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#DDB4AA Hex Code

Color Name: Pale Chestnut

What is hex #DDB4AA Color?

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The color name of hex code #DDB4AA is Pale Chestnut. The RGB values are (221, 180, 170) which means it is composed of 39% red, 32% green and 30% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:19 Y:23 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, #DDB4AA has a hue of 12°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
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 #DDB4AA Color Codes

Color NamePale Chestnut
RGB Values(221, 180, 170)
CMYK Values(0%, 19%, 23%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(12°, 23%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CCCC99
Inverse Color#224B55 [Dark Slate Gray]
Closest Pantone®7513 C
Closest RAL3015 [Light pink]
Complementary Color#AAD3DD [Crystal]
#DDB4AA Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#BEBEBE
Weighted Average (Most Common)#BFBFBF
Weighted Average (Luma)#BCBCBC
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D8D8D8

Hex #DDB4AA Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DDB4AA. Complementary color is AAD3DD

Complementary Palette

The complement of #DDB4AA is #AAD3DD which is called Crystal. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DDB4AA color is offered by #AAD3DD. 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 (DDB4AA, DDCEAA and DDAABA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of #DDB4AA are #DDCEAA and #DDAABA, called Desert Sand and Pale Chestnut, respectively. In the RGB color wheel, they are located to the right and left of #DDB4AA 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 (DDB4AA, AADDCE and AABADD)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of #DDB4AA are #AADDCE (Crystal) and #AABADD (Light Steel 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.

Triadic color palette with (DDB4AA, AADDB4 and B4AADD)

Triadic Palette

#DDB4AA triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AADDB4 (Celadon) and #B4AADD (Maximum Blue Purple) along with #DDB4AA, 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 (DDB4AA, AADDB4, AAD3DD and DDAAD3)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of #DDB4AA has #AADDB4 (Celadon), #AAD3DD (Crystal) and #DDAAD3 (Pink Lavender). 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 (DDB4AA, BADDAA, AAD3DD and CEAADD)

Square Palette

The square color palette of #DDB4AA contains #BADDAA (Light Moss Green), #AAD3DD (Crystal) and #CEAADD (Tropical 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.

Rainbow color

Hex #DDB4AA Rainbow Colors Palette

Our #DDB4AA 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 DDB4AA Color


  • Transparent E4C3BBE4C3BB
  • Transparent E7CBC4E7CBC4
  • Transparent EBD2CCEBD2CC
  • Transparent EEDAD5EEDAD5
  • Transparent F1E1DDF1E1DD
  • Transparent F5E9E6F5E9E6
  • Transparent F8F0EEF8F0EE
  • Transparent FCF8F7FCF8F7


  • Transparent CAAAA2CAAAA2
  • Transparent C1A49DC1A49D
  • Transparent B89F99B89F99
  • Transparent AF9A95AF9A95
  • Transparent A59591A59591
  • Transparent 9C908D9C908D
  • Transparent 938A88938A88
  • Transparent 898584898584


  • Transparent B19088B19088
  • Transparent 9B7E779B7E77
  • Transparent 856C66856C66
  • Transparent 6F5A556F5A55
  • Transparent 584844584844
  • Transparent 423633423633
  • Transparent 2C24222C2422
  • Transparent 161211161211

#DDB4AA Color Patterns

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