%, 18%, 16%)
HSV/HSB Values(40°, 18%, 84%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#293650 [Japanese Indigo]
Closest Pantone®482 C
Closest RAL1015 [Light ivory]
Complementary Color#AFBCD6 [Light Steel Blue]
#D6C9AF Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#C5C5C5
Weighted Average (Most Common)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Luma)#CACACA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#DFDFDF

Hex #D6C9AF Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of D6C9AF. Complementary color is AFBCD6

Complementary Palette

The complement of #D6C9AF is #AFBCD6 which is called Light Steel Blue. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #D6C9AF color is offered by #AFBCD6. 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 (D6C9AF, D0D6AF and D6B6AF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #D6C9AF are #D0D6AF and #D6B6AF, called Pastel Gray and Pale Chestnut, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #D6C9AF 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 (D6C9AF, AFD0D6 and B6AFD6)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #D6C9AF are #AFD0D6 (Pastel Blue) and #B6AFD6 (Maximum Blue Purple). 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 (D6C9AF, AFD6C9 and C9AFD6)

Triadic Palette

#D6C9AF triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AFD6C9 (Jet Stream) and #C9AFD6 (Tropical Violet) along with #D6C9AF, 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 (D6C9AF, AFD6C9, AFBCD6 and D6AFBC)

Tetradic Palette

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

Square Palette

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

Our #D6C9AF 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 D6C9AF Color


  • Transparent DED4BFDED4BF
  • Transparent E2D9C7E2D9C7
  • Transparent E6DFCFE6DFCF
  • Transparent EBE4D7EBE4D7
  • Transparent EFE9DFEFE9DF
  • Transparent F3EFE7F3EFE7
  • Transparent F7F4EFF7F4EF
  • Transparent FBFAF7FBFAF7


  • Transparent C5BAA6C5BAA6
  • Transparent BCB3A1BCB3A1
  • Transparent B4AC9CB4AC9C
  • Transparent ABA598ABA598
  • Transparent A29D93A29D93
  • Transparent 9A968E9A968E
  • Transparent 918F89918F89
  • Transparent 898785898785


  • Transparent ABA18CABA18C
  • Transparent 968D7B968D7B
  • Transparent 807969807969
  • Transparent 6B65586B6558
  • Transparent 565046565046
  • Transparent 403C35403C35
  • Transparent 2B28232B2823
  • Transparent 151412151412

#D6C9AF Color Patterns

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