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#DBD9E4 Hex Code

Color Name: Gainsboro

What is hex #DBD9E4 Color?

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The color name of hex code #DBD9E4 is Gainsboro. The RGB values are (219, 217, 228) which means it is composed of 33% red, 33% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:4 M:5 Y:0 K:11. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DBD9E4 has a hue of 251°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 89%.
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 #DBD9E4 Color Codes

Color NameGainsboro
RGB Values(219, 217, 228)
CMYK Values(4%, 5%, 0%, 11%)
HSV/HSB Values(251°, 5%, 89%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCCCC
Inverse Color#24261B [Raisin Black]
Closest Pantone®7443 C
Closest RAL9001 [Cream]
Complementary Color#E2E4D9 [Chinese White]
#DBD9E4 Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#DDDDDD
Weighted Average (Most Common)#DBDBDB
Weighted Average (Luma)#DADADA
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#E6E6E6

Hex #DBD9E4 Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DBD9E4. Complementary color is E2E4D9

Complementary Palette

The complement of #DBD9E4 is #E2E4D9 which is called Chinese White. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DBD9E4 color is offered by #E2E4D9. 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 (DBD9E4, E1D9E4 and D9DDE4)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #DBD9E4 are #E1D9E4 and #D9DDE4, called Gainsboro and Gainsboro, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #DBD9E4 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 (DBD9E4, E4E1D9 and DDE4D9)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DBD9E4 are #E4E1D9 (White Coffee) and #DDE4D9 (Chinese White). 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 (DBD9E4, E4DBD9 and D9E4DB)

Triadic Palette

#DBD9E4 triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #E4DBD9 (White Coffee) and #D9E4DB (Gainsboro) along with #DBD9E4, 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 (DBD9E4, E4DBD9, E2E4D9 and D9E2E4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DBD9E4 has #E4DBD9 (White Coffee), #E2E4D9 (Chinese White) and #D9E2E4 (Gainsboro). 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 (DBD9E4, E4D9DD, E2E4D9 and D9E4E1)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DBD9E4 contains #E4D9DD (Gainsboro), #E2E4D9 (Chinese White) and #D9E4E1 (Chinese White). 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 #DBD9E4 Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DBD9E4 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 DBD9E4 Color


  • Transparent E2E1E9E2E1E9
  • Transparent E6E4ECE6E4EC
  • Transparent E9E8EFE9E8EF
  • Transparent EDECF2EDECF2
  • Transparent F1F0F4F1F0F4
  • Transparent F4F4F7F4F4F7
  • Transparent F8F7FAF8F7FA
  • Transparent FBFBFCFBFBFC


  • Transparent C9C7D0C9C7D0
  • Transparent C0BEC6C0BEC6
  • Transparent B7B5BCB7B5BC
  • Transparent AEADB2AEADB2
  • Transparent A4A4A8A4A4A8
  • Transparent 9B9B9E9B9B9E
  • Transparent 929294929294
  • Transparent 89898A89898A


  • Transparent AFAEB6AFAEB6
  • Transparent 9998A09998A0
  • Transparent 838289838289
  • Transparent 6E6D726E6D72
  • Transparent 58575B58575B
  • Transparent 424144424144
  • Transparent 2C2B2E2C2B2E
  • Transparent 161617161617

#DBD9E4 Color Patterns

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    #DBD9E4 Houndstooth Pattern

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